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Laboratory Assistant

Company: Filtrous
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Why work for CovX Labs?*
Would you like to join a dedicated team of lab professionals?

CovX Labs is a high throughput testing laboratory that was created to better inform people of their health. You will directly impact people's lives by scaling up COVID-19 testing capability & future testing options.

We have a strong, fun culture of team members who value hard work, honesty and integrity, work-life balance, strong communication, and continual personal and professional development.

We offer competitive pay, a complete benefits package, PTO, paid company holidays, and an opportunity for advancement in the company. Filtrous, Inc./CovX Labs is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status.

*Position Summary*

As a laboratory assistant, you will work under the direct supervision of licensed professionals and technicians to prepare specimens and assist with clinical testing. You will also be responsible for providing general support for the laboratory, customer service, and other administrative functions.How You Will Contribute:

* Support testing for multiple assay types to include: rapid tests, RT-PCR, chemistry, immunoassays, mass spectrometry, as well as other characterization techniques.
* Perform specimen collection, receipt, and accessioning.
* Routine laboratory maintenance, including equipment maintenance, preventative maintenance, and lab cleanliness.
* Identify instrument, supply, or specimen problems and demonstrate acumen to either resolve or elevate to supervisor.
* Assist in inventory management.
* Organize and maintain documentation.
* Perform waived testing onsite or at events.
* Operate automated equipment under supervision.
* Participate in development and execution of contract research organization (CRO) projects.

*Our Ideal Candidate Will Have*

* BS degree in a life or physical science field.
* Experience with basic laboratory techniques.
* Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
* Knowledge of safe handling of biohazardous specimens and chemical reagents.
* Strong communication skills.
* Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
* Prior experience working in a high throughput clinical laboratory.
* Initiative in making suggestions to streamline procedures and improve productivity.

*Note: * This position requires sustained work in a laboratory that will be collecting samples for COVID-19 testing. The company has implemented appropriate precautionary measures where necessary.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 - $24.00 per hour

Benefits:
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* San Diego, CA 92128: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Filtrous, San Diego , Laboratory Assistant, Other , San Diego, California

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