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Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS)

Theranos, Inc.

Newark , CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Clinical Scientist, Laboratory, Medical Device,

Job Description

•         Under the direction of Technical and General Supervisors and in accordance with standards established in the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), perform laboratory procedures across a broad range of assays.
•         Process specimens, conduct testing, and report test results with constant attention to detail and excellence in quality.
•         Operate laboratory instruments and equipment. Trouble shoot and problem solve with laboratory instrumentation and assay systems as needed.
•         Monitor and perform preventative maintenance as required for machine performance.
•         Keep meticulous and organized records of specimens, tests, instrument logs, and technical analyses.
•         Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either correct the problems or immediately notify supervisors.
•         Conduct and document appropriate quality control and assurance procedures. Assist with quality assurance and performance improvement activities.


•         This role will be located in Palo Alto, CA until Fall 2014 then moving to Newark, CA.
•         Bachelor's degree in Clinical Lab Sciences or related field from a top tier scientific university and superior academic credentials.
•         Current California State Clinical Laboratory Scientist License.
•         Ability to responsibly follow laboratory protocols and processes autonomously, consulting with supervisor when needed.
•         Knowledge of basic clinical laboratory skills. Ability to operate clinical analyzers and instrumentation.
•         Proven track record of producing accurate results and maintaining excellence in quality in a dynamic work environment.
•         Ability to work with self-discipline, good judgment, and independence.
•         Technical excellence and attention to quality and detail.
•         Ability to effectively present information both one-on-one and in small group situations.
•         Desire to be part of a fast-paced, rapidly growing start-up company.

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