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Scientist, Certifying - Positive Forensic Toxicology Laboratory

Kelly Services
Norristown, PA 19404
**Scientist, Certifying - Positive Forensic Toxicology Laboratory**

Every day, Kelly Science & Clinical connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have a direct hire opportunity with a global leader in the production of **Norristown PA.**

**Sign on bonus of 5K**

**Shift - Tuesday - Saturday**

**Great Benefits!**

**Basic Purpose:**

As a Positive Certifying Scientist working within the Forensic Toxicology Drug Testing Laboratory, the incumbent is responsible for reviewing and releasing all negative, non-negative, rejected regulated and non-regulated drug testing results. Required to work independent of immediate supervision and assume the initiative for prompt and accurate certification with appropriate documentation to ensure accuracy, completeness, and forensic and scientific defensibility of drug testing results.

**Duties and Responsibilities:**

This position works within the Employer Solutions division. The incumbent is generally responsible for:

1. Certifying negative, non-negative, and rejected drug testing results according to the Laboratorys Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Manual.

2. Ensure that all test results reported by the laboratory are accurate and legally defensible.

3. Describe the standard drug testing procedures from point of collection to positive certification in a court of law.

4. Interact on a limited basis with clients, medical review officers, call center representatives and sales staff in a professional manner to address questions pertaining to the drug testing process.

5. Interact with laboratory inspectors to demonstrate a detailed working knowledge of the lab SOPS, QC practices, analytical procedures, test theory, reporting procedures, corrective actions and applicable regulations pertaining to drug testing.

6. Maintain a working knowledge of the accessioning procedures and protocols to ensure proper specimen and chain of custody handling.

7. Maintain a working knowledge of the theory and practice of initial tests, specimen validity testing, and confirmatory test methods used in the laboratory.

8. Have a thorough understanding of all laboratories:a) quality control practices and procedures.b) data review processesc) procedures for interpretation of test resultsd) protocols for reporting results.

9. Provide appropriate feedback to the Supervisor and Responsible Person to assist in maintaining an accurate SOP.

10. Maintain a thorough understanding of all federal, state, and other regulatory requirements as they pertain to applicable aspects of forensic drug testing.

11. Take proper remedial action in response to test systems being out of control limits or detecting aberrant test or quality control results.

12. Function as a technical resource for department personnel in all sections of the laboratory.

13. Maintain a working knowledge of all instrumentation associated with the initial test, specimen validity testing and confirmation test procedures to assist in troubleshooting measures.

14. Comply with all safety and regulatory requirements as defined and applicable.

15. Participate in records management and retrieval, as required.

16. Other duties as assigned by the Certifying Scientist Supervisor and Responsible Person

+ **Qualifications:**

+ Bachelors degree with a major in Biology, Chemistry, Physical Science, or Medical Technology.

+ GC-MS and LC-MS experience strongly preferred

**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** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise 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/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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-23 Expires: 2022-10-24

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