Molecular Pathology, PCR Technologist/Medical Technologist, Day Shift | Permanent |

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Client Overview:

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Our client, a large AP reference lab located in this area of upstate New York, is currently seeking a PCR technician to test in their busy Molecular Pathology laboratory.


Please note: This position is eligible for a sign on bonus/relocation



Under the direction of the Lab supervisor, the PCR Technologist will perform biological experiments and assist with the day-to-day administration of the PCR Laboratory.


Skills Requirements:

  • Knowledgeable in the handling of patient specimens from accession to storage.

  • Assist supervisor with day to day administration of PCR Laboratory. 

  • Read and follow technical procedures for the Standard Operating Procedure Manual.

  • DNA and RNA extraction

  • Complete PCR testing and PCR product analysis including sequencing, hybridization or fragment analysis

  • Assist in the administration of all Quality Control Programs.

  • Assist in the inventory management and ordering

  • Sample data collecting or accession if necessary

  • Compliance with all Federal and State regulations pertaining to histology. Specifically:

    • Adherence to workload requirements

    • Maintenance of accurate work records (i.e., Maintenance Logs, Temperature Logs, etc.)


Highly Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of nucleic acid technology. Understanding of quality control / quality improvement programs.

  • Familiar with pipette and knowledge of basic chemical calculation

  • Block sectioning and H&E staining experience

  • Detail oriented

  • Working knowledge and understanding of computers

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to be flexible and prioritize effectively


Education and Certification/Licensure:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in science or related field plus one year clinical biological lab experience

  • NYS clinical laboratory license


HealthCare Connections, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other protected status pursuant to law.

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