COVID Laboratory Technician

  • UCLA Health
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Aug 05, 2022
Full Time Laboratory Technician

Job Description


UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles as well as the David Geffen School of Medicine. Through the efforts of our outstanding people, we have become Los Angeles’ trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care. If you’re looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, UCan at UCLA Health.

The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA has developed a new next-generation sequencing-based COVID-19 diagnostic test called SwabSeq. The COVID Laboratory Testing Associate will perform laboratory management and/or clinical testing for COVID-19 testing lab as well as perform PCR assays and sequencing, catalogue results on clinical database, and report outlying results.

This is a full-time five month limited position that may convert to career.


• Experience in biology, microbiology or related area.  
• Experience tissue culture, cell maintenance type work as well as cell proliferations assays.  
• Ability to perform RNA analysis. 
• Ability to perform gel electrophoresis.  
• Skills in isolation of biological materials, (DNA, RNA and protein) from tissues and cell lines as well as the cataloging and management of resources using relational computer database.  
• Ability to maintain proper usage of laboratory equipment.  
• Ability to communicate well, work in a team environment organized and must be able to keep detailed records/spreadsheets.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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