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Clinical Scientist- Entry Level

Company: Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

DDC is growing rapidly, and our customers need fast and accurate solutions for their life-changing challenges and questions related to paternity or other family relationships. DNA Diagnostics Center is the leading private DNA paternity testing laboratory worldwide. The Company's success reflects it's standing as the best, most accessible and affordable DNA testing service offered to satisfied patients and clients everywhere.

DDC has accomplished this success by working as a strong, integrated team with innovative, efficient, effective, and competitive spirit, matched by none.

Job Description

The Lab Technologist is responsible for the execution of a broad range of bench test procedures used in raw material qualification, and testing. In this position, you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment. Laboratory technologists assist with the receiving, labeling, testing and analyzing of samples in a sterile environment. They assist in the design and execution of laboratory testing according to standard procedures, as well as maintain accurate computer records of the process and results.This role will be performing quality control and quality assurance procedures while complying with all applicable local, state and federal laboratory requirements. The work requires excellent attention to detail, effective written and verbal communication skills, the ability to multitask and be flexible with tasks and schedules, and the ability to work independently in a team environment. This role requires on-site work as well as ability to work overtime and off-schedule days as needed.

Duties/Responsibilities
Determine the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria
Perform routine and complex technical procedures and functions according to SOPs
Monitor, operate and troubleshoot instrumentation to ensure proper functionality
Demonstrate the ability to make technical decisions regarding testing and problem solving.
Prepare, test and evaluate new reagents or controls
Report accurate and timely test results in order to deliver quality patient care
Perform and document preventive maintenance and quality control procedures
Identify and replenish testing bench supplies as necessary
Assist with processing of specimens when needed
Maintain a safe work environment and wear appropriate personal protective equipment
Ensure and maintain compliance with the Company's quality system requirements through training and adherence to policies, procedures and processes.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
Biological Science Degree Required
At least 1 year previous laboratory or clinical experience
Laboratory dexterity and understanding of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
Basic phlebotomy skills, ASCP or AMT certification is a plus
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office; knowledge of large Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) and Laboratory Information Management (LIMS) systems aplus.
Good written and verbal communication.
Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Proficient with computers; Familiarity with laboratory information systems are a plus
High level of attention detail along with strong communication and organizational skills
Flexibility to work overtime or other shifts depending on business needs

Additional Information

Position is full-time. 2nd Shift
Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
Life and disability insurance
401(k) with company match
Paid vacation and holidays

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins laboratories work with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.

The Eurofins network of companies is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. It is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. It also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

In over 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 58,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 54 countries. Eurofins companies offer a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.

In 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 6.72 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Keywords: Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Fairfield , Clinical Scientist- Entry Level, Healthcare , Fairfield, California

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