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Entry Level Lab Assistant - 1st Shift

Company: Labcorp
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: October 15, 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 Clinical Toxicology Lab Assistant.

The Clinical Toxicology Lab Assistant receives on?the?job training for the pre?analytical prep and support of patient sample testing in the Clinical Toxicology Laboratory. This laboratory is fast?paced and performs a variety of high complexity testing including therapeutic drug testing, designer panel drug testing, pain oral fluid drug testing, occupational drug testing, autopsy testing, unknown analysis testing, pharmaceutical testing, and drug confirmation testing on blood, serum, urine, and meconium sample types.

 

Key Responsibilities:

The following duties reflect key responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Locate and retrieve specimens (urine, blood, serum, plasma, oral fluid) for testing; evaluate specimens and test orders; determine priority of work and batches to maintain acceptable turn?around?time
  • Recognize unacceptable and unusual specimens and handle appropriately
  • Adhere to SOP when preparing materials and specimens for both pre and post extraction
  • Use GDP in all documentation
  • Maintain a clean, well-stocked, organized work area
  • Maintain clean glassware and extraction materials
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation for all laboratory tests and equipment including, but not limited to, maintenance logs, temperature logs, disinfection logs and assay SOPs
  • Prepare laboratory reagents according to established department standard operating procedures and established timeframes
  • Support the preparation of calibration materials
  • Deliver accurate high quality patient care while maintaining efficiency
  • Participate in the instruction and training of others; demonstrate and/or explain the testing process to others or observe the testing process as performed by others

 

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:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • One year of health related work experience, a medical certification or college level courses in laboratory science background, preferred
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and manage time
  • Excellent research and problem resolution skills
  • Work effectively in a fast paced production environment to meet established turn-around-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
  • Some overtime required depending on departmental needs

Keywords: Labcorp, St. Paul , Entry Level Lab Assistant - 1st Shift, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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