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Molecular Technologist
  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #14261

Lighthouse Lab Services is representing a fast-growing diagnostic laboratory in need of an experienced molecular testing professional. Your work will focus on respiratory, UTI, and women's health. The lab is located roughly 10 minutes outside of Pittsburgh, PA. 

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Validation experience will be required. 

– Establishes performance criteria for laboratory tests.

– Resolves technical problems and ensures remedial actions are taken when test systems deviate from established performance specifications.

– Ensures that test results are not reported until all corrective actions have been taken and test system is functioning as expected.

-2nd Shift 12pm-830pm 

Preferred Candidate Profile:

– B.S. in Medical Lab Science or related preferred
– MT/MLS(ASCP) certification required; MB(ASCP) a major plus
– 1+ years of experience working with infectious disease testing required
– Prior experience with QuantStudio 5 highly preferred



– Knowledge of molecular biology methodologies preferably with experience in RNA extractions, PCR methods (infectious disease), Affymetrix microarray testing, and/ or use of QuantStudio real-time thermocyclers

– Exhibit understanding/documentation of the basic quality control as relates to equipment, reagents, and CLIA lab space

– Demonstrated leadership ability

– Excellent problem-solving skills

– Ability to work independently and collaboratively; exercise good judgment

– Effective verbal and written communication skills



– Highly Competitive (based on experience)

– Health, Vision, and Dental coverage

– 401(k)

– PTO/vacation 


About Us:

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.

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. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 | lighthouselabservices.com


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