Clinical Laboratory Technologist I - Molecular

Pharma Services San Diego, California


Description

Are you motivated to participate in a dynamic, multi-tasking environment? Do you want to become part of a company that invests in its employees? Are you seeking a position where you use your laboratory skills while continuing to learn? Then we encourage you to dive deeper into this opportunity.

NeoGenomics is looking for a Clinical Laboratory Technologist  to join the Pharma Services team. We believe in career development and empowering our employees. Not only do we provide career coaches internally, but we offer many training opportunities to expand your knowledge base! We have highly competitive benefits with a variety HMO and PPO options. We have company 401k match along with an Employee Stock Purchase Program. We have tuition reimbursement, leadership development, and even start employees off with 16 days of paid time off plus holidays. We offer wellness courses and have highly engaged employee resource groups. Come join the Neo team and be part of our amazing World Class Culture!

Now that you know what we're looking for in talent, let us tell you why you'd want to work at NeoGenomics:

As an employer, we promise to provide you with a purpose driven mission in which you have the opportunity to save lives by improving patient care through the exceptional work you perform. Together, we will become the world's leading cancer reference laboratory.

Schedule: T-Sat, 11AM-730PM

Position Summary:

The Clinical Laboratory Technologist works under general supervision and is responsible for complex laboratory procedures and handling all types of specimens submitted to the department for processing tasks assigned. 

  • California State: CGMBS or CLS license Required

Responsibilities:

  • Performs clinical laboratory tests proficiently in the department under general supervision, and exercises independent judgment in the specialty assigned
  • Follows the laboratory’s SOP’s for specimen handling and test analyses
  • Determines the acceptability of specimens for testing, prepares clinical specimens for testing and identifies specimen related problems according to established SOP guidelines.
  • Maintains accurate and complete records of all testing performed on-site
  • Reviews, releases test results and follows department’s procedure in reporting STATS or critical results to the interpreting physician per department SOP
  • Performs and documents Quality Control on reagents, equipment, and assays.
  • Recognizes and acts on QC failures by consultation or follow-up with the department Supervisor or Lead technologist
  • Documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications
  • Prepares stock solutions, reagents and cocktails used in the laboratory as per established SOP’s. Tests and evaluates them based on standard criteria and documents all observed results
  • Helps maintain acceptable productivity, TAT and workflow

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science  from an accredited college or university preferred OR Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in one of the chemical, physical, or biological sciences with the addition of at least one year of laboratory required.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Nationally: ASCP MB  certification preferred. 
  • California State: CGMBS or CLS license Required
  • Molecular and Oncology Lab experience
  • Knowledge of laboratory techniques
  • Possesses appropriate computer skills to accomplish tasks
  •  Ability to communicate effectively
  • Good social skills and attention to detail
  • Motivated to work independently and within a team environment
  • Willing to work in a biohazard environment and follow safety policies and standards outlined in the Safety Manual
  • Good visual acuity including color perception required for certain departments
  •  Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.