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Clinical Laboratory Associate, Pre-Analytical Laboratory (Contract to Hire)

Employer
Freenome
Location
South San Francisco, CA
Start date
Aug 7, 2022

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About Freenome 

Freenome is a high growth biotech company on a mission since 2014 to create tools that empower everyone to prevent, detect, and treat their disease.  To achieve this mission, Freenome is developing next-generation blood tests to detect cancer in its earliest, most treatable stages using our multiomics platform and machine learning techniques. Our first blood test will detect early-stage colorectal cancer and advanced adenomas.

 

About the Role

Freenome is a biotechnology company pioneering the most comprehensive multiomics platform for early cancer detection. We are developing simple and accurate blood tests for early cancer detection by combining a deep expertise in molecular biology with advanced computational biology and machine learning techniques to recognize disease-associated patterns among billions of circulating, cell-free biomarkers. 

Our Discovery Platform will integrate these actionable insights into health systems operationalizing a machine learning feedback loop between care and science, ultimately delivering better outcomes to patients everywhere. 

Freenome’s Clinical Laboratory Associate will support the company’s Pre-Analytical Laboratory with the receiving, accessioning, plasma sample processing, and storage.  Important to our mission is providing quality samples to process downstream for quality analysis and results.

How you’ll contribute:

  • Verifies all aspects of incoming specimens and assess acceptability for testing.
  • Perform and enter information into the laboratory database.
  • Prepare samples for testing by centrifuging and fractionation.
  • Manually aliquot specimens and manage sample storage inventory.
  • Execute automated protocols on the Hamiltons. 
  • Create sample batches and label tubes associated with each batches.
  • Resolve and document incomplete or unacceptable specimens.
  • Perform equipment maintenance according to the laboratory’s standard operating procedures for the following but not limited to: Hamiltons, Biosafety Cabinets, centrifuges, freezers, refrigerators, and pipettes, as needed.
  • Ensure on-time calibration of laboratory equipment is scheduled and performed.
  • Maintain sufficient inventory of material, supplies and equipment in the laboratory for performance of duties.
  • Check and monitor temperature.
  • Participate in cross-departmental projects. 
  • Assist with training of new laboratory personnel and training of new procedures with existing personnel.
  • Assist with internal audits and inspection preparation, as needed.
  • Assist with organizing and maintaining laboratory, equipment, personnel and training documents.
  • Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications.
  • Report all concerns of test quality and/or safety to the Supervisor or Safety Officer.
  • Perform other miscellaneous laboratory duties as assigned and assist others as time allows.
  • Provide support to the Clinical Laboratory Scientists including but not limited to creating sample batches, printing labels and label tubes and plates, preparing and aliquoting of reagents, and assisting with sample processing

What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor of Arts in biological sciences or 2+ years of related field experience.
  • Have working knowledge of local, state and federal laboratory regulations.
  • High sample volume laboratory experience preferred

Nice to Have:

  • Ability to analyze and solve basic issues.
  • Ability to maintain open communication with internal employees, 
managers and work as part of a team.
  • Ability to multitask and be flexible with tasks and schedules.
  • Ability to work with self-discipline, good judgment and independence.
  • Computer skills and automation skills preferred.

 

COVID safety:

As a condition of employment, you agree to know and comply with our COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring all employees who work on-site and/or attend work-related events to be fully vaccinated and to receive a COVID-19 booster once eligible. Company employees working on-site are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and to receive a COVID-19 booster once eligible, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law. Absent a reasonable accommodation or legal exception, you agree to provide proof of your vaccination status and to be fully vaccinated by your first day on-site, in accordance with our policy.  If you are currently eligible for a COVID-19 booster, you also agree to provide proof of having received a booster.  If you are not yet eligible for a COVID-19 booster, you must provide proof of receiving a booster within two weeks of becoming eligible.

 

Freenome is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. Freenome does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

 

Funding

We have raised more than $1.1B from leading investors including Perceptive Advisors, RA Capital Management, Roche Venture Fund, Kaiser Permanente, Novartis and the American Cancer Society’s BrightEdge Ventures. 

 

Freenomers

A ‘Freenomer’ is a mission-driven employee who is fueled by the opportunity to make a positive impact on patients' lives, who thrives in a culture of respect and cross collaboration, and whose work makes a significant impact on the company and their career. 

Freenomers are technical, creative, visionary, grounded, empathetic and passionate. We build teams around divergent expertise, allowing us to solve problems and ascertain opportunities in unique ways. Freenomers are some of the most talented experts in their fields, joining together to advance healthcare, one breakthrough at a time. 

 

Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Competitive compensation 
  • Pre-IPO equity
  • Flexible PTO (exempt) and generous PTO (non-exempt) 
  • Comprehensive health coverage, including medical, dental, and vision 
  • Wellness and mental health resources, including Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs), Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • 401(k) plan 
  • $250.00 new hire stipend to enhance your home office experience
  • Plus, a variety of other perks, including pre-tax commuter benefits, two paid volunteer days per year, pet insurance, and additional discounts 

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.  

 

Notice to agencies:

Our in-house Talent Acquisition Team manages all employment opportunities at Freenome.  Agencies and independent recruiters must be approved as a vendor by Freenome’s Talent Acquisition team before submitting candidates to any Freenome employee. 

We do not accept unsolicited resumes or biographies from agencies under any circumstances. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Freenome, including those sent to a Freenome email address or directly to Freenome employees, will be considered Freenome property. Freenome will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Freenome will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. 

Please do not contact Freenome employees directly. Compliance with this request will impact our decision to work with you. 

 

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Company

Mission

Freenome is a high growth biotech company on a mission since 2014 to create tools that empower everyone to prevent, detect, and treat their disease.

Approach

To achieve this mission, Freenome is developing next-generation blood tests to detect cancer in its earliest, most treatable stages using our multiomics platform and machine learning techniques. Our first blood test will detect early-stage colorectal cancer and advanced adenomas. 

Funding

We have raised more than $1.1B from leading investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Bain Capital, GV, Roche Venture Fund, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, American Cancer Society’s BrightEdge Ventures, Novartis, Verily, and more. 

Freenomers

A ‘Freenomer’ is a mission-driven employee who is fueled by the opportunity to make a positive impact on patients' lives, who thrives in a culture of respect and cross collaboration, and whose work makes a significant impact on the company and their career. 

 

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Phone
(650) 446-6630
Location
279 East Grand Avenue
5th Floor
South San Francisco
California
94080
United States
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