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Labcorp (Drug Development)

Molecular Oncology Laboratory Team Lead - $2,000 Sign-On Bonus (22-78477_RM)




Full Time


RTP, North Carolina, United States

***** $2,000 Sign-On Bonus Offered for External Candidates *****

Are you an experienced clinical laboratory professional looking for leadership opportunity? Are you detail oriented, process focused, and enjoy leading others? Are you looking for an industry leading company that offers growth and stability? Labcorp is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Team Leader to join our team in RTP, NC. 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" as we combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Molecular Oncology Department of CMBP offers over 20 assays for the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of various forms of cancer, including leukemia and lymphoma, colorectal cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer, brain tumor, melanoma as well as others.

The Clinical Laboratory Team Lead will work 3rd shift, Sunday - Wednesday 3rd shift 10pm-8:30am (4-10 hour shifts). A shift differential is offered for this position!

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Assist the supervisor with the day to day duties

  • Coordinating the work of other testing staff in the department; prioritizing, assigning and reviewing work. o Notifying management of problem areas or issues in the lab.

  • Assisting supervisor in employee actions, including identifying and addressing performance issues.

  • Acting as liaison with support departments on technical inquiries and test results.

  • Attending regular management and staff meetings.

  • Perform PCR based molecular oncology testing in accordance with standard operating procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of various types of cancer.

  • Utilize a wide array of instrumentation, including Tecan, ABI 3130/3730, and ABI 7900 instruments, performing quality control and calibrations, as required. * Serving as a primary trainer of new staff for the department.

  • Recognizing problems and initiating troubleshooting steps to evaluate testing failures and other problems.

  • Send daily, weekly and monthly productions reports to management

  • Determine the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria

  • Perform routine and complex technical procedures and functions according to SOPs

  • Monitor, operate and troubleshoot instrumentation to ensure proper functionality

  • Prepare, test and evaluate new reagents or controls

  • Report accurate and timely test results in order to deliver quality patient care

  • Perform and document preventive maintenance and quality control procedures

  • Identify and replenish testing bench supplies as necessary

  • Assist with processing of specimens when needed

  • Maintain a safe work environment and wear appropriate personal protective equipment


  • Bachelors in Biology Chemistry, Medical Technology or relatable life science

  • Must have a minimum of 7 years of experience in a Clinical Diagnostic Lab setting (6 years at the Technologist level).

  • ASCP Certification is a plus

  • Prior supervisory or leadership experience is a plus

  • Previous experience with performing PCR-based genetic testing preferred, but not required.

  • Proficient with Laboratory Information Systems and Microsoft Office

  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal

  • High level of attention to detail with strong organizational skills

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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