This person will be responsible for performing Molecular diagnostic assays according to established standard operating procedures. They will be responsible for executing clinical laboratory protocols, including but not limited to: Nucleic acid extraction, PCR, qRT-PCR, etc. and result analysis and reporting.
Tues-Sat 7am-3:30PM (Full Time) First Shift
Tues-Sat 3pm-11pm (Full Time) Second Shift
Tues-Sat 11pm-7am (Full Time) Third Shift
Sun-Thurs 11pm-7am (Full Time) Third Shift
This position reports to the Molecular Diagnostics Supervisor
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Preparation of samples for analyses on the QuantStudio 12K Flex Real-time PCR System • Preparation reagents, standards, and controls as required • Proper use of all specimen handling protocols and thorough and accurate performance of molecular diagnostics assays according to laboratory guidelines • Follows laboratory procedures as documented in the Standard Operating Procedures Manual for the assigned laboratory section • Assists with inventory; QC and Preventative Maintenance (PM) documentation • Assures the accuracy of all tests performed by adhering to the laboratory’s Quality Control Program • Participates in performing routine equipment maintenance and function checks • Analyzes and records test data to issue technical reports or prepare graphs and charts to document experimental results • Independently performs laboratory testing through professional knowledge of laboratory procedures, execution, interpretation, and/or analysis, in an accurate and timely manner. • Responsible for QC & daily maintenance • Performs other duties as assigned. Utilizes spare time to seek out and complete extra tasks.
REQUIREMENTS: • 2 years Molecular Laboratory experience (Preferred) • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, CERTIFICATIONS: Molecular Technologist MB (ASCP) • Strong interpersonal and communication skills needed for interaction with all members of laboratory team • Experience in a Molecular lab setting using biosafety cabinet and utilizing aseptic technique • Experience with automated instrumentation (in particular the QuantStudio 12K Flex) • Knowledgeable in a variety of programs, including MS Office, and familiarity with LIMS systems • Strong written communication skills • Ability to multi-task, and work under pressure • Night shift work required
ASCP Molecular Biology
Internal Number: Ipsum Diagnostics Career
About Ipsum Diagnostics
Ipsum Diagnostics is a CAP-accredited, national reference laboratory providing an exceptional depth of anatomical and clinical testing services. Our Anatomical Division includes bone pathology, neuropathology and dermatopathology. Ipsum’s Clinical Molecular Diagnostics Division provides unparalleled interpretation of polymicrobial infections. With specialist consultation by infectious disease physicians, pathologists and molecular biologists, each case is personalized for rapid, optimal and cost-effective patient care.