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Lab Assistant North Carolina

Requisition Number 65202 Date posted 12/20/2016


• High school diploma or equivalent (AA degree preferred).
• Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
• Strong computer skills and working knowledge of programs such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
• Previous experience working in a lab setting preferred, but not required.

Job Description:

The Integrated Oncology Division is seeking a Lab Assistant to join their Molecular Oncology team! This position will have 2nd shift hours from 3:00PM – 11:30PM, Tuesday – Saturday.

The Lab Assistant will support testing performed in the Molecular Oncology Department. Testing performed by this department includes a wide array of routine and clinical trial assays that are designed to help physicians treat patients for various types of cancer.

Key duties include the following:
• Tracking and receiving samples in lab’s computer system.
• Maintaining sample storage system, ensuring samples are stored in lab for appropriate amount of time before being discarded.
• Organizing samples and creating batches for testing staff, checking that samples are appropriate for testing.
• Reviewing the list of samples pending testing for the department, assisting in investigation of delayed samples.
• Gathering and organizing samples to be sent out for testing at another site.
• Filing department QA/QC paperwork.
• Corresponding with other laboratory support groups to resolve client inquiries and concerns.

About LabCorp®With scientific expertise in esoteric testing, genomics, and clinical and anatomic pathology, LabCorp processes tests on approximately 470,000 specimens each day, applying advances in medicine and science to laboratory testing. LabCorp operates a sophisticated laboratory network, with corporate headquarters in Burlington, NC, and more than 48,000 employees worldwide. Our 220,000 clients include physician offices, hospitals, managed care organizations, and biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under ticker symbol LH. To learn more about our organization, visit our website at: