Lab Assistant - Los Angeles, CA

Lab Assistant - Los Angeles, CA 

Job Overview:  

Kelly Scientific Resources (KSR), a division of Kelly Services is seeking a Laboratory Technician / Sample Preparation Technician for their Clinical laboratory in Los Angles, CA.  

Shift: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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.
    • The 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.

Job Requirements: 

  • AS in natural science or a related discipline
  • 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.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Excellent documentation skills.
  • Experience with office software applications (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)

For immediate consideration, apply today! Questions? Call/Email Airika at 562-206-2707 or

Why Kelly®?

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations— providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000 scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

About Kelly Services®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

Kelly complies with the requirements of the Fair Chance Initiative. A conviction record does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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