1+ months

Flow Cytometry Technologist - 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 one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a Flow Cytometry Technologist to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD **.**

This is a long-term contract position which offers:

- Competitive salary with comprehensive benefit package

- Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center

- Learn more about what Kelly can do for you at at

**TASKS.** The contractor shall:

+ Serve as technical expert providing state-of-the-art flow cytometric analysis.

+ Perform laboratory procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results.

+ Work with staff on specimen processing and test performance of moderate to high complexity tests.

+ Check the positive control and the unknown slides after the staining method is finished to ensure that the result is correct.

+ Monitor, troubleshoot and initiate or take corrective action to maintain stain quality, including detection of reagent problem, equipment malfunction or need to replace reagents.

+ Modify or adapt new methods, techniques and technical procedures to correct deficiencies and to build, improve and expand services in the specialty area of flow cytometry.

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

+ Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results; correct problem 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.

+ Oversee all aspects of laboratory safety and Quality Control, Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement (QC, QA/QI) policies and procedures.

+ Document all quality control activities, instrument calibrations and maintenance performed.

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

+ Organize daily work load based on priorities, rotation schedule and needs of the laboratory and patients.

+ Order reagents and supplies required for the specialty testing for equipment and supply contracts.

+ Collaborate with staff to evaluate and/or develop new techniques; perform comparative studies with older technology; perform evaluations to determine new guidelines.

+ Ensure compliance with accrediting and inspections agency requirements participating in activities associated with the laboratory accreditation process.

**REQUIREMENTS.** The contractor must have:

+ Ph.D. degree in a scientific field. Three (3) years of specialized experience plus a Masters degree is equivalent to a Ph.D. Five (5) years of specialized experience plus a Bachelors degree is equivalent to a Ph.D.

+ Minimum of two (2) years of experience with flow cytometry and MT (ASCP).

+ Experience with BD FACSCanto II analyzer and DIVA software.

+ Knowledge of regulatory guidelines for flow cytometry.

+ Experience in new test set up in flow cytometry.

+ Ability to lift 10 30 pounds.

+ Excellent hand-eye coordination.

+ Strong communications skills, both oral and written.

+ Excellent organizational and time management skills


Note that the phone number for our NIH branch is not listed. Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. All qualified candidates will be contacted.

**AboutKelly Services** ****

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at
Posted: 2019-08-09 Expires: 2019-12-16

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