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Sanford Health Genetic Laboratory Specialist - Imagenetics in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Genetic Laboratory Specialist | Imagenetics | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : Imagenetics Molecular Genetics Lab- Sioux Falls

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

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


About Sanford Health:

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We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

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We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Allied Health

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD06549