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ToxAssure Technologist

Company: Labcorp
Location: Durham
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Labcorp is seeking a ToxAssure Technologist to join its team in Research Triangle Park, NC! This position will be working in the ToxAssure lab which performs urine medical drug monitoring testing. This is a great opportunity to join an innovative organization and receive targeted one-on-one training that will help the individual grow their career in the Toxicology Clinical Laboratory industry!The work schedule for this position will be Tuesday-Saturday, 6:00am - 2:30 pmJob Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Work with LC-MS/MS instrumentation utilizing a cloud based processing platform, Ascent.
  • Receive extracted specimens for testing; evaluate batches and test orders; determine priority of work for these batches in order to maintain acceptable turn around time
  • This position requires large amounts of daily electronic data analysis, done on computer stations outside of the laboratory
  • Recognize unacceptable and unusual specimen(s) within a batch or within a set of Hamilton Deck Mates (4 batches) and handle appropriately
  • Adhere to SOP while performing data analysis on patient and proficiency samples as well as calibration, quality control and blank samples
  • Evaluate raw and final data for accuracy; recognize and correct errors and unusual results; interpret results to produce a final report
  • Follow quality control rules; monitor controls / calibration for error detection within batch along with trends within QC sets of an assay and take appropriate corrective action as needed
  • Maintain, calibrate and clean instrumentation / work area; perform scheduled/routine maintenance and critical function checks; recognize significant changes in instrument function; troubleshoot as indicated
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation for all laboratory tests and equipment including, but not limited to, instrument logs, maintenance logs, disinfection logs and assay SOPs
  • Follows a proactive approach to assay performance and instrument performance to prevent downtime and delay of reporting results to clients and patients
  • Evaluate, use and/or prepare laboratory reagents, standards and quality controls according to established department standard operating procedures and established timeframes
  • Use Good Documentation Practiced (GDP) in all documentation
  • 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 othersRequirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or a related life science
    • Minimum 1 year of clinical laboratory testing experience is required for Technologist level
    • ASCP or AMT certification is preferred but not required
    • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
    • Proficient with computers; Familiarity with laboratory information systems are a plus
    • High level of attention detail along with strong communication and organizational skills
    • Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen
    • Flexibility to work overtime or other shifts depending on business needs If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today! Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.For more information about how we collect and store your personal data, please see our Privacy Statement .

Keywords: Labcorp, Durham , ToxAssure Technologist, Other , Durham, North Carolina

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