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Company: Labcorp
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARYThe Medical Laboratory Scientist is responsible for specimen processing, test performance and for reporting test results. Performs high complexity molecular laboratory test procedures in a timely manner as assigned; obtains and interprets data for diagnosis and treatment of disease; performs related laboratory technology duties. Follows the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results; maintains records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens; adheres to the laboratory's quality control policies, document 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; is capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either must correct the problems or immediately notify the supervisor or director; documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.


  • Prepares and examines specimens using a variety of instruments, histologic and molecular diagnostic techniques.
  • Sets up and works with laboratory equipment in order to test tissue, blood and blood parts for various indicators of clinical conditions.
  • Utilizes analysis software for QC monitoring, report interpretation and generation.
  • Utilizes Laboratory Information Management System for tracking, documenting and reporting patient test results.
  • Assists in the training and education of employees/students to explain and demonstrate testing procedures and standard operating procedures.
  • Provides input to enhance standard operating procedures.
  • Maintains a safe and well-stocked work environment; validates reagents, instruments and procedures.
  • Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs, safety and compliance standards.
  • Involved in relevant quality control and continuous quality improvement activities, the performance of calibration and maintenance procedures.
  • Enhances professional growth and development by participating in educational programs, reading current literature and participating in in-service meetings and workshops.
  • Prepares other written documentation as required by the profession and the department; maintains, distributes, analyzes and projects information for required records, reports and statistics as directed.
  • Attends meetings as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
    REQUIRED LICENSURE, EDUCATIONFor Medical Laboratory Scientist I (MLS I)NYS State licensed Clinical Laboratory Technologist (CLT) or eligible for NYS CLT molecular restricted license. BS in MT/CLS, or related fields.Pay Range: $15.75 - 34.39 Benefits: All job offers will be based on a candidate's skills and prior relevant experience, applicable degrees/certifications, as well as internal equity and market data. Regular, full-time or part-time employees working 20 or more hours per week are eligible for comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD/LTD, 401(K), ESPP, Paid time off (PTO) or Flexible time off (FTO), Commissions, and Company bonus where applicable. For more detailed information, please click here . 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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