Lab Technologist

  • location: Pittsburgh, PA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $15.30 - $18 per hour
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Lab Technologist

job summary:
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location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
job type: Contract
salary: $15.30 - 18.00 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Performs clinical laboratory tests and procedures to provide data for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease in humans.
  • Primarily responsible for clinical testing of SARS-CoV-2 specimens according to SOP
  • Accession and organize tests to be performed
  • Performs extraction and RT-PCR for downstream analysis
  • Conducts quality control checks of nasopharyngeal, anterior nasal and oropharyngeal swabs, etc.
  • Reviews quality control results for samples, maintains legible work records, and enters findings into the laboratory information systems
  • Prepares and properly labels reagents required for laboratory testing
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance on equipment according to established schedule and procedure
  • Records on equipment log any repairs, replacement and maintenance performed on laboratory instruments.
  • Abides by laboratory safety policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned
 
qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a physical science such as chemistry, biology, molecular biology or medical technology.
  • 0-1 year clinical laboratory experience. Preferred experience in a BSL2 lab.
  • Clinical and research lab environment; exposure to blood borne pathogens; must wear protective lab gear including lab coat, gloves and completely closed footwear.
  • Employee may be requested to work shifts other than daylight depending on the needs of the laboratory. Weekend rotation will be required.
  • Travel is not required.
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 up to 25 pounds.
 
skills: Chemistry, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice)
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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