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Biologist (Biorepository) - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Kelly Services
Bethesda, MD 20814
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Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking an experienced individual to work as a **Biologist (Biorepository)** at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

This is a long-term contract position which offers:

+ Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package

+ Optional health, vision, and dental plans

-Vacation leave as well as 10 paid federal holidays and 401K plan.

+ Access to NIHs unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives

TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:

+ Utilize various laboratory equipment such as Biological Safety Cabinet (BSC), centrifuge, pipettes, liquid nitrogen tank, and others.

+ Work with dry ice, freezers, and liquid nitrogen tanks to store clinical samples, while always wearing appropriate PPE

+ Place and remove specimens from appropriate biorepository freezers.

+ Accept and sign chain of custody requests for clinical samples sent to and from the NIH Clinic and extramural collaborators following regulatory and protocol requirements.

+ Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in a BSL-2 laboratory.

+ Competence in VIPs LIMS including entering samples, editing aliquot numbers, creating pull lists, and checking samples out.

+ Maintain LIMS systems; Monitor the system, ensure LIMS is operational at all times, assist with upgrades, write necessary SOPs for maintenance and preventative maintenance (with QA sign off). Work collaboratively with team members to complete all tasks for the day, but also be accountable as an individual for personal tasks.

+ Sustains close and effective communications with VIP management and external collaborators.

+ Support senior VIP personnel to ensure systems are compliant at all times.

+ Perform basic equipment maintenance as needed.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

+ BS with 5+ years of experience with 2+ years in a leadership role in a BSL-2 laboratory, processing blood specimens.

+ IT skills such that candidate knows or can quickly learn to utilize LIMS, EDMS, Microsoft Office, etc.

+ Strong computer system expertise, from a super-user rather than an IT perspective.

+ Lab information management systems experience (i.e., Freezerworks).

+ Knowledge of governing regulations for laboratory-based computer systems.

+ Excellent technical writing skills and good documentation practices with understanding of standard operating procedures.

+ Demonstrate ability to multi-task and prioritize projects efficiently, as well as ability to work independently and proactively on various projects.

+ Detail oriented while performing laboratory tasks.

+ Follows directions and protocols without deviations.

+ Demonstrate ability to work in a team setting and to handle high-through put environment.

+ Ability to work well with others and independently.

Please Note: Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for all job opportunities offered through Kelly Government Solutions, in accordance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors.


When you apply, please know a Kelly Government Solutions Recruiter will review your resume and will contact you directly, if your skills and experience match the requirements of this position.

Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. Even if you arent contacted for this position, you are still part of our talent network. All Kelly recruiters have access to your profile, which expands your opportunities even further.

As a specialty talent company, Kelly is committed to doing the right thing for our talent and clients. We stand up for equity, inclusion, fair treatment, and opportunity for all as these build the foundation of our Talent Promise. With a focus on safety, value, well-being, investment, and opportunity, Kellys Talent Promise confirms our commitment to those in search of a better way to work and live and to help discover whats next.

It is obvious things are different than they were just a few months ago. Kelly is at the forefront of ensuring the safety of our employees in this new working environment. Be well and stay strong.

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (

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Posted: 2022-07-18 Expires: 2022-08-18

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