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Sample Handling Assistant

Kelly Services
Durham, NC 27722
**Entry- Level Laboratory Sample Handling Associate Durham, NC!**

**Only apply if you are comfortable with the following schedule: Tuesday - Saturday; 8 hour shifts**

Kelly Services is currently seeking a entry-level science graduate as a Sample Handling Associate for one of our top clients in Durham, NC.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone without hands-on laboratory experience to gain access to the industry! No Scientific background required, simply a passion for science and the ability to be a dedicated, hard-working, and reliable employee.

**The Sample Handling Associate Responsibilities:**

Specific department duties as set forth in the task list and department Training Checklists including but not limited to:

+ Ensure that specimens are picked up from the appropriate department, sorted, pre-scanned and registered into the appropriate temperature bins in a timely fashion.

+ Identification of problem samples and corrects routing of these specimens.

+ Close and prepare SDS shipments.

+ Accountable for accurately identifying specimens that need to be discarded and completing the discard process.

+ Creation of new storage drawers for use in the registration process and the ability to complete location moves in the SMART database. Consolidate and move drawers as specified to effectively utilize freezer space.

+ Perform basic freezer maintenance including but not limited to:

+ Acts as a backup to the freezer coordinator.

+ Monitor, respond to and resolve issues with alarming Specimen Management units, and/or appreciate department, to ensure regulatory compliance and monitor follow-up for corrective actions.

+ Accountable for initialing appropriate freezer documentation

+ Understand the pull list and pull the specimens from the freezers.

+ Understand and apply the shipping instructions and pack the specimens as per requirements

+ Generation and application of specialized labels, to include mini labels and/or computer-generated bar codes.

+ Perform any QC needed during the process of pulling and packaging.

+ Must be able to QC shipments shipped thru SMART.

+ QC packages and shipping documents. Stock supplies from warehouse.

+ Ship pass-through and Transfer Test packages to other Covance locations.

+ Generate and download EPLs from SMART. Generate emails and insert EPLs.

+ Be able to accurately and efficiently Prescan, Register, Process, Pull, and Pack specimens using SMART.

+ Completion of beginning and end of day duties, as assigned.

+ Adhere to all company policies and procedures and perform all departmental and interdepartmental SOPs as written.

+ Generate an appropriate audit trail of all activities and maintains own training file and required documentation.

**Job Qualifications/Pre-requisites:**

+ Bachelors degree in science or a related field.

+ Experience may be substituted for education.

+ Ability to utilize word processing software, database, spreadsheet, and specialized software.


+ **0-2 years of laboratory knowledge or sample management experience required.**

+ Excellent communication skills and strict attention to detail will be keys to success in this role.

+ Excellent attention to detail.

+ MUST be punctual.

+ Ability to prioritize and manage time.

+ Working knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft products

**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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