Clinical Lab Scientist - Molecular $10,000 Sign on Bonus

South San Francisco, CA
Closing date
Mar 24, 2023

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Monogram Biosciences (part of LabCorp) is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Technologist) to join its clinical laboratory in it's Molecular department in South San Francisco. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist will be responsible for molecular biology techniques performed in this lab, including RT-PCR, digestion, ligation, bacterial transformation, and plasmid purification.

***$10,000 Sign on bonus offered to external hires***

The schedule for this position will be: 1st shift, Sunday-Thursday. Start time is flexible, between 6am-8am.

  • Reviews and releases results in the Laboratory Information System
  • Utilizes a wide array of instrumentation, including Hamilton liquid handlers, KingFishers, BioRad imaging systems, and homebrew semi-automated dispensers, and performs quality control and calibrations as required
  • Analyzes results of gel electrophoresis to prepare samples for Sanger and NextGen sequencing
  • Follows Standard Operating Procedures for specimen processing, performing test procedures, data analysis and reporting test results
  • Recognizes problems and initiates troubleshooting steps to evaluate testing failures and other problems
  • Performs appropriate QA/QC procedures
  • Operates and maintains equipment and instruments according to manufacturer and Monogram Clinical Reference Lab (MCRL) established procedures including:
    • Analysis of clinical specimens
    • Calibration
    • Preventive maintenance
    • Troubleshooting
  • Actively participates in continuing education and in service training programs for licensure
  • May participate in vendor/product evaluation
  • Supervises unlicensed laboratory staff and clinical laboratory scientists in training, and provides technical guidance

  • BS/BA in Chemistry, Biology, Clinical Laboratory or similar scientific field
  • Requires current State of California Clinical Laboratory license (CLS Generalist)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary
  • Single and/or multi-channel pipetting experience desired
  • Good understanding of statistical methods and application to the analysis of complex assays
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, flexible environment
  • Strong computer skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds
  • Color vision-ability to distinguish and identify different colors

Pay Range: $50.00 - $62.35/hour

Benefits: All job offers will be based on a candidate's skills and prior relevant experience, applicable degrees/certifications, as well as internal equity and market data. Regular, full-time or part-time employees working 20 or more hours per week are eligible for comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD/LTD, 401(K), ESPP, Paid time off (PTO) or Flexible time off (FTO), Company bonus where applicable. For more detailed information, pleaseclick here.

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