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Labcorp (Drug Development)

Lab Services Team Lead for Consumer Genetics



Full Time

On Site


Burlington, North Carolina, United States

LabCorp is currently seeking a Laboratory Services Team Lead for their busy Consumer Genetics Laboratory, located at the DNA/Identification building in Burlington, NC!

Consumer Genetics is one of the world's largest genotyping facilities, having genotyped millions of samples for SNP (Single Nucleotide Polymorphism) analysis since 2013. SNPs are single base changes in DNA that give rise to genetic variation.

Become part of a lab team that is actively onboarding new clients, new testing methodologies, and new projects.  We are seeking a candidate that wants to pursue growth and help others do the same, someone who can embrace and help implement change, and someone who will help create and sustain a cooperative and collaborative environment.  This position will have opportunities to occasionally work in other departments and divisions and learn different clinical and molecular assays.  Being flexible and reliable is a must.

The schedule for this position will be: 3rd shift, Monday-Thursday, 10:00pm-8:30am. This position is eligible for a 15% shift differential for 3rd shift hours.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Follows the laboratory’s procedure for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, entering results, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results.
  • Performs proficiency testing and documentation for all tests performed in accordance with CLIA, state and accreditation standards.
  • Adheres to the laboratory’s quality control policies; documents all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed.
  • Follows the laboratory’s established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory’s established acceptable levels of performance.
  • Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and corrects the problem or immediately notifies the Laboratory/Technical Supervisor, Laboratory Manager and/or Technical Director.
  • Documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications.
  • Coordinates work of other departmental staff as required.
  • Acts a subject matter expert in areas of testing and support problem investigation and resolution as needed.
  • Assists supervisor/manager in performing various assigned responsibilities completely and accurately and within established timeframes.
  • Assists Supervisor in the performance of the following duties: training staff, scheduling staff for work, reviewing completed work to ensure accuracy and compliance, troubleshooting problems as they arise, making work-flow recommendations to supervisor.
  • Assists supervisor in monitoring employee performance and ensures quality expectations, (e.g. monitors employee break times, quantity and quality of work) and helps address performance issues with employees
  • Clearly communicates all concerns/issues related to assigned area to Supervisor/assigned to staff and accurately completed within established time frames.
  • Meets company attendance policy.
  • Ensures a professional work environment is maintained.
  • Cooperates fully and completely with all efforts to implement and enforce LabCorp’s Corporate Integrity Program.
  • Sets a personal example of high ethical standards in performing his/her assigned duties.
  • Exhibits awareness of, and adheres to, LabCorp’s compliance policies, which apply specifically to his/her assigned duties.


  • BS/BA in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or related life science
  • Minimum of 6 years of clinical laboratory experience. Must meet CLIA regulations
  • ASCP and/or AMT Certifications not required but a plus
  • Prior leadership experience is a plus
  • Understanding of laboratory operations as well as policies and procedures
  • 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
  • Comfortability making decisions in a changing environment
  • Ability to handle the physical requirements of the position

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.

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