HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
  • 25-Jan-2018 to 24-Feb-2018 (CST)
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Full Time

Clinical Laboratory Technician Responsibilities

  • Perform routine clinical testing using validated methods and procedures
    • Process human specimens such as feces, urine, sputum, and other body fluids under BSL-2 conditions
    • Perform nucleic acid extraction, purification, PCR amplification, and microarray hybridization of clinical specimens
    • Does not deviate from clinical procedure.
  • Prepare reagents and solutions following standard laboratory formulas and procedures
    • Perform simple and formulized calculations for each reagent preparation
    • Adhere to all documentation, labeling, and quality control requirements
    • Complete quality control testing of all materials before use in the clinical laboratory
  • Operate with the safety of themselves, co-workers, and patients in mind
    • Use sterile technique for all sample manipulations
    • Adhere to all safety precautions and proper use of personal protective equipment
  • Contribute to the cleanliness and organization of the laboratory
    • Perform routine calibrations and maintenance on equipment
    • Clean and sanitize laboratory equipment and surfaces
    • Maintain laboratory supplies and participate in bi-weekly inventory assessment
  • Assure all processes meet quality control standards
    • Adhere to all quality standards established by Alimetrix for CAP compliance
    • Ability to troubleshoot minor issues and seek supervisory assistance as needed
    • Report any abnormalities found in test procedures and results
  • Safeguards the confidentiality of all patient information
    • Must take yearly HIPPA training course and abide by all HIPPA regulations

Clinical Laboratory Technician Desired skills

  • Experience with
    • Clinical sample manipulation
    • Polymerase Chain Reaction amplification
    • Pipetting
    • Sterile technique
  • Ability to
    • Prepare clear, concise reports and communicate effectively
    • Read and interpret technical procedures and regulatory standards
    • Work as a team member
  • Physical abilities
    • Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time
    • Manual dexterity to operate computers, pipettes, equipment monitors, etc.
    • Repetitive use of hands and fingers to grasp
    • Occasional stoop, reach and kneel motions
    • Ability to see small, minute items and distinguish colors

Clinical Laboratory Technician Education

  • At minimum an associate degree in a chemical science, biological science, or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution or equivalent laboratory training and experience.

Clinical Laboratory Technician Position Schedule:

  • Tuesday through Saturday
    • Tuesday through Friday 7:15am to 3:45pm
    • Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm


Inquiries should be sent to:


Alimetrix, Inc.

601 Genome Way

Huntsville, AL 35806


An associate company of the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology

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