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Lab Supervisor (Microbiology) - $5000 Sign On Bonus

Raritan, New Jersey

Overview

Our technology is second to none and so are our Medical Technologists. Whether it’s genomic testing, ensuring quality, or pioneering new research, our Medical Technologists continue our 35-year tradition of being one of the premier testing laboratories in the world. Sound like an amazing opportunity? Learn more about the role below and apply.

  • Full Time
  • Entry to mid-level
  • Minimal travel

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Success Profile

What does it take to be a successful Medical Technologist at LabCorp? Check out the traits below to see if you have the right combination of talents.

  • Detail-oriented
    8
  • Responsible
    10
  • Positive
    9
  • Independent
    7
  • Patient
    8
  • Confident
    7
Traits are on a scale of 0 to 10

Addtional Traits

  • Dependability
  • Communication

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Our Benefits / Perks

LabCorp offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, holiday pay, and up to 144 hours of paid time off per year.

  • Medical

  • Paid Leave Bank

  • Dental

  • 401k

  • Tutition Reimbursment

  • Life and Disability Insurance

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Responsibilities

Requisition Number: 17-80982 Date posted: 09/08/2017 Shift: 2 Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (5:00pm - 1:30am)

This position is eligible for a $5,000 sign on bonus. 

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH), an S&P 500 company is a leading life sciences company, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostics solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to provide better care. With net revenue in excess of $10 billion in 2017, LabCorp's 50,000 employees serve clients in 60 countries.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Supervise the 2nd and 3rd shift clinical microbiology staff, providing technical and administrative support
  • Oversee all operational activities during the shifts for both technical and non-technical staff
  • Ensure all phases of work are completed in a timely and efficient manner
  • Manage the workload and productivity of the Microbiology staff to ensure published turnaround times are met; provide coaching as necessary
  • Assist in the hiring and training of new employees
  • Perform patient tests and analyses following established microbiology procedures
  • Read cultures on assigned benches and perform biochemical testing
  • Set-up isolation, identification and susceptibility testing of potential pathogens
  • Document results on worksheets and release completed work through the LIS
  • Read and report gram stains to assist in the diagnosis of disease
  • Using both automated and manual analytical methods to perform testing
  • Troubleshoot issues and complete corrective action as needed
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a Biological or Physical Science
  • Minimum 7 years of experience as a medical technologist in a clinical microbiology laboratory
  • Experience in a high volume clinical microbiology environment is required
  • Prior supervisory experience is a plus
  • Familiarity with ID and susceptibility test systems such as Vitek MS (MALD-TOF),Vitek 2 and Microscan
  • Strong working knowledge of pathogenic bacteria
  • Understanding of laboratory operations as well as policies and procedures
  • ASCP Certification is a plus
  • Excellent computer skills; experience with an LIS
  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Ability to handle the physical requirements of the position

Shift

2

Schedule

Monday - Friday (5:00pm - 1:30am)
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