1+ months

Laboratory Supervisor (RNA Extraction) - Santa Clarita, CA

Kelly Services
Valencia, CA 91355
**Laboratory Supervisor (RNA Extraction) - Santa Clarita, CA**

We have an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Supervisor (RNA Extraction) to work with one of our top biotechnology clients in Santa Clarita, CA!

This is a 2 year long term contract focus on COVID-19 Testing/

We have the following shifts available:

+ 7am-7pm - Week One Sun/Mon/Tues/Sat - Week Two Sun/Mon/Tues

+ 7am-7pm - Week One Wed/Thurs/Fri - Week Two Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat

+ 7pm-7am - Week One Sun/Mon/Tues/Sat - Week Two Sun/Mon/Tues

+ 7pm-7am - Week One Wed/Thurs/Fri - Week Two Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat

**Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Direct SARS-CoV-2 clinical testing in a high complexity laboratory operation including decision-making, response to problems, identifying errors and taking corrective actions;

+ Assures laboratory functions in a manner consistent with laboratory, CLIA and local regulations.

+ Demonstrate technical expertise.

+ Contribute to good employee relationships and providing for staff development; performing employee performance appraisals.

+ Adhere to proper resource allocation and coordination. Ensuring maximum efficiency in the use of personnel; controlling departmental supply expenses.

+ Manage and share daily workload; use time wisely and providing a productive atmosphere.

+ Demonstrate thorough knowledge of test methodologies and quality control

+ Develop, write, review and implement procedures and policies.

+ Prepare laboratory for inspections and prepare reports as needed.

+ Maintain good communication with leadership, team members and customers;

+ Demonstrate an awareness of client expectations and seek ways to always satisfy

+ Demonstrate proficiency in all laboratory computer related tasks and providing training to employees as necessary

+ Ensure all instrument maintenance is performed and documented; administer all established quality control procedures and troubleshoot instruments effectively when appropriate.

+ Assist in the review, interpretation and reporting of complex and routine test results.

+ Assist in the development of new protocols in clinical research programs.

+ Maintain good communication with leadership, team members and customers

+ Ensure safety, security, and the environment in all aspect of the daily activities, and any potential safety hazards are addressed and corrected immediately.

+ Understand ergonomic relationship between people, equipment and working environment.

+ Other duties as assigned

**Minimum Requirements:**

+ Bachelors Degree in Science

+ Minimum of 5 years of clinical molecular experience

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Licensed in California as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS)

+ Previous Supervisory experience in a clinical laboratory setting highly desired

+ Certification, as required for CLS licensure, by ACSP, ASCPi, AAB, or AMT

+ Hands on technical expertise in Infectious Disease testing highly desired

+ Experience with high throughput sample testing esp with RNA Extraction highly desired

+ Experience with LIMS and laboratory automation highly desired

**Working Conditions and Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Good, accurate computer skills

+ Be detail oriented, organized, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

+ Have practical knowledge of routine laboratory equipment and procedures

+ Able to work effectively and able to deliver on tight datelines

+ Clinical and research lab environment; exposure to blood borne pathogens; must wear personal protective equipment including lab coat, gloves and completely closed footwear.

+ Employee may be requested to work shifts other than daylight depending on the needs of the laboratory.

+ Weekend rotation may be required.

+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, use a keyboard, type, and occasionally stand and move to other parts of the lab

+ Able to lift boxes up to 25 pounds

**APPLY TODAY! Questions? Email Kevin at or call Kevin at 623-688-2142**


**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/non-traditional 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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2020-10-21 Expires: 2020-12-21

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Laboratory Supervisor (RNA Extraction) - Santa Clarita, CA

Kelly Services
Valencia, CA 91355

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