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Clinical Lab Technician (1st And 2nd Shift)

San Diego County, California, US
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Jan 15, 2022

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Conservation science
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Actalent services is hiring Clinical Lab Technicians for 1st and 2nd Shift for our client in San Diego.

ENTRY LEVEL Clinical Lab Technicians (1st, 2nd, and 3rd Shift) Needed in San Diego, CA

About: From cystic fibrosis carrier screening and maternal serum screening to noninvasive prenatal testing and diagnostic testing, our company offers one of the most comprehensive menus of genetic tests available.

  • Lab Associates supporting R&D Project -PCR, DNA handling, sequencing
  • Determines the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria
  • Identify, prioritize, and prepare all clinical samples while ensuring viability and sample integrity throughout the test process
  • Maintains inventory and organization of specimen samples in the freezer
  • Prepares and label tubes according to established protocols
  • Prepare clinical samples for testing and identify sample related issues
  • Accession samples and enter data into the laboratory information system
  • Monitor and maintain consumable inventory including reagents and supplies for each of the laboratory work stations.
  • Performs general laboratory, equipment, and benchtop clean-up
  • Prepare logs or other documents for routine testing or special assignments
  • Adhere to quality control guidelines to ensure integrity of laboratory specimens
  • Provide assistance to licensed CLS personnel who are performing test protocols using established procedures.
  • Provides laboratory support in the daily maintenance and surface decontamination of general laboratory equipment.
  • At all levels, proficient and able to perform multiple tasks to assist performing CLSs over the course of a day
  • At Senior and Lead level, may also train other Lab Associates and Assistants
  • At Senior and Lead level, maintains positive team morale, fosters excellent teamwork, and is a role model for others to emulate.


PCR, DNA Extraction, Clinical Samples, Lab Associate, Pipetting, blood

Additional Skills & Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Biological Science, Chemistry, or other related science with minimum requirements for Biology, Chemistry, and Mathematics coursework met.
  • Technician I level: 0-2 years relevant experience
  • Lead Technician level: 4+ years relevant experience

As a general reminder, all technician candidates must hold a degree in a traditional "hard" science (bio, chem, biochem, cell & molecular, genetics, etc). Candidates not meeting this criteria must have their transcripts reviewed for eligibility. The below are the minimum criteria.

• 16 semester hours in chemistry courses, which include at least six semester hours in inorganic chemistry and are acceptable toward a major in chemistry;

• 16 semester hours in biology courses which are pertinent to the medical sciences and are acceptable toward a major in the biological sciences;

• 3 semester hours of mathematics.

• All above courses are required when confirming a degree.

For immediate consideration, please apply directly to this job posting AND email with the following:
  • Subject Line "Actalent Engineering - Follow Up (CLT)"
  • WORD copy of resume
  • 4-5 bullet points highlighting your technical qualifications for the role
  • 5-6 References (1 Professional and others can be relevant Peer: classmates, co-workers)

  • About Actalent:

    Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

    The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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