Job Description: National Genetics Institute (NGI), a subsidiary of Laboratory Corporation of America, provides advanced clinical testing services to the biopharmaceutical industry and medical providers utilizing sophisticated applied genetics techniques. We screen the majority of the U.S. supply of Source Plasma for various infectious agents (HIV, HCV, HBV and others) using PCR-based methods and participate in numerous clinical studies in the area of infectious disease and oncology for major biopharmaceutical companies.Pooling technicians are responsible for creating testable units using robotic sample processors and routing the samples to other departments for molecular testing. May include other duties as assigned by management.Performs a variety of laboratory tests and assays in accordance with established policies, procedures and regulations in a designated technical department. Interprets results, subject to verification by Technologist/Supervisor, and providing allowance by State regulations.Skill RequirementsAdministrative: Answer telephones, maintain logs/records, organizational skills, proficiency with numbers, research information, time management, train employees, use computerized databases, written and verbal communications.Machine: Personal computer.Physical Demands: Speech clarity, utilization of fingers and hands, standing-remaining on one's feet in an upright position, sitting-remaining in the normal seated position, handling-seizing, holding, grasping. Moderate physical effort (up to 30 pounds); must comply with applicable safety procedures. Additional job duty (as assigned): (Hazardous Chemical Waste Management) Proper identification of known hazardous material in the work place. The knowledge of personal protection measures. The avoidance of accidents. The knowledge of hazardous waste characteristics, hazardous waste volume generation limits, accumulation limits, spill control measures, record keeping, proper handling and container management, labeling, container and storage inspection.Working Conditions: Possible exposure to infection from disease-bearing specimens; regularly exposed to the risk of blood-borne diseases; must comply with applicable safety procedures.Vision Requirements: Far acuity-ability to see clearly at 20 feet or more; near acuity-ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less; depth perception-ability to judge distance and space relationships; color vision-ability to distinguish and identify different colors.Please do not not to send resumes of applicants that don't have a Bachelor's of Science in a science field. Also, these openings are entry-level. The majority of our new hires for these technician openings are fresh out of college. If the Bachelor's of Science diploma doesn't state the science field, we will need to see their transcripts (unsealed is fine, but cannot be printed from online).Requirements: License/Certification/Education: A Bachelor's degree in ScienceGeneral CommentsPosition Schedule: Sun-Thurs 3pm to 11:30pm. ; Training for the first couple of weeks will be on first shift, so they need to be able to work that in the short-term.Clinical Category- 43.5% markupDuration: Temp to Hire
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