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Medical Technologist I Genomics Diagnostic Lab- days

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

Location: LOC_ABRAMSON-Abramson Building 

Req ID: 83933

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The Division of Genomic Diagnostics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is seeking a talented and motivated individual to join our CAP/CLIA-certified Genomic Diagnostics Laboratory to support test development and sample processing. The ideal candidates will have a basic understanding of molecular biology and the potential to learn new technologies such as next generation sequencing quickly and efficiently. Must be a good team player. Main job duties include: 1) perform wet bench sample processing for test development or clinical testing, including DNA/RNA extraction, PCR/Sanger sequencing, NGS based DNA sequencing and RNA sequencing, MLPA, fragment analysis, TaqMan SNP genotyping, SNP microarray, and array CGH, 2) perform preliminary data analysis such as data quality control 3) Maintain lab quality management programs; participate and support lab’s effort to ensure regulatory compliance.

Job Responsibilities
  • Accurately performs routine to moderately complex diagnostic tests or procedures as assigned and reports results through appropriate channels.  Completes, evaluates and records all appropriate quality controls and quality assurance markers.  Activates troubleshooting procedures when necessary.   Trains others to perform this responsibility when assigned.
  • Performs preventative/safety maintenance on equipment and maintains a safe, clean and efficient work environment.  Takes initiative in problem solving equipment failures to the extent capable. Communicates unresolved issues to supervisor or designee.  Complies with personal protective equipment (PPE) and other laboratory and hospital safety standards 100% of the time. Notifies supervisor of unsafe events.  Responsibly controls and maintains inventory.   Trains others to perform this responsibility when assigned.
  • Provides professional, courteous and calm customer service to both internal and external customers.  Identifies appropriate resources and sources for re-directed inquiries.
  • Regularly reviews operational procedure manuals.  Maintains individual annual technical competency assessments.  Actively identifies and pursues learning needs.  Actively participates in departmental and continuing education meetings. Successfully completes 12 units of approved continuing education activities during evaluation cycle.
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
None
Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Bachelors of/in Medical Technology or other science related field.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: M.T. (ASCP), (NCA), or related specialty certification.

Additional Technical Requirements
  • Exhibits the ability to work with computer programs and computer controlled equipment.
  • Exhibits the ability to handle and interpret data, multitask, and maintains confidential material.
  • Exhibits good laboratory technique and safety practices.
  • Exhibits good communication, technical and organizational skills.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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