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Clinical Laboratory Technologist II, NGS Molecular Diagnostics

Kelly Services
Seattle, WA 98194

The Clinical Laboratory Technologist II position will be responsible for processing medically relevant biological samples through extraction or high throughput DNA sequencing assays. This role will work within a team of Laboratorians in a fast-paced, high production setting to process research and clinical diagnostic samples to provide a test result to patients, oncologists and other medical practitioners and researchers. As such, high attention to detail and clinical mindedness are crucial to success in this role.


+ Assignment to one of two labs performing either DNA extractions from human biological samples, or PCR amplification and high-throughput sequencing assays on DNA libraries.

+ Demonstrate excellent clinical judgment and integrity.

+ Perform DNA extractions, PCR amplification or high-throughput sequencing assays on DNA libraries.

+ Perform protocols under compliance with regulatory agencies; model appropriate clinical, regulatory and safety practices.

+ Complete tasks as assigned (e.g. routine clinical or research sample processing, validations, reagent QC runs, or special projects) accurately and following strict methodologies.

+ Support business goals, knowledge and skills, and cross-functional teamwork.

+ Keep accurate and detailed records for all workflows following Good Documentation Practices.

+ Operate and maintain laboratory equipment such as liquid handling robotics and DNA sequencers.

+ Enter and track data in a laboratory information database (LIMS - Genologics Clarity).

+ Ensure compliance with lab regulatory agencies (GxP, FDA, ISO).

+ Demonstrate understanding of underlying scientific principles of analytical methods and provide relevant information to Supervisor or Shift Lead to assist with troubleshooting assay or instrument issues leading to appropriate corrective actions.

+ Exhibit clear and effective communication to facilitate effective handoff procedures.

+ Record nonconformances for all appropriate errors.

+ Lead by example and model appropriate cultural and professional behavior.

+ Contribute to positive esprit de corps and culture of inclusion and support.

+ Provide coverage for staff absences in collaboration with supervisory staff and team leads.


+ Earned BS or MS degree in a Chemical, Physical or Biological science from an accredited institution, with greater than four years (BS) or two years (MS) of pertinent molecular laboratory experience subsequent to qualifying of which at least on year have been spent working in a clinical molecular laboratory meeting the definition of high-complexity.

+ Molecular biology skills (e.g. DNA Extraction, Purification, PCR, qPCR, next-generation DNA sequencing) and related technical knowledge

+ Experience with laboratory automation and demonstrated laboratory best practices.

+ Experience working with human blood, tissues and/or cells as well as proper handling of biohazardous material.

+ Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to collaborate across teams and disciplines.


+ ASCP(MB) certification

+ Specialized knowledge and skills: Experience in a clinical, high-throughput environment is preferred.

+ Working knowledge of laboratory terminology, equipment and supplies.

+ Self-motivated and can work independently, with minimal supervision, while also working as part of a team environment in a dynamic organization. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and spoken.


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

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**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. (
Posted: 2022-07-18 Expires: 2022-08-22

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Kelly Services
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