Are you an experienced lab technologist looking for a new challenge? 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 Laboratory Services Team Leader (Lead Technologist) 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.
As you may know, LabCorp was the first national laboratory to launch molecular testing for the virus that causes COVID-19 and we have performed over 2 million PCR tests to date.
The Team Lead position focuses primarily on COVID-19 PCR testing in the Molecular department of our Clinical Laboratory, where you will perform both automated and manual testing with the overall goal of providing results that will be used for the diagnosis and management of COVID-19. Assays performed in this department include both automated and manual testing, 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.
Several schedules available:
Tues-Sat 3pm-11:30pm (Req # 20-82935)
Sun-Thurs 3pm-11:30pm (Req #20-81645)
Tues-Sat, 12pm – 8:30 a.m. (Req #20-81641)
Assist department operational leadership with overseeing daily laboratory operations:
Coordinate the work of other testing staff in the department; prioritize, assign and review work
Notify management of problem areas or issues in the lab
Assist supervisor in employee actions, including identifying and addressing performance issues
Act as a liaison with support departments on technical inquiries and test results
Attend regular management and staff meetings
Keep supervisor informed of group progress, problems, employee performance and any significant factors affecting assigned responsibilities
Perform PCR-based genetic testing in accordance with standard operating procedures
Perform routine and complex technical procedures and functions according to departmental Standard Operating Procedures
Report accurate and timely test results in order to deliver quality patient care
Development, validation, and assistance with implementation of new automated processes
Recognize problems and initiate troubleshooting steps to evaluate testing failures and other problems
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or a related science
Must have a minimum of 4 years of experience working in a clinical diagnostics laboratory
Previous experience with performing PCR-based genetic testing preferred
Strong molecular biology skills a plus
Flexibility to work overtime or other shifts depending on business needs
LabCorp (NYSE: LH), an S&P 500 company, is a leading global life sciences company that is deeply integrated in guiding patient care, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostic solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to improve the delivery of care.