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Labcorp Clinical Lab Scientist - Molecular in South San Francisco, California

$10,000 Sign on bonus offered to external hires

Monogram, one of Labcorp’s Specialty labs, is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Scientist to join its clinical laboratory in South San Francisco. This position will be working in the GeneSeq department, performing highly complex diagnostic procedures on clinical specimens using molecular biology based technology in the areas of infectious disease testing with the overall goal of providing results that will be used in the critical treatment of our clients. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist will be responsible for molecular biology techniques performed in this lab, including next generation sequencing and Sanger sequencing focused on genotypic testing.

Monogram offers free parking, flexible schedules, and an innovative workplace where you can contribute to cutting edge medical technology!

The schedule for this position will be 1st shift, Sunday-Thursday. Start time is flexible, between 7am-9am.


  • Perform routine/complex technical procedures/functions according to departmental Standard Operating Procedures

  • Testing areas include: genotyping: next generation sequencing and Sanger sequencing

  • Utilize a wide array of instrumentation; automated liquid handling systems, MiSeq (sequencing system) and dna analyzers and perform preventative maintenance and calibrations as required

  • Monitor, operate and troubleshoot instrumentation to ensure proper functionality

  • Recognize problems and initiate troubleshooting steps to evaluate testing failures and other issues

  • Perform appropriate QA/QC (Qualification) procedures

  • Review/monitor appropriate test performance indicators (initiate troubleshooting/occurrence reports as required)

  • Prepare, test and evaluate new reagents or controls

  • Analyze specimen data and report accurate and timely test results in order to deliver quality patient care

  • Maintain professional competence through continuing education, in-service training programs for licensure and affiliations with professional organizations

  • Maintain a safe work environment and wear appropriate personal protective equipment

  • Provide oversight and technical guidance for unlicensed laboratory staff and clinical laboratory scientists in training

  • Review, draft, and update Standard Operating Procedures and related testing documentation

  • May assist in the development and validation of new assays and technology transfers from R&D

  • Accept and perform additional duties as assigned


  • BS/BA in Chemistry, Biology, Clinical Laboratory or similar scientific field

  • Current California State Clinical Laboratory license required (CLS Generalist)

  • Laboratory training/experience in specialties related to molecular biology and virology

  • Single and/or multi-channel pipetting experience desired

  • Ability to work in a collaborative, flexible environment

  • Proficient with computers; Familiarity with laboratory information systems are a plus

  • High level of attention to detail along with strong communication and organizational skills

  • Flexibility to work overtime or other shifts depending on business needs

Pay Range: $50.00 – 62.35/hr

Benefits: All job offers will be based on a candidate’s skills and prior relevant experience, applicable degrees/certifications, as well as internal equity and market data. Regular, full-time or part-time employees working 20 or more hours per week are eligible for comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD/LTD, 401(K), ESPP, Paid time off (PTO) or Flexible time off (FTO), Commissions, and Company bonus where applicable. For more detailed information, please click here ( .

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