Medical Technician/Technologist

Organization
Genedx, Inc
Job Location
Elmwood Park, NJ
Job Description

Medical Technician/Technologist

BioReference Laboratories

Elmwood Park, NJ

 

 

A full time position for an experienced laboratory technician/technologist is available within Genomics division at Bioreference Laboratories. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a background in genomics and proficiency with Next Generation Sequencing technologies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Performs all laboratory procedures in a prompt, accurate and reliable manner according to established company and departmental policies and procedures
• Operates multiple instrumentation and performs instrument maintenance
• Responds positively to changes in workload as needed
• Completes work in a timely manner
• Performs duties in independent manner with no direct supervision required
• Documents required maintenance on equipment, QC, and problems
• Maintains a clean & safe work environment

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

 

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in medical technology, chemistry, biology or related life science.
1. Two years of hands on experience with Next Generation sequencing methodologies, experience in a clinical diagnostic laboratory preferred
2. Knowledgeable in the fundamentals of molecular biology and related protocols (including DNA/RNA preparation, DNA/RNA quantification, hybridization, PCR and Next Generation Sequencing)
3. Experience in a high volume laboratory required, laboratory automation experience preferred
4. Good time management skills and ability to work independently and within a cross disciplinary team

How to Apply

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter with salary requirements and resume/CV to [email protected]

About Our Organization

Bio-Reference Laboratories is the lab of choice for many in the Northeast. Serving the greater New York Metropolitan Area, and now a Significant Presence on the West Coast in Campbell California as Well as Florida and Maryland. The Company offers routine clinical tests, including Pap smears, pregnancy tests, cholesterol checks, and blood cell counts. Through its GenPath business unit, it also performs more sophisticated "esoteric" testing in areas such as cancer pathology and molecular diagnostics. It gets most of its orders (about 3.5 million per year) from doctors' offices, collecting specimens at about 50 patient centers scattered throughout its service area in New York and New Jersey.  Our laboratory service in the New York Metro area is our core business, but it has expanded beyond those geographical boundaries through acquisitions, particularly in the area of specialty testing.  As a full service clinical laboratory, we are constantly looking for new technologies and new methodologies that will help us grow. People are our most important asset as we continue to grow and drive advances in technology.

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