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Technologist

Company: Labcorp
Location: Englewood
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary: The primary functions are to perform laboratory tests on human specimens, provide constant and direct technical oversight of the test activities of other laboratory personnel and to review assays and release test results. Essential Job Duties:

  • Provides technical oversight of laboratory personnel with constant and direct supervision of their test-assisting activities.
  • If assay performs according to specifications, reports results via instrument interface or manual entry in the laboratory information system.
  • Tests specimens according to established procedures.
  • Follows standard operating procedures regarding acceptance and rejection of results including reviewing all quality control acceptability and recording all remedial actions if runs are not acceptable. Alerts management to problems in quality control methods and procedures.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment, documents PM appropriately, makes minor repairs and immediately contacts appropriate personnel for problems requiring more complex repairs.
  • Documents all quality assurance activities as necessary including preventative maintenance logs, instrument function checks, troubleshooting, and quality control to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Independently troubleshoots simple and complex assay problems and provides suggestions to management as warranted.
  • Creates or updates standard operating procedures.
  • Trains lab personnel on departmental procedures and company policies and procedures.
  • Adheres to the standard operating procedures and safety requirements of Labcorp, CLIA, CAP, ICH GCP, and other regulatory bodies. Required Education/Degree : Bachelor's Degree in a Life Science field of study or a related Scientific field Required Certification/License: California state license or ASCP designation Required Work Experience: None required. New graduates with one year of clinical experience accepted at this level. This job description reflects the essential functions of the position and excludes those that may be incidental to the performance of the job. In no way is it stated or implied that the principle functions are the only duties to be performed. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by their supervisor.This positions includes physical demands, such as moving up to 50 pounds and possible exposure to infection from disease-bearing specimens, blood-borne pathogens, or toxic/caustic chemicals. Position Summary: The primary functions are to perform laboratory tests on human specimens, provide constant and direct technical oversight of the test activities of other laboratory personnel and to review assays and release test results. Essential Job Duties:
    • Provides technical oversight of laboratory personnel with constant and direct supervision of their test-assisting activities.
    • If assay performs according to specifications, reports results via instrument interface or manual entry in the laboratory information system.
    • Tests specimens according to established procedures.
    • Follows standard operating procedures regarding acceptance and rejection of results including reviewing all quality control acceptability and recording all remedial actions if runs are not acceptable. Alerts management to problems in quality control methods and procedures.
    • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment, documents PM appropriately, makes minor repairs and immediately contacts appropriate personnel for problems requiring more complex repairs.
    • Documents all quality assurance activities as necessary including preventative maintenance logs, instrument function checks, troubleshooting, and quality control to ensure regulatory compliance.
    • Independently troubleshoots simple and complex assay problems and provides suggestions to management as warranted.
    • Creates or updates standard operating procedures.
    • Trains lab personnel on departmental procedures and company policies and procedures.
    • Adheres to the standard operating procedures and safety requirements of Labcorp, CLIA, CAP, ICH GCP, and other regulatory bodies. Required Education/Degree : Bachelor's Degree in a Life Science field of study or a related Scientific field Required Certification/License: California state license or ASCP designation Required Work Experience: None required. New graduates with one year of clinical experience accepted at this level. This job description reflects the essential functions of the position and excludes those that may be incidental to the performance of the job. In no way is it stated or implied that the principle functions are the only duties to be performed. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by their supervisor.This positions includes physical demands, such as moving up to 50 pounds and possible exposure to infection from disease-bearing specimens, blood-borne pathogens, or toxic/caustic chemicals.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. For more information about how we collect and store your personal data, please see our Privacy Statement .

Keywords: Labcorp, Denver , Technologist, Other , Englewood, Colorado

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