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Laboratory Corporation of America Clinical Laboratory Scientist in South San Francisco, California

Monogram is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Scientist to join its team in the Cell Assay Department of our Clinical Laboratory in South San Francisco. In this position, 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 Tuesday-Saturday, 3pm-1130pm. Shift differential offered for 2 nd shift!

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

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

If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!

Shift

2

Schedule

Tuesday-Saturday 3pm-11:30pm

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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