Medical Technologist - Molecular Diagnostics

Location Singapore
Discipline Healthcare & Medical
Job Reference BBBH96295_1624341640
Salary S$3000 - S$6500 per month + Bonus
Consultant Name Song Zhaohui
Consultant Email
Consultant Contact No. 62328817
EA License No. 02C3423
Consultant Registration No. R1761205

We are looking for Medical Technologists who are keen to join our Covid-19 testing effort in particular.
Key responsibilities:

  • Perform high complexity testing according to established SOPs for molecular diagnostic techniques, including nucleic acid extraction, PCR, genotyping, and sequencing.
  • Maintain stringent quality and safety standards in all testing steps and document corrective actions as part of quality management if any are required.
  • Correctly receive, requisition, process, and ensure proper identification of specimens.
  • Evaluate sample integrity and adhere to relevant procedures in cases of unacceptable specimens.
  • Perform equipment maintenance checks on a daily/weekly/monthly basis or as needed.
  • Participate in reagent and assay quality control and validations as needed.
  • Participate in internal and external quality assurance programmes.
  • Troubleshoot assays and instruments as needed.
  • Manage laboratory supplies and inventory.

To be a good fit for this role, you would have:

  • At least a degree in Biomedical Science, Life Sciences or a relevant field.
  • Experience working in a regulated laboratory environment (ISO/CAP) or a clinical/molecular laboratory setting. Experience working with infectious diseases would be advantageous.
  • Familiarity with molecular diagnostic techniques, including nucleic acid extraction, PCR, genotyping, and sequencing. Familiarity with high through-put sequencers is advantageous.
  • No discomfort working with viruses and the necessary precautions (e.g. strict compliance with safety protocols and PPE).
  • Flexibility in working on weekends, public holidays, and shift timings (for e.g. 9am-6pm/10am-7pm/1pm-10pm) as needed, based on staff rosters.
  • Familiarity with laboratory information management systems.

Specific title may be calibrated to match a given candidate's experience.

Song Zhao Hui EA License No. 02C3423 Personnel Registration No. R1761205

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