1+ months

Clinical Laboratory Scientist-Palo Alto, CA

Kelly Services
Palo Alto, CA 94301
**Title: Clinical Laboratory Scientist**

**Location: Palo Alto, CA**

**Pay: very competitive wage**

**Hours: M-F -8am-5:30pm**

**Direct Hire**

****Must have: CA CLS Generalist License and PCR/Molecular experience**

**Company offers 100% Free Health, Dental & Vision for their employees!**

**(Dependent Coverage available, but not included)**


**Job Description:**

**The Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) will perform laboratory tests, procedures, and analyses to provide data for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. The CLS is also responsible in ensuring that all laboratory duties are completed as scheduled as well as produce accurate and timely laboratory results in accordance with the**

**laboratorys standards and procedures.**

**Must have: CA CLS Generalist License and PCR/Molecular experience**

**Duties & Responsibilities:**

**1. Performs complex analytical tests or procedures, recognizes deviation from expected**

**results, and takes appropriate action to maintain accuracy and precision**

**2. Follows established procedures and evaluates and solves problems related to**

**collection and processing of biological specimens for analysis**

**3. Recognizes factors that affect measurements and results, analyzes QC data, makes**

**judgments concerning the results, and takes appropriate action to maintain accuracy**

**and precision**

**4. Ensure that all patient results are not reported until corrective actions have been**

**taken and the systems are functioning properly**

**5. Establishes and monitors Quality Control data, take action based on data as needed**

**6. Recognizes abnormal test results and answers inquiries about them, the**

**methodology, specificity, and sensitivity; answers questions about specific factors that**

**can influence test results**

**7. Resolve and troubleshoot all technical problems with the aid of the technical staff and**

**ensures that remedial action is taken whenever a test deviates from the laboratory's**

**performance standards**

**8. Monitors and provides direct and constant supervision to laboratory technicians who**

**are assisting in the testing process to ensure that they are performing only allowed**

**procedures as defined in the laboratory SOP and State and Federal Regulations.**

**9. Ensures, implement, and supports compliance with all departmental and company**

**policies and procedures including but not limited to Quality and Safety**

**10. Ensure that all documentation provided associated with test results, maintenance**

**records, and quality control are detailed, accurate and legible**

**11. Ensure that instruments are running at their optimum performance through routine**

**and preventive maintenance.**

**12. Monitors performance of equipment by implementing QA and QC procedures.**

**13. Monitors trends in service requests and implement corrective actions to improve**

**operational efficiency and reduce downtime of the instruments.**

**14. Assumes supervisions/management of the laboratory in the absence of the**

**Laboratory Supervisor, Technical Supervisor, General Supervisor and Laboratory Manager by giving direction, guidance to all personnel as necessary to complete testing and ensure all tasks are completed for the day.**

**15. Assists in training and orientation of laboratory staff including but not limited to Clinical Laboratory Scientists, Laboratory Assistants, Phlebotomists, and other laboratory personnel Assists in performing staff competency assessments and annual staff performance reviews if needed.**

**16. Assists in composing, reviewing, updating, and revising of new and current SOPs.**

**17. Review monthly and annual instrument maintenance logs.**

**18. Perform instrument performance/calibration verification, as needed.**

**19. Assist with the development, optimization, and validation of new assays.**

**20. Procures appropriate supplies and equipment to maximize efficiency within**

**established budgetary and quality goals**

**21. Complete other tasks as needed to support the objectives of the laboratory.**

**Qualifications and Education Requirements:**

**Education & Experience Requirements:**

** Required CA CLS Certification**

** Bachelor of Science degree in biology, biochemistry, or related field.**

** 1+ years of experience in a clinical diagnostics laboratory, hands-on PCR and**

**molecular testing experience**

** Training or experience in laboratory/healthcare management, quality, or regulatory**

**compliance is preferred**

** Demonstrate exceptional clinical skills to interact and collaborate to manage clinical quality needs**

**Physical Demands & Environmental**

**The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions**

**o Must be able to sit/stand for extended periods of time in a laboratory environment.**

**o Must be able to work with clinical and environmental samples, including, but not**

**limited to blood, urine, etc.**

**o Utilization of fingers and hands**

**o Required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear**

**o Occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl**

**o Occasionally lift and / or move up to 50 pounds**

**o Specific vision abilities required by this job includes close vision, and distance vision**

**Work Environment:**

**The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.**

**o While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes, or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and extreme cold, sharps, blood, and bodily fluids.**

**o The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.**


**Please Quick Apply**

Please Send Current Microsoft Word Resume to Matthew Rose


1. Why you would be a great fit for this position?

2. Best time to talk to you?

3. When can you possible start?

Thank you,

Matthew Rose

**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: 2022-08-29 Expires: 2022-10-29

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