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Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Kelly Services
East Norriton, PA 19401
Kelly Services is recruiting for an ASCP Certified Clinical Lab Scientist in Norriton, PA. This is a Direct Hire opportunity!


Work schedule is M-F, 9a - 5p.


**The ASCP Certified Clinical Lab Scientist will be responsible for the following:**


+ **I** ndependently performs consistently moderate and high complexity clinical tests

+ Exhibits skills and proficiency in applying technical principles and techniques of medical and clinical laboratory science and technology

+ Prepares and tests new reagents or controls and evaluates their usefulness based on standard criteria

+ Understands and follows all safety procedures relating to laboratory safety, including handling of infectious biological agents and potentially hazardous chemicals, as well as appropriate hazardous clean up procedures and universal precautions for infection control procedures

+ Analyzes clinical laboratory specimens following standard methods and procedures to judge the adequacy and qualities of all specimens submitted for testing

+ Correctly verifies that the proper specimen is being analyzed for the appropriate donor and that the requested test is being performed

+ Performs Quality Control procedures to ensure accuracy of clinical data

+ Validates test results through correlation with test parameters and QC metrics

+ Performs test calibrations and runs Quality Control material at appropriate intervals

+ Determines calculated results utilizing testing data by means of manual or computerized procedures

+ Accurately enters results of testing

+ Evaluates the acceptability of routine analysis and confirms testing on all abnormal values to ensure accuracy prior to releasing patient reports

+ Takes appropriate action in response to critical values or unusual or unexpected results, and documents action taken

+ Responsible for performing preventative maintenance of laboratory equipment and properly documenting actions taken based on approved schedule

+ Performs and documents instrument function by checking and calibrating specific lab instruments and documents data

+ Record on instrument logs any repairs, replacement, and maintenance needed of equipment

+ Adhere to all laboratory Quality Control policies, document all Quality Control activities, perform instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance

+ Follows the established non-conformance policies and procedures when test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance

+ Identifies issues that may adversely affect test performance, or the reporting of test results and addresses them immediately

+ Documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications

+ Recognizes problems, and initiates troubleshooting steps to evaluate testing failures and other problems, if necessary

+ Monitors and maintains a consistent supply of reagents and consumable

+ Track inventory levels and accurately count supplies

+ Notify Laboratory Coordinator/Supervisor of supplies to order

+ Provides on-going technical guidance to laboratory assistants and laboratory associates. Instructs and/or trains new employees in the proper performance of routine procedures as needed

+ Provides constant work direction, guidance and technical supervision to unlicensed staff as necessary

+ Responsible for packing, unpacking, inspecting and proper storage of test specimens

+ Follows established company and department policies and procedures regarding safety and infection control

+ Maintains a safe and neat work area

+ Maintains cooperative working relationships with co-workers and direct reports

+ Other duties as assigned


Requirements of the ASCP Certified Clinical Lab Scientist includes:


+ **Current ASCP Certification**

+ **Minimum of a A Bachelor of Science degree in medical technology or biological sciences from an accredited college or university**

+ **Proficiency with human tissue procurement and basic molecular biological techniques, such as RNA/DNA extraction, nucleic acid amplification (PCR, RT-PCR), immunoassays (ELISA, lateral flow) and histology** ** 2-3 of laboratory experience in microbiology, molecular biology and/or biochemistry, and strong understanding of nucleic acid technology and immunoassays are highly desired**

+ Demonstrated proficiency in computer skills such as word processing, statistical analysis, and laboratory information system

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ Excellent critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills

+ Highly organized and detail-oriented, with the ability manage numerous high priority projects and demands at once

+ Strong interpersonal communication skills

+ Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a team member

+ Flexible in nature to accommodate new program growth and change


In order to be considered, please submit your resume for immediate consideration.




**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. 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)

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Posted: 2021-02-19 Expires: 2021-03-22

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