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Labcorp (Drug Development)

Clinical Comprehensive Tech Trainee - ToxAssure Pain Lab - New Grads Welcome! - 4/10s - Evenings - Relocation Available (22-79211_RM)




Full Time


Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

Are you an experienced Medical Lab Professional? Are you looking to embark on a new challenge in your career, or start your career in Medical Lab Science? If so, LabCorp wants to speak with you about exciting opportunities to join our team as a Technologist Trainee in St. Paul, MN. In this position you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment, and will be a part of our overall mission at LabCorp: "Improving Health, Improving Lives".

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 ToxAssure Technologist Trainee.

The Clinical ToxAssure Technologist Trainee receives on-the-job training for the analytical data analysis of extracted patient samples in the Clinical ToxAssure Laboratory. This laboratory has high daily volume and is highly fast-paced, performing high complexity testing for pain management in urine samples. This test contains 180+ analytes in one assay, techs are also responsible for the instrumentation / data analysis of four separate ancillary confirmation methods outside of this panel as well. This Bench uses 30+ LC-MS/MS instrument platforms utilizing Ascent cloud based processing.

The work schedule for this position is Saturday - Tuesday, 1:00pm - 11:30pm. There is a 10% shift differential associated with working this shift.

Key Responsibilities:

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

  • 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 others

Required Education, Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

  • 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 Technologist Trainee level

  • 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

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.

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