Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Clinical Lab Technologist in our Molecular Lab.
In this role, the successful candidate performs molecular diagnostic testing, participates in QC/QA activities. Demonstrates good academic knowledge of molecular biology techniques.
Responsible for compliance with environmental services, JCAHO, NYS DOH, and CAP regulations.
Responsible for chemical, biohazard and radioactive materials handling, storage and disposal.
Responsible for the maintenance, validation, and troubleshooting of all equipment in molecular pathology.
Ensures that the necessary reagents are available for the performance of clinical tests. Orders them when necessary.
Assures daily quality of results, communicates issues to lead tech or supervisor.
Participates in quality control procedures (reagents, machines) as delineated by the supervisor.
Performs purification and extraction of nucleic acids using automated or manual methods. Performs quantification of nucleic acid and recording the data. Performs PCR reactions and gel electrophoresis using standard precautions as described in the molecular SOPM. Properly operates and programs the PCR and sequencing machines.
Processes patient specimens as specified for individual molecular tests using standard procedure manual.
Retrieves clinical information using the PowerPath system.
Performs and oversees tests with diagnostic purposes
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Technology from a program registered by the NYS Department of Education or Bachelor's Degree in the major of biology, chemistry or physical sciences from an accredited college or university. One year in a clinical laboratory (Completion of an internship program at a qualified institution is acceptable). License as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist by the State of New York based on the on the Special Provision of the Regulations of the Commissioner in accordance with the Clinical Laboratory Technology Practice Act. Effective communication and interpersonal skills required.
Preferred Qualifications: Masters or PhD in Cell or Molecular Biology. 2+ years experience in Molecular Diagnostics.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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About NYU Langone Medical Center
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.