Position Description

PGT-M Laboratory Technician
Location Livingston, NJ - Lab
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Position Summary:

Performs complex molecular-based procedures on clinical samples for the purposes of preimplantation genetic testing (PGT). Analyzes clinical results and provides diagnoses.  Performs clinical tasks associated with clinical cases.  Assists Supervisor/Manager with documenting and implementing various quality procedures and protocols.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Assists Supervisor/Manager and participates in carrying out, documenting and implementing Quality Assurance (QA)/Quality Control (QC)/Quality Inventory (QI) procedures
  • Performs complex molecular-based procedures on clinical samples with a high degree of quality and in accordance with standard operating procedures
  • Analyzes clinical results and provides diagnoses
  • Performs clerical tasks associated with clinical cases, including but not limited to: maintenance of specimen and case logs, preparation/documentation of assay worksheets, preparation of analysis sheets and clinical reports
  • Receives and verifies clinical samples
  • Witnesses hands-on clinical procedures
  • Proper usage and maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with other professionals within the company and clients, as needed
  • Apply Safety Standards and Good Lab Practices
  • Performs additional duties or assignments as directed by management
  • Once fully trained, the candidate will be expected to work evenings, weekends and holidays, if necessary.

 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in the sciences with at least one year experience in clinical laboratory setting or Bachelor’s Degree in the sciences with at least two years in clinical laboratory setting
  • Experience in a molecular genetics, clinical genetics or cytogenetics laboratory. Experience with sterile lab techniques and laboratory methods/techniques associated with molecular biology (e.g.  PCR, qPCR, Next-generation sequencing, Illumina SNP arrays, DNA extractions, Capillary electrophoresis: Sanger sequencing and fragment analysis, Integrated laboratory information management systems)  Previous Team Leader / Supervisor experience will be considered a plus
  • Working knowledge using Microsoft Office suite of applications
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Passing of background check which may include verification of prior employment, criminal conviction history, educational and driving records.

 

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