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Job

Lab Technologist with genetic lab testing experience needed

  • Job ref:

    LABTE81383_1549471415

  • Location:

    Branford, Connecticut

  • Sector:

    Professional

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    depends on experience

  • Contact:

    Toby McAllister

  • Contact email:

    toby.mcallister@monroestaffing.com

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Duration:

    1 year

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Monroe Staffing is a 48-year-old full-service temporary and direct placement staffing firm with 10 offices, in which 3 of them are here in CT. We provide our clients with commercial, industrial, professional and technical professionals in a variety of industries. Companies count on us to provide the people they need.

We are currently seeking a Lab Technologist to work for one of our clients in Branford, CT.

Summary:

Performs clinical genetic laboratory tests, procedures and analysis to provide data for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease in adult, children and newborns.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare specimens for analysis and organizes tests to be performed.
  • Prepares and properly labels reagents required for laboratory testing.
  • Conduct genetic analysis of blood, saliva, dried blood spots or human tissue to determine presence of abnormal sequence changes.
  • Review test results for QC purposes, maintain legible work records and enter findings into the laboratory information systems.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on instruments and equipment according to established schedule and procedure.
  • Verify proper instrument function by checking and calibrating lab instruments and document data.
  • Records on instrument log any repairs, replacement and maintenance performed on laboratory instruments.
  • Abides by laboratory safety policies and procedures.
  • Participate, as requested, in the training of new employees.
  • The list of duties and responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be substituted as necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Molecular Biology or Medical Technology preferred, must at least have an Associate's degree

Work Environment/Conditions:

  • Clinical and research lab environment; exposure to blood borne pathogens; must wear protective lab gear including lab coat, gloves and completely closed footwear.

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use a keyboard, type, and occasionally stand and move to other parts of the lab.
  • Must have manual dexterity to use lab equipment.
  • Must be able to lift at least 25 pounds.

Additional Information:

  • 1 year contract assignment
  • Pay up to $20/hour
  • Position will start as 1st shift but may be required to move to 2nd shift as company needs change, weekend rotation may also be required
  • Travel is not required

Monroe Staffing Services is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.