Opportunities at Acutis

Molecular diagnostics technologist CLT

The molecular diagnostics technologist is responsible for performing all aspects of testing in a molecular laboratory. The technologist will evaluate and introduce new material, methods and equipment to help determine the feasibility and/or adaptability for clinical molecular studies.

They assist the laboratory director in the development of new technologies and participate in documenting and implementing Quality Assurance (QA)/Quality Control (QC)/Quality Inventory (QI) procedures.

Responsibilities include:

The Molecular Diagnostics Technologist is responsible for all aspects of testing including:

  • Extraction of nucleic acids from clinical specimens
  • Performs routine testing, quality control, calibration, maintenance and proficiency testing in accordance with current laboratory procedures
  • Oversees inventory and ordering of laboratory supplies
  • reagent preparation
  • Instrumentation and equipment maintenance
  • Perform complex molecular-based procedures with a high degree of quality and in accordance with established protocols.

Specific Duties

  • Perform genetic/molecular biology procedures involving traditional techniques such as nucleic acid isolation and PCR on clinical specimens
  • Maintain competency in assigned technical protocols according to established operational procedures
  • Maintain a clean, organized and safe work space in accordance with good laboratory practices
  • Operate and maintain laboratory instrumentation and equipment in accordance with established operating procedures including necessary equipment checks, performance testing, preventive maintenance, and quality controls
  • Assure instrumentation and equipment meet performance standards
  • Troubleshoot instrumentation and equipment related issues as they occur
  • Maintain reagent, consumables and office supply inventory
  • Follow unidirectional flow of specimen handling to avoid contamination.
  • Assure the accuracy of all tests by adhering to the laboratory’s quality control procedure
  • Provide administrative support to the Lab Manager and Quality Assurance Manager including Quality Control review and Data review backup
  • Maintain QC related documents.
  • 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.
  • Maintain complete documentation for assay tracking and results for review/reporting.
  • Participate in the Proficiency Testing Program as assigned.
  • Notify supervisor of discrepancies and records corrective action taken.

Skills

  • Good oral communication
  • Desire to learn
  • Ability to read information quickly, interpret and retain it for later use
  • Listens and gets clarification
  • Strong technology skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Able to work in a team-oriented environment

Education

  • BS in Medical Technology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, or related field
  • Master’s degree preferred

Licenses

  • NYS Clinical Laboratory Technologist

Certification

  • ASCP Certification preferred

Experience

  • 2 years pertinent laboratory experience

Experience with most or all of the following technologies is preferred:

  • PCR and qPCR
  • Next-generation sequencing library preparation and instrument runs
  • Operation of liquid handling systems
  • Capillary electrophoresis: Sanger sequencing and fragment analysis
  • Integrated laboratory information management systems

Physical Requirements

  • Standing or sitting for an extended period of time
  • Ability to recognize audible and visual alarms
  • Ability to discriminate colors
  • Able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Repetitive wrist motion

Time: 8 AM – 4 PM with occasional overtime

Job Type: Full-time

Experience: laboratory: 2 years

License

  • NYS CLT
  • ASCP Certification
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Certifying scientist - toxicology CLT

The selected candidate will be conducting a review of all confirmation results to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the drug testing process.

Responsibilities include:

  • Certifying data
  • Instrument maintenance and operation
  • Following policies and procedures
  • Improving processes

Qualifications

  • Review of LC/MS-MS analysis data to ensure clinical acceptability
  • Operate LC/MS-MS instruments for analysis. This includes batch scheduling, troubleshooting and maintenance
  • Collaborate with co-workers, managers and other supervisors to solve work-related problems within or between departments; answering and resolving questions/issues daily
  • Participate in employee training for equipment, software and other laboratory operations
  • Identify and resolve quality control issues; accurately enter and report test results; and remain current on lab standard operating procedures
  • Enforce compliance of all policies, procedures, standards, guidelines and best practices for: CLIA, safety, environmental, laboratory, hazardous materials, equipment, accident reporting and security
  • Provide appropriate feedback to the Supervisor and Responsible Person in order to assist in maintaining an accurate SOP
  • Personal accountability for attendance, productivity, training, and incidents
  • erform all other assigned duties as instructed or required

Education

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Medical Technology, Chemistry, Toxicology, or other closely related field
  • YS CLT preferred

Skills

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills; highly motivated individual
  • Able to work well independently and with others
  • Strong work ethic, detail oriented, punctual, organized, personable, reliable and dependable
  • High motivation level, personal integrity and accountability
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced and demanding lab environment
  • bility to communicate clearly and effectively with management, staff, and clients
 
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Client support

We are looking for a detail-oriented professional who is both passionate about customer service and also understands the importance of excellent client relations. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Frequent communications with clients that are proactive not reactive
  • Management of inbound calls, which will range from the routine to more complicated issue resolution
  • Coordinating information between teams and across departments
  • Written communications, including email drafts and other media

Qualifications

  • You have a minimum of 1-year experience in client services
  • You are detail-oriented and can demonstrate strong organizational skills
  • You possess excellent verbal and written skills
  • You are proficient in Excel, Word and Outlook
  • You welcome the opportunity to both work independently and as the member of a team
 

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Contact an HR Director directly at recruitment@acutisdiagnostics.com
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