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Lab Technician, PCR, Menlo Park, CA

Kelly Services
Menlo Park, CA 94025
**Lab Technician, PCR, Menlo Park, CA**

**Pay Rate:** $25-28/hour (Depending on Experience and Shift)

**Position Summary**

We are seeking an experienced Laboratory Technician to join its growing and dynamic team. This is an excellent opportunity to directly contribute to the overall success of the company. The Laboratory Technician provides support in a licensed clinical (CLIA) laboratory; processes COVID-19 specimens; assists with testing procedures by utilizing RNA extractions and PCR/qPCR technology, operates automated and semi-automated test equipment, performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting. This role requires on-site work at our Menlo Park location as well as ability to work overtime and off-schedule days as needed.

**Schedule Options:**

+ Day shift 7:00 am 3:30 pm

+ Second shift - 3:00pm - 11:30pm

+ Night shift - 11:00pm - 7:30am

+ Swing Shift 7pm- 3:30 am

**Essential Functions**

+ Organizes patient specimen and assay records for testing

+ Occasionally participates in opening specimen shipments and organizing samples for testing

+ Assists the CLS with quantitative and qualitative analyses procedures through laboratory bench supply set up, reagent retrieval, vortexing, and centrifuging

+ Prepares and files laboratory specimens and appropriate documents for storage

+ Records and directs client inquiries to the appropriate personnel or department

+ Adheres to Avellino policies and procedures.

+ Manages, orders, distributes, and stocks supplies

+ Inventories and labels laboratory reagents

+ Maintains laboratory equipment

+ Follows all safety procedures and policies

+ Monitors and records temperatures

**Minimum Requirements**

+ BS/BA in Biological Sciences or related field

+ 1 to 2 years of RNA PCR experience required

+ Prior CLIA or research laboratory experience required

+ Must be able to analyze and interpret amplification results

+ Must be able to handle high sample numbers

+ Must be able to multitask

+ Prior automation experience is preferred

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ Demonstrated good judgment and decision-making capabilities

+ Resourceful and an independent thinker

+ Excellent computer skills, especially in Microsoft Word

**Work Environment**

+ This job operates in a professional office environment and a clinical lab environment.

**Working Conditions**

+ Must be able to climb stairs, lift up to 20 pounds, regularly sit, speak and hear, and perform climbing, standing, stooping, twisting, lifting, and other physical movements to perform job. Reasonable accommodations will be made as necessary.

**For Immediate Consideration, Apply Today! Questions? Call Grace at 714.253.7656 or schedule a time to connect directly follow the link:** ****

**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. 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. at
Posted: 2020-12-18 Expires: 2021-01-18

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