Location Burlington, North CarolinaJob ID 19-87698
The Consumer Genomics group of LabCorp are looking to hire entry level Technologist Trainee Interns to join our Genomics team in Burlington, NC.
Our laboratories perform genome-wide and targeted genetic analysis services for 23andMe utilizing state-of-the-art technology, including DNA extraction, amplification and running assays using robotic instrumentation. In this role, you will directly help patients learn about their ancestry and understand their genetic health risks and carrier status through 23andMe's Health and Ancestry services.
Receive, stage and aliquot saliva specimens for testing
Perform genotyping to detect clinically relevant variants in the genomic DNA of adults
Work within a high volume laboratory as part of a dedicated team to ensure patient results are reported within an acceptable turn-around-time
Maintain, calibrate, and clean instrumentation; perform scheduled and as needed maintenance and critical function checks recognizing significant changes in instrument function; trouble shoot as indicated.
Perform required QC/QA duties including: following quality control rules; monitor controls for error detection and take corrective action; maintain laboratory records, maintenance logs, quality control charts, reagent and standard logs, and worksheets.
You do not have to have completed your Bachelors, however you should be at least a Senior in College working to complete a BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, or other related science to include 16 credit hours of Biology, 16 credit hours of Chemistry, and 3 credit hours of math constituting a biological science major as required by CLIA
Must be able to work in fast-paced, team-oriented environment
Perform work with a high standard of accuracy and attention to detail, as part of a CAP-accredited and CLIA-certified laboratory
Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office
About LabCorp (NYSE: LH), an S&P 500 company, is a leading global life sciences company that is deeply integrated in guiding patient care, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostic solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to improve the delivery of care. LabCorp reported net revenues of over $10 billion in 2017.