Clinical Toxicology Certifying Scientist Job at Labcorp, Phoenix, AZ

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  • Labcorp
  • Phoenix, AZ

Job Description

At Labcorp, we believe in the power of science to change lives. We are a leading global life sciences company that delivers answers for crucial health questions -because we know that knowledge has the potential to make life better for all. Through our unparalleled diagnostics and drug development capabilities, we provide insights and accelerate innovations that not only empower patients and providers but help medical, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies transform ideas into innovations. Here, you can join our more than 70,000 employees, serving clients in more than 100 countries, as we work together to make a real impact on people’s lives. Join us in our pursuit of answers.

Are you looking to embark on a new challenge? The possibilities are endless when start your career at Labcorp! We would love to discuss the exciting opportunities you will encounter when you join our team as a Certifying Scientist . In this position, you will work in a patient focused, fast paced, and inspiring environment. You will have a dynamic role in the fulfilment of Labcorp’s overall mission of “Improving Health, Improving Lives.”

As a Certifying Scientist for the Toxicology department, you will be responsible for reviewing, certifying and reporting results for patient samples in the pain management compliance testing program and all clinical toxicology tests. This position interacts with both internal and external clients on interpretation of results and issues arising from testing, and routinely consults with Laboratory Managers and Directors concerning results and client test management.

Shift : 1st

Schedule: Sunday – Thursday, 7:00am – 3:30pm ( Some Overtime is required)

Location: Certifying scientists must work in the lab. It’s not a remote role.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

+ Review all test results for applicable screening and confirmatory testing methodologies, relevant Quality Control data and associated documentation; certify and release results; ensure that results meet quality standards

+ Apply QC practices and procedures to the review, interpretation and reporting of results and when applicable monitor chain-of-custody documentation

+ Take proper remedial action in response to test systems being out of control limits, detect aberrant results of quality control and takes appropriate action

+ Provide consultation and assistance to clients when technical, interpretive, and/or regulatory questions arise

+ Assist in training fellow certifying scientists and other LabCorp employees in the interpretation and reporting of results and applicable departmental processes

+ Advise/consult with laboratory technical staff regarding routine testing issues and practices

+ Assist in preparation of litigation packages and affidavits. Potential to provide testimony under subpoena

+ Assist in preparation for inspections and audits. Interact with inspectors and auditors when appropriate

Required Education and Experience:

+ Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, Clinical Laboratory Science or related field or equivalent education and experience

+ At least five years of pertinent laboratory experience; four years of pertinent laboratory experience that includes at least two years certifying experience; a Master’s degree with 3 years of pertinent laboratory experience; a Ph.D. in one of the above disciplines

+ Must have the training and experience in the theory and practice of methods and procedures used in the laboratory for which the individual is certifying data

+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including written, verbal, and listening skills

+ Excellent research and problem resolution skills

+ Must be able to perform work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

+ Work effectively in fast paced high volume environment

Preferred Education and Experience:

Two years of chromatography and/or mass spectrometry experience

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE /AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance using our online tools to search and apply for jobs, or needs an accommodation, please visit our accessibility siteor contact us at Labcorp Accessibility .

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Job Tags

Full time, Part time, Flexible hours, Shift work, Sunday,

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