Kelly Services Clinical Laboratory Assistant â Los Angeles, CA. in Los Angeles, California

Clinical Laboratory Assistant – Los Angeles, CA.

Position : Contract 6 Months (possible temp-to-hire)

Salary: $15-16/hr

Shift: Full time; Mid 1st shift, Mon-Fri 11AM-7:30PM

Job Summary:

Incumbent provides support to the laboratory testing area by performing clerical and technical support functions in compliance with appropriate SOPs and regulatory guidelines. Work is performed in a team-oriented, dynamic environment, which is characterized by flexibility, responsiveness and a strong commitment to meeting customer expectations.


  • Successfully performs the specific department duties as set forth in the task list and/or department training checklist.

  • Adheres to established Safety SOPs and Universal Precaution guidelines at all times. Maintains a clean, organized and safe work environment. Minimizes biohazard waste. Cleans workstation and materials daily.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in applicable computer systems and software.

  • Properly handles specimens and resolves specimen issues independently in preparation for analysis and specimen storage. Contacts internal clients for clarification as needed.

  • Regulatory Compliance:

  • Performs all procedures in accordance with the written department SOPs.

  • Generates an appropriate audit trail for all activities.

  • Individual is responsible for maintaining his/her complete up-to-date training file, and is accountable for correcting any deficiencies found in his/her training file.

  • Individual is responsible for ensuring he/she is trained and training is documented prior to performing a task.

  • The individual successfully completes, as scheduled, competency assessment, and ensures competency testing documentation is provided to management for review/retention.

  • Provides support to testing personnel in preparation for sample analysis:

  • Receive, open, and place in service all reagents according to SOPs.

  • Prepare and properly label reagents and document according to SOPs.

  • Prepares and properly labels quality control material accurately.

  • Perform clerical functions as needed including timely filing of department records, printing of worksheets and other records, and preparing data for archival.

  • May assist in training new employees and follows-up to ensure training is understood.

  • May perform maintenance on instruments and equipment according to manufacturer and SOP requirements, and documents according to SOP. Notifies laboratory management when an instrument or equipment does not meet specifications.

  • May perform pipette calibrations and document according to SOP.

  • Attends, as scheduled, department, mandatory, and other meetings and training as required by training matrices

  • Introduces and develops improvement ideas for the group with the assistance of others.

  • Provide laboratory management with a report of activities upon request.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related science field. Associates Degree; experience may be substituted for education.

  • 2-4 years of experience in a clinical/ reference laboratory

  • Excellent customer service skills including attention to detail, accuracy, confidentiality, and effective communication skills.

  • Ability to identify and communicate customer service needs.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively.

  • Must be able to lift 40-50 lbs

  • Effective communication skills.

  • Excellent documentation skills.

  • Experience with office software applications (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)

Apply Today! Questions? Please call Airika at 562-206-270

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