Myriad Genetics, Inc.

  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist Mon-Fri PM Shift

    Location US-CA-SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/22/2020 8:50 AM)
    Job ID
    2020-9433
    Name
    Myriad Women's Health
  • Overview

    Myriad Women's Health is currently looking to hire a Clinical Laboratory Scientist to join the South San Francisco Team. The CLS  is responsible for processing and analyzing test samples in a highly automated, high-complexity testing laboratory through manual and automated operations. This individual will ensure an efficient workflow within the laboratory and will be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

     

    Monday-Friday PM Shift 1:00p-9:30p

    Responsibilities

    • Performing tests that require the exercise of independent judgment and responsibility, with minimal
      supervision by the laboratory director or general supervisor, in only those specialties or sub-specialties
      for which they are qualified by education, training, and experience
    • Interacting and communicating with non-laboratory staff to ensure an efficient workflow
    • Following the laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting,
      and maintaining records of test examinations
    • Maintaining records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner
      as patient specimens
    • Adhering to the laboratory’s quality control policies, and documenting all quality control activities,
      instrument and procedural calibrations, and maintenance performed
    • Following the laboratory’s established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within
      the laboratory’s established acceptable levels of performance
      Identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either
      correcting the problems or immediately notifying the general supervisor, technical supervisor, clinical
      consultant, or laboratory director
    • Documenting all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established
      performance specifications
    • Performing high-complexity testing only under the on-site supervision of a general supervisor
    • Providing direct and constant supervision of laboratory assistants (note: testing personnel shall be
      sufficient in number to adequately supervise the work of technicians, trainees, laboratory assistants,
      and any other unlicensed personnel) Assisting the technical supervisor in method-verification studies and validation of laboratory-developed
      tests
    • Participating in the monitoring of the inventory of clinical laboratory supplies and materials
    • Participating in the continuous quality-improvement process

    Qualifications

    • A valid clinical laboratory scientist license or clinical genetics molecular biology scientist license issued
      by the State of California
    • A BS, BA, or MS degree in a chemical, physical, biological, clinical laboratory science, or medical
      technology from an accredited institution
    • At least one year of pertinent laboratory experience and/or training covering the specialties of the
      laboratory (required)
      5 Skills
    • The ability to accurately pipette
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Demonstrated proficiency in computer skills, such as word processing, statistical analysis, and labo-
      ratory information systems
    • A strong understanding of good laboratory practices and regulatory compliance
      The ability to adapt and be flexible in a fast-paced and evolving work environment

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