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QA Specialist - Remote

The Quality Specialist participates the day to day management and operations of the facility, products and vendors. Through outstanding communication, effective problem solving, and active management of ambiguous situations, the Quality Specialist 3 ensures safety, quality and compliance with all relevant procedures, state and federal regulations and customer expectations. Ensures smooth and safe operations of the storage facility through stakeholder and vendor engagement.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collecting and trending quality metrics
  • Work to assign IDs for CAPAs, Deviations, SCAR, Complaints, and NCRs and filing completed records.
  • Partner to provide review and approval of quality records
  • Participate in Quality System related meetings (as needed)
  • Assist with obtaining documentation and supporting the team during audits
  • Work to help schedule Internal Audits
  • Stays current on applicable regulation and guidance from FDA, ISO13485, CLIA, CAP, etc
  • This role works with PHI on a regular basis both in paper and electronic form and has access to various technologies to access PHI (paper and electronic) in order to perform the job.
  • Employee must complete training relating to HIPAA/PHI privacy, General Policies and Procedure Compliance training and security training as soon as possible but not later than the first 30 days of hire.
  • Must maintain a current status on Natera training requirements.
  • Employee must pass post offer criminal background check.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences, Engineering, Software or equivalent
  • 1+ year of working experience in Biotech industry preferred or a relevant combination of skills, education, and experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Independent and self-starter with organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Interpersonal skills are desired with the ability to be flexible and collaborate with others
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Google Documents
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Prior quality or operational experience in a medical setting is a plus
The pay range is listed and actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, certifications and specific office location. This may differ in other locations due to cost of labor considerations.Remote USA$63,800—$79,800 USD

OUR OPPORTUNITY

Natera™ is a global leader in cell-free DNA (cfDNA) testing, dedicated to oncology, women’s health, and organ health. Our aim is to make personalized genetic testing and diagnostics part of the standard of care to protect health and enable earlier and more targeted interventions that lead to longer, healthier lives.

The Natera team consists of highly dedicated statisticians, geneticists, doctors, laboratory scientists, business professionals, software engineers and many other professionals from world-class institutions, who care deeply for our work and each other. When you join Natera, you’ll work hard and grow quickly. Working alongside the elite of the industry, you’ll be stretched and challenged, and take pride in being part of a company that is changing the landscape of genetic disease management.

WHAT WE OFFER

Competitive Benefits - Employee benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life and disability plans for eligible employees and their dependents. Additionally, Natera employees and their immediate families receive free testing in addition to fertility care benefits. Other benefits include pregnancy and baby bonding leave, 401k benefits, commuter benefits and much more. We also offer a generous employee referral program!

For more information, visit www.natera.com.

Natera is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace environment, and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. Inclusive collaboration benefits our employees, our community and our patients, and is critical to our mission of changing the management of disease worldwide.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable laws.

If you are based in California, we encourage you to read this important information for California residents. 

Link: https://www.natera.com/notice-of-data-collection-california-residents/

Please be advised that Natera will reach out to candidates with a @natera.com email domain ONLY. Email communications from all other domain names are not from Natera or its employees and are fraudulent. Natera does not request interviews via text messages and does not ask for personal information until a candidate has engaged with the company and has spoken to a recruiter and the hiring team. Natera takes cyber crimes seriously, and will collaborate with law enforcement authorities to prosecute any related cyber crimes.

For more information:
- BBB announcement on job scams 
- FBI Cyber Crime resource page 

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Countries

United States

Benefits/Perks

401k benefits Commuter benefits Competitive Competitive benefits Comprehensive medical Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life, and disability plans Dental Employee Referral Program Fertility care benefits Free testing Free testing for employees and their dependents Life and disability plans Pregnancy and baby bonding leave Vision

Skills

CAP CLIA Collection Communication Compliance Excel FDA regulations Genetics Genetic Testing Google Google Documents HIPAA HIPAA/PHI Privacy ISO13485 Microsoft Word Oncology PHI Privacy PowerPoint Quality Metrics Security Training Training

Tasks
  • Assigning IDs for CAPAs, Deviations, SCAR, Complaints, and NCRs
  • Assisting with audits
  • Collecting and trending quality metrics
  • Completing training on HIPAA/PHI privacy
  • Participating in Quality System related meetings
  • Performing other assigned duties
  • Problem solving
  • Review and approval of quality records
  • Scheduling Internal Audits
  • Staying current on regulations and guidance
Experience

1+ years

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences Business Engineering Genetics Oncology Software

Restrictions

Criminal background check