Immediate Need - Laboratory Technician

Gaithersburg, MD
Jan 05, 2021
Jan 23, 2021
Full Time
Aerotek Healthcare is hiring 30+ Laboratory Technicians. Thesepositions are ENTRY LEVEL and an IMMEDIATE need and can start within 1 week. NOEXPERIENCE REQUIRED, only need a Bachelor of Science Degree. This candidatewill be supporting a very well know lab. This position is 40 hours a week withpotential for overtime.Laboratory Technicians will perform an entry level role in the testingof clinical DNA specimens for the purpose of diagnosing genetic disease, usingmanual and automated methods in a team environment, and following establishedpolicies and procedures, in a professional manner.**Shifts available**. 1st shift. 2nd Shift. 3rd Shift. Shift schedules vary and pay increasesaccordingly.**Job Responsibilities**. Learns and follows the established standardoperating procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analysis,reporting of results to team leads, supervisors and test managers, andrecord-keeping.. Adheres to quality control policies; documentall quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, reagentpreparation and testing, and instrument maintenance performed.. Identifies problems that may adversely affecttest performance, takes authorized corrective action, and notifies keyindividuals.. Detects when test performance is not withinacceptable levels. Documents all corrective action.. Always be able to document that proficiencytesting is performed in the same manner as patient testing.. Meets or exceeds target workload with highaccuracy and attention to detail.. Specific tasks for this job in this section mayinclude the following:o Performs PCR on patient DNA sampleso Electrophoreses of PCR products on agarose andpolyacrylamide gelso Performs restriction digests and heteroduplexanalysiso Accurately records work and reports results toteam leads, supervisors and senior analysts as necessary.o Other related duties as assigned.**Required Candidate Qualifications**. Bachelor of Science Degree in MedicalTechnology, Chemistry, Biology, or related Life Science field MUST. Must be authorized to work in the US for anyemployer. Must be comfortable working different shifts. Must be comfortable working in a COVID-19Environment**About Aerotek:**We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing(R) Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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