Myriad Genetics, Inc.

  • Senior Clinical Laboratory Scientist

    Location US-CA-SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/5/2018 11:30 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-7564
    Name
    Myriad Women's Health
  • Overview

    The Senior Clinical Laboratory Scientist is a disciplined, meticulous, and self-motivated individual with great communication skills and the expertise required to process samples in a high complexity molecular diagnostics laboratory. As a Senior Clinical Laboratory Scientist, you will be responsible for mastering the effective use of automated instrumentation and manual workflows/processes to generate assay results in a next generation sequencing clinical laboratory setting. In this role, you will be expected to apply your technical skills towards processing biological samples on a day to day basis in a very dynamic and high throughput laboratory.

     

    The Senior Clinical Laboratory Scientist will demonstrate a high level of individual responsibility and accountability and possess the ability to perform to the requirements listed below. The ideal candidate for this role will play a key part in maintaining high clinical lab performance standards on a daily basis, bolstering Myriad Women’s Health’s ability to  continue delivering high quality results to our patients in a timely manner.

    Responsibilities

    • Perform high complexity testing under the minimal supervision of a general supervisor
    • Interact and communicate with laboratory staff to ensure efficient work flow
    • Adhere to the laboratory’s quality control policies and document all quality control activities
    • Follow the laboratory’s established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory’s acceptable levels of performance
    • Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and immediately notify the general supervisor, technical supervisor, or director
    • Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications
    • Assist the Technical Supervisor in method verification studies and validation of Laboratory Developed Tests
    • Participate in the continuous quality improvement process

    Qualifications

    • A current California state Clinical Laboratory Scientist license to perform laboratory testing is required
    • Required experience:
      • At least six years of clinical laboratory experience as a licensed personnel
      • At least four years of clinical laboratory experience if candidate holds a Master’s degree,
      • At least one year of clinical laboratory experience as a licensed personnel if candidate holds a PhD
    • A BS/BA degree in Medical Technology or Biological Sciences from an accredited college or university preferred
    • Experience in a molecular lab preferred
    • CGMBS preferred
    • You are well versed in at least two of the following areas, while possessing the ability to rapidly become competent in all of the others:
      • Next generation sequencing
      • Molecular biology
      • DNA extraction
      • PCR technology
      • Nice to have - In depth training and experience with good laboratory practices
    • Experience in CLIA regulated clinical labs / Biotech start-up/fast growth company or similar working environment will be very helpful
    • Advanced degrees will be favored

    About Our Company

    Myriad Women’s Health, is a leading personalized medicine company dedicated to being a trusted advisor transforming patient lives worldwide with pioneering molecular diagnostics.  Myriad discovers and commercializes molecular diagnostic tests that: determine the risk of developing disease, accurately diagnose disease, assess the risk of disease progression, and guide treatment decisions across six major medical specialties where molecular diagnostics can significantly improve patient care and lower healthcare costs.  Myriad is focused on three strategic imperatives:  maintaining leadership in an expanding hereditary cancer market, diversifying its product portfolio through the introduction of new products and increasing the revenue contribution from international markets.  For more information on how Myriad is making a difference, please visit the Company's website: www.myriad.com.
     
    Myriad is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran.
     
    Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. We believe that diversity lends a regional, national, and global advantage to the clients we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic individuals, with a range of backgrounds, talents, and skills.

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