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COVID Testing Lab Tech

Kelly Services
Manassas, VA 20110
COVID Lab Tech

12:00pm - 7:30pm M-F.

Pay Rate: $25-30/hr based on experience

6 months contract to hire

Position Description:

This position is in the clinical proteomics laboratory to provide COVID-19 testing, with the possibility of pivoting to proteomic research. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist will work somewhat independently to conduct high complexity COVID-19 testing using established protocols and procedures, and in some cases, design new protocols. The incumbent will use professional knowledge and judgment to perform technical, analytical, clerical, and quality assurance functions.


Responsibilities include COVID-19 diagnostic testing, equipment validation/calibration, reagent and QC preparation, quality control, specimen processing, routine maintenance, and review of test results, commensurate with a BA/BS level. Specific tasks include qRT-PCR, ELISA, specimen processing, data analysis, training new employees, troubleshooting, and quality improvement activities. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist will also communicate daily operational issues with lab staff, managers, consultants, laboratory director, and medical director.

Considering the nature of COVID-19 diagnostic testing, the position requires an individual who has demonstrated proficiency in laboratory diagnostic testing. Applicants must have the ability to perform high-complexity laboratory testing, including qRT-PCR and manual pipetting.

Medical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Technologist certification (ASCP or equivalent) is preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a regulated laboratory. The selected candidates will work in a highly regulated clinical laboratory environment.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.

*Completion of a BA/BS in biochemistry, biological science, or related field prior to the start date in the position;

* A minimum of 1 year laboratory experience;

* Experience using qRT-PCR;

* Proficiency in data analysis using Excel or spreadsheet applications;

* Proficiency in the use of personal computer, word-processing applications;

* Excellent communication skills in oral and written English.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience with robotic liquid handling

* Knowledge of Laboratory Information Management Systems

**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. (
Posted: 2021-10-01 Expires: 2021-11-01

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