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Biologist (MT (ASCP) Registration or Equivalent) - NIH - Baltimore, MD

Kelly Services
Baltimore, MD 21217
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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 one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a Biologist with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

This is a long-term contract position which offers:

- Competitive salary with comprehensive benefit package

- Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center

- Learn more about what Kelly can do for you at at

**TASKS.** The contractor shall:

+ Receive and log samples.

+ Maintain specimen integrity and verify accuracy of all information.

+ Assign a unique lab sequence number to each specimen according to protocols; assess each specimen for condition (liquid or frozen), quantity (adequate or not adequate), and appearance (normal, hemolyzed, icteric, lipemic).

+ Distribute samples to proper laboratory analytical section or affiliate laboratories or PIs as instructed by Laboratory Managers and/or protocols.

+ Coordinate with other laboratories for receiving and shipping specimens and reports.

+ Store and retrieve samples from storage according to protocol.

+ Keep track of shipping logs/laboratory requisitions.

+ Prepare samples and requisitions for shipment to reference laboratory for testing.

+ Operate and maintain a variety of routine and specialized clinical laboratory instruments and equipment in the collection, processing, description and analysis of specimens according to manufacturer guidelines and corporate/departmental procedures.

+ Review and maintain equipment records and ensure completion of equipment maintenance according to established schedules; troubleshoot equipment problems; communicate with laboratory staff.

+ Maintain documentation in accordance with NIA standard operating procedures.

+ Ensure that reagents are made correctly and that expired reagents or defective products are replaced to ensure validity of patient results.

+ Assist with the maintenance and updating of freezer inventories.

+ Monitor and manage inventory of shipping/storage boxes.

+ Receive, prepare and ship samples, supplies and kits as needed.

+ Ensure that U. S. Dept. of Transportation (DOT) and other standards for shipment of biological materials are followed, including proper documentation (e.g., sign- and sign-out logs, etc.).

+ Enter appropriate information into computer system.

+ Bar-code and aliquot specimens with appropriate speed and accuracy.

+ Respond to client and affiliate inquiries.

+ Attend meetings.

+ Comply with laboratory SOPs, regulatory and safety guidelines and environmental policies and procedures; adhere to SOP and CAP regulations for data input in laboratory information systems, storage and retrieval for information.

+ Comply with all State, Federal, CLIA, safety, OSHA, U. S. DOT and other government and applicable agency regulation.

+ Provide technical information and support to internal and external customers; respond to questions regarding analyte stability, reference material, and statistical information; serve as resource for problem resolution, meeting client/customer needs.

+ Fill in for other benches when necessary.

+ Train new staff.

+ Travel to Clinical Research Branch at Harbor Hospital to perform routine maintenance, calibration and quality control of YSI 2900 STAT analyzers.

+ Maintain the _NOVA_ Biomedical glucometers and Performa meters.

+ Travel to NIA clinical Research Unit at MedStar Harbor Hospital when a clamp is needed for various clinical protocols.

+ Substitute, and/or in absence of Medical Technologist at Harbor Hospital, run and maintain Pentra C400 biochemistry analyzer and YSI 2900 STAT machines.

+ Work with contact service engineers to install software for assay runs, troubleshoot analyzers (e.g.,YSI, Pentra, Quanterix, etc.) and send requested information related to troubleshooting.

+ Prepare monthly update of NIA Core Lab freezer map inventory.

+ Monitor and manage supplies inventory; prepare order for core lab.

+ Perform PBMCs procedure from human blood on various studies.

**REQUIREMENTS.** The contractor must have:

+ Masters degree in Biology, Life Sciences or a related field. Three (3) years of specialized experience plus a Bachelors degree is equivalent to a Masters degree.

+ Minimum of two (2) years of experience in Biology or a related field. Demonstrates experience working in a laboratory environment.

+ Valid state drivers license.

+ Intermediate or advanced PC-based LIS experience.

+ MT (ASCP) registration or equivalent.


Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. All qualified candidates will be contacted.

**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** ****

Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. Were always thinking about whats next in the evolving world of work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice.

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: 2020-09-11 Expires: 2020-10-15

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