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Laboratory Technician/Technologist (Molecular) - Salt Lake City, UT

Kelly Services
Salt Lake City, UT 84190
**Laboratory Technician/Technologist (Molecular) - Salt Lake City, UT**

We have an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Technician/Technologist in Salt Lake City, UT to work with one of our clients in Salt Lake City, UT.

This is a long term temporary position with potential to hire!


The Laboratory Technician/Technologist will perform routine laboratory tests, confirms and verifies results in an assigned section of the clinical laboratory to provide physicians with rapid and accurate laboratory test results. Works under the direction of a Specialist, Lead and/or supervisor.

**Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Performs waived, moderate, and/or select highly complex analytic processes without direct supervision. Uses laboratory procedures and techniques for which he/she is qualified, trained, and demonstrates competency according to established lab standard operating procedures (SOPs).

+ Operates, calibrates, and performs minor troubleshooting on laboratory instruments and ensures proper functioning of laboratory equipment.

+ Performs quality control procedures as specified in lab section SOPs and maintains QC records and documentation necessary to meet the standards of accrediting agencies.

+ Follows appropriate specimen collection, handling, transport, and recording procedures

+ Resolves sample handling problems or refers problems to Technologist II, Medical Technologist and/or Technical Supervisor.

+ Processes data, verifies accuracy, and enters data in the laboratory computer system in a timely manner.

+ Appropriately performs internal and external proficiency testing (PT).

+ Meets output measures as defined by individual group policy. Assists with workload in any section where competency has been verified and is current.

+ Recognizes critical patient results and follows the defined process for reporting them.

+ Recognizes abnormal, unexpected or implausible results, errors, and problems with patient tests. Consults with Certified Technologist, Medical Laboratory Scientist, or Supervisor to resolve problems.

+ Appropriately prioritizes order of testing and assists with the coordination of general work flow in assigned area.

+ Evaluates QC results to determine validity of testing using defined parameters.

+ Responds to technical questions consistent with level of training.

+ Trains new and current employees in procedures and policies

+ Maintains adequate inventory of reagents and supplies.

+ Reviews laboratory procedures and suggests improvements and efficiencies.

+ Collaborates with and directs Technicians and Technologist Trainees as assigned.

+ Performs test validation review as assigned in areas of competency.

+ Performs assessment of peers performing non-waived testing as a Qualified Observer after two years experience.

+ Other duties as assigned.

**Minimum Requirements:**

+ Bachelors degree in a chemical, biological, or scientific field with the following course requirements (upper division classes needed)

+ 25 credits of pertinent biology, 16 credits of chemistry, and 3 credits of math OR

+ 25 credits of pertinent chemistry, 16 credits of biology, and 3 credits of math

+ Completion of specific course work and hours required for Limited License Scientist (LLS) in relevant area

+ Clinical Laboratory experience of one or more years (1820 hrs = 1 year) appropriate to the section in which employed

**Physical and Other Requirements:**

+ Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.

+ Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

+ Mobility: The person in this position needs to occasionally move between work sites and inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.

+ Communicate: Frequently communicate with others.

+ PPE: Biohazard laboratory environment that requires use of personal protective equipment in accordance with CDC and OSHA regulations and company policies.

+ Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

+ Fine Motor Control: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.

+ Vision: Having close, far, and peripheral visual acuity to perform a variety of tasks such as make general observations of depth and distance.

+ Color Vision: Perception of and ability to distinguish colors.

+ Continuing Education: Continual assessment of current literature and best practices.

**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/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: 2020-08-24 Expires: 2020-09-24

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Laboratory Technician/Technologist (Molecular) - Salt Lake City, UT

Kelly Services
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