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Esoteric Microbiology Technologist Trainee

Company: Laboratory Corp. of America
Location: Burlington
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

*$1,000 Sign On Bonus (External Candidates Only)*

Are you looking to start your career in Clinical Lab Science? If so, LabCorp wants to speak with you about exciting opportunities to join our team as a Technologist Trainee 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 Esoteric Microbiology Department is one of the largest laboratories of its type in the United States. As a Esoteric Microbiology Technologist you will perform a variety of bacterial, fungal, and mycobacterial cultures, antigen detection assays, molecular assays, and susceptibility testing for yeast and mycobacteria using manual and semi-automated methods.

Work schedule: 1st shift (Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm and rotating every third Saturday)


  • Bachelor's degree in chemical, physical or biological sciences, OR any Bachelors degree which includes 16 credit hours in biological sciences, 16 credit hours in chemical sciences and one college level math course

  • No previous laboratory experience is required (candidates with at least one year of clinical laboratory testing experience will be considered for a Technologist title)

  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment

  • Familiarity with laboratory information systems are a plus

  • High level of attention detail along with strong communication and organizational skills

  • Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen

    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

    • 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

      If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!

      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.

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