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Clinical Lab Scientist

Epic Sciences
San Diego, CA
  • Expired: August 05, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

The Clinical Laboratory Scientist is responsible for clinical sample processing to detect and characterize CTCs. This person must be able to work independently and in collaboration with others in a team-oriented environment and have previous experience working in a high-complexity environment.

WORK SCHEDULE: Tuesday - Saturday 3-11:30 PM

ELEMENTS:

Education/Experience:

+ A Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science or chemical, physical, or biological science;

+ California licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Generalist) or Clinical Genetic Molecular Biologist Scientist (CGMBS) is required;

+ 2+ year of industry laboratory experience performing high complexity testing is strongly preferred.

+ Familiarity with molecular technologies (such as NGS) is required;

+ Familiarity with CLIA, CAP, NYS guidelines required; cGMPs and FDA guidelines a plus

+ Familiarity with fluorescence microscopy, cell staining with antibodies is a plus.

Communication Skill :

Works effectively with both internal and external audiences to interpret and summarize data both orally and in writing; ability to write protocols and procedures and SOP's; provides useful feedback to more junior members of the team in a timely way; May be assigned training duties

Interpersonal Skill:

Works effectively in a team environment; establishes effective relationships with managers, team members, and other internal departements; exhibits a consistent degree of skill in potentially challenging conversations

Judgment:

Demonstrate a mastery of lab processes with a solid mastery of data analysis techniques. Works under limited supervision to interpret data and results; may offer input re: workload balancing, planning, and forecasting.

Execution:

Demonstrated ability to complete a broad variety of tasks in the lab; offers input regarding improving processes and outcomes. Pay close and consistent attention to detail. Able to communicate data to internal and external audiences.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

+ Responsible for testing and reporting laboratory test results for all test methods approved by CAP, NYS and CLIA.

+ Ensures accuracy and quality of test results meeting required turnaround times.

+ Follow SOPs for routine blood sample processing, staining, scanning and cell image classification for clinical samples; and/or cell selection, whole genome amplification (WGS) and NGS workflows

+ Enters testing data and performs a variety of standardized tests on patient samples using immunologic and/or molecular methodology.

+ Evaluates the validity of results obtained, maintains proper records of results and creates a report of results.

+ Maintains quality control and data prior to release of results.

+ Ensures that testing methods follow established quality control procedures; and assists with the preparation of chromatographic data reports prior to release.

+ Identifies, troubleshoots, documents and resolves problems with test results.

+ Initiates deviations, non-conformances, and CAPAs when non-conformances or protocol deviations occur

+ Prepares and maintains reagents and supplies; performs applicable maintenance on laboratory equipment and maintains laboratory in a clean and orderly condition.

+ Follows safe laboratory practices and participates in operational support activities necessary to maintain and optimize testing capabilities.

+ Participates in internal and external laboratory audits.

+ Required to follow all safety procedures, policies, precautions, and Quality Assurance policies.

+ Acts as a resource and trainer; may oversee the duties of clinical laboratory technicians and other personnel in high complexity testing environment

+ May participate in research or assay transfer projects.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

May perform additional duties as assigned or directed by management from time to time.

Disclaimer:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Epic Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to the principle of diversity

Please be aware that, as a condition of employment, Epic Sciences will require proof of COVID vaccination.

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