Covance University Recruiting: Clinical Pathology- Medical Technician in Greenfield, Indiana
We have an exciting opportunity to join our Clinical Pathology Services team in Greenfield, IN.
LabCorp is a leading global life sciences company with a mission to improve health and improve lives. Combining world-class diagnostic solutions with its drug development business, Covance, LabCorp’s cutting-edge technologies, unparalleled data, and growing menu of standard and highly-specialized tests not only inform and empower patients and providers but help medical, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies transform ideas into innovations. LabCorp’s 65,000+ employees are pursuing critical advances in science and changing the delivery of healthcare while advancing essential vaccines, cancer-fighting breakthroughs, and life-changing treatments for rare diseases.
Advancing healthcare from the laboratory through the clinic requires many different strengths, experiences and perspectives of our exceptional people around the world. Explore our wide range of diverse opportunities and rewarding career pathways and see how you can work with an energizing purpose to discover your extraordinary potential.
About the Team:
The Clinical Pathology Services department for Early Development focuses on animal health using bodily fluids, such as blood and urine, for analysis utilizing automated analyzers in the fields of chemistry, hematology, urinalysis and coagulation. The data that is produced is then utilized and reviewed/interpreted by certified clinical pathologists to determine if a proposed drug had any in vivo effects. This is an excellent career alternative outside of a hospital or clinic for candidates pursuing their Medical Technologist degree.
What to Expect:
Perform standard clinical laboratory testing (hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, and chemistry) accurately and in a timely manner.
Prepare workstation and instrumentation for the assigned testing.
Receive, open and place in service all reagents according to SOPs.
Prepare and properly label reagents and document according to SOPs.
Operate instruments to perform testing in accordance with established written procedures.
Process and ship samples according to study specific instructions
Evaluates and solves problems related to the collection and processing of specimens.
Ensure the validity of test results through the performance of established quality control procedures. Interpret quality control results according to established departmental procedures.
Prepare quality control material accurately.
Perform basic instrument and equipment troubleshooting with assistance.
Comply with regulatory guidelines, Universal Precautions and Covance Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) at all times.
Medical Technician (MT)- Associate’s degree in medical laboratory technology, or 60 semester hours from an accredited institution that includes the following:
24 semester hours in medical laboratory technology courses
6 semester hours in chemistry, 6 semester hours in biology, and twelve semester hours in combination of chemistry, biology, or medical technology
Medical Technologist (MLT)– Bachelor’s degree and completion of at least a 12-month training program in Medical Technology
Applicants for this role must be a current student anticipating to graduate in December 2020 or May 2021.
Ability to perform basic computer skills (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, LIS).
Exposure to or knowledge of Sample processing, Data entry, Hematology.
Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.
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