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Laboratory Corporation of America Lab Technician - Monogram in South San Francisco, California

Are you looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge, and the chance to make a real difference? If so, Monogram Biosciences, a wholly-owned subsidiary of LabCorp, wants to speak with you about an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Lab Technician in South San Francisco, CA. Monogram is a leader in developing and commercializing innovative diagnostic products to help guide and improve the treatment of HIV, HCV, COVID-19 and other viral infections. In this position, you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment and will be a part of our overall mission at LabCorp: "Improving Health, Improving Lives" as we combat the COVID-19 pandemic and continue to lead the way in HIV/HCV phenotypic testing.

Monogram is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Technician to join its team in the in the Front End / Preanalytical groups. In this position, you will perform both semi-automated and manual testing with the overall goal of providing results that will be used in the treatment of HIV, HCV, COVID-19, and other viral infections. Assays performed in this department use cellular virology techniques to determine susceptibility to antiretroviral drugs and COVID-19 drug development and treatment guidance.

This is a great entry-level opportunity to join an innovative laboratory and receive targeted one-on-one training that will help the individual grow in a career in the biotechnology field!

The schedule for this position will Monday -- Friday, 6am-230pm, with rotating weekends.


  • Perform routine laboratory duties within the Front End / PreAnalytical areas including:

  • Specimen receiving and data entry in LIS

  • Operation of instrumentation

  • Recording of equipment daily readings, function checks and preventative maintenance

  • Completion of QA Documents

  • Responsible for sample preparation steps including Aliquoting, Beading, Lysing as well as Molecular Extraction techniques

  • Perform inventory control

  • Practice aseptic / sterile techniques

  • May participate in creating Standard Operating Procedures

  • Comply with all safety/infection control policies and procedures

  • Communicate with outside departments including Molecular Lab, Research and Development, Client Services and Pharma Project Managers


  • BS/BA degree in chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory sciences

  • 0-2 years relevant laboratory experience required

  • Laboratory experience performing assays utilizing instrumentation a plus

  • Understanding and familiarity with aseptic technique and good specimen handling

  • Strong computer skills: familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel is beneficial

  • Experience with SOPs, QA and QC standards

  • Must have good organizational skills and strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work in collaborative, flexible work environment

  • Ability to work flexible hours, during training

If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!




Monday - Friday, 6am-2:30pm, with rotating weekends; one month on weekends, one month off weekends

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.