Aerotek Laboratory Specialist, Accessioner in Baltimore, Maryland
We are seeking excellent Laboratory Specialists for a growing Operations team in a cutting-edge clinical molecular diagnostics laboratory. Successful candidates will work closely with Laboratory Operations management to schedule and perform a variety of molecular biology and next-generation sequencing procedures. Lab Specialists will have a keen eye for process improvement and troubleshooting while following Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). They will also collaborate with other scientists and management to perform clinical laboratory testing meeting excellent quality standards.
*For this position, they will mainly be Accessioning thousands of samples that come in from their clinical trials.
Perform testing of laboratory developed tests and IVD kits according to established SOPs including Whole blood separation, DNA isolation & quantification, NGS sample prep and sequencing, and immunoassays
Responsible to follow the clinical laboratories’ procedures for handling and processing of specimens and proficiency testing materials
Ensure testing meets cost, turnaround time, quality and other critical product performance metrics required to deliver the best results and experience to our customers
Performs routine maintenance, calibrations and troubleshooting on equipment, in addition to quality control testing for select reagents
Flexibility to cover testing personnel scheduling gaps as needed
Maintain records of quality control, maintenance and relevant testing data for assigned workstations according to Thrive’s laboratory and document control policies
Accessioning, DNA, Samples, Biology, Specimen processing, Sample, Cancer Diagnostics, Molecular, Clinical, ASCP, MLT, MT, MLS
Top Skills Details:
Accessioning, DNA, Samples
Additional Skills & Qualifications:
Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in a relevant chemical, physical, or biological field from an accredited college or university
4 years of relevant wet lab experience – preferably in a regulated laboratory – performing molecular biology or related procedures
Working knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and other relevant Federal and State regulatory agency standards such as CLIA
Knowledge of laboratory safety and infection control procedures and practices including standard precautions and hazardous chemical handling
Proficiency with basic laboratory calculations, such as dilutions and weights
Comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills, and critical problem-solving abilities
Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and adapt rapidly to changing priorities and tasks
We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.