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Lab Assistant
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Veracyte | Austin, TX
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Job Description

The Position:

Due to the success of our flagship product, the lab team at Veracyte is growing. The Lab Assistant will perform routine specimen accessioning in our cytology lab in accordance with established protocols. S/he will process specimens upon receipt in the lab, perform specimen verification and tracking, and develop skills in troubleshooting difficult cases. Additional responsibilities include all related clerical functions including data entry and lab maintenance tasks.

Who You Are:

You have a two year degree in the life sciences or a biotechnology certificate. You have demonstrated the ability to problem solve and proactively collaborate with peers. In previous roles you were known for your high attention to detail. Candidates with previous work experience (laboratory or non-laboratory) will be given preference. Medical scribes or transcriptionists are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be able to work from 9:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.

What We Can Offer You

Veracyte is a growing company that offers significant career opportunities if you are curious, driven, patient-oriented and aspire to help us build a great company. We work collaboratively, offering you the opportunity to constantly learn from your colleagues - even those outside of your area of expertise. Here at Veracyte, we find fun, little ways to make it a great place to work - participate in our annual Halloween costume contest, treat yourself to free coffee or the endless supply of PB&J sandwiches, and toast colleagues as we celebrate milestones. We are a company with a heart and believe in positively impacting the world beyond our doors by providing our product to those who cannot afford it through a financial assistance program. Veracyte seeks the best employees and works to create an environment where they can thrive, expand their knowledge and contribute at the highest level.

About Veracyte

Veracyte is a private molecular cytology company located in the heart of South San Francisco's thriving biotechnology community. Founded in 2008 by industry veterans and funded by leading medical technology investors, the company has brought to market its first product, the Afirma Thyroid FNA Analysis. We at Veracyte are creative, critical thinkers eager to take on challenges. As a small growing company each member of our team is crucial to our success and makes a significant contribution in shaping the future of our company. We are positioned at the forefront of an exciting, emerging area in diagnostics