Kelly Services COVID Lab Assistant- Georgetown, Kentucky in Georgetown, Kentucky
Laboratory Assistant/Specimen Processor
Georgetown, Kentucky 40324
Temporary to Hire position
1 st shift: Monday to Friday from 7:30am to 4pm (2 positions)
2 nd shift: Monday to Friday from 4pm to 11:30pm (2 positions)
Responsible for specimen processing and sample preparation
PCR experience preferred, but not required
Collect saliva and other human samples primarily for COVID testing
Assists in specimen receipt, monitoring of laboratory specimens, process specimens going to reference laboratories, evaluates specimens for acceptability, supports inventory management and performs initial sample processing to prepare samples for testing.
Beyond the day-to-day sample processing, the Laboratory Aide will assist the warehouse team to help ensure all supplies needed for the day’s testing are available, rejected samples are appropriately documented, ensure sure that customer and client queries and complaints are communicated to the lab manager, and that the laboratory workspace is kept clean.
Assures the quality and quantity of specimen is submitted for analysis is acceptable.
Processes samples to prepare them for testing.
Receives and racks samples through the Laboratory Information System
Communicate pertinent information with co-workers; completion of shift and coordinating lunch/breaks and daily tasks in a manner which meets the needs of the laboratory.
Demonstrates responsibility and flexibility in maintaining work schedules consistent with the needs of the laboratory. Assists in training new employees and students.
Routinely clean and disinfect workspace.
- Degree in Science preferred, Associates Degree/HS Diploma required
Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work
Flexibility to help them adjust to new tasks if company or office needs change
Attention to detail to ensure tasks are completed thoroughly and correctly
Basic laboratory safety protocol and training
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