Laboratory Associate: New College Graduate
2022, 2023
Posted on 9/9/2022

1,001-5,000 employees

Clinical genetic testing
Company Overview
Natera's mission is to change the management of disease worldwide with a focus on reproductive health, oncology, and organ transplantation.
San Carlos, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • BS/BA in a biological science or a related field
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, computer, and technical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Word processing and data management
  • Ability to work well in a group
  • Assist in testing of patient samples according to standard operating procedure
  • Meet expected performance metrics within role as applicable
  • Responsible for maintaining updated understanding and knowledge of methods performed in the lab
  • Provide guidance for new team members
  • Follows GLP (good laboratory practice): maintain clean and organized workspace
  • Completes training and other deadlines on time
  • Recognizes, escalates, and troubleshoot equipment malfunctions and common processing errors according to the laboratory's standard operating procedures
  • Recognizes, documents, and escalates protocol deviations in lab to lead/supervisor
  • Communicates with team and other departments on various platforms (including via e-mail)
  • Provides feedback on day-to-day schedule and tasks to lead/supervisor
  • Assists teammates in completing daily tasks
  • Maintains equipment and instruments in good operating condition (such as calibration and expiration date)
  • Maintain sufficient inventory of material, supplies and equipment in the laboratory for performance of duties
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement Projects (TAG, 5S)
  • Conducts himself/herself in a professional manner
  • Adheres to Departmental Expectations
  • This role works with PHI on a regular basis both in paper and electronic form and have access to various technologies to access PHI (paper and electronic) in order to perform the job
  • Employee must complete training relating to HIPAA/PHI privacy, General Policies and Procedure Compliance training and security training as soon as possible but not later than the first 30 days of hire
  • Must maintain a current status on Natera training requirements
  • Employee must pass post-offer criminal background check
  • Performs other duties as assigned