Clinical Laboratory Scientist Horizon
Posted on 3/22/2024
INACTIVE
Natera

1,001-5,000 employees

Global leader in personalized genetic testing
Company Overview
Natera stands as a global leader in cell-free DNA testing, with a dedicated focus on oncology, women’s health, and organ health, aiming to integrate personalized genetic testing into standard healthcare practices. The company's competitive advantage lies in its proprietary cfDNA technology platform, which has been validated by over 100 peer-reviewed publications for its high accuracy, and its diverse team of experts from various fields. Natera's commitment to industry leadership is evident in its ISO 13485-certified and CAP-accredited laboratories, and its proactive stance against cyber crimes, ensuring a secure and innovative work environment.
Biotechnology

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$1.2B

Founded

2004

Headquarters

Austin, Texas

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

15%

2 year growth

23%
Locations
San Carlos, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
CategoriesNew
Lab & Research
Life Sciences
Medical Research
Requirements
  • 1-2 years of experience as a Medical Technologist or equivalent in a clinical laboratory environment.
  • BS/BA degree (or equivalent) in Medical Technology, Biological Sciences, or related field
  • Current California CLS license or CGMBS license (Clinical Genetics Molecular Biology Scientist)
Responsibilities
  • - Verify the proper specimen being analyzed and perform tests that need to be completed
  • - Analyze clinical laboratory specimens following the standard methods and procedures in an efficient manner with little to no errors
  • - Responsible for maintaining updated understanding and knowledge of methods performed in the lab
  • - Follows GLP (good laboratory practice): maintain clean and organized work space
  • - Completes training and other deadlines on time
  • - Train on specialized instructions for instruments/protocols (super users)
  • - Recognizes and escalates equipment malfunctions; troubleshoots common errors
  • - Recognizes, documents, and escalates protocol deviations in lab to lead/supervisor
  • - Participates in the updating of departmental standard operating procedures and database to accurately reflect the current practices
  • - Ensures compliance with all regulatory agency requirements through proper documentation
  • - Performs quality control procedures to ensure accuracy of clinical data (if applicable)
  • - Maintains equipment and instruments in good operating condition
  • - Communicates with team and other departments (including via e-mail)
  • - Provides feedback on day-to-day schedule and tasks to lead/supervisor; offers suggestions/ideas for improvement
  • - Assists teammates in completing daily tasks
  • - Conducts himself/herself in a professional manner; acts as a role model/mentor to others
  • - Adheres to Departmental Expectations
  • - 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)
  • - Completes 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
  • - Passes post-offer criminal background check
  • - Performs other duties as assigned