MOLECULAR TECHNOLOGIST | GenomeWeb

MOLECULAR TECHNOLOGIST

Organization
Mount Sinai Genetic Testing Laboratory, Icahn School of Medicine, Genetics & Genomic Sciences
Job Location
Manhattan
New York, NY
Benefits

The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.

Job Description

Clinical laboratory in a medical school university setting. 

  • Under minimum supervision, performs high complexity molecular testing of clinical samples (including DNA extraction, PCR amplification and downstream analysis).
  • Adheres to strict protocols required for clinical testing.
  • Maintains required record keeping in compliance of CLIA/CAP/NY laboratory regulations.
  • Must be a motivated team player. 
  • Must be analytical and possess excellent organizational, time management and communication skills.
Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s Degree (B.A or B.S.) in a scientific discipline or medical technology or CLSpCG from an approved agency such as the National Certification Agency (NCA).
  • A minimum of two years of clinical experience OR completion of a laboratory training program and 1 year of related experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of molecular biology principles, proficient in standard molecular biology techniques including PCR and DNA sequencing.
  • Must qualify for or possess NY State License.
  • Next Generation Sequencing experience, preferred.
How to Apply

Email CV and Cover Letter to:

brittany.erkman@mssm.edu

 

About Our Organization

Mount Sinai Health System’s vision is to grow and challenge convention through pioneering spirit, scientific advancements, forward-thinking leadership, a collaborative approach to providing exceptional patient care with seamless coordination to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many communities we serve.  All those who wear the Mount Sinai badge were selected because of an evident commitment to these goals and values.

1.The Mount Sinai Genetic Testing Laboratory, housed in the Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, working closely with clinical geneticists who see patients for rare diseases, as well as the bioinformatics team at the Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology, has created a new line of tests that help inform couples of their risks of having a child with a genetic disorder.

 

2. Years of population-based research and technology adaptation in our clinical laboratory have created the most comprehensive tests that not only expand the number of diseases screened, but also the breadth of coverage to improve carrier detection rates and provide more accurate residual risk estimates to patients. Our cutting edge approach enables us to report on extensive genomic information in a clinical setting with rapid turnaround time.

 

3. The individuals who work in the Mount Sinai Genetic Testing Lab have the opportunity to work to enhance and develop genetic testing panels, ensure premium service to clients and aid in the expansion of our products to new communities.  The structure of the lab allows for hands-on contributions and a commitment to growth by bringing in people who share an entrepreneurial spirit, thrive in an atmosphere of individual and collaborative creativity and most importantly, a desire to be constantly engaged to achieve results.

 

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