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Quality Specialist - NIH - Bethesda, MD

Kelly Services
Bethesda, MD 20814
Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking an **Quality Assurance / Quality Control Specialist** at the National Institutes of Health in **Bethesda, MD**


This is a long-term contract position which offers:


+ Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package

+ Optional health, vision, and dental plans

+ Vacation leave as well as 10 paid federal holidays and 401K plan.

+ Access to NIHs unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives


**TASKS/SERVICES** . The contractor shall:


+ Perform Quality Assurance/Quality Control of VRC Studies:

+ Post Approval Monitoring

+ Ensure Federal, State, local and NIH policies and regulations are adhered to.

+ Amendment/VVC Assistance

+ Study Confirmations and ensuring studies are performed as per the approved ASP

+ Assist with Project Management of VRC in vivo research studies

+ Enter data into study books Check-off sheets and paperwork associated with study for reference

+ Ensure materials and supply availability

+ Oversee animal models with variety of species e.g. Non-Human Primates (NHP), Ferrets, Mini Pigs, Rabbits, Rats, Hamster

+ Implement tasks on Research Master Sampling Schedules

+ Project implementation at multiple facility sites

+ Submit Technical Service Requests

+ Prepare and ship samples as needed

+ Provide Schedule Management:

+ Reseach study calendar management- communicating schedule with multiple sites

+ Sampling schedules

+ Courier and Shipment Coordination

+ Assist with NHP Resource Coordination and Colony Management:

+ On Study, Recycle, and Holding

+ Study timepoint IDs

+ SOP assistance

+ Protocols assistance

+ Amendment assistance

+ Renewal assistance

+ Assist with preparation of Reports:

+ USDA

+ Animal Information for Investigators

+ Study reports and updated

+ Events Reports to investigators or ACUC as requested

+ Assist APD with monitoring Health Cases from Facilities:

+ Investigator approval for drugs

+ Euthanasia candidate tissues

+ Perform basic and advanced technical procedures in support of VRC operations as need:

+ Assist in preparing immunogens and inoculations

+ Dose calculations

+ Sample processing (e.g. cbc/chem, serum, tissue collection)

+ Technical Procedures as needed injections, blood collection, mucosal and tissue collections, etc

+ Maintain laboratory equipment and technical support areas

+ Attend and present information as needed at Lab Meetings/VRC Meetings/Study Meetings:

+ Weekly Lab Meeting

+ VRC seminars, and others considered important to attend

+ Meeting with investigators about studies or ideas or conclusions

+ Facility meetings about initiating new studies

+ Contract Management meetings as requested


**REQUIREMENTS** . The contractor must have:

(1) BS degree in a related field is required

(2) RVT or LATg certification is required.

(3) Minimum of 1 2 years of related experience is required.


**PLEASE APPLY ONLINE**

When you apply, please know a Kelly Government Solutions Recruiter will review your resume and will contact you directly, if your skills and experience match the requirements of this position; a full job description can be made available at that time.


Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. Even if you arent contacted for this position, you are still part of our talent network. All Kelly recruiters have access to your profile, which expands your opportunities even further.


As a specialty talent company, Kelly is committed to doing the right thing for our talent and clients. We stand up for equity, inclusion, fair treatment, and opportunity for all as these build the foundation of our Talent Promise. With a focus on safety, value, well-being, investment, and opportunity, Kellys Talent Promise confirms our commitment to those in search of a better way to work and live and to help discover whats next.


It is obvious things are different than they were just a few months ago. Kelly is at the forefront of ensuring the safety of our employees in this new working environment. Be well and stay strong.


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


Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.


**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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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Posted: 2022-05-06 Expires: 2022-06-06

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