POSITION SUMMARY:

The Medical Laboratory Technician is responsible for specimen processing, test performance and for reporting test results. Performs high complexity molecular laboratory test procedures in a timely manner as assigned; obtains and interprets data for diagnosis and treatment of disease; performs related laboratory technology duties. Follows the laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results; maintains records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens; adheres to the laboratory’s quality control policies. 

This is an entry level position; new graduates are encouraged to apply. The entry level technician focuses on test competencies and knowledge development, exhibits knowledge of laboratory tests, standards, professional ethics, basic knowledge of laws and regulations, and consults with more experienced team members when necessary. Experience in FFPE and frozen sectioning, nucleic acid extraction, FISH, IHC, and molecular techniques is preferred, but not necessary.

Essential Functions:

  1. Prepares and examines specimens using a variety of instruments, histologic and molecular diagnostic techniques.
  2. Extracts DNA/RNA and performs testing from tissue, blood, and blood parts for various indicators of clinical conditions.
  3. Utilizes analysis software for QC monitoring, report interpretation and generation.
  4. Maintains a safe and well-stocked work environment; validates reagents, instruments and procedures.
  5. Involved in relevant quality control and continuous quality improvement activities, the performance of calibration and maintenance procedures.
  6. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications/Educational Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in Medical Technology or a related health care discipline and License to practice as a Clinical Laboratory Technician or Clinical Laboratory Technologist in the State of New York; or
  • Associate’s degree in Medical Technology or a related health care discipline and eligibility for licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Technician in the State of New York.
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. as sponsorship is NOT available

NOTE: Required degrees must have been granted by an accredited college or university or one recognized by OmniSeq Inc. as following acceptable educational practices.

 

To apply, please submit your resume to careers@omniseq.com