Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Evening Shift)

Organization: 
Theranos
Job Location: 
Palo Alto, CA
Job Description: 

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Location:
Palo Alto, CA

Under the direction of Technical and General Supervisors and in accordance with standards established in the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), perform laboratory procedures across a broad range of assays.
Process specimens, conduct testing, and report test results with constant attention to detail and excellence in quality.
Operate laboratory instruments and equipment. Trouble shoot and problem solve with laboratory instrumentation and assay systems as needed.
Monitor and perform preventative maintenance as required for machine performance.
Keep meticulous and organized records of specimens, tests, instrument logs, and technical analyses.
Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either correct the problems or immediately notify supervisors.
Conduct and document appropriate quality control and assurance procedures. Assist with quality assurance and performance improvement activities.

Requirements: 

Bachelor's degree in Clinical Lab Sciences or related field from a top tier scientific university and superior academic credentials.
Current California State Clinical Laboratory Scientist License.
Ability to responsibly follow laboratory protocols and processes autonomously, consulting with supervisor when needed.
Knowledge of basic clinical laboratory skills. Ability to operate clinical analyzers and instrumentation.
Proven track record of producing accurate results and maintaining excellence in quality in a dynamic work environment.
Ability to work with self-discipline, good judgment, and independence.
Technical excellence and attention to quality and detail.
Ability to effectively present information both one-on-one and in small group situations.
Desire to be part of a fast-paced, rapidly growing start-up company.

Contact Information: 

Please send your resume to Lauren Osgood: losgood@theranos.com