Lab Assistant - Tissue Sectioning in San Diego, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/26/2018

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Job Description

Our client, an autoimmune disease diagnostics company is seeking a Lab Assistant for their Tissue Sectioning department.

Assists with basic activities required to manufacture autoimmune diagnostic products by following established procedures. Major duties include the manufacturing of tissue sections and their placement on glass microscope slides for use in Immunofluorescent Assay Products. 

    Participates in the all activities involved in the manufacturing of tissue section slides in accordance to established procedures.
  • Manufactures 8.5 8-well slides per hour after 3 months of training.  Thereafter, manufactures 10.5 8-well slides per hour or 21 4-well slides per hour.
  • Cleans and maintains equipment according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Maintains accurate, detailed Device History Records and any associated documentation for all manufacturing activities in accordance with the Quality Systems Regulations (QSRs) in a timely manner.
  • Informs supervisor of equipment needs and other supplies required to avoid interruptions in manufacturing schedules. Informs supervisor of broken or deteriorating equipment.
  • Maintains work station and laboratory in a clean and orderly manner. Performs Friday clean-up responsibilities in a thorough, timely manner.
  • Follows established safety and environmental procedures. Reports all safety hazards immediately to supervisor.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) with 0-4 years of laboratory work experience.
  • Excellent manual dexterity required.
  • Ability to work in a sitting position for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work with hands in a cold environment.
  • Working knowledge of a light microscope and organ anatomy highly desirable.

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