Clinical Lab Scientist, Molecular Biology

BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for California's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Clinical Lab Scientist to work for a leading Bay Area biotechnology company.


Clinical Lab Scientist, Molecular Biology

SUMMARY:
The Clinical Lab Scientist is responsible for the processing of clinical specimens, analysis, and recording of assay results. This CLS will perform the duties of a testing person under the supervision of the General Supervisor of the CLIA Laboratory.


RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Perform molecular genetic testing on clinical specimens, including general sequencing and expression array analysis
  • Follow the laboratory's standard operating procedures for specimen handling and processing, analysis, and recording of assay results
  • Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies and document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed
  • Perform all laboratory activities in accordance with the Quality Assurance Program
  • Engage in training and competency assessment
  • Perform proficiency testing for the clinical tests
  • Follow the laboratory's established policies
  • Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance, analysis, or reporting of assay results
  • Document all corrective actions taken when assay systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications
  • Attend and participate in the monthly quality assurance meetings
  • Participate in activities associated with regulatory compliance and inspections
  • Contribute to the safety of the laboratory operations
  • Be accountable for customer satisfaction and the quality of the laboratory’s services
  • Work cooperatively in a team environment supporting senior laboratory and management staff

REQUIREMENTS:
  • B.A, B.S., M.A. or M.S. in chemical, physical, biological science or medical technology from an accredited institution
  • A current California State Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) license as a Clinical Genetics Molecular Biologist or Medical Technologist (Generalist)
  • Minimum of two years clinical laboratory experience in molecular genetic testing
  • Location: San Francisco / Bay Area
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job ID: TS962824821