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Forensic Extractions Tech Trainee

Company: Labcorp
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: March 18, 2023

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 Forensic Extractions Technologist Trainee or Technologist.
MedTox Forensic Laboratory Team is seeking a Forensic Extractions Technologist Trainee or Technologist . Utilize your science degree / background and receive on the job training working in a fast-paced environment performing the pre-analytical extraction prep of patient samples as part of routine confirmation testing of drugs of abuse in patient samples. The extraction bench uses a variety of extraction techniques ranging from liquid liquid, solid phase, plate and automated pipetting system extractions. This laboratory is fast-paced and performs a variety of high complexity testing including workplace drug testing, federal drug testing and medicated assisted drug treatment testing on urine, oral fluid, blood, and serum samples types. MedTox Technologists perform a vital component of medical laboratory science.
Shift: 2nd- Afternoons Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday 5 pm-1:30 am Overtime: Yes, some required
Key Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Pipetting and extracting 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 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
  • Other duties as assigned
    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
    • Previous experience is not required at Technologist Trainee level
    • Minimum 1 year of laboratory experience is required for Technologist level
    • 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
      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.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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