New York Blood Center

Technologist- Molecular II

US-NY-Long Island City
Job ID
2017-1780
Category
Clinical Laboratory
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

At New York Blood Center, one of the most comprehensive blood centers in the world, our focus is on cultivating excellence by merging cutting-edge innovation with diligent customer service, groundbreaking research, and comprehensive program and service development. Join us as we work towards meeting and exceeding the growing needs of our diverse communities, further our lifesaving strategic goals in a rapidly changing environment, and expand our impact on the local, national, and global communities we serve.

Responsibilities

In this role, you will be responsible for molecular analysis of blood samples from patients and donors for clinical and research purposes. In addition, you will oversee sample receipt, DNA and RNA extraction, as well as perform PCR-based laboratory developed and automated tests, and sequence analysis.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performing genomic testing, including sample receipt, DNA extractions, RNA extractions, and PCR-based testing (PCR-RFLP, AS-PCR and array technologies)
  • Preparing and submitting PCR products for sequencing
  • Reviewing assays, interpreting results, and writing draft reports
  • Performing sequence analysis, reviewing results, and submitting test results for review
  • Ensuring quality control on reagents
  • Under direction of management overseeing research projects
  • Ordering, receiving, storing and keeping track of all laboratory supplies
  • Maintaining equipment quality control and ensuring optimal condition of all refrigerators and freezer logs
  • Compiling statists for monthly and quarterly reporting
  • Following guidelines, SOPs, practices, policies, regulations and procedures as required
  • Identifying and implementing process improvements
  • Handling other related functions as necessary

 

 

Qualifications

To qualify, you must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology or Biological Science, have at least 3 years’ experience in a laboratory setting, and possess a New York State Medical Technologist License. Knowledge of basic lab techniques and Microsoft Office Suite will be expected, as will superior analytical, problem-solving, organizational and oral/written communication skills.

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