Medical Technologist I - First Shift

Covance Inc Located in: Madison,  Wisconsin
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Covance Medical Technologist I


In this role you will serve as a valuable member of Covance's Clinical Pathology studies as a Medical Technologist I. You will perform established procedures for non-clinical testing on toxicology samples in all assigned laboratory disciplines and report results to respective pharmaceutical company.


Key Responsibilities Include:


  • Retrieve and check specimens against pending list. Document and resolve any specimen discrepancies. Notify laboratory management when specimen discrepancies are not resolved.
  • Prepare workstation and instrumentation for the assigned testing.
  • Prepare and properly label reagents and document according to SOPs.
  • Operate instruments to perform testing in accordance with established written procedures.
  • Resolve routine and non-routine assay problems.
  • Perform parallel testing, reagent validation, linearity’s, and stability studies.
  • Process and ship samples according to study specific instructions. 
  • Reports the quality control results to the management, troubleshoots, and takes corrective action on questionable or out-of-limit results. Documents all corrective actions and submits them for review by the management.
  • Perform maintenance on instruments and equipment daily, weekly, monthly, and document.
  • Participates in proficiency testing and maintains a record of on-going competency along with personal training file.
  • Maintain a clean, organized and safe work environment. Handles hazardous materials, reagents and chemicals in a safe manner according to SOP.



Thrive personally and professionally at Covance

Working at Covance, you’ll continue to grow in our learning-based culture so you’ll know how to expertly respond and adapt as the industry continues to evolve. Here, you’ll put your education to work as you play a meaningful role in advancing healthcare.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package. This includes 21 days of personal time off, 7 paid holidays, medical and dental insurance as well as tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, along with short and long-term disability and life insurance.


  • Bachelor’s degree and completion of at least a 12-month training program in Medical Technology, or
  • Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical or biological science from an accredited college or university and one year training and/or experience in the specialty in which testing is to be performed. Such training must be equivalent to that received in a school of Medical Technology.
  • Ability to perform basic computer skills (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, LIS).




  • One year experience working in the Medical Technology field.
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Covance Inc. is proud to be the only drug development company with a full range of research and development services—from lead optimization, to commercialization and life cycle management. Covance, headquartered in Princeton, NJ, is the drug development business of LabCorp with global operations in more than 30 countries.


Seniority Level:
Experienced - Not Management
  Medical Technologist
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