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Molecular Medical Technologist II-III

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.

<h1 style="line-height:1.295; margin-top:16px">Essential Duties and Responsibilities: </h1>
  • Performs routine high-complexity testing, quality control, calibration, maintenance and proficiency testing in accordance with current laboratory procedures.
  • Oversees inventory and ordering of laboratory supplies.
  • Documents any problems, issues or information that may be necessary for other testing personnel to be aware of in a Communication Log.
  • Participates in validation of and trains on new procedures.
  • Take corrective action if Quality Control results are not within acceptable limits. Document all corrective action taken as indicated in established laboratory procedures.
  • Informs senior personnel of any problem or issue that affects the reporting of patient results.
  • Communicates effectively and fosters teamwork and mutual respect.
  • Performs routine review of all laboratory procedures and updates procedures.
  • Identifies opportunities for quality and workflow improvements and brings ideas to senior staff.
  • 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; margin-top:16px">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:

  • PCR and qPCR.
  • Next-generation sequencing library preparation and instrument runs.
  • Operation of liquid handling systems.
  • Capillary electrophoresis: Sanger sequencing and fragment analysis.
  • Integrated laboratory information management systems (LIMS).

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<h1 style="line-height:1.295; margin-top:16px">Educatio n and Experience Requirements:</h1>
  • Bachelor of Science in biological sciences or related field is required; no exceptions can be made.
  • Experience working in a molecular or CLIA/CAP laboratory is preferred.
  • ASCP certification (Molecular Biology) is a bonus, but not a requirement.
  • Experience in genomic workflows (e.g., exomes, genomes, NGS instrumentation) is a plus.

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<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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