ICON Clinical Research Laboratory Assistant in San Antonio, IDS, Texas
Laboratory Assistant, Gault Lane, San Antonio
- Per Diem flexible hours, competitive rates*
- POSITION SUMMARY*
Under general supervision, the Laboratory Assistant in the safety lab provides administrative support to the Laboratory. The Laboratory Assistant organizes protocol documents in study-specific binders to include lab requisitions, study specific logs, and shipping documents. The Laboratory Assistant is the primary contact for ordering supplies for the PK and safety labs. The Laboratory Assistant in the PK lab is responsible for the specimen processing, storing and shipment of PK/PD samples
- JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES*
·Recognize, exemplify and adhere to ICON's values which centers around our commitment to People, Clients and Performance.
·As a member of staff, the employee is expected to embrace and contribute to our culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our processes adding value to our business and meeting client needs.
·Safety Laboratory Assistant:
·Responsible for the organization and maintenance of each study-specific binder
·Responsible for the ordering of requested supplies for the PK lab and safety lab
·Maintains a clean and efficient work area.
·Exhibit flexibility and adaptability in dealing with unexpected circumstances that may occur.
·Provides responsive customer service
·Demonstrates the ability to work well with others and fosters a collaborative team environment.
·Distributes Quest reports to the appropriate area. Investigates issues/problems with Quest testing.
·Communicates effectively with Laboratory Manager.
·PK Laboratory Assistant
·Labels and organizes protocol-specific tubes for PK/PD samples.
·Follows and documents all study-specific sample processing instructions.
·Stores PK/PD samples at the appropriate temperatures, as defined by each protocol.
·Packages and ships samples following IATA guidelines and protocol instructions.
·Communicates effectively with the PK supervisor and Laboratory Manager.
EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS*
·*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
·Knowledge of medical terminology.
·Effective interpersonal skills
·Effective communication skills.
·Attention to details.
·Ability to organize and prioritize work.
-Previous experience of working in a laboratory setting eg academic, hospital, CRO experience.
·*High School diploma or GED; familiarization with basic laboratory operations preferred.
We care about our people as they are the key to our success. We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career.
In addition you will have the opportunity to develop within your role and take on further responsibilities or develop your skill set within other related departments of ICON.
Following your application if you are successful you will be invited to an initial telephone interview with one of our dedicated recruiters who will be able to provide you with more details of this opportunity.