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Molecular Lab Technologist

Jackson, MS · Job ID: 10101 · · Industry: Molecular


Are you interested in taking your Laboratory career to the next level by joining a successful and rapidly growing lab in one of the most hospitable areas in the South? This lab provides testing in the areas clinical chemistry, hematology, molecular genetics, and microbiology testing.  

Lighthouse Lab Services is currently seeking a Molecular  Technologist to join a quickly growing Reference Laboratory near Jackson, Mississippi. The Molecular Technologist is responsible for specimen processing and testing samples in a clinical molecular laboratory setting. This position reports to the Laboratory Manager.

The ideal candidate possesses a working knowledge of molecular biology with experience in the performance and application of techniques including: DNA extraction, conventional and real-time PCR, NGS and other molecular diagnostic techniques and quality control/quality assurance.

Experience with in-house molecular diagnostic assays, quality control/assurance, and/or troubleshooting is required, as is the ability to follow standard protocols and to independently perform laboratory routine testing in the area of molecular pathology.

Essential Job Functions

Prepare human biological material for analysis. This may include blood, body fluids and tissues.

 Analyzes test results for acceptability against set controls and enters findings into the computer database

Maintain daily/weekly logs and QC documents for assays and equipment

Monitors performance of equipment by implementing QC standard operating procedures.

Helps inventory maintenance by monitoring inventory levels of reagents and consumables, providing alerts to lab manager if needed

Assists in the development of clinical assays and the validation.

 May perform receiving, accessioning, and client relations duties as assigned.

You should apply if you have at least a Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Chemistry, Toxicology (or related field) and at least two years of previous clinical experience in Molecular Pathology testing that includes next generation sequencing and/or pharmacogenomic testing. This is an excellent opportunity to join a solid business with a great outlook for the future. Not only do you get to be part of a quickly growing lab, but the compensation and benefits are also very competitive. 

Basic Preferred Profile:

– Bachelor's or greater in Medical technology or related field.

-2+ years Molecular pathology experience in a clinical setting necessary

-ASCP(MB) preferred or related certification

Salary and Benefits:

– Base salary of $50K- $55k a year , based on previous experience

– Full benefits


About us:

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 14 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. 

It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Lighthouse Lab Services is committed to working and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including persons with disabilities. If at any time during the application process, you need an accommodation, please contact for assistance.

 Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 |

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