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Clinical Laboratory Scientist Technologist

Location
South San Francisco, CA, United States

Posted on
Jun 27, 2020

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Are you looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge, and the chance to make a real difference? Are you an experienced Medical Lab Professional or desire to start your career in Medical Lab Science? If so, Monogram Biosciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of LabCorp, wants to speak with you about exciting opportunities to join our team as a Clinical Lab Scientist/Technologist in South San Francisco, CA . In this position, you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment and will be a part of our overall mission at LabCorp: Improving Health, Improving Lives as we combat the COVID-19 pandemic and continue to lead the way in HIV/HCV phenotypic testing.

Monogram is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Technologist) to join its team in the Cell Assay Department of our Clinical Laboratory, where you will perform both semi-automated and manual testing with the overall goal of providing results that will be used in the treatment of HIV, HCV, COVID-19, and other viral infections. Assays performed in this department use cellular virology techniques to determine susceptibility to antiretroviral drugs and COVID-19 drug development and treatment guidance.

The schedule for this position will be Sunday - Thursday, 6am-2:30pm (Training Monday-Friday 6am-2:30pm)

Responsibilities:


Perform routine and complex technical procedures and functions according to departmental Standard Operating Procedures
Utilize a wide array of instrumentation; dispensers, cell platers, automated sample handling systems and perform quality control and calibrations as required
Recognize problems and initiate troubleshooting steps to evaluate testing failures and other problems
Prepare, test and evaluate new reagents or controls
Analyze specimen data and report accurate and timely test results in order to deliver quality patient care
Monitor, operate and troubleshoot instrumentation to ensure proper functionality
Perform and document preventive maintenance and quality control procedures
Actively participate in continuing education and in service training programs to maintain licensure
Maintain a safe work environment and wear appropriate personal protective equipment
Provide oversight for unlicensed laboratory staff and clinical laboratory scientists in training
Reviews and updates Standard Operating Procedures
May assist in the development of new assays and technology transfer from R&D


The coronavirus is a Biosafety Level 2 disease (BSL2), similar to other blood borne pathogens tested at Monogram, allowing us to utilize our existing universal safety policies and procedures that protects our employees. All employees are provided with the proper PPE including face shields and masks, lab coats, and gloves. We strictly enforce the use of PPE at all times. We pride ourselves on the safety measures taken within our facility to protect our employees who are dedicating their time to fighting this virus and other infectious diseases and making the world a safer place.

Requirements

Requirements


BS/BA in Chemistry, Biology, Clinical Laboratory or similar scientific field
Current California State Clinical Laboratory license required (CLS Generalist)
Strong molecular biology or cell culture skills a plus
Single and/or multi-channel pipetting experience desired
Ability to work in a collaborative, flexible environment
Familiarity of statistical methods and application to the analysis of complex assays
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong computer skills and attention to detail


Shift

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Schedule

Sunday - Thursday, 6am-2:30pm (Training Monday-Friday 6am-2:30pm)

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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