Location Burlington, North CarolinaJob ID 19-87716
Are you looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference? Are you an experienced Medical Lab Professional or desire to 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 our Molecular Microbiology Lab located Burlington, NC. In this position, you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment.
Assays performed in the Molecular Microbiology area include Qualitative and Quantitative PCR, with the overall goal of providing results that can be used for the diagnosis and management of a wide range of infections using real-time PCR detection of nucleic acid.
We are open to Entry level and Experienced technologist candidates as well as open to Technician's with an Associates in Medical Laboratory Technologist.
Evaluate specimens and test order; determine priority of work and batches to maintain acceptable turn-around-time; recognize unacceptable and unusual specimens and handle appropriately
Perform testing on biological samples, quality control samples and proficiency samples making measurements and calculations.
Maintain and clean instrumentation; perform scheduled and as needed maintenance and critical function; trouble shoot as indicated.
Evaluate raw and final data for accuracy; recognize and correct errors and unusual results; interpret results to produce a final report
Make controls; such as, Internal, Positive or Negative Controls and etc.
Manage the movement of materials/samples that are being processed.
Cross train on multiple assays.
Create an effective work flow with effective time management is crucial.
Other duties as assigned by management.
Must have a BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, or other related science
1-3 years of experience in a clinical laboratory preferred
Noted academic or professional experience in PCR, Microbiology, and/or Molecular Microbiology
Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Must be able to work in a team oriented environment.
Color blindness testing will be required upon hire