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Clinical Laboratory Scientist - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Kelly Services
Bethesda, MD 20814
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 the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking an experienced individual to work as an **Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Certified)** at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.


This is a long-term contract position which offers:


- Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package


- Optional health, vision, and dental plans


- Vacation leave as well as 10 paid federal holidays and 401K plan.


- Access to NIHs unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives.


**TASKS/SERVICES** . The contractor shall:


+ Develop and maintain liaisons and effective working relations with groups and individuals, agencies, and the public to encourage cooperative management strategies or to develop information and interpret findings


+ Performs DNARNA purification and quantitation, and real-time PCR utilizing automated instrumentation such as COBAS Amplipreptaqman; COBAS 6800


+ Accurately Performs Automated testing procedures for Serology based testing for infectious diseases such as Ortho 3600


+ Organize daily workload based on priorities, rotation schedule and needs of the laboratory and patients


+ Independently analyzes and discusses the interpretation, reliability, and validity of test data


+ Uses a wide variety of laboratory information systems, statistical methods and computer programs to collect, organize, and analyze data for reporting of verified results


+ Accurately Performs accessioning, specimen processing and test performance of moderate to high complexity tests


+ Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results; resolve problems or notify staff; document all corrective actions taken


+ Communicate and consult with pertinent medical personnel regarding collection procedures; troubleshoot any problems with the specimen or documentation


+ document all QC activities, instrument calibrations and maintenance performed and identify, investigate and notify supervisor of any problems or discrepancies identified


+ Follow the laboratorys established policies and procedures when test systems are not within the laboratorys established acceptable levels of performance


+ Ensure compliance with accrediting and inspections agency requirements, participating inactivities associated with the laboratory accreditation process


+ Maintain records that demonstrate proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens


+ Follow the Clinical Center, Department and Laboratory established Safety policies and procedures


+ Maintain laboratory equipment


+ Operate, calibrate and maintain equipment such as Cobas AmpliprepTaqman, Cobas 6800, Ortho 3600, microplate washer reader and able to troubleshoot malfunctions


+ Monitor inventory of reagents and supplies required for the specialty testing for equipment and supply contracts


+ Program and use computers to store, process, and analyze data


+ Monitor operational procedures in technical environments to ensure conformance to standards


+ Interpret research or operational data


+ Record research or operational data


**REQUIREMENTS** . The contractor must have:


+ Bachelors degree in biology or related field

+ Accredited clinical laboratory training program in laboratory science

+ Minimum of three (3) years in a clinical diagnostic laboratory environment is preferred

+ BS MT (CLS) certification or equivalent preferred

+ Strong Experience in performing Molecular based testing and Serology testing required


**PLEASE APPLY ONLINE**


When you apply, please know a Kelly Government Solutions Recruiter will review your resume and will contact you directly, if your skills and experience match the requirements of this position; a full job description can be made available at that time.


Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. Even if you arent contacted for this position, you are still part of our talent network. All Kelly recruiters have access to your profile, which expands your opportunities even further.


As a specialty talent company, Kelly is committed to doing the right thing for our talent and clients. We stand up for equity, inclusion, fair treatment, and opportunity for all as these build the foundation of our Talent Promise. With a focus on safety, value, well-being, investment, and opportunity, Kellys Talent Promise confirms our commitment to those in search of a better way to work and live and to help discover whats next.


It is obvious things are different than they were just a few months ago. Kelly is at the forefront of ensuring the safety of our employees in this new working environment. Be well and stay strong.


**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** ****


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)

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Posted: 2021-10-06 Expires: 2021-11-06

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