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Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS)

Company: Jobot
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Excellent Pay! Opportunity to work OT! Day shift and night shift available! Competitive PTO! 401K Match! Full Benefits! Bonuses!This Jobot Job is hosted by: Juan CorreaAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $70 - $75 per hourA bit about us:We develop diagnostic assays for early disease detection and prevention, personalized medicine, drug development, and health monitoring using PCR, NGS, LCMS, and other cutting-edge technologies.Why join us?

  • Full Benefits
  • Health
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • 120 hours PTO
  • 401kJob DetailsPosition SummaryThe Clinical Laboratory Scientist should be highly motivated, independent but collaboratively-minded with clinical laboratory diagnostics experience to work in our CHORI clinical lab. The CLS reports directly to the Clinical Laboratory Manager and performs a variety of clinical laboratory procedures in all non-analytic, pre-analytic, analytic and/or post-analytic job duties (or assigned tasks) including nucleic acid extraction and quantification, qRT-PCR, ELISA, Mass Spectrometry, and NGS. This position provides the necessary documentation associated with test results and maintains records, quality control, proficiency procedures, and equipment functionality. All CLS MUST be licensed as a CA Clinical Laboratory Scientist.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:Perform a variety of clinical laboratory procedures including nucleic acid extraction and quantification, qRT-PCR, ELISA, Mass Spectrometry, and NGS.Perform both automated and manual techniques to accomplish high volume extractions of samples for RT-PCR analysis.Participate in equipment maintenance, QC/QA, and proficiency testing procedures;Provide detailed, accurate and legible documentation associated with test results, maintenance records, and quality control;Troubleshoot assays as needed, with assistance from laboratory management;Complete other laboratory tasks as assigned.Author/edit standard operating procedures;Track all work and issues in the appropriate databases/tracking sheets;Follows all written Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).Labels specimens and transports to the laboratory sections to be tested.Performs clerical duties necessary to process specimens.Responsible for all documentation required for the tasks performed.Ensures proper and complete patient identification on requisitions and specimen labels.Properly handles ambient, refrigerated, and frozen specimens.Prepares specimens for delivery and specimen collection kits as needed.Aliquots specimens, ensuring proper labeling.Properly operates scanning equipment.Completes required training courses such as Biosafety and HIPAA in a timely manner.Attends staff meetings and in-service sessions to assure job competency and communication.Performs accessioning review on a designated basis.Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)Bachelor of Science degree in biology, biochemistry, or related field.Must be licensed as a CA CLS.1+ years of experience in a clinical diagnostics laboratory;Familiarity with Google Doc, Sheets, and Slides, preferably with Chrome OS;Good general laboratory and organizational skills, including the ability to work independently and efficiently, are essential;General understanding of CA Dept. of Health, CLIA, and CAP regulations;Ability to multitask is a must, along with an orientation toward teamwork and cooperation;Strong creative thinking and problem-solving skills;Excellent communication skills required.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Berkeley , Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS), Healthcare , Berkeley, California

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