Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician or Technologist

DESCRIPTION

Blueprint Genetics is a clinical diagnostics and genetic knowledge company. We are a diagnostics laboratory that has developed technological innovations from sequencing to interpretation to enable better quality diagnostics with affordable price. Our comprehensive offering, high quality clinical reports together with our transparent approach to diagnostics have been the secret sauce for our rapid expansion and growth globally. Our current diagnostic portfolio includes over 200 tests that cover majority of inherited disorders. Today We work with over 300 clinics in over 30 countries. Our aim is to grow and expand our operations globally.

We are currently seeking for a highly motivated Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician or Technologist to join our growing operation in San Francisco. Under general supervision, the successful applicant will take part in developing the laboratory operations, will be responsible for sample reception and logistics process and works closely with our customer support, clinical genetics support and billing support personnel. A background check will take place when hiring. This is a fulltime position. 

Responsibilities include:

Receiving, evaluating and processing specimens and accompanying requisitions from our North and South American customers:

1) Examines requisitions to ascertain acceptability against established criteria. 

2) Investigates incomplete or unacceptable submissions. 

3) Provides timely follow-up communication with appropriate individuals/departments/offices when materials are determined to be unacceptable or lack adequate information for billing or clinical processing. 

4) Organize samples and paperwork per established protocol.

– Registering patients and/or overseeing the registration process into our internal requisition portal

– Communicates with outside institutions, internal departments, and insurance companies and medical groups to obtain patient demographic information, and insurance authorizations.

– Assists in Clinical sample and test kit logistics related tasks

– Coordinating regular laboratory meetings

– Maintenance of the laboratory facility (disinfection/cleaning of work station)

– Assisting in laboratory SOP development in the growing and developing operation

– Assisting in regulatory items required to sustain laboratory certifications

– The responsibilities of this position will involve routine possible exposure to human biological specimens (e.g. blood and saliva).

REQUIREMENTS

Required Qualifications

– Graduation from college with a major in an applicable natural science

– Two years of experience in a medical laboratory environment

– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

– Ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities and perform well under pressure and deadlines.

– Ability to work in both an individual and team setting

Preferred Qualifications

– California Medical Laboratory Technician License

– Previous experience in a diagnostic CLIA laboratory environment

– Knowledge of medical terminology

– Ability to understand and learn the complexities within the field of genetic diagnostics

– Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

BENEFITS

Compensation:

– Competitive salary, commensurate with experience

– Benefits package available includes: Medical, Dental, Life and Disability insurance, 401(k) plan, performance pay, paid vacation

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