Lab Operations Associate
Posted on 7/19/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Data-driven precision medicine
Company Overview
Tempus is on a mission to provide the necessary tools to usher in an era of precision medicine. The company has built the world's largest library of clinical and molecular data and an operating system to make that information accessible and useful for patients, physicians, and researchers.
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Operations & Logistics
Biology & Biotech
  • 4 year college degree, in a Biological Science, including classes in anatomy and/or molecular biology
  • Prior Pathology or Histotechnology Lab experience, with anatomy experience highly preferred
  • Knowledge of medical terminology is highly preferred
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to adapt to changing priorities while maintaining professionalism
  • Ability to communicate effectively with teams across Tempus in person and email
  • Highly organized and systematic, superb attention to detail and ability to complete tasks with a high degree of accuracy
  • Show initiative in a fast paced environment
  • Desire to work as part of a high-level team while working independently on mission-critical tasks
  • Strong note taking skills and/or experience transcribing spoken word to text
  • General office equipment and software knowledge and computer proficiency, including Mac OS
  • Work with pathologists and histotechnologists to ensure efficient patient testing workflows for clinical specimens
  • Abstract clinical data accurately and efficiently from patient documents
  • Support multiple workflows including pathology review and IHC review
  • Serve as a liaison between Pathology team and other teams across Tempus
  • Utilize creative thinking to industrialize team operational processes
  • Responsible for troubleshooting, auditing sample progress, and reconciliation of lab specimens
  • Expected to follow all lab protocols