Labcorp Clinical Lab Technician - Sequenom - Entry level, will train! in San Diego, California
Sequenom, a division of Integrated Genetics, part of LabCorp's Specialty Testing Group, is a pioneer in genetic testing for reproductive health, women's healthcare, Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) and COVID PCR and COVID variant sequencing testing.
Under supervision of licensed personnel, the Lab Technician will assist with routine and specialty clinical laboratory testing responsibilities and provide general support for all aspects of the operation of the clinical laboratory while following established policies and procedures. 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 their career in the clinical laboratory field!
Sequenom is located at: 3595 John Hopkins Court, San Diego, CA 92121
The shift for this position will be Thursday-Monday, 11pm-7:30am. 15% shift differential offered for working 3 rd shift!
Identify, prioritize, and prepare all clinical samples while ensuring viability and sample integrity throughout the test process
Prepares and label tubes according to established protocols
Prepare clinical samples for testing and identify sample related issues
Adhere to quality control guidelines to ensure integrity of laboratory specimens
Maintains inventory and organization of specimen samples in the freezer
Accession samples and enter data into the laboratory information system
Assist coordinating documentation
Monitor and maintain consumable inventory including reagents and supplies for each of the laboratory work stations.
Performs general laboratory, equipment, and benchtop clean-up
Prepare logs or other documents for routine testing or special assignments
Provide assistance to licensed CLS personnel who are performing test protocols using established procedures
Under the direct supervision of a licensed CLS, dispense pre-made and prequalified reagents/controls using a pre-programmed fixed volume measuring devices
Provide laboratory support in the daily maintenance and surface decontamination of general laboratory equipment
BS/BA degree in Biology, Chemistry, or other related scientific discipline required
Experience with molecular biology techniques preferred
Knowledge of general laboratory processes
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office required
Ability to maintain production and quality standards determined by the clinical laboratory
Must be able to work with whole blood or blood by-products and comply with safety policies and procedures outlined in laboratory procedures and safety training provided
Must be able to perform repetitive tasks frequently as required throughout the day
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!
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.