Lighthouse Lab Services has partnered with an independent reference laboratory located in near the San Carlos, CA area that focuses on molecular laboratory testing. They are looking for a strong Molecular Technologist to help take them to the next level. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to take the next step in their careers.
Key responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
-Analyzes clinical laboratory specimen following standard methods and procedures.
-Judges the adequacy and qualities of specimens submitted for testing.
-Correctly verifies that the proper specimen is being analyzed for the appropriate patients and that the appropriate test is being performed.
-Performs quality control procedures to ensure accuracy of clinical data.
-Validates test results through correlation with test parameters and QC metrics.
-Confirms testing on all abnormal values to ensure accuracy prior to releasing of test results.
-Performs preventative maintenance and troubleshooting on instruments and equipment.
-Performs and documents instrument function by checking and calibrating specific lab instruments and documents data.
-Records on instrument logs any repairs, replacement, and maintenance needed of equipment.
-Adheres to the laboratory’s quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed.
-Follows the laboratory’s established non-conformance policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory’s established acceptable levels of performance.
-Identifies issues that may adversely affect test performance or the reporting of test results and addresses the same.
-Documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications.
-Understands safety procedures relating to a laboratory to include handling of infectious biological agents as well as potentially hazardous chemicals; appropriate hazardous clean up procedures; universal precautions and infection control procedures.
-Trains laboratory assistants on proper techniques/procedures related to clinical laboratory practice.
-Performs other duties as necessary.
Basic Preferred Profile:
– California License (CLS Generalist or CGMBS); CGMBS preferred
– 5+ years of experience in a clinical molecular laboratory preferred
– Manual bench PCR, RNA extraction and NGS experience highly preferred.
Salary and Benefits:
–Competitive Salary (Depending on experience)
If you fit the above profile, we'd love to hear from you!
At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 16 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry-level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.
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