BioReference - Gaithersburg, MD NextGen Molecular Genetics Laboratory Technician

A NextGen Molecular Genetics Lab Technician role is available through Adecco Medical and Science. In this role, you will perform testing of clinical DNA specimens for the purpose of diagnosing genetic disease, using manual and automated methods in a team environment, and following established policies and procedures, in a professional manner.

Responsibilities for the NextGen Molecular Genetics Laboratory Technician jobs include but are not limited to:

Learns and follows the established standard operating procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analysis, reporting of results to team leads, supervisors and test managers, and record-keeping.

Adheres to quality control policies; document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, reagent preparation and testing, and instrument maintenance performed.

Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance, take authorized corrective action, and notifies key individuals.

Detects when test performance is not within acceptable levels.  Documents all corrective action.

Always be able to document that proficiency testing is performed in the same manner as patient testing.

Meets or exceeds target workload with high accuracy and attention to detail.

Prepare DNA libraries for NG sequencing.

Perform sequencing runs on Illumina Sequencers.

Accurately record work and report results to team leads, supervisors, and senior analysts as necessary.


Candidates must meet the following requirements to be considered for the Laboratory Technician jobs:

Bachelor of Science Degree in medical technology, biology, chemistry, or related life science (Must be able to provide a copy of degree and/or transcript). 

Special Note:  Foreign degrees will only be accepted if you have the appropriate US approved evaluations accredited by and

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