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LABCORP - RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK

Prenatal Genomic Screening Team Leader, Second Shift  posted 6/25/2015

Requisition number: 45892 - Full Time, 40 hours/week, Wednesday - Saturday 2pm - 12:30am in Prenatal Genomic Screening Laboratory.

Job description:

The Integrated Genetics Division is seeking a Team Leader to join their Prenatal Genomic Screening team!  

This position will have second shift hours from 2pm – 12:30am, Wednesday - Saturday.  

This position performs laboratory procedures in a Sr. Technologist capacity in accordance with standard procedures.

The preferred candidate will have experience with PCR & Genomic Sequencing. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: coordinating the work of other Technologists; prioritizing, assigning and reviewing work; advising management of problem areas; assisting in employee actions; acting as liaison with other departments and customers on technical inquiries and test results; training staff; troubleshooting and resolving lab issues to include instrumentation; internal auditing.  

About LabCorp®

With scientific expertise in esoteric testing, genomics, and clinical and anatomic pathology, LabCorp processes tests on approximately 470,000 specimens each day, applying advances in medicine and science to laboratory testing. LabCorp operates a sophisticated laboratory network, with corporate headquarters in Burlington, NC, and more than 48,000 employees worldwide. Our 220,000 clients include physician offices, hospitals, managed care organizations, and biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under ticker symbol LH. To learn more about our organization, visit our website at: www.labcorp.com.

Requirements:

License/Certification/Education: Requires a B.A./B.S. in Biology or related life science to include completion of 16 credit hours of Biology, 16 credit hours of Chemistry, and 3 credit hours of math. Must have 7 years of experience in a Clinical Diagnostic Lab setting, 6 years at the Technologist level. Previous experience with performing genetic testing is preferred. Certification in Molecular Biology or Microbiology is also preferred.

 

UNC HEALTHCARE - NEW HILLSBOROUGH CAMPUS

Medical Laboratory Technologist I, Second and Third Shifts  posted 5/18/2015
NEW hospital campus in Hillsborough, NC, has openings for laboratory technologists.  Search for Hillsborough on the UNC career website: https://www.unchealthcare.org/site/humanresources/careers

MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST I - HILLSBOROUGH CAMPUS-LAB005F8

For more information contact Brian Burt, Lab Supervisor; UNC Hospitals; 430 Waterstone Dr; Hillsborough, NC 27278
Brian.Burt@unchealth.unc.edu
Cell:      919.608.4448
Pager:  919. 216.4946

DUKE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEM/ DUKE HOSPITAL

Stem Cell Laboratory Tech II, Second Shift  posted 2/25/2015
This is a second shift position in the Stem Cell Laboratory, a laboratory of high complexity, at Duke University Health System.
Duties:

  • Operate and maintain complicated laboratory equipment.
  • Meticulous record-keeping skills are required. Results must be legible and accurate as they become part of the recipient/donor permanent laboratory record.
  • Record data on required NMDP (National Marrow Donor Program) forms, CIBMTR forms, etc. as required by regulatory agencies.
  • Enter laboratory data in all applicable LIS system, EMMES, etc.
  • Coordinate with coworkers to ensure that processing and infusion orders are prepared in advance for all cellular products being handled in the Stem Cell Laboratory.
  • Collaborate with nursing staff to schedule infusion times, etc.
  • Process, thaw, and cryopreserve cellular products to include PBPCs, BM, etc.
  • Prepare apheresis and infusion orders for signature for adult and pediatric transplant recipients and donors as deemed appropriate.
  • Participate in the development of new laboratory procedures and techniques; teach other allied health professionals (in affiliated programs at other transplant centers) when appropriate based on experience level. Help in training new lab employees as requested.
  • Perform all other job-related duties as requested by supervisory staff.

Preferred Qualifications include blood banking experience; Bachelor's degree preferred
Education

  • AS MLT - Certified, BS MT - Certified, CLIA 1988 grandfathered.

Experience

  • MLT level requires greater than 4 years of experience and meet defined competencies as described. Non-cert technologist requires meeting CLIA 1988 requirements with 15 years experience, defined competencies and performance of high complexity testing.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

  • Certification as a Medical Technologist by a nationally recognized board/agency (required).

For more info/ to apply: http://www.hr.duke.edu/jobs/apply/external.php?reqid=66052BR

 

Biochemical Genetics Laboratory (PMET) Molecular Tech I, First Shift posted 2/26/2015
Job Summary
The successful candidate will perform complex analytical chemical and technical work involved in the preparation, analysis and reporting of human biological material for specialized analytical biochemical genetics assays, according to standard operation procedures:

  • Sample preparation may include any of the following operations, singly or in combination on submitted fluids (including blood or body fluids): liquid extraction, solid phase extraction, centrifugation,  deproteinization and chemical derivatization.
  • Operation and general maintenance of complex computerized analytical equipment is required for the analysis of prepared samples.  Instrumentation includes: gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer, tandem mass spectrometer, amino acid analyzer,high or ultra-performance liquid chromatograph,fluorometric, spectrophotometric and electrophoretic equipment.
  • Reporting results may include any of the following: generation of quantitative results using instrument manufacturer specific software and Excel software, generation of qualitative profiles by interpretation of mass spectra. Entering preliminary interpretations including case specific comments pertaining to quality of specimens and maintaining quality control and assay-specific records.
  • Other responsibilities may include general laboratory specific duties such as cleaning glassware, record keeping, participation in weekly lab meetings, participation in the development of new clinical assays and the validation of those assays including performance of testing or analysis.

Minimum Qualifications
Education/Certification:

  • Medical Laboratory Scientist, MLS(ASCP) certification and Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science OR
  • BS degree in Chemistry or a Biological Science that included chemistry classes is required (BS in Chemistry preferred) and a MB(ASCP) certification or equivalent.

Experience:

  • General scientific knowledge obtained during the course of obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree and general skills / experience obtained during the course of working in a laboratory environment.
  • Experience and skill with the use and maintenance of analytical equipment, especially high performance liquid chromatographs and/or mass spectrometers are desirable and preferred for the Biochemical Genetics Laboratory.
  • Experience of working in a clinically regulated environment through course rotations or prior work experience.
  • Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel are also desired for the Biochemical Genetics laboratory.

For more info/ to apply: http://www.hr.duke.edu/jobs/apply/external.php?reqid=66618BR

UNC HOSPITALS

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VA HOSPITAL - DURHAM

Through an Affiliation Agreement, UNC CLS students participate in training rotations at the Durham VAMC Laboratory.  The Durham VA Laboratory encourages the new Graduates who are interested in a career at the VA to contact the Lab Manager at 919-286-0411  ext. 6496.