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Senior Technologist- 2nd Shift

Company: Labcorp
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: September 12, 2021

Job Description:

MedTox Laboratories is a subsidiary of Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp). The integration of LabCorp and Covance in 2015 makes LabCorp the largest health care diagnostic company in the world. LabCorp operates in over 60 countries creating great opportunities for career growth and advancement across the world.

If you are motivated by job satisfaction, MedTox Laboratories is the place for you. Every day we make a difference in the way the medical community receives accurate results for our clients and patients. Come join an industry leader to grow your career in the Medical Laboratory Industry as a Senior Technologist.

MedTox Forensic Laboratory Team is seeking a Senior Technologist. This position may require maintaining competency in multiple areas of the Forensic labs and could expect to frequently move between benches and functions within the Forensic lab to meet business needs while performing Technologist duties in various departments. This position will also be responsible for the training of other Technologists.

Key Responsibilities:

  • May assist with training and development, provide timely and constructive feedback. Help develop training manuals and other educational materials. Maintain training documents.
  • Act as the designated point person in the absence of Team Lead, Supervisor, Manager or Director
  • Assist with validation work and special projects as assigned by Supervisor/Manager
  • Receive urine, oral fluid, and blood specimens for testing; evaluate specimens and test orders; determine priority of work and batches to maintain acceptable turn-around-time
  • Evaluate raw and final data for accuracy; recognize and correct errors and unusual results; interpret results to produce a final report
  • May work with GC, GC/MS, HPLC, LC/MSMS instruments
  • May work with immunoassays including ELISA; interpret data and test results
  • May pipette and extract urine, oral fluid, and blood samples to be analyzed using various extraction techniques
  • May pipette standard calibration lines and assist with daily start up tasks
  • Recognize unacceptable and unusual specimens and handle appropriately
  • Use quality control samples and proficiency samples
  • Follow 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
  • Maintain, calibrate, and clean laboratory equipment; perform scheduled and as needed maintenance and critical function checks recognizing significant changes in instrument function; troubleshoot as indicated
  • Perform all duties according to standard operating procedures and/or supervisor instruction
  • Maintain a fully operational understanding of chain of custody processes within the lab
  • Deliver quality patient care in the form of diagnostic and occupational testing while maintaining efficiency
  • Perform preventative maintenance and quality control with appropriate documentation

 

About our Company: MedTox Laboratories, a LabCorp Specialty Testing Group, located in the Roseville / New Brighton area operates a SAMHSA-certified drug testing laboratory and CAP and CLIA-certified clinical laboratory. Our comprehensive laboratory and testing services coupled with our commitment to excellent customer service ensures that our clients' testing programs operate as efficiently and effectively as possible. We are committed to building strong relationships with our clients; being responsive to their questions and adaptable to their needs.

 

 

Required Education, Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology
  • 4+ years of Laboratory Technologist experience
  • Experience in at least two areas of the lab (Extractions, Screens, and/or Instrumentation [GCMS/GC/LCMS/HPLC]) or expertise in one of the areas preferred
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and manage time
  • Excellent problem resolution skills
  • Work effectively in a fast paced production environment to meet established turnaround times
  • Must be able to perform work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently within a team under general supervision
  • Color blindness testing required
  • Some overtime required

Keywords: Labcorp, St. Paul , Senior Technologist- 2nd Shift, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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