Veracyte is a leading genomic diagnostics company that aims to improve outcomes for patients all over the world at every step of their journey in cancer and other diseases. We have been named a “Bay Area Top Workplace” for seven years in a row by the Bay Area News Group, based solely on employee feedback. We are seeking Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) to perform cutting-edge diagnostic testing on patient specimens in our collaborative, high-energy work environment. We are open to considering applicants in the CLS I to Senior CLS level. S/he will accurately perform molecular genetic testing, using a variety of molecular biological techniques including NextGen sequencing. Other key aspects of the role include:
Conduct daily quantitative and qualitative assessment of molecular data generated during the course of testing
Carry out QC/QA activities as part of the company’s Quality program and commitment to patient safety
Participate in a variety of other essential laboratory activities, including reagent qualification, inventory management, procedure writing, inspection preparation, test validation, and equipment maintenance
Contribute to our learning environment through ongoing training and development
The CLS team members work a 4-day, 10-hour work schedule, rotating Saturday coverage
You hold a CA CLS license and have a Bachelors’ or Masters’ degree in biological sciences or medical technology, with at least 1 year of experience in molecular diagnostic testing. Ideally, you will hold a certificate in clinical genetics/molecular biology (CLS-MB or CGMBS). Experience with microarray platforms, cDNA amplification, and/or RNA isolation is preferred. You enjoy contributing to a team outside of the lab in the form of special projects. At Veracyte, our team members have individual projects outside of the daily operations aligned with building leadership skills on topics of their interest. We would like you to share our commitment to teamwork and collaboration and be excited by the challenges of applying your expertise to an important, emerging area in molecular diagnostics.
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Veracyte is a pioneering genomic diagnostics company. Our tests provide trustworthy and actionable ANSWERS that improve care throughout the patient journey.
We ask the right questions and provide answers that give physicians and patients a clearer path forward.
Our tests leverage innovations in genomic technology and machine learning to enable more confident diagnostic, prognostic and treatment decisions in challenging diseases such as thyroid cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. We are creating new standards of care by enabling more patients to avoid unnecessary invasive procedures, speeding time to diagnosis and treatment while removing costs from the healthcare system.
We are changing today's clinical practice standards. We are making a difference in the lives of physicians and patients. We are doing something real.