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Senior Technologist - 1st Shift

Company: Labcorp
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Some overtime required 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 -- MAT Certifier .Tuesday-Saturday, 7:30 am -- 4:00 pm, Some overtime requiredThe Forensic Laboratory Team has an opening for a Senior Technologist -- MAT Certifier. This position performs all tasks required of a Technologist. The Senior Technologist -- MAT Certifier will maintain their competency in multiple areas of the Forensic lab. This position can expect to move between benches and functions within the Forensic lab to meet business needs. In addition to performing Technologist duties in various departments the Senior Technologist -- MAT Certifier will also be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Evaluate raw and final data for accuracy; recognize and correct errors and unusual results; interpret results to produce a final report
  • Review MAT test results for applicable screening and confirmatory testing methodologies, relevant Quality Control data and associated documentation; certify and release results; ensure that results meet quality standards
  • Apply QC practices and procedures to the review, interpretation and reporting of results and when applicable monitor chain-of-custody documentation
  • Take proper remedial action in response to test systems being out of control limits, detect aberrant results of quality control and takes appropriate action
  • Work with GC, GC/MS, HPLC, LC/MSMS instruments
  • Work with immunoassays including ELISA; interpret data and test results; certify and release negative results
  • Recognize unacceptable and unusual specimens and handle appropriately
  • 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
  • Other duties as assignedRequirementsRequired 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
    • 2+ years of mass spectrometry experience required
    • 1+ year of immunoassay experience (Screens/Neg-Cert) preferred
    • Must have the training and experience in the theory and practice of methods and procedures used in the laboratory for which the individual is certifying data
    • 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 requiredShift1Schedule1st shift (Tuesday-Saturday 7:30 am-4:00pm)As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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