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Labcorp (Drug Development)

Technologist Trainee (2230925)




Full Time


Burlington, North Carolina, United States

Are you looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference? Are you an experienced Medical Lab Professional or desire to 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 our Molecular Microbiology lab.

In this position, you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment. Assays performed in the Molecular Microbiology area include Qualitative and Quantitative PCR, with the overall goal of providing results that can be used for the diagnosis and management of a wide range of infections using real-time PCR detection of nucleic acid. This position supports the Nuswab testing group complete testing of BV/CAN samples.

The work schedule for this position will be 1st shift (Tuesday-Saturday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm).


  • Evaluate specimens and test order; determine priority of work and batches to maintain acceptable turn-around-time; recognize unacceptable and unusual specimens and handle appropriately
  • Perform testing on biological samples, quality control samples and proficiency samples making measurements and calculations
  • Maintain and clean instrumentation; perform scheduled and as needed maintenance and critical function; trouble shoot as indicated
  • Evaluate raw and final data for accuracy; recognize and correct errors and unusual results; interpret results to produce a final report
  • Make controls; such as, Internal, Positive or Negative Controls and etc.
  • Manage the movement of materials/samples that are being processed
  • The ability to cross train on multiple assays
  • The ability to create an effective work flow with effective time management is crucial.


  • Must have a BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, or other related science
  • independently within a team and strong attention to detail
  • Strong organization skills
  • Must be flexible with time and adaptable to change.
  • Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen
  • Ability to work overtime as business needs

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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