Laboratory Technician

| Iselin, NJ, USA | Remote | Hybrid
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Invitae is a leading medical genetics company trusted by millions of patients and their providers to deliver timely genetic information using digital technology. We aim to provide accurate and actionable answers to strengthen medical decision-making for individuals and their families. Invitae's genetics experts apply a rigorous approach to data and research, serving as the foundation of their mission to bring comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people.

We're looking for a passionate Laboratory Technician who will support high complexity laboratory testing  on patient specimens across various assays and platforms. Reporting directly to the Extraction Supervisor, Laboratory Technician I is responsible for specimen handling and processing, with a strong emphasis in extractions, following the laboratory’s pre-analytic and analytic procedures and maintaining records of tests. This role will be performing quality control and quality assurance procedures while complying with all applicable local, state and federal laboratory requirements. The work requires excellent attention to detail, effective written and verbal communication skills, the ability to multitask and be flexible with tasks and schedules, and the ability to work independently in a team environment. This role requires on-site work at our Metropark, NJ location as well as ability to work overtime and off-schedule days as needed.

LOCATION: Iselin, NJ (Onsite position)

SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm 

What you will do:

  • Carries out day to day tasks including preparing for and executing nucleic acid extractions.
  • Isolate nucleic acids using manual methods and/or automated instrumentation ensuring the delivery of high-quality purified samples for downstream assays.
  • Follows written lab procedures for the correct handling and processing of samples in accordance with standards set forth in standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Maintains projects and sample information, protocols, and experimental details through the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
  • Assists in the orientation and training of new employees.
  • Performs quality control procedures established for each method and maintains accurate records.
  • Additional duties outside of extraction may include histology and other associated tasks.
  • Maintains records demonstrating that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens,
  • Adheres to the laboratory’s quality assurance procedures including documenting all quality control activities, instrument and equipment verifications and preventive maintenances
  • Identifies and documents problems that may adversely affect test performance and notifies the supervisor, assistant director(s) or director.
  • Documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from laboratory’s established performance specifications.

What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in biology, Chemistry, or related life science
  • 0-2 years relevant laboratory experience 
  • Ability to handle biological specimens.
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Ability to lift up to 30lbs.

This salary range is an estimate, and the actual salary may vary based on a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and location. This position is eligible for benefits including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability coverage, flexible paid time off, Spring Health, Carrot Fertility, participation in a 401k with company match, ESPP, and many other additional voluntary benefits. Invitae also offers generous paid leave programs so you can spend time with your new child, recover from your own illness or care for a sick family member.

USA National Pay Range

$25.53$31.88 USD

Please apply even if you don’t meet all of the “What you bring” requirements noted.  It’s rare that someone checks every single item, it’s ok, we encourage you to apply anyways.  

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At Invitae, we value diversity and provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We truly believe a diverse workplace is crucial to our company's success and to better serve our diverse patients. Your input is especially valuable. We’d greatly appreciate it if you can take a quick moment to make your selection(s) below. Submissions will be anonymous.

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Conveniently located minutes from downtown Boulder via Pearl Street or the Goose Creek Path. Easily commutable from all directions.

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