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Medical Technologist II - Molecular - (Per Diem)

US-New York-Farmingdale
Permanent
Reference: 049988
This vacancy has now expired.
Description
If you’re a Medical Technologist with Molecular Diagnostic and/or Nucleic Acid preparation experience learn more about how you can be a vital part of ICON Laboratory Services which is dedicated exclusively to central laboratory testing and the associate services for clinical trials.    
 
About the Medical Technologist role within ICON: 
 
The Medical Technologist in the Molecular Lab will perform genetic and molecular biology laboratory procedures involving traditional techniques such as PBMC, isolation of DNA and RNA, PCR, RT-PCR, Real-Time PCR, and other molecular techniques (knowledge of Illumina MiseqDx NGS and Luminex 200 are strongly desired). 
 
Operate equipment carefully and according to procedures; maintain laboratory automation equipment per established operating procedures. Perform necessary equipment checks, performance testing, preventive maintenance, and quality control on equipment per laboratory guidelines, as assigned. Assure equipment and instruments meet performance standards.
 
Maintain QC related documents and assure the accuracy of all tests performed by adhering to the laboratory’s Quality Control Standard Operating Procedures. Maintain complete documentation for assay tracking and results for review/reporting.
 
Participate in the Proficiency Testing Program as assigned.  Complete the performance of proficiency testing in assigned laboratory sections.  Review all test requests thoroughly for errors, omissions, clarity, and potential problems.  Verify patient identification at all steps of every procedure and maintain complete accuracy. Follow unidirectional flow of specimen handling to avoid contamination.
 
The Medical Technologist will notify Supervisor of discrepancies and records corrective action taken.  Help maintain commonly used equipment and resolve minor equipment problems. Troubleshoot instrument related issues as they occur.
 
Benefits of working at ICON:
 
We will provide our Medical Technologist with the resources to be successful in supporting their line of business. In addition, we offer a strong benefits package that includes a comprehensive health plan, retirement plans, competitive pay, vacation, and an annual incentive plan to reward performance.  
 
To succeed you will need:
 
You will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology along with a minimum of 1 year experience successfully performing as a Technologist. You will need strong interpersonal and communication skills, good laboratory and organizational skills, including the ability to work independently and efficiently are essential, ability to multitask, along with an orientation toward teamwork and leadership, and strong creative thinking and problem solving skills.
 
You must possess a New York State License as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist. 
 
A Certification from American Society of Clinical Pathologists and Molecular diagnostic and/or Nucleic Acid and PBMC preparation experience is preferred.   Will need to have the ability to lift 5-10 lbs.
 
We invite you to review our opportunities at www.iconplc.com/careers.
 
What’s Next?
 
Following your application you will be contacted by one of our dedicated recruiters and if successful we will be able to provide you with more details about this opportunity.
 
ICON is an equal opportunity employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment
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