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Entry Level - Lab Clerk

Company: Veracyte
Location: South San Francisco
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

The Position:

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 LIS system.
  • Specimen verification, labeling, tracking, and all related clerical functions.
  • Identify and accurately document incomplete information necessary for laboratory testing and partner cross-functionally with Client Services team members for outreach and resolution of issues.
  • General accessioning clean-up tasks, e.g. break down shipping boxes, disinfect accessioning counters, sweep and put away supplies.
  • 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 activities/projects.

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 highest level.

Keywords: Veracyte, South San Francisco , Entry Level - Lab Clerk, Other , South San Francisco, California

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