Technologist, Microbiology Houston, TX

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Houston, Texas

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Sun, 07 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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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 Technologist in Houston, TX. 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’. The work schedule for this position will be 2nd Shift. Position will work in the Microbiology Department screening cultures and performing STAT tests. Previous experience using Vitek and Maldi-tof is a plus Job Duties/Responsibilities: – 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