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Associate Molecular Medical Technologist / Molecular Medical Technologist I

for Veritas Genetics in Danvers, MA USA

<h1 style="line-height:1.295; margin-top:16px">Job Summary:</h1>

Responsible for performing technical and scientific processes and procedures in a high complexity genetic testing clinical laboratory. This position involves sequencing analysis applied to molecular technology and will require the technologist to master multiple software systems for instruments. 

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<h1 style="line-height:1.295">Essential Duties and Responsibilities: </h1>
  • Receive and record delivery of patient samples.
  • Prepare specimens for the downstream processes performed in other areas of the lab.
  • Perform manual and automated molecular biology protocols, including DNA extraction and quantification.
  • Maintain proper documentation including proper specimen handling, labeling, and record keeping.
  • Perform logistical support for sample shipping to other locales.
  • Perform routine laboratory tasks including ordering of supplies, restocking shelves, and data entry.
  • Take corrective action if Quality Control results are not within acceptable limits. Document all corrective actions taken as indicated in established laboratory procedures.
  • Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area.
  • Communicates effectively and fosters teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Work in a CAP/CLIA Laboratory environment.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Adhere to Department Specific Safety Guidelines.


<h1 style="line-height:1.295">Skills and Qualification Requirements:</h1>

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Experience with most or all of the following technologies is preferred:

  • Bachelor of Science in biological sciences or a related field is required; no exceptions can be made.


<h1 style="line-height:1.295; margin-top:16px">Education and Experience Requirements:</h1>
  • Bachelor of Science in biological sciences or a related field is required; no exceptions can be made.
  • Experience working in a clinical molecular laboratory.
  • Experience with the operation of liquid handling system is preferred.
  • Experience with integrated laboratory information management systems (LIMS) is preferred.
  • ASCP certification (Molecular Biology) is a bonus, but not a requirement.
  • Working in a CAP/CLIA Laboratory environment preferred.
  • Experience in genomic workflows (e.g., exomes, genomes, NGS instrumentation) is a plus.


<h1 style="line-height:1.295; margin-top:16px"> Othe r:</h1>
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor
  • This position involves the potential to be trained and promoted 
  • Working hours: Day shift, 5 days a week, may include overtime and weekend work
  • Maintain a pleasant and cooperative relationship with co-workers and other departments

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Job Info

  • Job Category: Other / Miscellaneous

    Location: Danvers, MA USA

    Zip Code: 01923

    Posted on: 12/02/2019

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