Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
Job ID 2020-4706


Clinical Laboratory Scientist

San Francisco, CA 94103

3-6 month contract with potential to convert

Start 9/28/2020

Shift 1: 6:30am-3pm

Shift 2: 3:30pm-12am


We are looking for a motivated and self-driven Clinical Laboratory Scientist to join our team. This role will be responsible for performing high complexity diagnostic testing on patient specimens across various molecular assays and platforms (Including NGS). This role envelopes all steps from specimen processing to data analysis; performing quality control and assurance procedures, while complying with all applicable local, state and federal laboratory requirements. The work requires excellent attention to detail, strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to multitask as well as work independently within a team environment. This role requires on-site work at our San Francisco location as well as ability to work overtime and off-schedule days as needed.

Our team culture strives to be true to the company’s greater culture. We rely on team members to work with a sense of urgency and with a goal of putting the team above the individual. We pride ourselves in having a diverse group of individuals who collaborate and work well together so that we might learn and grow from one another. The team's culture is also ideally one in which direct and consistent feedback can be given and taken; we encourage honest and open communication and constructive feedback. We prioritize the patient first, for whom we continually seek to improve and grow in efficiency and strive to produce consistent and reliable results.


What you'll do:

  • The Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) is responsible for the direct and constant supervision of clinical laboratory technicians at all times during the analytical phase
  • The CLS is responsible for performing clinical laboratory testing, as directed by the current standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analysis, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results
  • Maintain strict standards of quality
  • Identify any issues that may adversely affect the quality of test results and reporting these to appropriate representatives to ensure prompt resolution
  • Assist with quality control and quality assurance activities
  • Participate in continued education credits
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Either 6+ years of laboratory experience preferably in a molecular biology lab performing DNA Sequencing OR 2+ years with a Master's
  • Possess an active, valid license issued by California to perform high complexity testing, or eligible to apply for one
  • Bachelor's degree in clinical laboratory studies or equivalent science related studies
  • Advanced laboratory skills
  • Ability to work full-time schedule as well as possible overtime or off-schedule days when needed


 *Please submit your resume for consideration.



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