Laboratory Technician

The Judge Group
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Jul 25, 2021
Aug 10, 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Description: Laboratory Technician - Experienced Albuquerque NM Market.
  • This position requires processing samples from individuals suspected of COVID-19.
  • The Laboratory Technician in the Molecular Biology clinical laboratory will be responsible for performing nucleic acid-based assays where high level of proficiency in nucleic acid extraction methods and qPCR is required.
  • High proficiency with independent data analysis required.
  • Preferred experience in a high throughput lab where day to day activities are heavily driven by meeting deadlines.

Each individual performing high complexity testing must:
  • Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results.
  • Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens.
  • Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed.
  • Follow the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance.
  • Adhere to safety guidelines, including the appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either correct the problems or immediately notify the general supervisor, technical supervisor, clinical consultant, or director.
  • Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications; and perform high complexity testing only under the onsite, direct supervision of a general supervisor qualified under Sec. 493.1461.
  • Train New Technicians, as assigned.
Qualifications: Master's degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory, chemical, physical, or biological science.
Areas of study that do NOT fit into the above definition include:
Psychology, anthropology, nursing, and public health.
Areas of study that DO fit into the above categories: Biology, chemistry, physics, biochemistry, biophysics, neuroscience, physiology, anatomy, ecology, engineering
A candidate has a master's degree in one of the above fields and done PCR on their own in a research lab run by a professor or graduate student for ~1-2 years AND/OR has paid experience performing PCR for ~4 months, including analysis.

Please send resumes to Matt Mabry at Will review and set up interviews.

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