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Senior Clinical Laboratory Technologist, Molecular Diagnostics

Kelly Services
Seattle, WA 98194
**Kelly Science and Clinical** is the worlds most recognized brand in science and clinical staffing with more than 100 locations in North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Our scientists contribute to the research and development of the next generation of small molecule drugs, biologics and cellular therapies.


**Overview**


The Senior Clinical Laboratory Technologist position will be responsible for processing medically relevant biological samples through extraction and/or high throughput DNA sequencing assays. This role will work within a team of Laboratorians in a fast-paced, high production setting to process research and clinical diagnostic samples to provide a test result to patients, oncologists and other medical practitioners and researchers. As such, high attention to detail and clinical mindedness are crucial to success in this role.In certain circumstances, this role may perform certain supervisory tasks when specifically requested by a Laboratory General Supervisor or Clinical Laboratory Director.


**Responsibilities**


+ Consistently demonstrate excellent clinical judgment and integrity.

+ Perform DNA extractions, PCR amplification or high-throughput sequencing assays on DNA libraries, and other duties as assigned.

+ Perform protocols under compliance with regulatory agencies; model appropriate clinical, regulatory and safety practices.

+ Complete tasks as assigned (e.g. routine clinical or research sample processing, validations, reagent QC runs, or special projects) accurately and following strict methodologies.

+ Support business goals, knowledge and skills, and cross-functional teamwork.

+ Keep accurate and detailed records for all workflows following Good Documentation Practices.

+ Operate and maintain laboratory equipment such as liquid handling robotics and DNA sequencers.

+ Enter and track data in a laboratory information database (LIMS - Genologics Clarity).

+ Ensure compliance with lab regulatory agencies (GxP, FDA, ISO).

+ Demonstrate understanding of underlying scientific principles of analytical methods and assist with troubleshooting assay or instrument issues leading to appropriate corrective actions.

+ Exhibit clear and effective communication to facilitate effective handoff procedures.

+ Record nonconformances for all appropriate errors.

+ Lead by example and model appropriate cultural and professional behavior.

+ Contribute to positive esprit de corps and culture of inclusion and support.

+ Provide coverage for staff absences in collaboration with supervisory staff and team leads.

+ Maintain continuing education credit requirements.

+ Perform training and competency assessments with Clinical Laboratory Technician/Technologist team members on high complexity molecular methods.


**Qualifications**


Required


+ Earned BS or MS degree in a Chemical, Physical or Biological science from an accredited institution, with greater than seven (BS) or four (MS) years of pertinent molecular laboratory experience subsequent to qualifying of which at least seven (BS) or two (MS) years have been spent working in a clinical molecular laboratory meeting the definition of high-complexity.

+ Molecular biology skills (e.g. DNA Extraction, Purification, PCR, qPCR, next-generation DNA sequencing) and related technical knowledge

+ Experience with laboratory automation and demonstrated laboratory best practices.

+ Experience working with human blood, tissues and/or cells as well as proper handling of biohazardous material.

+ Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to collaborate across teams and disciplines.


Preferred


+ ASCP(MB) certification

+ Demonstrated increasing specialization in knowledge and skills: Working knowledge of laboratory terminology, equipment and supplies.

+ Self-motivated and ability to work independently with minimal supervision, while also working as part of a team environment in a dynamic organization.

+ Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and spoken


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**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: 2022-06-29 Expires: 2022-09-08

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