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Technologist Trainee - Willing to Train

Company: Labcorp
Location: Burlington
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Are you an experienced Medical Lab Professional? Are you looking to embark on a new challenge in your career, or start your career in Medical Lab Science? If so, LabCorp wants to speak with you about exciting opportunities to join our team as a Technologist in Burlington, NC.In this position you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment, and will be a part of our overall mission at LabCorp: -Improving Health, Improving Lives-. The role focuses primarily on COVID-19 PCR testing and Next Generation sequencing in our Clinical Laboratory, where you will perform both automated and manual testing with the overall goal of providing results that will be used by the CDC to track the spread of Covid Variants across the country and monitor for the creation of new novel variants. Ultimately, these test results will be studied to better understand the virus in hopes of developing better treatments, and future vaccines. Candidates will also cross train in the HLA department on a variety of assays from simple to complex to determine histocompatability and disease association risks. The work schedule for this position will be Monday-Friday 2:30 PM EST- 11:00 PM EST.Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Determine the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria
  • Perform routine and complex technical procedures and functions according to departmental Standard Operating Procedures Monitor, operate and troubleshoot instrumentation to ensure proper functionality
  • Demonstrate the ability to make technical decisions regarding testing and problem solving.
  • Prepare, test and evaluate new reagents or controls
  • Report accurate and timely test results in order to deliver quality patient care Perform and document preventive maintenance and quality control procedures Identify and replenish testing bench supplies as necessary Assist with processing of specimens when needed
  • Maintain a safe work environment and wear appropriate personal protective equipment Education/Qualifications:
    • Must have a BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, or other related science
    • No experience required for Technologist Trainee Level 1 year of clinical lab experience required (or preferred at Tech Trainee level)
    • ASCP or AMT certification preferred (or required depending upon department and state location)
    • Ability to work independently within a team and strong attention to detail
    • Strong organization skills
    • Must be flexible with time and adaptable to change.
    • Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen
    • Ability to work overtime as business needs Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.For more information about how we collect and store your personal data, please see our Privacy Statement .

Keywords: Labcorp, Burlington , Technologist Trainee - Willing to Train, Other , Burlington, North Carolina

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