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Job: Molecular Genetics Technologist Team Leader, LabCorp, Durham, NC


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General Information

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Job title: Molecular Genetics Technologist Team Leader
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Job location: Durham, NC  27709 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 08/31/2017
Compensation: medical, dental, vision, 401k with company contribution, and much more!
Job category:Other
Employment type:Full time
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Job Description


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The Integrated Genetics division of LabCorp is seeking a Molecular Genetics Team Leader to join their Molecular Genetics team! Assays performed in the Molecular Genetics Department utilize a variety of scientific techniques, including PCR, fragment analysis, and gel electrophoresis.

This position will have 1st shift hours from 8:00AM to 4:30PM, Sunday - Thursday.

Responsibilities:
* Perform PCR-based genetic testing in accordance with standard operating procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of various genetic conditions
* Assist department operational leadership with overseeing daily laboratory operations:
* Coordinate the work of other testing staff in the department; prioritizing, assigning and reviewing work
* Notify management of problem areas or issues in the lab
* Assist supervisor in employee actions, including identifying and addressing performance issues
* Act as a liaison with support departments on technical inquiries and test results
* Attend regular management and staff meetings
* Serve as a primary trainer of new staff for the department
* Recognize problems and initiating troubleshooting steps to evaluate testing failures and other problems
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Job Requirements


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*B.A./B.S. in Biology or related life science to include completion of 16 credit hours of Biology, 16 credit hours of Chemistry, and 3 credit hours of math required
*Minimum 7 years of experience in a Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory and 6 years experience at the Technologist level required
*Previous experience with performing PCR-based genetic testing preferred, but not required

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