COVID Lab Services Team Lead (2nd Shift)

COVID Lab Services Team Lead (2nd Shift)

13 Jan 2021
California, San diego, 92101 San diego USA

COVID Lab Services Team Lead (2nd Shift)

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 in San Diego, CA as a Lab Services Team Lead. LabCorp was the first national laboratory to launch molecular testing for the virus that causes COVID-19 and we have performed over 18 million PCR tests to date.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. The role 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. Ultimately, these test results will be studied to better understand the virus in hopes of developing better treatments, and a future vaccine.Job Duties/ResponsibilitiesAssist the supervisor with the day to day operations of the Molecular department

Participate in QA meetings and provide feedback as necessary

Send daily, weekly and monthly productions reports to management

Review and sign off on daily, weekly and month Quality Control reports

Assist with the training of new hires and the development of current employees

Determine the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria

Perform routine and complex technical procedures and functions according to SOPs

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

RequirementsAssociates or Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or a Science related major

Minimum 4 years of experience as a Medical Technologist/Technician

California CLS License is required

ASCP and/or AMT Certifications are a plus

Familiarity with Molecular Lab Platforms such as Roche or Hologic

Prior supervisory or leadership experience is a plus

Understanding of laboratory operations as well as policies and procedures

Proficient with Laboratory Information Systems and Microsoft Office

Strong communication skills; both written and verbal

Comfortability making decisions in a changing environment

Ability to handle the physical requirements of the position

Shift2Schedule2nd Shift (Sun-Thu 3p-11:30 pm)As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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