Lab Accessioner, NGS

Location: South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States of America

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We are seeking a Lab Accessioner to join our Next Generation Sequencing team. 
Location:         South Plainfield, NJ
 

Responsibilities:

  • Receiving specimens and accessioning in the LIMS system. Accurately identify, label and transport specimen to designated lab area.
  • Properly comment any additional or missing information and contact office staff with a request.
  • Promptly notifies immediate supervisor of exceptions and/or unusual occurrences.
  • Properly handles and stores ambient, refrigerated, and frozen specimens. Properly discard specimen according to SOP.
  • Pack and ship remaining specimens back to customers upon request.
  • Properly operate centrifuges, dispose of contaminated materials, keep work areas supplied and clean.
  • Assist lab scientists with the operation of standard laboratory instruments.
  • Clean work area, surrounding laboratory after completion of work day.
  • Handle hazardous waste in accordance to preset policies, protocols and regulatory standards.
  • Perform routine laboratory assistant duties according to SOP.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Frequently lifts boxes that weigh up to 25 lbs
  • Previous medical or production experience is a plus
  • Understanding of Laboratory quality control and assurance preferred
  • Comfortable handling biological specimens
  • Ability to accurately identify specimens
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Strong data entry and organizational skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Proficient in MS Office

EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet