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Company: LabCorp
Location: South San Francisco, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Monogram Biosciences (part of LabCorp's Specialty Testing Group) is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Technologist) to join its clinical laboratory in the Front End group, located in South San Francisco. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist will be responsible for molecular biology techniques performed in this lab, including RT-PCR, digestion, ligation, bacterial transformation, and plasmid purification.

The schedule for this position will be: Tuesday - Saturday, 3:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. During training, schedule will be Monday-Friday AM Shift.

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and releases results in the Laboratory Information System
  • Utilizes a wide array of instrumentation, including Hamilton liquid handlers, KingFishers, BioRad imaging systems, and homebrew semi-automated dispensers, and performs quality control and calibrations as required
  • Analyzes results of gel electrophoresis to prepare samples for Sanger and NextGen sequencing
  • Follows Standard Operating Procedures for specimen processing, performing test procedures, data analysis and reporting test results
  • Recognizes problems and initiates troubleshooting steps to evaluate testing failures and other problems
  • Performs appropriate QA/QC procedures
  • Operates and maintains equipment and instruments according to manufacturer and Monogram Clinical Reference Lab (MCRL) established procedures including:
    • Analysis of clinical specimens
    • Calibration
    • Preventive maintenance
    • Troubleshooting
  • Actively participates in continuing education and in service training programs for licensure
  • May participate in vendor/product evaluation
  • Supervises unlicensed laboratory staff and clinical laboratory scientists in training, and provides technical guidance
Requirements
  • BS/BA in Chemistry, Biology, Clinical Laboratory or similar scientific field
  • Requires current State of California Clinical Laboratory license (CLS Generalist)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary
  • Single and/or multi-channel pipetting experience desired
  • Good understanding of statistical methods and application to the analysis of complex assays
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, flexible environment
  • Strong computer skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds
  • Color vision-ability to distinguish and identify different colors
About Monogram: Monogram Biosciences, Inc.(a wholly-owned subsidiary of LabCorp), is a leader in developing and commercializing innovative diagnostic products to help guide and improve the treatment of HIV, HCV, and other viral illnesses, as well as cancer and other diseases. Monogram's services enable health care providers to optimize treatment regimens for their patients. Monogram also supports pharmaceutical companies in developing new and improved antiviral therapeutics and vaccines and targeted cancer therapeutics. Located in South San Francisco, Monogram provides an innovative and flexible work environment, where you will have the opportunity to be part of pioneering new diagnostics technologies. Shift 2 Schedule Tuesday - Saturday, 3:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.


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