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Molecular Genetics Technician

Personal Genome Diagnostics

Personal Genome Diagnostics

Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

We are seeking a Technician for our Molecular Genetics laboratory located in Atlanta, GA! This Technician will perform extraction of DNA/RNA from blood, buccal, and muscle samples and perform cell culture procedures on amniocytes and fibroblasts. Work alongside highly trained staff with the latest technology. Our services are performed with the utmost care, expertise, integrity and respect for the patient.

The schedule for this position will be: 2nd shift, Tuesday-Saturday 12:00pm-8:30pm with rotating Sundays biweekly.

Technical Responsibilities:

  • Performs extraction of DNA/RNA from blood, buccal, saliva, muscle samples and cells with a high degree of quality and in accordance to established protocols.
  • Perform cell culture procedures on amniocytes and fibroblasts with a high degree of quality and in accordance to established protocols.
  • Maintain complete documentation.
  • Alert supervisor immediately to any concerns/questions regarding sample and assay quality or integrity.
  • Maintain the Hamilton Liquid Handler, BSCII, centrifuges and small lab equipment.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • General lab support duties such as filing paperwork, completing 5S duties, requesting supplies/reagents
  • Responsible for understanding and following all Labcorp policy manuals.

Job Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in Medical Technology with no additional experience required OR Associates degree in chemical, physical or biological science and with 3 months of supervised training or experience in clinical lab testing.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Proficient with computers; Familiarity with laboratory information systems are a plus
  • High level of attention detail along with strong communication and organizational skills
  • Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen
  • Flexibility to work overtime or other shifts depending on business need

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