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Clinical Laboratory Associate - IMMEDIATE HIRE

Kelly Services
Menlo Park, CA 94025
PLEASE NOTE: Must be authorized to work lawfully in the United States for any employer without sponsorship.


Kelly Science & Clinical is seeking a Clinical Laboratory Associate to join their team in Menlo Park, CA for a leader in population sequencing and cancer genomics with a focus on data, scale, efficiency, and quality. For immediate consideration, please email your resume directly to Regan.Brown@KellyServices.com as well as apply online.


**Position: Clinical Lab Associate**


**Departments:** **Extractions/Library Prep/Sequencing/Whole Genome**


**Contract to Hire: Contract Duration = ~3-6+ Months (full-time/non-exempt/W2)**


**Pay Rate: BOE (commensurate with experience)**


**Schedule/Shift: Tuesday Saturday & Sunday Thursday/Day & Swing**


Personalis, Inc. is a leader in advanced cancer genomics for enabling the next generation of precision cancer therapies and diagnostics. The Personalis NeXT Platform is designed to adapt to the complex and evolving understanding of cancer, providing its biopharmaceutical customers and clinicians with information on all of the approximately 20,000 human genes, together with the immune system, from a single tissue sample. In population sequencing, Personalis operates one of the largest sequencing operations globally and is currently the sole sequencing provider to Veterans Affairs' Million Veteran Program. To enable cancer and population sequencing, Personalis' Clinical Laboratory was built with a focus on clinical accuracy, quality, big data, scale and efficiency. The laboratory is GxP-aligned as well as Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988-certified and College of American Pathologists-accredited.


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.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.


Requirements:


+ BA/BS in a biological discipline.

+ 0-2+ years of relevant laboratory experience.

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

+ Thrives in a fast-paced team environment.


Personalis is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities. Personalis offers a competitive compensation package.


**Why Kelly:**


As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:


+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies.

+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career.

+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center, including accredited courses to obtain IT certifications, as well as PDU-approved courses.

+ Weekly pay.

+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire.*


**Apply today!**


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*Available for purchase and administered by a designated third-party vendor. (P1/PR29-30)


**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** **** **?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you 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 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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2022-04-22 Expires: 2022-05-23

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