Myriad Genetics, Inc.

  • Production Laboratory Scientist (Wed-Sat 7:00am-5:30pm)

    Location US-CA-SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/24/2018 11:56 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-7656
    Name
    Myriad Women's Health
  • Overview

    The Production Laboratory Scientist is a meticulous individual with a scientific bent of mind that can perform tasks in support of clinical testing in a production setting with expert dexterity and skill. As a PLS at Counsyl, you will be expected to run clinical testing procedures in an automated laboratory, while possessing the adaptability to thrive in a fast paced rapidly evolving environment. Below are a few of the key traits of a successful Counsyl PLS.

     

    • Flexibility/willingness to learn
    • Shows a positive/eager attitude and always wants to do their best in any circumstance they are placed in
    • Ability to excel with humility in a group setting
    • Excellent hand-eye coordination
    • Team Oriented with a high level of social intelligence
    • Effective communicator who is open to suggestion and feedback
    • Realistic and is willing to ask for help or assistance when necessary

    Responsibilities

    • Process and analyze clinical blood and saliva specimens via automated molecular testing methods following standard operating procedures
    • Complete routine preventive maintenance procedures and troubleshooting on laboratory instrumentation and automated equipment as needed
    • Set up and operate laboratory equipment independently, in accordance with laboratory standard operating procedures
    • Support the training of Production Laboratory Scientists and other members of the Clinical lab on current and new laboratory procedures
    • Use Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) to track specimen status to ensure prompt turnaround time of sample results
    • Perform QC testing on new incoming reagents
    • Create and/or update laboratory standard operating procedures, as needed
    • Responsible for maintaining updated understanding and knowledge of the methods used in the laboratory
    • Assist in method verification studies and validation studies of laboratory developed tests, as needed
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • BS/BA degree (or equivalent) in Medical Technology, Biological Sciences, Molecular Biology, or related field
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, computer, troubleshooting, and pipetting skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Word processing and data management skills
    • Experience with performing Molecular Biology methods 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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