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Laboratory Assistant

Kelly Services
Knoxville, TN 37921
**Laboratory Assistant Knoxville, TN**

2nd Shift (2:30pm to 11pm Sunday Thursday)

Pay $14.99/hr

Contract duration 12+ months

**Job Responsibilities:**

+ Assists in the preparation of materials for testing.

+ Aids professional/certified individuals in the performance of various laboratory tests. These duties include but are not limited to receipt and preparation of samples through front-end automation, refrigerated and frozen storage/archive of samples, use of computerized reports in retrieval and reconciliation of samples from archive for additional testing, and preparation of buffer materials.

+ Participates in continuing education.

+ Receives specimens and some supplies. Processes and records information received from collection centers. Handles and tracks donor samples from receipt to final testing.

+ Performs proper disposal of samples into biohazard containers after testing is complete.

+ Follows all safety regulations, Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) policies and rules. Maintains a clean, safe work environment.

+ Operates, maintains, and troubleshoots instrumentation within assigned department. Uses company laboratory computerized inventory management system to locate, track and determine testing status of samples. May handle positive samples.

+ Works within current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) guidelines and adheres to all regulatory standards within the Lab.

+ Assists with monitoring of inventory levels for laboratory supplies applicable to assigned department. Notifies supervisor of inventory needs.

+ Other job-related duties as assigned.

**Minimum Qualifications/Requirements**

+ High School diploma or equivalent required

+ Basic computer skills required

+ Lab experience preferred

**Working Conditions**

+ Shares information with internal contacts with common desire to reach a solution

+ Understands, remembers, and communicates routine, information

+ Ability to make decisions which have moderate impact on immediate work unit

+ Ability to compose letters, outlines, memorandum, and basic reports and/or to orally communicate technical information.

+ Frequently walking with moderate amount of time sitting and standing

+ Ability to lift or carry up to 10 lbs.

+ Constantly required to wear personal protective equipment

+ Frequently exposed to extreme temperatures

+ Overtime and working extended hours may be required

+ Fast paced environment with frequent interruptions

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

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: 2022-04-20 Expires: 2022-05-21

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