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Lead/Supervisor of Molecular Diagnostics

Company: Urology Management Associates, LLC
Location: Bloomfield
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Job Description:

Join the largest Urology Group in New Jersey! With more than 60 convenient locations and over 140 top doctors and providers, New Jersey Urology is leading the way in delivering innovative, compassionate urologic care that optimizes the quality of life and setting the standards in the patient experience.
New Jersey Urology is seeking a Molecular Technologist to join our team in Bloomfield, NJ. This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated professional who exudes compassion and care, and is dedicated to improving patient outcomes. The successful candidate will be a self-starter that thrives in a face-paced environment, maintains a positive outlook and ensures that all patients' needs are met.The Molecular Technologist is responsible for setting up and overseeing Molecular/Genomic lab testing to deliver high quality, efficient and timely laboratory services.Responsibilities:

  • Lead molecular/genomic testing start up and development projects and assist the lab management team in building high quality molecular/genomic testing services
  • Lead development and validations of molecular assays
  • Lead and guide medical technologists, lab assistants and other lab staff.
  • Collaborate with lab management to maintain staffing and productivity monitors
  • Prepare/process specimens and operate molecular testing equipment/analyzers to report molecular laboratory results
  • Calibrate, standardize, adjust and maintain molecular/genomic laboratory equipment
  • Develop, write and/or modify policies and procedures for molecular/genomic testing
  • Perform and manage proficiency testing program for molecular/genomic testing
  • Perform all Quality Control and Quality Assurance procedures, including managing logs/files and recording of data
  • Review, evaluate, and document all problems and corrective action reports in accordance with established policies and procedure
  • Perform routine and/or preventive maintenance on molecular laboratory equipment
  • Troubleshoot basic molecular instrumentation, reagents, technical problems and methodologies.
  • Maintain sufficient supplies through the inventory management system
  • Perform in-service training programs, as needed
  • Manage and assist in all bench training in the molecular laboratory
  • Perform other duties as assigned.Qualifications;
    • Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology, Molecular Biology or related field with MT(ASCP) or MB(ASCP) certification required.
    • Meet CLIA & CAP requirements for testing personnel of molecular/genomic testing.
    • MINIMUM 2 years molecular testing laboratory experience
    • Technical insight and have hands-on experience with PCR techniques and DNA/RNA isolation methods
    • Proven experience in clinical molecular assay design, validation, and implementation in accordance with CAP requirements
    • Extensive experience in complex diagnostic molecular testing techniques, including hands-on experience with Next-Generation Sequencing and PCR assays
    • Experience with bioinformatics tools desirable.
    • Ability to solve complex problems independently and as part of a team.
    • MUST be detail oriented and possess strong organizational skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and Outlook)
    • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
    • Critical thinking with efficient and effective problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to manage and execute multiple projects, prioritize, and meet deadline
    • Strong interpersonal skills and professional demeanor.
    • Previous supervisory experience is preferred.
      If your background and experience is a match for this position, we welcome you to submit your resume for review. Qualified candidates who meet the requirements of the position, will be considered.
      Physical Demands:
      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      • This position requires sitting, walking and standing
      • The use of hands to write, use computer and manipulate papers is constantly required
      • Talking and hearing are constant requirements
      • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus
      • Employee will be exposed to virus, disease and infection from patients and specimens in working environment
        Work Environment:
        The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        The noise level in the work environment is minimal.
        The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel.
        New Jersey Urology, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Keywords: Urology Management Associates, LLC, Bloomfield , Lead/Supervisor of Molecular Diagnostics, Other , Bloomfield, New Jersey

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