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Molecular Technologist III - Team Lead (2nd shift)

Employer
Biofidelity
Location
Morrisville, NC
Start date
Nov 19, 2022

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Discipline
Science/R&D, Biology, Chemistry, Laboratory
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Consultant
Hotbed
Bio NC
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Job Details

Biofidelity is a revolutionary genomic technology company dedicated to unleashing the potential of genomics to transform human health and the world we live in. Our adaptive platform technology removes the noise from genomic data, providing only the information needed to make decision making less complex, faster, and more accurate. 

At Biofidelity we are proud to have built a culture of humanity, openness and high expectations. We work towards well-defined goals, with a strong belief that we can make genomics globally accessible. Our people are keen to take responsibility for their work and share both their successes and challenges. 

Alongside a competitive salary and opportunities for career development, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), bonus, stock options, life insurance,  short-term and long-term disability income protection, 20 days per year PTO allowance and 2 floating holidays in addition to Company observed holidays.

The role

Biofidelity is seeking a Molecular Technologist III - Team Lead to perform high complexity diagnostic testing using Biofidelity’s ASPYRE technology, histology, and nucleic acid extraction workflows. The Molecular Technologist III - Team Lead will be responsible for the efficient and quality execution of sample accessioning, processing, data generation, and reporting in the clinical laboratory. The ideal candidate has strong molecular biology technical skills, is collaborative, trustworthy with ability to work in a fast-paced clinical environment. This role reports to the Director of Operations (CLIA/CAP).
The schedule for this position will be: Monday-Friday, 3pm-11:30pm with shift differential offered.
 
Key responsibilities:
●      Performs the following with high proficiency: specimen receipt and accessioning, histology, and all high complexity molecular functions including nucleic acid extraction, quantification, and normalization; PCR; and qPCR
●      Performance, assessment, and planning of reagent preparation, equipment maintenance, and quality control checks
●      Communicate and collaborate with other technologists, laboratory leadership, and customer service to ensure high-quality processing and results
●      Responsible for the adoption and validation of new methodologies, including evaluating and establishing novel workflows, instrumentation, and protocols
●      May assume full responsibility for one or more laboratory projects or functions, such as: safety, quality control, regulatory compliance, administrative tasks, staff development, or computer systems
●      Provide high complexity testing, process, histology, and other lab training to new employees
●      Author, revise, and update SOPs as required by regulations and process improvements
●      May perform quality assurance checks on clinical and testing documentation and analytical results in preparation for clinical report generation
●      Independently identify and troubleshoot advanced specimen acceptability or assay issues
●      Act as a consultant for troubleshooting high complexity problems in multiple areas of the laboratory and/or administrative workflow
●      Engage in cross-functional projects involving teams such as Customer Service, Commercial, Computational, People, Technology and Product Development
●      Other duties as assigned
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
●      Advanced experience with nucleic acid extractions, PCR, qPCR, NGS, basic histology, and SOP writing
●      Experience with HIPAA, CLIA, CAP, or other regulatory audits and compliance
●      Experience in planning, authoring, or greatly assisting analytical, process, or software validations
●      Experience in researching and implementing new instrumentation, assays, or protocol improvements
●      Ability to identify and solve complex analytical issues
●      Experience in training coworkers to perform high complexity testing
●      Demonstrated excellence in teamwork, cross-functional collaboration, and mentorship
●      Demonstrated leading role in cross-functional projects
●      Experience with Word, Excel, Google Suite, and Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
●      Excellent written and verbal communication skills
●      Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
 
Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: 
●      Bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory science or biological or chemical sciences with >3 years molecular laboratory work experience in a CLIA/CAP-regulated lab, OR
●      Master’s degree in medical laboratory science or biological or chemical sciences with >2 years experience (preferred)
●      ASCP-MLS, ASCP-MB, AMT-MT, AMT-MDT, or similar certification (strongly preferred)
 

Company

Biofidelity’s mission is to improve and extend cancer patients’ lives by enabling better targeting of therapies, early detection of treatment resistance, and routine monitoring of treatment response. Our unique technology is designed to allow rapid, broad adoption of our assays in testing labs around the world, enabling a step change in patient care. At Biofidelity we are proud to have built a culture of humanity, openness and high expectations. We work towards well-defined goals, with a strong belief that we can bring real benefits to patients. Our people are keen to take responsibility for their work and share both their successes and challenges.

Find Us
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Phone
+44 1223 981750
Location
Cambridge, UK, Remote and RTP,NC
GB
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