Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Location
San Francisco, California
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
May 07, 2018
Ref
799932
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

California Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS)/CGMBS, Full Time

We are looking for talented and energetic CLS/CGMBS licensed applicants looking to quickly learn and expand their experiences with Next Generation Sequencing platforms. This position is a full time, permanent position in San Francisco.

Required

  • Applicants must hold a current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) or Clinical Genetic and Molecular Biology Scientist (CGMBS) license, or must meet all qualifications for immediate
  • application for this license
  • Experience in a CLIA certified laboratory, minimum 1 year
  • Excellent laboratory skills and aptitude
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to think critically about complex issues.
  • Ability to thrive in a challenging and highly diverse team environment

Preferred

  • Experience in Molecular testing
  • Experience with nucleic acid extraction, PCR, sequencing, and/or next generation sequencing
  • Working knowledge of laboratory functions (ex. LIS, LIMS, Quality, etc.)

Responsibilities

  • Accurately perform molecular testing using various molecular biological techniques
  • Conduct daily quantitative and qualitative assessment of molecular data generated during the course of testing
  • Carry out QC/QA activities as part of the company’s Quality program and commitment to patient safety
  • Participate in a variety of essential laboratory activities, including reagent qualification, inventory management, procedure writing, inspection preparation, assay validation, and equipment maintenance
  • Support accessioning operations of clinical samples
  • Work schedule may be modified to meet operational requirements, applicants must have flexibility in scheduling.

Benefits:

  • Health and Dental Plan with premiums fully covered by company
  • Catered Lunches and Gym Memberships
  • Professional development opportunities including attending and presenting at conferences and workshops
  • Easy transportation options with access to Muni and shuttles to BART and Caltrain
  • Experience & Qualifications