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Sample Prep Technician

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Job Summary

  • Kildare
  • Temporary
  • BBBH801215
  • Dec 07, 2021
  • €15 - €20 ph
Job Description

Hands on role in Covid testing. The sample preparation technician is responsible for the initial sample traceability process and prepares the sample for the extraction process in the PCR laboratory.

Hands on role in Covid testing. The sample preparation technician is responsible for the initial sample traceability process and prepares the sample for the extraction process in the PCR laboratory. The shifts are 8pm-6am 4 nights on, 4 nights off. Paid at €19.95 per hour for night work (€15 per hour base rate). 6 month contract but could be extended.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Verifies swab details against provided paperwork.
  • Identifies and records non-conforming samples
  • Applies a laboratory ID label to swab and paperwork
  • Records the process in our laboratory LIMS
  • Works in a BS Level 2 safety cabinet to aliquot a sub sample into lysis buffer and the remainder of the sample into a retention tube
  • Disinfects the tubes prior to removal from the BS Level 2 safety cabinet
  • Organises disinfected tubes into plates of 92 for the next stage of the testing process

Reports To

Sample Receipt and Preparation Lab Manager.

Qualifications

  • BSC with a significant biological content (Level 8 Science Degree)
  • Good pipetting skills
  • Familiarity with MS Excel
  • Attention to detail and an ability to identify non-conforming work

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

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Kerry Moroney
  • Talent Acquisition Specialist
  • 353 (0) 1 6652222
  • kmoroney@morganmckinley.com