Entry Level - Lab Clerk
Location: South San Francisco
Posted on: June 8, 2021
Due to the success of our genomic tests and our product
pipeline, Veracyte is hiring an additional team member for our CLIA
Molecular Lab Operations. The Entry Level - Lab Clerk is
responsible for handling and recording patient specimens sent to
Veracyte for testing in accordance with established protocols.
Additional responsibilities include all related clerical functions,
lab maintenance and regulatory compliance tasks. You'll work
alongside a highly engaged team of Lab Assistants and Clinical Lab
Scientists and will collaborate with other groups across Veracyte.
You'll have the opportunity for ongoing training, competency
assessments and sharing ideas for continuous improvement in the
lab. The work schedule is Tuesday - Saturday.
Primary responsibilities for the role:
- Accessioning clinical specimens upon receipt. Data entry into
- Specimen verification, labeling, tracking, and all related
- Identify and accurately document incomplete information
necessary for laboratory testing and partner cross-functionally
with Client Services team members for outreach and resolution of
- General accessioning clean-up tasks, e.g. break down shipping
boxes, disinfect accessioning counters, sweep and put away
- Maintenance of laboratory equipment
- Performing all laboratory activities in accordance with the
Quality Assurance Program for non-licensed personnel
- Engaging in training and competency assessments.
- Participating in continuous improvement
Who You Are:
Ideally you have a two or four year degree and at least one year
of previous work experience while attending school or after
graduation. You have demonstrated the ability to problem solve and
proactively collaborate with peers. In previous roles you were
known for your high attention to detail and dedication to customers
and/or patients. You are seeking a role where you can contribute at
your highest level, learn from peers, and be a part of new emerging
technologies that improve patient outcomes.
You can lift up to 25 pounds for approximately 10% of a typical
workday. Please note, during a typical workday, this role requires
a person to be seated approximately 75% of the time and stand 25%
of the day to complete required tasks.
What We Can Offer You
Veracyte is a growing company that offers significant career
opportunities if you are curious, driven, patient-oriented and
aspire to help us build a great company. We work collaboratively,
offering you the opportunity to constantly learn from your
colleagues - even those outside of your area of expertise. Here at
Veracyte, we find fun, little ways to make it a great place to work
- participate in our annual Halloween costume contest, treat
yourself to free coffee or the endless supply of PB&J
sandwiches, and toast with colleagues as we celebrate milestones.
We are a company with a heart and believe in positively impacting
the world beyond our doors by providing our product to those who
cannot afford it through a financial assistance program. Veracyte
seeks the best employees and works to create an environment where
they can thrive, expand their knowledge and contribute at the
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