Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Job Description
Theranos is actively building a world-class team. Most likely candidates are currently employed or have been employed in similar types of positions but want to be part of a paradigm-shifting company doing innovative work and gain tremendous personal and career growth. Candidates must be hard working with unfaltering determination to excel in an intense start-up environment.

Theranos is looking for a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) to join a world-class lab focused on cutting edge technology. The ideal candidate for this position holds a current California State Laboratory Scientist License and has experience as a CLS. Working closely with the Technical and General Supervisor, he or she will perform pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical procedures.


Under the direction of Technical and General Supervisors, perform laboratory procedures across a broad range of assays and in accordance with standards established in the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).

Process specimens, conduct testing, and report test results with constant attention to detail and excellence in quality.

Operate laboratory instruments and equipment. Trouble shoot and problem solve with laboratory instrumentation and assay systems as needed. Monitor and perform preventative maintenance as required for machine performance.

Keep meticulous and organized records of specimens, tests, instrument logs, and technical analyses.

Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either correct the problems or immediately notify supervisors.

Conduct and document appropriate quality control and assurance procedures. Assist with quality assurance and performance improvement activities.


Current California State Clinical Laboratory Scientist License. Bachelor's degree in Clinical Lab Sciences or related field.

Ability to responsibly follow laboratory protocols and processes autonomously, consulting with supervisor when needed.

Knowledge of basic clinical laboratory skills. Ability to operate clinical analyzers and instrumentation.

Proven track record of producing accurate results and maintaining excellence in quality in a dynamic work environment.

Ability to work with self-discipline, good judgment, and independence.

Technical excellence and attention to quality and detail.

Ability to effectively present information both one-on-one and in small group situations.

Desire to be part of a fast-paced, rapidly growing start-up company.



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