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Clinical Laboratory Associate II
AM Shift
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Menlo Park, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Minimum of AA or equivalent required
  • Bachelor of Arts or Science in Biomedical Laboratory Science, Clinical Science or a related field preferred
  • At least 1 years of related experiences in a high complexity laboratory
  • Demonstrate a high level of competency when assisting in the analytical sample processing steps and in all other supporting functions
  • Strong communicator with ability to maintain open communication with internal employees, managers and customers as needed
  • Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Able to integrate and apply feedback in a professional manner
  • Able to prioritize and drive to results with a high emphasis on quality
  • Ability to work as part of a team within a highly collaborative environment
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to proactively communicate consistently, clearly and honestly
  • Ability to prioritize tasks with a high emphasis on quality
  • Ability to participate in projects and complete assignments as expected
  • Flexibility of work schedule to meet the needs of GRAIL's Clinical Laboratory
  • Ability to analyze and solve basic issues
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Responsible for equipment maintenance according to the laboratory's standard operating procedures
  • Responsible for maintaining sufficient inventory of materials, supplies, and equipment in the laboratory for performance of duties
  • Check, monitor, and record temperature and perform root cause analysis of deviations and implement a resolution or initiate a service request as necessary
  • Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications
  • Perform annual review of standard operating procedures
  • Assist the Clinical Laboratory Scientist with preparation and aliquoting of reagents
  • Assist the Clinical Laboratory Scientist during patient testing
  • Participate in projects under the supervision of a CLS or Supervisor along with maintaining quality and efficient work flow of daily duties
  • Assist with training of new laboratory personnel and training of new procedures with existing personnel
  • Assist with internal audits and inspection preparation, as needed
  • Manage of organizing and maintaining laboratory, equipment, personnel, and training documents
  • Set-up the Hamilton and assist with Hamilton automated procedures
  • Ensure on-time calibration of laboratory equipment is scheduled and performed
  • Report all concerns of test quality and/or safety to the Supervisor or Safety Officer
  • Work closely with the CLS and Accessioning Teams to provide consistent and ongoing support to the entire service department
  • Write and revise standard operating procedures, as needed
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and report to laboratory management
  • Provide mentorship for new Clinical Laboratory Associates, give constructive feedback, and provide peer review feedback for evaluations
  • Perform other duties as assigned

501-1,000 employees

Designs cancer screening tests
Company Overview
GRAIL's mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. They are working to change the trajectory of cancer mortality and bring stakeholders together to adopt innovative, safe, and effective technologies that can transform cancer care.
  • Outstanding People - Join a team of passionate and dedicated professionals, committed to collaboration, education, and proactive problem-solving.
  • Strong Compensation - We offer competitive salaries and savings plans to provide for long-term financial planning.
  • Complete Health Coverage - Take advantage of comprehensive health coverage, with medical, dental and vision, to keep you and your family healthy.
  • Work-Life Balance - Make everyday life more manageable with flexible time off – we trust you to do great work and take time for yourself.
Company Core Values
  • Grit - We are determined and resilient because patients are counting on us.
  • Respect - We value diversity and challenge each other respectfully.
  • Accountability - We own our decisions and keep our commitments.
  • Integrity - We adhere to our principles of humility, transparency, and rigor.
  • Leadership - We make each other better by making leadership everyone’s responsibility