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NGS Scientist (Healthcare & Medical)
Danvers, MA 01923
Recruited by: Jonathan Foster | VP/Recruiter | Staff Icons See all my Jobs

  • Hiring Company: Staff Icons
  • Industry: Healthcare & Medical
  • Compensation: Depends On Experience
  • Expires: Dec 29, 2021
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Job Description

Job Title: Molecular Medical Technologist II-III
Reports To: Laboratory Director
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Job Summary:
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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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
● Performs routine high-complexity testing in molecular and microbiology, quality control, calibration, maintenance and proficiency testing in accordance with current laboratory procedures.
● Follow procedures related to patient testing including but not limited to:
○ 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
○ Review results, QC and sign off on wet lab results.
○ Informs senior personnel of any problem or issue that affects the reporting of patient results.
○ Documents any problems, issues or information that may be necessary for other testing personnel to be aware.
● Instruments and equipments:
○ Assists with coordination of routine laboratory tasks including ordering of supplies, restocking shelves, and data entry and laboratory inventory.
○ Assists with the maintenance of laboratory equipment, including the sequencers, instruments, and the generator.
○ Assists with ensuring that the laboratory facility and equipment remain in good working order.
● QA/QC:
○ Work in a CAP/CLIA Laboratory environment and follow regulatory guidelines.
○ Assists with testing, implementation, and validation of new procedures and instrumentation.
○ Documents any problems, issues or information that may be necessary for other testing personnel to be aware.
○ Take corrective action if Quality Control results are not within acceptable limits. Document all corrective actions taken as indicated in established laboratory procedures.
● Identifies opportunities for quality and workflow improvements and brings ideas to senior staff.
● Performs logistical support for sample shipping to other locales.
● Training and competency assessment of testing personnel as needed.
● Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area.
● Communicates effectively and fosters teamwork and mutual respect.
● Adhere to Department Specific Safety Guidelines.

The above listing represents the general duties considered essential functions of the job and is not to be considered a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
Skills and Qualification Requirements:
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).
● Attention to detail
● Computer skills: Google Suite, Microsoft Office, etc.
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Education and Experience Requirements:
● 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.
● 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.
● Experience in genomic workflows (e.g., exomes, genomes, NGS instrumentation) is a plus.
● Clinical experience preferred
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Supervisor Responsibilities:
● None
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