Medical Technologist/Clinical Laboratory Scientist -- Microbiology

Protedyne Corporation Raritan, NJ
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* Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or a Life Science

* Previous experience in a Clinical Microbiology Laboratory is preferred

* Understanding of laboratory operations as well as policies and procedures

* Working knowledge of pathogenic bacteria from a variety of body sites

* Familiarity with ID and susceptibility test systems such as Maldi-TOF, Vitek and Microscan

* ASCP Certification is a plus

* Basic computer skills; experience with an LIS is a plus

* Strong communication skills; both written and verbal

* Ability to handle the physical requirements of the position

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH), an S&P 500 company is a leading life sciences company, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostics solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to provide better care. With net revenue in excess of $9 billion in 2016, LabCorp's 50,000 employees serve clients in 60 countries.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

* Perform patient tests and analyses following established procedures in Microbiology

* Read cultures on assigned benches and perform biochemical testing

* Set up isolation, identification and susceptibility testing on potential pathogens

* Document results on worksheets and release completed work through the LIS

* Read and report gram stains to assist in the diagnosis of the disease

* Using both automated and manual analytical methods to perform testing

* Troubleshoot issues and complete corrective action as needed

* Maintain a clean and safe work environment