Labcorp Molecular Laboratory Technologist in Westborough, Massachusetts
Pay Based on Experience -- Starting @ 26.00/hour + 10% Shift Differential
This position offers a $3,500 sign on bonus. (external candidates only)
The Integrated Genetics Division of LabCorp is seeking a Molecular Technologist to join their Molecular Diagnostics team in Westborough, MA! The Molecular Technologist will be responsible for performing complex molecular testing and results analysis according to established standard operating procedures. The Integrated Genetics-Westborough site processes extracted DNA from peripheral blood and prenatal samples (amniotic fluid and chorionic villi) for genetic testing. A variety of molecular genetics techniques are used to include Next Generation Sequencing, real time PCR, Sanger Sequencing and Southern Blot analysis to test for specific genetic diseases such as cystic fibrosis, spinal muscular atrophy and Fragile X syndrome to name just a few.
The work schedule for this position is Monday – Friday (11:00pm - 7:30am).
Perform complex molecular-based procedures, including NGS, with a high degree of quality and in accordance to established protocols
Maintain complete documentation for all steps of the processes per the SOPs
Prepare the appropriate reagents for all required testing
Analyze and interpret patient test results in a timely manner
Participate in the training of other technologists when requested
Troubleshoot assays and reagent qualification issues
Participate in verification and validation studies for process improvements, new equipment and technology transfers in the laboratory
Take on independent projects and tasks beyond routine work
Contribute to ongoing process improvement efforts
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology or meet local regulatory (CLIA & State) requirements
Previous experience performing molecular techniques, such as DNA extraction, PCR, sequencing, NGS, genotyping is highly desired
Minimum 1 year of clinical laboratory testing experience is required for Technologist level
Previous experience is not required at the Technologist Trainee level
ASCP or AMT certification is preferred
Strong understanding of molecular genetics and general chemistry
Previous molecular biology lab experience highly preferred
Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Proficient with computers; Familiarity with laboratory information systems are a plus
High level of attention detail along with strong communication and organizational skills
Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen
Flexibility to work overtime or other shifts depending on business needs
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