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Lab Quality Assurance Associate

Description

At Invitae, we're using genetics to improve healthcare for everyone. Working with us will give you an opportunity to use your skills to do real and tangible good -- impacting the lives of patients, families, and future generations to come! We're looking for a Laboratory Quality Assurance Associate who will support quality assurance across the pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical phases of laboratory testing to ensure ongoing compliance with CLIA, CAP, and California regulations. Candidates will contribute to continued development of the overall quality assurance program through process improvement, internal audits, employee education and training, competency assessment and documentation.

Responsibilities

  • Work with Invitae’s QA/QC group on compliance and quality improvement projects
  • Serve as liaison between the wet-laboratory and the QA/QC group to ensure procedures and practices are current
  • Work with state and federal regulatory bodies, to maintain, document and demonstrate compliance and proficiency
  • Prepare for and participate in CAP, CLIA and NYS inspections, respond to recommended corrective action through process revision and preparation of response reports
  • Research, evaluate, validate and help to implement improvements to the current lab practices of the pre-analytical through post-analytical phases of testing
  • Investigate and document corrected reports, and other deviations from protocol
  • Write, review, and revise related policies, protocols and procedures
  • Plan and perform regular internal quality audits of all aspects of the laboratory as required by CAP and CLIA
  • Adhere to laboratory health and safety guidelines

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in science related field
  • Basic laboratory skills with preference for experience in a clinical laboratory
  • Highly organized and detail oriented, self-starter type personality
  • Flexible schedule to sometimes work on weekends as needed

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 Mission/Potrero Hill area. We have offices in Oakland and Palo Alto as well, close to BART and or Caltrain transportation options.

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