In Our Laboratory
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Wage: $12-$15 /hr
Full Time Hours: 8 Hour Shift. 9:00am - 5:30pm, Monday-Friday
Remote Work?: No
Reports to: Lab Manager
It is preferred that the Lab Technician have experience in general molecular biology techniques including DNA/RNA extraction, PCR, high throughput automation of RNA or DNA, and molecular genetic techniques. All tasks and duties must be completed in accordance and compliance with HIPAA guidelines, State and Federal laws, and current company policies and procedures.
Carry out molecular biology experiments following established SOP and/or guidance of laboratory management
Receive test samples according to SOPs
Perform DNA/RNA extraction, quantification, and gel QC per SOPs
Perform PCR, PCR clean up, and DNA sequencing per SOPs
Report experimental results to project managers in a timely manner
Follow established quality management policies and GLP and GMP practices
Performs other duties as assigned
Experience and Educations Requirements:
Bachelors of Science in Chemistry or Biology
GMP experience a plus
1+ years of previous industry laboratory experience is preferred
Industry experience in microbiology strongly preferred
Excellent communication skills
Be able to closely follow established SOPs
Experience with genetic lab work preferred
Experience with Illumina equipment preferred
Experience with Tecan machines preferred
FDA Health Regulations
Creating a Safe, Effective Environment
Clinical Lab Testing
Other qualifications to be considered:
Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
Ability to pay close attention to detail
Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem solving with string decision making capability
Highly versatile and resourceful team player, with the ability to also be effective independently
Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands
Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
Forward looking thinker, actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, and/or feel. Stand for long periods of time, walk, and regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee is required to communicate by speaking, the employee is required to listen to the needs of co-workers and/or customers and have the ability to write and communicate information to other co-workers. The employee is frequently required to climb on a small ladder, reach with hands and arms, frequent bending, stooping and kneeling. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
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