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Clinical Laboratory Scientist

AKESOgen, Inc.
Job Location
Atlanta, GA 30071
United States
Job Description

Job Title: Clinical Lab Scientist

Department: Extraction Department - Laboratory

Reports to: Extraction Team Lead


Join a team of accomplished scientists!

AKESOgen is looking to hire talented experts with extreme attention to detail for a Clinical Laboratory Scientist.

Responsibilities and Duties for Clinical Laboratory Scientist:

  • Adhere to and follow laboratory established procedures for processing, analyzing and reporting patient samples.
  • Follow laboratory established quality control policies and protocols in recording readings, note deviations and document all corrective actions taken when deviations occur.
  • Be capable of identifying problems that may affect test performance and turnaround time and immediately bring it to supervisor, Director, or Medical directors' attention.
  • Be proficient in a wide range of routine and complex assays performed at AKESOgen with appropriate training.
  • Be willing to run automated Nucleic Acid instrumentation, real time PCR, DNA/RNA spectrometer, genetic scanners, and other instruments with appropriate training.
  • Assist in performing proficiency testing as required.
  • Assist in improving quality management and writing/updating SOPs as required.
  • Organize and analysis data and help troubleshoot issues with supervisor.
  • Understand and follow OSHA, CLIA* and CAP guidelines.
  • Plays a key role in maintaining instrumentation and the appropriate documentation for each instrument and assays in their department.
  • Demonstrate a high level of ethics in all aspects of professional practice.
  • Ensure the accuracy of the information before filing and reported.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and organized lab.

Essential Job Duties: All duties are subject to change by managers during employment. The following is an outline and is not intended to be inclusive of all tasks that could be requested of employee.


*For individuals listed on CLIA Form CMS-209, please also refer to personnel requirements for Testing Personnel.



Minimum Requirements for Clinical Laboratory Scientist:

BS/MS degree in biological sciences with at least one year's experience in a biological laboratory (preferably a clinical lab setting). *ASCP certification required. It is in the hiring manager's discretion if a candidate has relevant experience or skills to enable him/her to fill this role.


  • Excellent analytical abilities and communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Excellent practical knowledge about the applications of scientific principles.
  • Ability to spot mistakes in procedures and report them to supervisor.
  • Ability to work well in a group as well as carry out individual assignments.
  • Proficient in computer and internet application skills required for the job.
  • Familiar with CLIA and CAP guidelines, great attention to detail.
  • Ability to focus for long periods on a task, able to lift 50lbs, and willingness to learn.
  • Prior supervisory experience will be ideal.



  • Adherence to standard universal precautions.
  • Exposure to biological and chemical hazards.


AKESOgen, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


How to Apply

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