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Technical Specialist - Laboratory (Full Time)

Universal Health Services


Location:
Washington, DC
Date:
09/19/2017
2017-09-192017-10-18
Job Code:
234022
Universal Health Services
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Technical Specialist - Laboratory (Full Time)

Job Code:  234022
Facility: The George Washington University Hospital
Location: WASHINGTON, DC US Mid-Atlantic
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Certification 
Skills:  
Category: Allied Health
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

The George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) is a 385-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC, next to the Foggy Bottom metro. GW Hospital serves a diverse group of patients — from local residents to our nation’s leaders. As an academic medical center, GW Hospital has the resources and clinical expertise necessary to provide specialized, complex care. This expertise includes cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, women’s health, trauma, and advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive surgery.

GW Hospital is jointly owned and operated by George Washington University and a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest healthcare management companies. The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), adjacent to the hospital, is the 11th oldest medical center in the country and the first in the nation’s capital.

The mission of GW Hospital is to provide the highest quality health care, advanced medical technology and world-class service to its patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research.

Laboratory Technical Specialist will provide technical oversight to Molecular laboratory section. They will work with Molecular Laboratory Chief to establish technical standards and ensure continuous quality of services.

 
Requirements
  • Education/Qualification
    • MT(ASCP) or equivalent plus four years of medical technologist experience, to include related experience with molecular laboratory techniques including DNA and RNA extraction, amplification by PCR (polymerase chain reaction) gel electrophoresis preparation and hybridization will be essential. Knowledge of DNA sequencing, expertise with development and validation of laboratory assays and FISH (Fluorescence in-situ hybridization) analyses are desired.
    • A Bachelor s degree in biological science plus five years of related experience with molecular laboratory techniques including DNA and RNA extraction, amplification by PCR (polymerase chain reaction) gel electrophoresis preparation and hybridization will be essential. Knowledge of DNA sequencing, expertise with development and validation of laboratory assays and FISH (Fluorescence in-situ hybridization) analyses are desired.
    • 3 years of professional experience that demonstrates a progressive leadership background.
  • Skills
    • Fundamental computer skills and keyboard familiarity
    • Able to speak and write English Fluently
    • Demonstrated communication, organization and critical thinking skills

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