Laboratory Corporation of America Laboratory Technician - Monogram - Entry level, will train! in South San Francisco, California
Monogram is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Technician to join its team in the Front End / Preanalytical groups. This position will be cross-trained in two departments and be responsible for accessioning samples into the Laboratory Information System, interfacing with multiple departments such as the Client Services Team and Pharma Project Managers, perform hands-on lab work with specimens consisting of aliquoting, lysing, and molecular extraction procedures utilizing several different platforms.
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).
Perform routine laboratory duties within Front End / PreAnalytical areas including:
Specimen receiving and data entry in LIS
Operation of instrumentation
Instrument maintenance and initial troubleshooting
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
Monogram is a leader in developing and commercializing innovative diagnostic products to help guide and improve the treatment of HIV, HCV, COVID-19 and other viral infections. 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.
BS/BA degree in chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory sciences
0-2 years relevant laboratory experience 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
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!
Monday - Friday, 6am-2:30pm with rotating weekends required
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.