Laboratory Corporation of America Lab Technician - Monogram in South San Francisco, California
Are you looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge, and the chance to make a real difference? If so, Monogram Biosciences, a wholly-owned subsidiary of LabCorp, wants to speak with you about an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Lab Technician in South San Francisco, CA. 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.
Monogram is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Technician to join its team in the in the Front End / Preanalytical groups. 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 Monday -- Friday, 6am-230pm, with rotating weekends.
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
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; one month on weekends, one month off 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.