Job Opportunity in Genetic Analysis


Sequenom Center for Molecular Medicine – CLIA Lab, SD – 210402





Job Type:



Minimum Experience:

6 months


Required Education:

Bachelors Degree


Job Description

Due to the recent successful launch of MaterniT21, we are looking to hire additional Laboratory Associates to work in our San Diego CLIA lab. Under supervision of licensed personnel, the Laboratory Associate will assist with routine and specialty clinical testing and provide general support for the laboratory.



– Perform basic molecular processes associated with laboratory tests
such as DNA extraction, PCR, and genomic library preparation under the
supervision of certified laboratory personnel
– Accession clinical samples and enter data into to the laboratory
information system
– Prepare reagents and controls using automated or fixed volume
measuring devices
– Maintain inventory of consumable items; unpack, record and store
reagents and supplies
– Prepare protocols, logs and other documents for routine or special
– Identify instrument and sample problems and either resolve or elevate
them appropriately
– Prepare and organize written data, reports, and other documents for
testing equipment, and assist with preventative maintenance
– Assist with multiple routine and specialty assays and phase-in reagents


Job Requirements

– Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline
– Minimum 6 months of relevant work experience in a clinical lab setting
– Experience with molecular biology techniques such as PCR and DNA
extraction a plus
– Proficiency with Microsoft Office. Experience with a Laboratory
Information System highly desired
– Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment and
maintain production and quality standards determined by the clinical
– Must be able to work in a biohazard environment and comply with safety
policies and procedures
– Ability to lift objects up to 20 pounds
– Availability to work one of following shifts:
– Monday -Friday 6:00 am- 2:30pm
– Monday – Friday 1:00pm – 9:30pm
– Tuesday – Saturday 5:00am – 1:30pm
– Tuesday – Saturday 10:00am-6:30pm
– Tuesday-Saturday 1:00 pm-9:30pm
– Tuesday-Saturday 3:00pm-11:30pm
– Sunday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 5:30pm
– Sunday – Thursday 1:00 p.m. – 9:30pm



Mark Saldivar

Field Laboratory Operations Lead

Sequenom Center for Molecular Medicine




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