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Metals Techno Trainee

Company: Labcorp
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Are you looking to embark on a new challenge? The possibilities are endless when start your career at Labcorp! We would love to discuss the exciting opportunities you will encounter when you join our team as a Technologist or Technologist Trainee. In this position, you will work in a patient focused, fast paced, and inspiring environment. You will have a dynamic role in the fulfilment of Labcorp's overall mission of "Improving Health, Improving Lives."
The Metals Department is looking for a Technologist or Technologist Trainee to work in our laboratory. The candidate will receive on-the-job training for the pre-analytical through post-analytical set-up and testing of patient samples in the Biological Monitoring/Trace Elements (Metals) Laboratory. This laboratory is fast-paced and performs a variety of testing including analysis in urine, whole blood and serum/plasma for trace elements, heavy metals and lead (whole blood and filter paper patient samples). The Metals Laboratory performs high complexity testing utilizing ICP-MS methodology on various instrumentation.Wednesday - Saturday, 9pm - 7:30 am (3rd shift position - 15% differential)
Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Receive specimens 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 while performing extractions and analysis on client samples, quality control samples and proficiency samples.
  • Prepare laboratory reagents and standard solutions according to SOP.
  • Evaluate raw and final data for accuracy; recognize and correct errors and unusual results; interpret result to produce a final report; use GDP in all documentation.
  • Maintain, calibrate and clean instrumentation; perform scheduled/routine maintenance and critical function checks; recognize significant changes in instrument function; troubleshoot as indicated.
  • Follow quality control rules; monitor controls for error detection and take corrective action; maintain laboratory records, maintenance logs, quality control logs, reagent and standard logs, and worksheets.Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in chemical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology
    • Previous experience is not required at the Technologist Trainee level
    • Minimum 1 year of laboratory testing experience is required for the Technologist level
    • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and manage time
    • Excellent research and problem resolution skills
    • Must be able to perform work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
    • Work effectively in fast paced high volume environment If you are looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenges, and the chance to make a real difference, apply today! Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:
      As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.
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