Laboratory Technician I

  • Location: Livingston, NJ
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #37817

Seeking a Laboratory Technician for our client – a global leader in the medical device industry.

In this role, you will be performing complex molecular-based procedures on clinical samples, analyzing clinical results and providing diagnoses.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs complex molecular-based procedures on clinical samples with a high degree of quality and in accordance with standard operating procedures
  • Analyzes clinical results and provides diagnoses
  • Communicates and collaborates with other professionals within the company and clients, as needed
  • Properly uses and maintains laboratory equipment
  • Performs clerical tasks associated with clinical cases, including but not limited to: maintenance of specimen and case logs, preparation/documentation of assay worksheets, preparation of analysis sheets and clinical reports
  • Receives and verifies clinical samples
  • Witnesses hands-on clinical procedures
  • Participates in lab maintenance (i.e. cleaning, annual/bi-annual/monthly maintenance of equipment, unpack supplies, etc.)
  • Complies with Safety Standards and Good Lab Practices
  • Performs additional duties or assignments as directed by management


  • BS in Biology or other related science
  • 1 year of experience in a molecular genetics, clinical genetics or cytogenetics laboratory. Experience with sterile lab techniques and laboratory methods/techniques associated with molecular biology (e.g. PCR, qPCR, Next-generation sequencing, Illumina SNP arrays, DNA extractions, Capillary electrophoresis: Sanger sequencing and fragment analysis, Integrated laboratory information management systems)
  • Experience working in a clinical environment is a plus.
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