Personalis is a rapidly growing cancer genomics company transforming the development of next-generation therapies by providing more comprehensive molecular data about each patient’s cancer and immune response. Our ImmunoID NeXT Platform® is enabling the development of next generation immuno-oncology therapeutics and diagnostics.
We are looking for a Clinical Lab Assistant (AM Shift, Tues-Sat) who enjoys providing lab support services in a dynamic, team-oriented environment.
Under guidance of our Clinical Lab Scientists, you will perform laboratory support work in our CLIA lab providing next generation sequencing services of samples for diagnostic purposes.
Swing Shift Hours: 6 AM - 2:30 PM; during training hours can vary..
Lead the general upkeep, orderliness, and cleanliness of the laboratory including instruments, supplies, refrigerated areas, etc.
Follow the laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling, receipt, organization, management and data entry into the lab information management system (LIMS)
Prepare tubes which includes printing labels, labeling and LIMS entry
Set up kits for extractions, setting up of consumables and instruments, clearing decks, etc.
Set up of automation for Library Prep (PCR) on the Hamilton Liquid Handlers and set up instruments for sequencing such as Illumina Novaseq.
Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies and maintain a safe working environment by following all Safety SOPs
Other duties as may be assigned
Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology or related Science field and 0-1 years of related experience
Highly organized, able to prioritize and thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
Excellent verbal communication as well as accurate documentation skills and the ability to comply with regulatory requirements
Able to lift/move up to 25 pounds as well as sit and/or stand for extended periods
Willingness to work overtime, off hours, and on holidays as needed
Personalis is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities. Personalis offers a competitive compensation package.