Clinical Laboratory Scintist II

Ariosa Diagnostics now Roche
Job Location
5945 Optical Court
San Jose, CA 95138


Family oriented culture, work and life balance. Medical, dental, vision. 401k plan.

Job Description

The Clinical Laboratory Scientist II (PM shift) is responsible for performing high complexity laboratory testing on patient specimens (blood sample), interpreting and reporting patient results, performing quality control and quality assurance procedures and complying with all applicable local, state and federal laboratory requirements. The high complexity nature of the work (molecular, DNA sequencing) requires excellent attention to detail, effective written and verbal communication skills, the ability to multitask and be flexible with tasks and schedules and the ability to work independently in a team environment.
Principal responsibilities include:
• Perform laboratory tests, procedures and analyses according to the laboratory's standard operating procedures
• Perform, review and document laboratory quality control procedures
• Operate, maintain and troubleshoot laboratory equipment
• Prepare reagents required for laboratory testing
• Review, interpret and report patient results
• Independently identify and troubleshoot basic problems that adversely affect test performance
• Report all concerns of test quality and/or safety to the Supervisor or Safety Officer



Requirements:  We seek an individual with a successful track record who must be comfortable with a start-up environment. The ideal candidate will have:


  • Minimum of 6 years of experience working in a clinical laboratory required (could be supervisor level)
  • Must possess a valid California CLS license or qualify to obtain a California CLS license, generalist preferred
  • Completion of a CLS training program at an accredited institution or clinical laboratory work experience within the last five years
  • Possess working knowledge of local, state and federal laboratory regulations
  • Computer skills a must, automation skills preferred
  • Ability to analyze and problem solve basic issues that impact test performance
  • Strong communicator with ability to maintain open communication with internal employees, managers and customers as needed
  • Must communicate effectively with coworkers and non-laboratory personnel


How to Apply

Please, apply to corporate website at

About Our Organization

Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc., is a molecular diagnostics company committed to innovating together to improve patient care. The flagship product, the Harmony Prenatal Test, is a safe, highly accurate and affordable prenatal test for maternal and fetal health. Led by an experienced team, Ariosa is using its proprietary technology to perform a directed analysis of cell-free DNA in blood. The Harmony test equips pregnant women and their healthcare providers with reliable information to make decisions regarding their health, without creating unnecessary stress or anxiety.

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