Monogram is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Scientist to join its team in the Cell Assay Department of our Clinical Laboratory in South San Francisco. In this position, you will perform both semi-automated and manual testing with the overall goal of providing results that will be used in the treatment of HIV, HCV, COVID-19, and other viral infections. Assays performed in this department use cellular virology techniques to determine susceptibility to antiretroviral drugs and COVID-19 drug development and treatment guidance.
The schedule for this position will be Sunday - Thursday 11am-7:30pm. Shift differential offered for 2nd shift!
***$5,000 Sign on Bonus offered for external hires***
- Perform routine and complex technical procedures and functions according to departmental Standard Operating Procedures
- Utilize a wide array of instrumentation; dispensers, cell platers, automated sample handling systems and perform quality control and calibrations as required
- Recognize problems and initiate troubleshooting steps to evaluate testing failures and other problems
- Prepare, test and evaluate new reagents or controls
- Analyze specimen data and report accurate and timely test results in order to deliver quality patient care
- Monitor, operate and troubleshoot instrumentation to ensure proper functionality
- Perform and document preventive maintenance and quality control procedures
- Actively participate in continuing education and in service training programs to maintain licensure
- Maintain a safe work environment and wear appropriate personal protective equipment
- Provide oversight for unlicensed laboratory staff and clinical laboratory scientists in training
- Reviews and updates Standard Operating Procedures
- May assist in the development of new assays and technology transfer from R&D
- BS/BA in Chemistry, Biology, Clinical Laboratory or similar scientific field
- Current California State Clinical Laboratory license required (CLS Generalist)
- Strong molecular biology or cell culture skills a plus
- Single and/or multi-channel pipetting experience desired
- Ability to work in a collaborative, flexible environment
- Familiarity of statistical methods and application to the analysis of complex assays
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong computer skills and attention to detail
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!