Technologist I, Molecular

  • American Red Cross
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Nov 28, 2017

Job Description

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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?


Job Description:

  • Responsible for the performance, organization, and coordination of select functions of the molecular testing
    laboratory and assures the smooth daily cGMP operation of the laboratory. Performs PCR, AS-PCR, PCR-RFLP
    typing and other DNA-based typing techniques.

  • Analyzes results and assigns molecular allele codes.
  • Develops and implements new procedures and is familiar with the various computer software related to data analysis.
  • Responsible for aiding in the training of new lab personnel.

“Position is a full-time (40 hour) day shift position, one weekend day required per week. Flexibility in schedule is possible and can be decided upon hire, for example a Tuesday through Saturday work week, Sunday through Thursday work week, or 4 10 hour day work week to include a weekend day.”

  • Qualifications
    Masters of Science (MS) in Biology or related field OR Bachelor of Science in Biology or related field and 3 years
    molecular laboratory experience. MT(ASCP) preferred; BB(ASCP) is beneficial.
    Must have knowledge of molecular genetics and operation of equipment used in the laboratory. Must have a good
    working knowledge of PCs and applicable software programs.

Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee’s professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply.

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