Sanford Health Genetic Laboratory Specialist - Imagenetics in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Job Title: Genetic Laboratory Specialist | Imagenetics | Sioux Falls
City: Sioux Falls
Department : Imagenetics Molecular Genetics Lab- Sioux Falls
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
Under direction from Sanford Medical
Genetics Laboratory manager, performs technical procedures in the Medical
Genetics Laboratory in a manner that ensures accurate and reliable clinical
results. Runs complex pieces of equipment requiring advanced specialized
training. May perform specialized testing such as real-time polymerase chain
reaction (Real-Time PCR), Sanger sequencing, Global Screening Array (GSA) and
SNP genotyping. Ability to learn new procedures quickly and efficiently. Cleans,
sterilizes, and maintains equipment and lab area. Utilizes knowledge of
scientific process and specific clinical laboratory protocols. Possesses the
ability to measure, troubleshoot, and clinical results. Comprehends numeric
concepts and performs numeric calculations. Ability to work collaboratively
with research and/or clinical group or team. Actively participates in the
development and revision of standard operating procedures and policies.
Laboratory specialists are those individuals who have significant experience in
varies areas within the laboratory. For example: genome wde screening array
expertise, whole genome Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNP) microarray, etc.
Evaluates the accuracy of results
obtained from clinical laboratory tests. Designs a standard operating procedure,
detailing steps and activities, within a department. Performs routine
disinfection and sterilization activities on medical instruments, devices and
equipment. Operates genetic diagnostic tools and technologies. Verify that
molecular genetics, and related equipment and instrumentation is maintained in
working condition to ensure accuracy and quality of experimental results. Extract
deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) or perform diagnostic tests involving processes
such as gel electrophoresis and polymerase chain reaction analysis. Evaluate
genetic data by performing appropriate mathematical or statistical calculations
or analyses. Uses a variety of resources to assess own abilities, interests,
values, and limitations. Develops successful resolutions to critical or
wide-impact problems. Maintains Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments
(CLIA) and Collage of American Pathologists (CAP) standards.
Schedule is Monday - Friday, 8am - 4:30pm
Bachelor’s degree in a chemical,
physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology from
an accredited institution is required. Two years’ experience in a clinical or
research laboratory setting is preferred. An equivalent combination of
education and experience may be considered.
Certification or eligibility for
certification by the American Society for Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) is preferred.
Eligibility for certification as a Technologist in Molecular Biology (ASCP) is
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City: Sioux Falls
Job Function: Allied Health
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: WD06549