The Lab Technician is responsible for the processing and shipment of specimens that come to the lab. The Laboratory Technician will be expected to perform accessioning, processing, and shipping duties in a service laboratory with minimal supervision. The Laboratory Technician will be required to assist in the multiple departments within SAC as needed.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Follows Good Laboratory Practices.
Collects, processes, documents, stores and ships patient specimens according to Study Protocol.
Helps organize and maintain the freezer inventory.
Is responsible for the shipment of day of collection and batched specimens.
Performs internal transfers of specimens to labs within the Cancer Center.
Troubleshoots specimens that come to lab with missing information.
Maintains specimens processed in the appropriate database and completes appropriate documentation for all specimens processed.
Assist in providing notification to study teams when a specific study’s processing or shipping supply inventories are low and in need of reorder.
Assisting in query investigation and resolution.
Has the ability to accommodate a fast-paced laboratory schedule.
Must have proficiency using Microsoft Office products.
Other duties as assigned by the Core Director and/or Operations Director/Laboratory Manager.
Reports to: Laboratory Manager, Operations Director, or Core Director
Equipment, Machine, or Tool Requirements:
General computer skills, with experience with Microsoft Office
Required: High School Diploma or GED required.
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Experience working in a lab environment or undergraduate laboratory experience related to normal course requirements
Experience with shipping specimens and DOT/IATA Dangerous Good Shipping Certification preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities / Competencies:
Good oral and written communication skills.
Classified Title: Laboratory Technician Role/Level/Range: ACRO/2/CB Starting Salary Range: $12.31 - $16.93 (Hourly) Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (40 Hours) Exempt Status:Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus Department Name: Oncology Personnel Area: School of Medicine
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