Non Registered Technologist, Medical Genetics


Sinai Health

Sinai Health is a leading academic health science centre with a provincial, national and international reputation for discovering and delivering life-changing care. Since 2015, we have provided excellent and compassionate care in hospital, community and home. Comprised of Mount Sinai Hospital, Hennick Bridgepoint Hospital, the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and our system partner Circle of Care, we translate scientific breakthroughs, push boundaries for health solutions, and educates future clinical and scientific leaders.


Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON


Sinai Health is looking for a Non Registered Technologist to support our Diagnostic Medical Genetics team at Mount Sinai Hospital.

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Diagnostic Medical Genetics, Non-Registered Technologist performs tasks under the direct oversight of a Registered Medical Lab Technologist (MLT) and adheres to established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to perform a variety of laboratory tasks and functions that include but are not limited to:

• Prepares and quantifies Next Generation Sequence (NGS) libraries
• Performs manual PCR setups, primer validations and Sanger Sequencing
• Performs nucleic acid (DNA, RNA) extractions and quantification and assists with agarose gel electrophoresis runs
• Performs culture room activities as assigned
• Prepares reagents and solutions applicable to tests performed in the laboratory
• Uses database or the laboratory information system to track specimen testing



- Required, at minimum, completion of MSc in Biological Sciences with significant Molecular Genetics content
- Minimum four (4) years of related laboratory experience in molecular/genetics techniques required
- Must obtain registration with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario in Clinical Genetics within two years of date of hire as a condition of employment
- Demonstrated experience in manual and automated DNA/RNA extraction and quantification methods


- One (1) year related work experience in a clinical/diagnostic laboratory setting with high throughput automated
- Demonstrated experience in NGS and PCR setups and Sanger Sequencing techniques

To view the full description for this role, please visit our career website - Job ID 9834

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