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Clinical Lab Associate

Kelly Services
Menlo Park, CA 94025
**This is a 3 month temp to hire position. Shift is Tuesday-Sunday 1pm-9:30pm.**


**Summary:**


You will participate in the daily activities of the laboratory in order to effectively maximize turnaround time, equipment, and material utilization within budgetary constraints while adhering to quality technical standards.


**Responsibilities:**


Participates in a hands-on fashion to the daily lab activities in one of the following areas by performing and assisting in laboratory tests, processes and analyses according to the laboratorys standard operating procedures:


+ Extractions Team: Extract DNA and RNA from different types of samples (fixated tissues, frozen tissue, blood, saliva and more). Perform quality control of samples and sample storage and management. Perform data transfer to the Library Prep Team.

+ Library Prep Team: Perform manual and automated NGS library preparation (DNA and RNA samples); perform quality control of samples; sample management and data transfer to sequencing team.

+ Sequencing Team: Operate next generation sequencing equipment; determine sequencing loading schemes to generate required data deliverable; track sequencing runs and manage data results for customer samples.

+ Whole Genome Team: Perform incoming Quality Control of gDNA. Perform library preparation of gDNA using automated liquid handlers; perform quality control of prepped libraries and pooling prepared libraries for sequencing.


_Additional Responsibilities:_


+ Escalates issues to a supervisor when problems arise with sample processing.

+ Procures appropriate supplies and equipment to maximize department efficiency and meet established budgetary and quality goals.

+ Supports and ensure compliance with all department and company policies and procedures.

+ Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratorys established performance specifications.

+ Demonstrate knowledge of laboratory safety protocols.

+ Demonstrate commitment to quality and continuous improvement.

+ Uses effective two-way communication and participating in general laboratory meetings.


**Requirements:**


+ BA/BS in a biological discipline.

+ 1-2+ years of relevant laboratory experience

+ Must have working knowledge of techniques for manipulation of RNA and DNA.

+ Thrives in a fast paced team environment


**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** **** **Science & Clinical?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise noticed.


**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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-19 Expires: 2022-10-20

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