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Molecular Technologist II (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
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
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 II to perform high complexity diagnostic testing using Biofidelity’s ASPYRE technology, histology, and nucleic acid extraction workflows. With minimal oversight from the Supervisor, the Molecular Technologist II 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:
●      Perform all aspects of specimen receipt and accessioning, including data entry, quality checks, and specimen routing
●      Perform high complexity testing and basic histology functions with minimal supervision
●      Perform reagent preparation, equipment maintenance, and quality control tasks
●      Perform the following molecular techniques with proficiency: nucleic acid extraction, quantification, and normalization; PCR; and qPCR
●      Communicate and collaborate with other technologists, laboratory leadership, and customer service to ensure high-quality processing and results
●      Update and maintain associated laboratory process documentation with minimal errors per CLIA/CAP regulations
●      Participate in continuous process improvement and validations
●      May assume partial responsibility for one or more laboratory projects or functions, such as: safety, quality control, regulatory compliance, administrative tasks, staff development, or computer systems
●      Provide process and basic wet lab training to new employees
●      Participate in the adoption and validation of new methodologies, including evaluating and establishing novel workflows, instrumentation, and protocols
●      May review and revise SOPs as required by process improvements or regulatory requirements
●      Independently identify and troubleshoot minor specimen acceptability or assay issues while escalating major issues to team leads
●      Other duties as assigned
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
●      Strong experience with nucleic acid extractions, PCR, qPCR, NGS, basic histology, and SOP revision
●      Ability to identify and solve basic analytical issues
●      Experience with HIPAA, CLIA, CAP, and other regulatory compliance
●      Experience in assisting analytical, process, or software validations
●      Experience in researching and proposing new instrumentation, assays, or protocol improvements
●      Experience with Word, Excel, Google Suite, and Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
●      Excellent written and verbal communication skills
●      Demonstrated excellence in multitasking, problem solving, and following protocols
●      Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
●      Excellent interpersonal skills with a drive to collaborate with and help others
●      Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as part of a team
 
Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: 
●      Associate’s degree in medical laboratory science with >4 years molecular laboratory work experience in a CLIA/CAP-regulated lab, OR
●      Bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory science or biological or chemical sciences with >2 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 >1 year experience
●      ASCP-MLS, ASCP-MB, AMT-MT, AMT-MDT, or similar certification (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
Website
Phone
+44 1223 981750
Location
Cambridge, UK, Remote and RTP,NC
GB
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