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Molecular & Cytogenetics Technical Specialist

Molecular & Cytogenetics Technical Specialist



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Portland, Oregon


Job Description:

Our client in the beautiful Pacific Northwest is in search of a full-time Molecular & Cytogenetics Technical Specialist for their Portland, Oregon location.   The ideal candidate will be ASCP certified as a Medical Technologist or in Molecular Biology.   At least 4+ years of Molecular experience is required and experience with PCR and Next Gen Sequencing is a huge plus.   This is an opportunity to join one the premier health organizations in the country so apply today.  


Benefits for the Molecular & Cytogenetics Technical Specialist Position:

  • Relocation Assistance
  • Full Benefits
  • One of the Nation's Top Healthcare Organizations
  • Great Growth Potential

Responsibilities of the Molecular & Cytogenetics Tech Specialist:

  • Serve as a regional technical consultant for molecular, cytogenetic, and NGS testing for managers, supervisors, lab staff, physicians, and other health care professionals.. Discuss findings with clinicians, acting as a technical consultant. Advise and discuss additional testing where appropriate.
  • Oversee quality improvement for molecular testing; this includes instruction of lab staff and overseeing quality assurance and quality control records. appropriate level of proficiency testing for each laboratory. audit and review results of all proficiency programs.
  • Develop, coordinate, and standardize regional practices and procedures; direct implementations; ensure all standards are met as outlined by accrediting and regulating agencies including ISO, CAP, TJC , OSHA / WSHA and CMS.
  • Evaluate and validate testing methods and instruments.  Analyze clinical and laboratory needs, direct the selection and evaluation of new methods and instruments.

Requirements of the Molecular & Cytogenetics Tech Specialist:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology or related Science
  • 4+ years of Molecular Biology experience
  • ASCP certification
  • Experience with PCR and Next Gen Sequencing
  • FISH experience is a plus


For more information on this Molecular & Cytogenetics Technical Specialist role, please apply with your most up to date resume! If this is not something of interest, but another area is, let us know as we work nationwide for only permanent positions.

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