Laboratory Corporation of America Lab Technician - Monogram - entry level, will train! in South San Francisco, California
Monogram Biosciences, part of LabCorp, is seeking a Laboratory Technician to join its team in South San Francisco! This position will be responsible for working with automated and semi-automated equipment specifically working with cell-based assays from introduction of virus, cells and drug addition to the final read step. 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 be Monday -- Friday, 3:00pm -- 11:30pm with rotating weekends (one month on, one month off)
Perform routine laboratory duties within Cell Assay area including:
Specimen handling (post plasmid prep)
Addition of anti-retroviral drugs and virus to cells
Operation of instrumentation
Instrument maintenance and initial troubleshooting
Completion of QA Documents
Responsible for all duties associated within the Cell Assay Laboratory
Perform inventory control
Practice aseptic / sterile techniques
May participate in creating Standard Operating Procedures
Comply with all safety/infection control policies and procedures
Communication with outside departments including Molecular Lab, Research and Development and Process Development Organization
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.
BS/BA degree in Biology, Chemistry, Clinical Laboratory Science, or related scientific field
Understanding and familiarity with aseptic technique and good specimen handling
Strong computer skills: familiarity with Microsoft 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, 3pm-11:30pm with rotating weekends (one month on, one month off)
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.