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Clinical Laboratory Scientist


Our Clinical Laboratory Scientists are responsible for performing highly complex laboratory testing (next-generation DNA sequencing) on patient specimens including all steps from specimen processing to data analysis, performing quality control and quality assurance procedures, and 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 multi-task and be flexible with tasks and schedules, and the ability to work independently in a team environment. This role requires being on-site at our SF office location and flexibility to work a Tuesday-Saturday full-time schedule.


  • Must possess a valid California CLS license (or equivalent from another state), preferably with special ASCP or CA credentials in molecular genetics.  Generalist or other CLS credentials are fine too.
  • Possess working knowledge of local, state, and federal laboratory regulations
  • Experienced with software and automation systems
  • Have at least 4+ year(s) with Masters or 6+ years with Bachelors of experience in highly complex molecular testing
  • Preferred experience with high sample volumes, NGS platforms, six sigma, lean manufacturing, GMP/GLP/CLIA/CAP/ISO, and software specification development a plus
  • Able to work Tuesday-Saturday full time schedule

Invitae envisions a world in which genomic sequencing routinely informs lifelong health care decisions. We provide comprehensive, rapid, and affordable genome sequencing and clinically relevant interpretations of genomic data. We are committed to enabling the utilization of genomic data in order to improve health, catalyze scientific and medical research, and contribute to improved outcomes for everyone. Invitae is an open, title-free company that operates as a meritocracy. We focus intently on our ability to deliver reliable solutions that contribute to improving people's lives. We ruthlessly eliminate overhead and policies that interfere with productivity. We have excellent benefits. Our San Francisco location is in the hip SOMA neighborhood, near great restaurants, just a couple of blocks away from CalTrain. Many of us bike or take public transit to work. We work hard during the week and we rest on the weekends.

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