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Clinical Laboratory Assistant - Los Angeles, Ca.

Kelly Services

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Job Title Clinical Laboratory Assistant - Los Angeles, Ca.

Jobid US15TPAC_BH1434711

Location: Los Angeles, CA, 90006, USA

Description **Clinical Laboratory Assistant** – Los Angeles, CA.

**Position** : Contract 6 Months (possible temp-to-hire)
**Salary:** $15-16/hr
**Shift:** Full time; Mid 1st shift, Mon-Fri 11AM-7:30PM

**Job Summary:**
Incumbent provides support to the laboratory testing area by performing clerical and technical support functions in compliance with appropriate SOPs and regulatory guidelines. Work is performed in a team-oriented, dynamic environment, which is characterized by flexibility, responsiveness and a strong commitment to meeting customer expectations.


+ Successfully performs the specific department duties as set forth in the task list and/or department training checklist.
+ Adheres to established Safety SOPs and Universal Precaution guidelines at all times. Maintains a clean, organized and safe work environment. Minimizes biohazard waste. Cleans workstation and materials daily.
+ Demonstrates proficiency in applicable computer systems and software.
+ Properly handles specimens and resolves specimen issues independently in preparation for analysis and specimen storage. Contacts internal clients for clarification as needed.
+ Regulatory Compliance:

+ Performs all procedures in accordance with the written department SOPs.

+ Generates an appropriate audit trail for all activities.

+ Individual is responsible for maintaining his/her complete up-to-date training file, and is accountable for correcting any deficiencies found in his/her training file.

+ Individual is responsible for ensuring he/she is trained and training is documented prior to performing a task.

+ The individual successfully completes, as scheduled, competency assessment, and ensures competency testing documentation is provided to management for review/retention.
+ Provides support to testing personnel in preparation for sample analysis:

+ Receive, open, and place in service all reagents according to SOPs.

+ Prepare and properly label reagents and document according to SOPs.

+ Prepares and properly labels quality control material accurately.
+ Perform clerical functions as needed including timely filing of department records, printing of worksheets and other records, and preparing data for archival.
+ May assist in training new employees and follows-up to ensure training is understood.
+ May perform maintenance on instruments and equipment according to manufacturer and SOP requirements, and documents according to SOP. Notifies laboratory management when an instrument or equipment does not meet specifications.
+ May perform pipette calibrations and document according to SOP.
+ Attends, as scheduled, department, mandatory, and other meetings and training as required by training matrices
+ Introduces and develops improvement ideas for the group with the assistance of others.
+ Provide laboratory management with a report of activities upon request.
+ Other duties as assigned.

+ Bachelor’s Degree in a related science field. Associates Degree; experience may be substituted for education.
+ 2-4 years of experience in a clinical/ reference laboratory
+ Excellent customer service skills including attention to detail, accuracy, confidentiality, and effective communication skills.
+ Ability to identify and communicate customer service needs.
+ Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively.
+ Must be able to lift 40-50 lbs
+ Effective communication skills.
+ Excellent documentation skills.
+ Experience with office software applications (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)
**Apply Today! Questions?** Please call Airika at 562-206-270

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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