Laboratory Operations Assistant

Job Description

Claritas Genomics is seeking a full-time employee to oversee the shipping and receiving dock, assist with company purchasing, maintain laboratory supply inventories, and assist with other laboratory support tasks. 

You will play a critical role in supporting the operations of a state-of-the-art laboratory, bringing on-line the latest in genetics technologies. You will be directly supporting and enhancing the efficiency of a diagnostic laboratory developing and performing tests to better enable patient care.

Applicants will be organized, detail-oriented multi-taskers with strong communication skills interested in an efficient and quality-driven environment. Self-motivation and good work ethic are a must. A high school diploma or equivalency certification is required.  This position will involve a heavy amount of record keeping and report generation using computers. Comfort with computer usage and a strong familiarity with Microsoft Office – particularly Excel and Word – is required. This position will also involve communicating with a number of people both within and outside the company, so strong written and verbal communication skills are essential. Prior experience with materials management, shipping and receiving, or purchasing a plus but not required.

We are looking for applicants willing to work an early morning to mid-afternoon shift.   Weekend and holiday hours are not expected.

Desired Skills & Experience

Must have:

  • HS diploma (or equivalent)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Comfort with computers; Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong verbal communications skills


Company Description

Claritas Genomics is a new, well-funded startup, formed through a partnership between Boston Children's Hospital and Life Technologies Corp.

Claritas develops next-generation, genetic and genomics-based diagnostic testing solutions. The venture combines advanced instrumentation, assay designs, software and bioinformatics capabilities with sophisticated clinical interpretation by specialist physicians and medical genomics experts at Boston Children’s Hospital, a Harvard teaching hospital and the top-ranked pediatric hospital in the US.

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About Claritas

Claritas Genomics serves children affected with complex genetic disorders by providing timely and accurate results, resolving families’ long search for answers. By combining clinical expertise of the world’s best pediatric specialists with innovative platform solutions, Claritas is working to improve patient care and enable new discoveries. We are committed to the highest quality and accessibility of information and our interpretive services and unique approach to reporting set the standard for reliably and clearly communicating genetic information.

Now is the time to integrate genomics into clinical practice to inform, guide and improve medical treatment for kids around the world.