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Lab Assistant
  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #14321

Imogen Poots once said, "San Francisco, coolest place ever." She's right, as nothing can quite compare to the majestic beauty that is San Francisco.  From its scenic views, attractions, people, and atmosphere, San Francisco are in a category all its own.  Have you ever thought about working in this unique city? Then continue reading! 

Lighthouse Lab Services is representing a well-established Lab that is looking for a Lab Assistant to join their team in gorgeous San Francisco! This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to take the next step in their careers by being apart of a Laboratory whose research is changing the course of lives' every day. 

Key responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: 

-Operate the package Shipping/Receiving room for the department by sorting, labelling, and documenting packages received to the logbook and then notify recipients by email to distribute packages.
-Collect hazardous waste bags from the BSL-2 lab for EH&S pickup daily.
-Collect and wash shared labware using automated dishwashers.
-General BSL-3 maintenance, such as autoclave solid waste and neutralize liquid waste for EH&S pickup.
-Order, store, restock and organize general lab supplies and common use chemicals.
-Autoclave incubator water, media, microcentrifuge tubes, and tools per request by researchers.
-Decontaminate biosafety cabinets, incubators, and surplus equipment/s as needed while following protocol stated in the SOP.
-Maintain -800 C freezers, including weekly scraping of ice buildup, cleaning of the compressor area, and determining when the freezers need to be defrosted.
-Refill solutions and clean at sink stations.
-Escort dry ice, CO2 gas, and liquid nitrogen delivery personnel in the BSL-2 lab.

Basic Preferred Profile: 

-Associate's/Bachelor's in Biology, Chemistry, or similar.
-Previous lab experience required.
-Experience in an infectious disease or similar lab preferred.  
-Previous experience with using large autoclaves.
-Must be comfortable or have previous experience handling Infectious materials. 

Salary and Benefits:

-$18-21/hour, depending on experience.
-This is a Temp-to-Hire position.

If you fit the above profile, we'd love to hear from you!

About Us:

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 18 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry-level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.

It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 | lighthouselabservices.com

#MP Job ID: 14321

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