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Laboratory Tech/Accessioning - Pearl City, Hawaii

Kelly Services
Pearl City, HI 96782
**Lab Technician, Sample Tech/Accessioning - Pearl City, Hawaii**


**Shift:** 7:45A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday to Friday

**Position Type:** 6-month contract

**Job Responsibilities:**

+ Ability to maintain aseptic techniques in media and reagent preparation following standard laboratory techniques and practices.

+ Ability to assist microbiologists, medical technologists, or other professional personnel in some phases of technical laboratory work (ex. RNA extraction, Real-Time PCR, Serology) including laboratory site/test preparation.

+ Able to assist in processing of specimens received for viral isolation and serology.

+ Able to identify verification of appropriateness of specimen (for testing) eg. swab specimen in viral transport medium for viral isolation or Real-Time PCR and serum for viral serologies.

Ability to log in specimens into the laboratory information management system (LIMS) by accurately entering patient data and assigning the specimen a laboratory number.

+ Ability to be trained and competency assessed to perform additional tests including but not limited to antigen detection, and viral serologies to meet CLIA requirements.

+ Ability to take daily temperature check readings on equipment including but not limited to refrigerators, freezers, ultra-low temperature freezers, incubators, and water baths and recording on the appropriate logs.

+ Able to assist the Virology Section Supervisor/Supervisor of the Viral Isolation and Antigen Detection Unit with maintaining adequate levels of inventory for media, reagents, and laboratory supplies and notification for re-ordering.

+ Ability to assist the microbiologists with posting or uploading of laboratory results or other documents to secure Sharepoint websites of submitters or disease control programs.

+ Ability to assist the Laboratory Assistant I with proper washing, preparation, and sterilization of various glassware and equipment used in the Virology Section.

+ Able to assist the Laboratory Assistant I with decontamination and disposal of biological waste.

+ Able to assist with receiving of laboratory supplies and reagents for the Medical Microbiology Branch.

+ Ability to perform weekly performance check of eyewash/emergency shower units in the Virology Section and documents on the appropriate logs.

+ Ability to assist the Virology Section and Unit Supervisors in maintaining required documentation that includes preventive maintenance documentation, instrument or equipment calibration documentation, etc., as required.

+ Ability to provide technical assistance to Section and Branch personnel as required.

+ Working knowledge of scientific equipment and supplies, personal protective equipment (PPE) and Biosafety Level 2 practices.

+ Ability to perform other duties as required.

+ Ability to interact and communicate with peers.

+ Ability to follow oral and written instructions and ability to communicate in written and verbal methods.

**Job Requirements:**

+ Must have a diploma from an accredited high school or equivalent.

+ A Bachelors Degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science from an accredited university or college is desirable

+ A minimum of two (2) years full-time experience in a laboratory with basic skills progressively responsible laboratory work experience which has provided the applicant with a practical knowledge of laboratory functions, apparatus and equipment, methods and procedures, and tests.

**Physical Requirements:**

+ Must be aware of the risk of injury from physical hazards and exposure to caustic, flammable, explosive, biological, and/or carcinogenic chemical hazards.

+ Repetitive motion and long periods of standing or sitting may be required.

+ Some lifting may be required

**For Immediate Consideration, Apply Today! Questions?** Call Airika at 562-206-2707 or email at

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**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: 2020-11-13 Expires: 2020-12-14

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