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Labcorp (Drug Development)

MCT Tech Trainee - Entry Level - Willing to Train - Nights - Relocation Assistance




Full Time


Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

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.

The Moderately Complex Testing (MCT) Technologist Trainee/Technologist receives on-the-job training for the pre-analytical through post-analytical set-up and testing of patient samples in the MCT Laboratory. This laboratory is fast-paced and performs a variety of testing including therapeutic drug testing and drug screening analysis on blood, serum, urine and meconium sample types. The MCT Laboratory performs a mix of high and moderate complexity testing and uses immunoassay methodology, with some assays requiring an extraction procedure before analysis.

The work schedule for this position is 3rd Shift (Wednesday - Saturday 9:00pm to 7:30am). There is a 15% shift differential paid for working this shift.

Key Technologist Responsibilities:

  • Receive specimens for testing; evaluate specimens and test orders; determine priority of work and batches to maintain acceptable turn-around-time; recognize unacceptable and unusual specimens and handle appropriately.

  • Adhere to SOP while performing extractions and analysis on client samples, quality control samples and proficiency samples.

  • Prepare laboratory reagents and standard solutions according to SOP.

  • Evaluate raw and final data for accuracy; recognize and correct errors and unusual results; interpret result to produce a final report; use GDP in all documentation.

  • Maintain, calibrate and clean instrumentation; perform scheduled/routine maintenance and critical function checks; recognize significant changes in instrument function; troubleshoot as indicated.

  • Follow quality control rules; monitor controls for error detection and take corrective action; maintain laboratory records, maintenance logs, quality control logs, reagent and standard logs, and worksheets.


  • Bachelors' Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, or other related science

  • Previous experience is not required at the Technologist Trainee level

  • 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:

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