Responsible for performing all assays done in Clinical Genomics and Advanced Technology labs including Molecular Pathology and Cytogenetics with accuracy and efficiency.
We are seeking two candidates for this two full-time, 40-hour per week, day shift positions.
Responsibilities: a listing of the key responsibilities:
For Molecular Pathology: can perform and train on a variety of genomics testing including but not limited to nucleic acid isolation, PCR (end point, real-time, droplet digital), chromosome microarray, molecular infectious disease testing, Sanger sequencing, Next Generation Sequencing, RFLP, and familiarity with molecular automated platforms.
For Cytogenetics: can perform and train on a variety of genomics testing including, but not limited to cell culture, cell harvest, karyotype analysis, Fluorescence in situ Hybridization (FISH), epifluorescence microscopy analysis, and chromosome microarray (CMA).
Participates in validation of clinical testing and development of new clinical assays to be run in the Clinical Genomics and Advanced Technology Lab.
Maintains quality control/quality assurance as designated by the genomics Lead.
Analyzes, reports, and troubleshoots data generated from clinical genomics technologies and assays such as but not limited to NGS, PCR, FISH, karyotyping, RFLP analysis.
Has proficiency in both LIS and EMR.
Communicates well in oral and written fashion.
Writes and reviews all applicable laboratory SOPs.
Responsible for analysis of clinical testing proficiency samples to be reported to regulatory agencies (i.e., CAP Surveys).
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Bachelors in a genomic related science, with a strong academic record. A minimum of 2 years of experience in clinical genomics or a related field required.
Minimum of 2 years of experience with multiple clinical genomics platforms (as outlined above).
Moderate proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word.
Minimum of 2 years of experience with various QC principles and analysis in a clinical laboratory (ex. CLSI Standards).
Minimum of 2 years of experience with routine and preventative maintenance, operation, and troubleshooting for technical and software related issues.