Associate Medical Technologist

Reporting to the Medical Technologist, the incumbent will assume the following responsibilities:


Key Responsibilities:


  • Process and analyse clinical specimens via molecular testing methods following standard operating procedures (SOP)
  • Perform patient sample handling and processing, including whole blood, buccal swab, saliva, tumour and normal tissues
  • Perform DNA / RNA extraction from various clinical tissue samples
  • Perform quality control (QC) and library preparation, and operate next / third generation sequencing systems and other laboratory equipment and analysers
  • Perform daily and routine laboratory operations, equipment maintenance and calibration
  • Perform cell culture work
  • Assist in implementation of quality control, documentation, internal audit and external quality assurance programmes to meet the accreditation standard
  • Assist in developing new protocol and evaluating new sequencing technologies and analysers
  • Participate in research and development
  • Perform any other duties assigned by senior officers