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Microbiology Technologist

Plainsboro, New Jersey
Job Type
23 Sep 2022


Plate incoming microbiology cultures (minimal on overnight)

Utilize Cepheid for COVID testing

Handle positive blood cultures on Virtuo (automated blood culture instrument)

Run BCID2 panel on Torch, Meningitis panels on Torch, stool and GI panel on Torch, full respiratory panels is COVID tests are inconclusive

Setting up cultures, run rapid molecular testing and STAT sample testing

Prepare cultures for day shift

Read and prepare gram stains



Microbiology, Ascp certification, Medical laboratory, Mlt, Med tech, blood culture, COVID testing, Clinical laboratory, Clinical laboratory testing

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Cepheid, Biofire Torch and Cerner Millenium LIS experience

BS or BA in microbiology

Experience Level:

Entry Level

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  • Job Reference: 719177843-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Actalent
  • Location: Plainsboro, New Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent