GeneDx hiring DNA Sequencing Lab Technician I (FT, 40 Hours, On-site) in Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

GeneDx is a rapidly growing CAP and CLIA certified diagnostic genetic testing laboratory for molecular genetics. Our historic mission has been to make clinical diagnostic testing available for people with genetic conditions and their families. We apply cutting edge technologies that provide a wide array of molecular genetic diagnostic tests, including whole exome sequencing and next-generation sequencing panels. We specialize in genetic testing for rare hereditary disorders, but also test for common disorders. To learn more about GeneDx, please visit our website at

We are looking for a DNA Sequencing Laboratory Technician

Depending On Lab Needs, The Schedule May Include

Weekday morning shifts from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm,

Weekday afternoon shifts from 11:00 am to 7:30 pm

And/or Weekend shifts from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm

Scheduled shifts are 8 hours and there are two consecutive days off per week

Responsibilities Include

  • Learns and follows the established standard operating procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analysis, reporting of results to team leads, supervisors and test managers, and record-keeping
  • Adheres to quality control policies; documents all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, reagent preparation and testing, and instrument maintenance performed
  • Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance, take authorized corrective action, and notifies key individuals
  • Detects when test performance is not within acceptable levels, and documents all corrective action
  • Able to document that proficiency testing is performed in the same manner as patient testing
  • Meets or exceeds target workload with high accuracy
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications Include

  • BS degree in medical technology, or related life science
  • (0-1) year of relevant work experience
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills

Benefits Include

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • LT/ST disability plans
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401K retirement savings plan
  • Employee Discounts
  • Business casual dress code

GeneDx is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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