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Lab Services Team Leader – Consumer Genetics – Evenings

Laboratory Corporation

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted January 21, 2023.

Are you an experienced Medical Lab Professional?

Are you looking to looking to embark on a new challenge in your career in Medical Lab Science?

If so, LabCorp wants to speak with you about exciting opportunities to join our team as a Lab Services Team Leader in Burlington 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.

Consumer Genetics is one o f 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.

These variations can be used for ancestral typing, health and disease risk factors, carrier conditions, and curiosity testinganything from physical characteristics such as hair and eye color, muscle composition, effects of DNA on diet, and interesting facts such as your body’s reactions to environmental stimuli.

Summary: Performs moderate to high complexity tests/assays according to established testing procedures in designated technical department.

Follows standard operating procedures.

Performs tasks/procedures as approved in training and competency records.

Advises management of problem areas or of potential problem areas.

Performs those duties outlined in the incumbent’s LabCorp title job description.

Additional duties as assigned.

The shift/schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, 4pm
– 12:30am.

Functional 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.

Acts in a professional manner to colleagues; pleasant, shares information relevant to work, no gossiping or disparaging remarks.

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.

Skill Requirements: Speech clarity, utilization of fingers and hands, standing-remaining on one’s feet in an upright position, sitting-remaining in the normal seated position, handling-seizing, holding, grasping.

Additional job duty (as assigned): (Hazardous Chemical Waste Management) Proper identification of known hazardous material in the workplace.

The knowledge of personal protection measures.

The avoidance of accidents.

The knowledge of hazardous waste characteristics, hazardous waste volume generation limits, accumulations limits, spill control measures, record keeping, proper handling and container management, labeling, container and storage inspection.

Possible exposure to infection from disease-bearing specimens; regularly exposed to the risk of blood-borne diseases; must comply with applicable safety procedures.

Far acuity-ability to see clearly at 20 feet or more; near acuity-ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less; depth perception-ability to judge distance and space relationships; able to pass a standardized color vision test, as required by a test performed.

Computer literate, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and email.

Education and Experience: B.S./B.A.

Degree in Biology, Chemistry or Physical science (or completion of a minimum of 90 semester hours to include the completion of 16 semester hours in Chemistry, 16 semester hours in Biology and 3 semester hours in mathematics.

with 7 years of clinical laboratory experience or B.S Degree in Medical Technology with 6 years of clinical laboratory experience and must meet CLIA requirements 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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