Lab Assistant

Invitae Irvine , CA 92606

Posted 2 months ago

SCHEDULE: Mon-Fri (9:00 - 5:30pm)

Invitae is dedicated to bringing comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our team is driven to make a difference for the patients we serve. We are leading the transformation of the genetics industry, by making clinical-grade genetic information affordable and accessible to guide health decisions across all stages of life.

Our team is expanding rapidly and we're looking for people who are passionate about helping improve healthcare to join us.

Our team is expanding rapidly and we're looking for people who are passionate about cytogenomics to push our capabilities forward in the quest to deliver genetic information at scale.

We are looking for a multi-talented, detail-oriented laboratory assistant to join our Irvine laboratory who can (with minimum supervision) assist with: reagent preparation, supply management, filing, data entry, lab organization activities, facility and maintenance duties.

What you'll do:

  • Assist in preparing and handling specimens for QC (quality and quantity) testing

  • Participates in lab organization, housekeeping and maintenance activities

  • Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies, and support instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed

  • Enter and review data on the computerized laboratory information system

What you bring:

  • 2-6 years laboratory testing experience in a diagnostics production laboratory performing cytogenetics sample processing and analysis

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills needed for interaction with all members of the laboratory team

  • Shift is Monday to Friday, from 9:00am to 5:30pm

  • Language(s): English

  • Two years of directly related laboratory experience

  • Self starter who is able to work independently

By joining Invitae, you'll work alongside some of the world's experts in genetics and healthcare at the forefront of genetic medicine. We've created a culture that empowers our teams and our teammates to have the biggest impact and to explore their interests and capabilities. We prize freedom with accountability and offer significant flexibility, along with excellent benefits and competitive compensation in a fast-growing organization.

Join us.

At Invitae, we value diversity and provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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