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Company: Labcorp
Location: Westborough, MA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

The Integrated Genetics Division of LabCorp is seeking a Molecular Technologist to join their Molecular Diagnostics team in Westborough, MA! The Molecular Technologist will be responsible for performing complex molecular testing and results analysis according to established standard operating procedures. The Integrated Genetics-Westborough site processes extracted DNA from peripheral blood and prenatal samples (amniotic fluid and chorionic villi) for genetic testing. A variety of molecular genetics techniques are used to include Next Generation Sequencing, real time PCR, Sanger Sequencing and Southern Blot analysis to test for specific genetic diseases such as cystic fibrosis, spinal muscular atrophy and Fragile X syndrome to name just a few.

The schedule for this position will be Monday-Friday, 8:00AM -- 4:30PM.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform complex molecular-based procedures with a high degree of quality and in accordance to established protocols
  • Perform PCR, Sanger Sequencing, and corresponding results analysis
  • Maintain complete documentation for all steps of the processes as outlined in SOPs
  • Prepare reagents for testing
  • Use automation equipment to transfer DNA and reagents
  • Analyze and interpret patient test results
  • Participate in the training of other technologists, at the discretion of the supervisor
  • Troubleshoot assays and reagent qualification issues
  • Participate in verification and validation studies for process improvements, new equipment, and new technology transfer at the discretion of the supervisor
  • Take on independent projects and tasks beyond routine work
  • Contribute to ongoing process improvement efforts
Requirements
  • B.A./B.S. in Biology, Chemistry, or related scientific discipline
  • Minimum 1 year of clinical diagnostics laboratory experience required
  • Strong understanding of molecular genetics and general chemistry
  • Previous experience performing molecular techniques, such as DNA extraction, PCR, sequencing, genotyping
  • ASCP certification in molecular biology preferred but not required
  • Excellent attention to detail with an understanding of laboratory practices
Shift 1 Schedule Monday-Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM


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