Clinical Operations

  • location: Durham, NC
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $14.50 - $17.06 per hour

job description

Clinical Operations

Pre-Analytical Services Coordinator

Job Summary

Process study samples for storage, onward shipping or Laboratory Testing according to study requirements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Route any samples intended for same day analysis to the lab in a timely manner.
  • Execute quality control check and identification of incoming specimens.
  • Remand samples with descrepancies into designated storage locations.
  • Work directly with the client or study manager to resolve sample discrepancies.
  • Prepare and package specimens requiring onward shipping to outside recipients for testing.
  • Ensure that scheduled shipments are made as per sponsor requirements.
  • Discard any samples when required.
  • Review, action and close any ad-hoc requests assigned.
  • Provide support to line management in any tasks applicable to the daily running of the department.
  • Sort incoming specimens for testing, storage or onward shipping.
  • Ensure that all shipments incoming and outgoing meet shipping regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure specimen integrity by maintaining specimens at the proper temperature conditions and taking proactive steps to prevent temperature variance.
  • Assist with routine freezer maintenance.
  • Manage the specimen management requirements of higher complexity studies.
  • All responsibilities are essential job functions unless noted as nonessential (N).
Education & Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in science related field; 1 year direct post graduation experience with accessioning and sample qualifying
  • Good working knowledge of relevant procedures
  • Ability to liaise with internal departments
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients
  • Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech
  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan with Company Match
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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