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Laboratory Data Analyst (Molecular Genetics)

Company: LabCorp
Location: Westborough
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

LabCorp is seeking a Data Analyst for our Genomics department to join our team of clinical laboratory professionals in Westborough, Massachusetts! The Data Analyst team is responsible for analyzing data generated from clinical molecular laboratories in Research Triangle Park, NC and in Westborough, MA. The team has primary expertise in analyzing sequencing data from next-generation, exome, and Sanger assays, and additional expertise in analyzing copy number data from MLPA and microarray. The team works closely with the laboratory and the clinical directors to ensure high quality results are provided to patients.
The schedule for this position is--Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Review genomics data from NGS, Sanger, qPCR, MLPA, and microarray assays, to facilitate high quality molecular genetics and molecular oncology testing
  • Provide accurate and reliable data analyses to clinical directors, with supporting documentation; draft patient reports as needed
  • Ensure quality by performing QC and QA checks, adhering to SOPs, and maintaining competency
  • Maintain expertise through continuing education
  • Identify and suggest process improvements to the data analysis supervisor
  • Recognize problems, contribute to troubleshooting, and escalate problems appropriately
  • Perform administrative tasks as assigned,--including documentation, maintenance of SOPs, participation in proficiency testing, and support of user acceptance testing for new test launches
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment when visiting the laboratory
  • Comply with applicable federal, state, and local regulations, health and safety policies and procedures, and the requirements of accrediting organizations.Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology or meet local regulatory (CLIA & State) requirements
    • Minimum 1 year of clinical laboratory testing experience is required
    • Previous experience performing molecular techniques, such as DNA extraction, PCR, sequencing, NGS, genotyping is preferred
    • Prior experience with sequence analysis and familiarity with sequence analysis software is a plus
    • ASCP or AMT certification is preferred
    • Strong understanding of molecular genetics and general chemistry
    • Previous molecular biology lab experience highly preferred
    • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
    • Proficient with computers; Familiarity with laboratory information systems are a plus
    • High level of attention detail along with strong communication and organizational skills
    • Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen
    • Flexibility to work overtime or other shifts depending on business needsLabcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:
      As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.
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Keywords: LabCorp, Worcester , Laboratory Data Analyst (Molecular Genetics), Healthcare , Westborough, Massachusetts

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