We have an immediate opening for a full time Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) to support an exciting and cutting-edge cell engineering company!
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Adheres to good manufacturing practices (GMP) guidelines.
Operates in a regulated, clean room environment.
Understands and performs all work using good aseptic technique.
Performs essential laboratory responsibilities for processing/freezing cell products and tissue according to established procedures.
Performs colony assay procedures, cell counts, viabilities and sterility testing.
Performs immunophenotyping of cells by flow cytometry.
Maintains frozen inventory and prepares/ships frozen cell units for transplant or transfer.
Assists in the care, maintenance and quality control of equipment and supplies.
Maintains accurate department records, reports and statistical data as required.
Assists with staff training and competency.
Performs all associated quality control, quality assurance and variance procedures.
Participates in process improvement and assists in developing new lab procedures.
Follows Safety policies and reports accidents and violations according to procedures.
Comprehends and follows applicable FDA regulations and AABB standards for cell and tissue manufacturing.
Other duties and projects as required.
Bachelor's degree (in science or medical related field)
Successful completion of an accredited medical technology training program.
Current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license.
Minimum 3-5 years’ cell therapy related experience, to include stem cell processing and/or microbiology, blood banking, bone marrow transplant, or flow cytometry.
Knowledge/training in liquid nitrogen handling.
Ability to perform algebraic calculations to determine concentrations, ratios, percentiles and statistical knowledge to include mean, median, standard deviation and variations.
Good working knowledge of MS Outlook, Word and Excel.