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Clinical Laboratory Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Boston

About Us

Would you like to be part of a fast-growing team that believes no one should have to succumb to HPV-driven cancers? Naveris, a biotech startup based near Boston, MA, is looking for a Clinical Lab Specialist team member to help us develop our next great product for patients at risk of developing viral cancers. Our flagship test, NavDx, is a breakthrough blood-based DNA test for HPV cancers, clinically proven and already trusted by hundreds of physicians and institutions across the U.S.


NAVERIS is seeking a talented, highly motivated outstanding individual capable of bringing added value to the team. The ideal candidate is dedicated, energetic and detail-oriented, preferably with experience in the biotechnology industry in a regulated environment.

Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the Clinical Laboratory Scientist & General Supervisor, you will be supporting the Clinical Lab in data entry. Duties include:

  • Maintains policies and procedures for specimen processing and data entry tasks
  • Follows all company policies and procedures
  • Maintains quality assurance and quality control programs, taking corrective action when necessary
  • Follow lab procedures for specimen processing
  • Determines specimen acceptability, consulting with supervisor, technologist, or Lab Director as needed taking appropriate action when necessary
  • Accurately enters all required information presented on NavDx Test Requisition Form or client specific requisitions into the laboratory information system
  • Understands and recognizes laboratory information system alerts and flags and takes the appropriate action
  • Recognizes when information presented on requisitions is unclear and ambiguous and knows and follows corrective actions to be taken
  • Assists in the drafting of result reports within the scope of the position
  • Communicates with staff to ensure highest level quality of work for each specimen received
  • Assists technologists with various lab duties
  • Operates general laboratory equipment, including but not limited to: computer keyboards, centrifuges, and scanning equipment.
  • Effectively communicates via written, verbal, face-to-face, telephone, and computer methods.
  • Respects and maintains the confidentiality of information relative to clients and patients
  • Maintains CAP/CLIA compliance


  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, or related field preferred
  • Experience working in a CAP/CLIA laboratory environment preferred
  • Can work independently, ability to multitask, self-motivated, well organized, detail oriented, able to prioritize, excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge with MS Office applications and Adobe Acrobat. Previous exposure to electronic document management systems (EDMS) or Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) is desirable

Compliance Responsibilities

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a federal law that describes the national standards to protect sensitive patient health information from being disclosed without the patient’s consent or knowledge. All roles at Naveris require compliance with legal and regulatory requirements of HIPAA and acceptance and adherence to all policies and standards at Naveris. Personnel acknowledges they are personally responsible for reporting any suspected violations or abuse and are required to complete HIPAA training when joining the company.

Why Naveris?

In addition to our great team and advanced medical technology, we offer our employees competitive compensation, work/life balance, remote work opportunities, and more!

Naveris is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Naveris is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We don’t just accept differences – we celebrate and support them. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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