Laboratory Corporation of America Clinical Laboratory Technician - Sequenom in San Diego, California

The Sequenom division of LabCorp has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Laboratory Technician in the Torrey Pines area of San Diego. Sequenom, part of Integrated Genetics within LabCorp's Specialty Testing Group, is focused on women's healthcare tests and non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT). Under supervision of licensed personnel, the 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.

Sequenom is located at: 3595 John Hopkins Court, San Diego, CA 92121

The shift for this position will be Tuesday-Saturday, 3:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Chemistry, or other related scientific discipline required

  • Minimum 6 months of relevant industry laboratory experience required. Lab experience must be outside of coursework, and a full time position within a laboratory (research, pharma, academia, clinical lab, etc)

  • Previous experience working in a clinical laboratory highly preferred

  • Experience with molecular biology techniques highly desired

  • Knowledge of general laboratory processes and medical terminology required

  • 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

Shift

2

Schedule

Tuesday-Saturday, 3:00pm - 11:30pm

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