Laboratory Technologist

An exciting opportunity with a growing organization in Maine is now available as a Laboratory Technologist.  

The Laboratory Technologist will join a laboratory start-up company that is dedicated to slowing the spread of Covid-19. The Laboratory Startup is an FDA approved COVID-19 innovative testing modality that is rapidly expanding throughout the country. Founded by a top-ranked university, this company provides their partners with a powerful tool that slows the spread of COVID-19, allowing students and employees to return to campus or work. This patented test is already being deployed at universities and businesses across the country. 

This laboratory start-up company is actively interviewing Laboratory Technologists to join their rapidly growing team.The Laboratory Medical Technologist (PM) will be offered a very competitive salary with the ability to begin immediately. The Laboratory Technologist will work the weekend shift out of a fully equipped and staffed CLIA certified molecular laboratory that was recently launched in Maine. 

The Laboratory Technologist is responsible for collecting, receiving, and processing specimens for their designated laboratory. With familiarity on best practices, procedures, and techniques, the Laboratory Technologist can maintain large volume requests while providing quality results. The Laboratory Technologist will assist the laboratory management team with new-hire training, validation testing, processing patient samples, and data management. This individual will be excited to join a start-up, be detail oriented, and understands quality control and quality improvement programs. 

The Laboratory Technologist must have wet lab experience in molecular techniques including DNA/RNA, RTqPCR, qPCR processes, knowledge in the handling of patient specimens from accession to the storage, data analysis, and interpretation, and experience with pipettes (single and multi), basic chemical calculations and solution preparations, thermal cyclers, Thermo Fisher’s QuantStudios, centrifuges, automated liquid handlers, other equipment for PCR testing and analysis, and quality control of incoming materials. 

The newly launched laboratory is located near a college town, toward the eastern coast of Maine. This area of Maine is recognized for their phenomenal scenery, luscious national parks. With a great work-life balance, the Laboratory Technologist will enjoy spending the day at Acadia National Park, strolling along the beach, visiting historical museums, dining at delicious restaurants, and shopping at local boutiques. With a great work-life balance, the Laboratory Technologist can take weekend trips to one of the best ski slopes on the east coast- Sugarloaf Mountain. The laboratory site is easily accessible, allowing the Laboratory Technologist to reside in the city or a more rural community of Maine. This region of Maine is home to many young working professionals and families with a large transplant population.  

Work alongside a team of dedicated individuals driven to slow the spread of Coronavirus. The laboratory start-up company is rapidly growing and actively interviewing candidates to join their laboratory team. This quick process allows qualified candidates to start working immediately. Plus, this phenomenal organization takes care of their employees, offering VERY competitive benefits, including a generous base salary, amazing healthcare plans, 401K match, potential relocation assistance, and the opportunity to join a growing start-up company that redefines COVID-19 testing.

Qualifications:

  • Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology, or chemical, physician, or biological science OR Associate degree in medical laboratory technology with 2 years of clinical laboratory experience in molecular genetic techniques 
  • Preferred: At least 1 year of experience working as a Laboratory Technologist, Medical Technologist, or Clinical Laboratory Scientist. Will consider new graduates with laboratory internship experience. 
  • Preferred: CLS or MLT certified through the National Certification Agency OR ASCP certified in clinical laboratory science, medical technology or chemical, physical, or biological science