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Laboratory Technician

Company: Kelly
Location: Durham
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

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 a Laboratory Technician at the National Institutes of Health in Research Triangle Park, NCThis 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 NIH's unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiativesTASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:

  • Store new samples, update database, retrieve samples with proper authorization.
  • Maintain inventory system and sample storage according to outlined guidelines.
  • Provide technical help and expertise to lab members.
  • Prepare training materials and presentations for staff training.
  • Provide one-on-one and group training related to safety standards on usage and disposal of chemicals and reagents.
  • Provide training to staff on the performance of laboratory experiments, assays and protocols.
  • Train new staff on the use, calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment.
  • Perform fundamental procedures required for research projects.
  • Follow established procedures and protocols; utilize aseptic technique to perform experiments.
  • Perform a variety of laboratory techniques and procedures.
  • Perform experiments on samples according to protocols.
  • Perform routine experiments and tests; follow established procedures and protocols.
  • Prepare materials and equipment for experiments.
  • Process and organize multiple samples simultaneously.
  • Work with a variety of routine and specialized laboratory instruments and equipment in the laboratory.
  • Prepare specimens and equipment for use in the laboratory.
  • Perform processing, description and analysis of specimens.
  • Convey and discuss research results with team lab members.
  • Update and maintain written laboratory record of the work.
  • Collect and enter research data into laboratory notebooks and databases.
  • Collect data and prepare for analysis and interpretation.
  • Draw conclusions about the results as related to the ability of the experiments to answer the questions posed.
  • Ensure that supplies and consumables are ready and on hand as necessary for maximum efficiency in the laboratory.
  • Ensure that adequate clean inventory is available for immediate usage.
  • Monitor and inventory routine laboratory supplies; ensure that supplies are stocked and organized.
  • Ensure that supplies and consumables are ready and on hand as necessary for maximum efficiency in the laboratory.
  • Perform laboratory maintenance tasks, including scheduling liquid waste container pickup.
  • Perform calibration, run controls and enter results for various equipment.
  • Perform regularly scheduled maintenance on and generate maintenance reports for equipment.
  • Carry out calibration; organize and initiate service and preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Provide experimental progress updates on procedures performed in the laboratory.
  • Prepare reports and summaries based on results and findings.
  • Prepare reports and summaries; prepare data for presentation at laboratory meetings.
  • Record details of experimental procedures, results and protocols.
  • Prepare accumulated data and conclusions for publication in professional journals.
  • Perform calibration, run controls and enter results for various equipment.REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:
  • Bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemical Sciences, Biology, and/or other relevant fields
  • Experience with: DNA/RNA isolations, PCR, Gel electrophoresis, Maintaining Stock SolutionsPLEASE APPLY ONLINEWhen 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 aren't 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, Kelly's Talent Promise confirms our commitment to those in search of a better way to work and live and to help discover what's 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.

Keywords: Kelly, Durham , Laboratory Technician, Professions , Durham, North Carolina

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