Clinical Genomics Laboratory Technician

Penn Medicine
Job Location
3400 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Job Description

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Performs clinical laboratory analyses including extraction and Next-Generation Sequencing library preparation on various specimen types.
Produces and documents accurate laboratory results for diagnosis and treatment of disease. 
Contributes to periodic lab maintenance.
Adheres to Penn Medicine’s policies and procedures and conforms to all safety practices.
Maintains specified laboratory documents required by various accreditation agencies.
Maintains the confidentiality of health information on all patients.


B.S. degree in Molecular Biology or B.S. degree in a chemical or biological science with academic credits that meet CLIA requirements for high complexity testing. Master’s Degree and more than one year of demonstrated experience with Next-Generation Sequencing preferred.
A minimum of two years lab experience in a non-classroom laboratory setting required. Clinical lab experience preferred. 
Knowledge of, and ability to manage, the general hazards encountered when working with potentially infectious materials, hazardous chemicals, radioisotopes and laboratory equipment

About Our Organization

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines. 

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work? 

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.  

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