Are you an experienced Medical Lab Professional? Are you looking to embark on a new challenge in your career, or start your career in Medical Lab Science? If so, LabCorp wants to speak with you about exciting opportunities to join our team as a Technician in Itasca, IL. 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".
This position will be performing testing within the Microbiology department.
The work schedule for this position will be Monday-Friday, 4:00pm to 12:30am; Rotating Weekends.
Determine the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria
Perform routine and complex technical procedures and functions according to departmental Standard Operating Procedures
Monitor, operate and troubleshoot instrumentation to ensure proper functionality
Demonstrate the ability to make technical decisions regarding testing and problem solving.
Prepare, test and evaluate new reagents or controls
Report accurate and timely test results in order to deliver quality patient care
Perform and document preventive maintenance and quality control procedures
Identify and replenish testing bench supplies as necessary
Assist with processing of specimens when needed
Maintain a safe work environment and wear appropriate personal protective equipment
Associate Degree in Clinical Lab Science or Medical Technology; or BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or related scientific field
1 year of clinical lab experience preferred
ASCP or AMT certification preferred
Ability to work 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