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 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 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®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re 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. 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 is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. 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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