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Molecular Genetics Team Lead

Personal Genome Diagnostics

Personal Genome Diagnostics

Durham, NC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

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 Molecular Genetics Team Lead in RTP, NC! The Team Lead will coordinate the work of other Technologists. In addition to performing the functions of Senior Technologist, this level is responsible for assigning and reviewing work, administering the quality control program, ensuring that schedule time frames are met, advising management of problem areas, assisting in employee actions, acting as liaison with other departments and customers on technical inquiries and test results. 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, Sunday - Thursday 3:00pm - 11:30pm.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Verifies proper and consistent identification of specimens prior to and during all accessioning and processing steps. Provides guidance and troubleshooting for any specimen concerns.
  • Investigates discrepancies and documents action taken and notifies Supervisor or Lab Manager as needed.
  • Operates assigned instruments in order to perform assigned duties.
  • Routinely performs specimen setup, instrument operations.
  • Performs moderate to high complexity analyses and interpretations.
  • Uses test result abbreviations appropriately.
  • Actively seeks assistance with high complexity analyses.
  • Tests specimens completely, accurately and within established time frames and notifies management of any delays.
  • Maintains records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples.
  • Makes recommendation regarding staffing needs to supervisor.
  • Identify and address problems with reagents, equipment, processes.
  • Recognizes and addresses difficult cases that require timely consultation with a director.
  • Serves as competent trainer of personnel.
  • Participates in validating and/or writing test procedures.
  • Evaluates new procedures or methods, while maintaining open lines of communication with employees to ensure that they are kept up to date with procedures and information.
  • Acts as a liaison with other departments and vendors on technical inquiries and test results.


  • Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or Biology, Chemistry, or related Life Science required.
  • 5 yrs of clinical lab testing experience with human specimens required; 7 yrs preferred.
  • Hamilton or Tecan liquid handler experience is preferred.

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We offer a range of medical, dental and vision plans as well as life insurance and short-/long-term disability coverage. As a U.S. employee, you are automatically enrolled in our No Charge Laboratory Testing program.

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Our hourly team members enjoy competitive time off and paid holiday leave. Our salaried U.S. team members have the flexibility to request time away from work, without the limits of accrued hours or carryover limits.

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We're proud to support every step of your career with 100% tuition coverage, professional development programs, mentoring and career growth opportunities.

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We are proud to offer a $300 fitness reimbursement, discounts on products and services, such as WW (Weight Watchers), cell phone services, computers, auto/home insurance, identity theft protection, legal assistance and more.

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Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are an important part of our culture. Through our ERGs our employees build career development skills, experience developmental opportunities and partner with volunteer organizations to strengthen our bond with communities

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We offer solutions for maintaining mental health, including live and personal wellness coaching, free premium mental health app access and an Employee Assistance Program which provides 24/7 confidential guidance from professional advisors.

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.

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