Laboratory Corporation of America Molecular Technologist (1st shift) in Atlanta, Georgia
Performs complex molecular testing and results analysis according to established standard operating procedures and protocols. Troubleshoots assays and participates in training of other technologists at the discretion of the supervisor.
Perform laboratory procedures using molecular techniques with a high degree of quality and in accordance with established protocols (i.e. DNA & RNA extraction and quantitation, Next Generation Sequencing, Sanger Sequencing, Fragment analysis RT-PCR, Gel Electrophoresis, TNR, MLPA, and laboratory automation workstations.
Maintain complete appropriate documentation on all tests performed. Analyze and interpret patient test results.
Participate in the training and competency assessments of other technologists.
Perform routine laboratory maintenance and maintain records of all reagents and equipment.
Participate in verification and validation studies for process improvements, new equipment, and new technology transfer at discretion of lab supervisor.
Take on independent projects and tasks, beyond routine work under lab supervisor guidance.
Assist with general laboratory support including organizing laboratory workspace and filing patient data, quality control, cleaning, calibrating and monitoring equipment.
Performs procedures and other tasks within the expected timeframes for completion.
Partner with supervisor to troubleshoot procedures.
Comply with applicable federal, state, and local EHS policies, regulations, procedures.
Comply with accrediting regulations, policies, and procedures.
Conduct work in a safe and environmentally responsible manner
Alerts lead/supervisor immediately to any concerns/questions regarding sample and assay quality and integrity.
Proficient time management skills, accurate record keeping, attention to detail, written and verbal communication skills to interact in laboratory clinical environment.
Assist with maintenance of laboratory protocols.
Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint software, data analysis software and Lims systems.
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in biology, medical technology, or other related science.
Minimum one years' experience in a clinical diagnostic laboratory handling human specimens or molecular lab setting preferred.
ASCP MB certification preferred. ASCP certification eligibility within 1 year of employment at MNG is required.
Monday through Friday 8:00A to 4:30P
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.