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Laboratory Corporation of America Laboratory Technician - Entry level, will train! in South San Francisco, California

Monogram Biosciences, a wholly-owned subsidiary of LabCorp is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Technician to join its team in South San Francisco, CA. This position will be working in the in the Front End / Preanalytical department. 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.

This is a great entry-level opportunity to join an innovative laboratory and receive targeted one-on-one training that will help the individual grow in a career in the biotechnology field!

The schedule for this position will be Monday -- Friday, 6am-2:30pm, with rotating weekends (one month on, one month off)

Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine laboratory duties within the Front End / PreAnalytical areas including:

  • Specimen receiving and data entry in LIS

  • Operation of instrumentation

  • Recording of equipment daily readings, function checks and preventative maintenance

  • Completion of QA Documents

  • Responsible for sample preparation steps including Aliquoting, Beading, Lysing as well as Molecular Extraction techniques

  • Perform inventory control

  • Practice aseptic / sterile techniques

  • May participate in creating Standard Operating Procedures

  • Comply with all safety/infection control policies and procedures

  • Communicate with outside departments including Molecular Lab, Research and Development, Client Services and Pharma Project Managers

Requirements

  • BS/BA degree in Biology, Chemistry, or similar biological scientific discipline

  • Previous lab experience a plus, but not required

  • Laboratory experience performing assays utilizing instrumentation a plus

  • Understanding and familiarity with aseptic technique and good specimen handling

  • Strong computer skills: familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel is beneficial

  • Experience with SOPs, QA and QC standards

  • Must have good organizational skills and strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work in collaborative, flexible work environment

  • Ability to work flexible hours, during training

Shift

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Schedule

Monday-Friday, 6am-2:30pm with rotating weekends (one month on, one month off of weekends)

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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