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3rd shift Clinical Laboratory Technologist
at Apex Systems, Inc.
Pittsburgh, PA

3rd shift Clinical Laboratory Technologist
at Apex Systems, Inc.
Pittsburgh, PA

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Apex is currently looking for a Clinical Laboratory Technology to perform molecular analysis of lab samples to detect bacteria and viruses using real-time PCR (polymerase chain reaction) and NGS (Next-Generation Sequencing). Incumbent will perform standard operating procedures applying basic laboratory techniques, calculations, materials measurement, operation of laboratory equipment, and record keeping necessary.

Responsibilities

  • Execute assays and processing of patient samples from specimen prep to test analysis according to established procedures and record the data.
  • Perform laboratory analyses and tests. Prepare samples, set up instruments, run tests, interpret and release results to LIMS (Lab Information Management System).
  • Maintain complete documentation for all steps of the processes as outlined in SOPs.
  • Analyze and interpret patient results per SOPs.
  • Participate in the training of other technicians.
  • Troubleshoot assays and reagent qualification issues.
  • Participate in verification and validation studies for process improvements, new equipment, and new technology transfer.

Required

  • 4 year degree in a scientific field required. BS in Medical Technology/ Medical Laboratory Science, Molecular Biology, Biology, Chemistry, Genetics or related life science field is preferred.
  • 1 year or more of hands-on experience in a laboratory required, with hands-on experience in a CLIA lab preferred.
  • Micropipetting skill required. Knowledge with DNA extraction, PCR, and infectious diseases helpful.
  • Experience with Real-Time PCR, automated DNA extraction, and NGS preferred.
  • National Certification by ASCP, NCA, ABB or equivalent registry as a Medical Technologist, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Molecular Biologist, Medical Laboratory Technician or PHD in science related field is preferred.

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.


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