Covance is hiring a Sample Handling Assitant to join their global team in Los Angelos, CA.
The Sample Handling Assistant is accountable for the handling/storing and processing of irreplaceable clinical trial specimens. The Assistant will perform a variety of tasks depending on the specific Specimen Management Center Assistant level held. The Assistant supports the various teams of the Specimen Management and is a liaison between Specimen Management and the other laboratory
Specific department duties as set forth in the task list and department Training Checklists including but not limited to:
Ensure that specimens are picked up from the appropriate department, sorted, pre-scanned and registered into the appropriate temperature bins in a timely fashion.
Identification of problem samples and corrects routing of these specimens.
Close and prepare SDS shipments.
Accountable for accurately identifying specimens that need to be discarded and completing the discard process.
Creation of new storage drawers for use in the registration process and the ability to complete location moves in the SMART database.
Consolidate and move drawers as specified to effectively utilize freezer space.
Monitor, respond to and resolve issues with alarming Specimen Management units, and/or appreciate department, to ensure regulatory compliance and monitor follow-up for corrective actions
Accountable for initialing appropriate freezer documentation
Understand the pull list and pull the specimens from the freezers.
Understand and apply the shipping instructions and pack the specimens as per requirements.
Generation and application of specialized labels, to include mini labels and/or computer generated bar codes.
Perform any QC needed during the process of pulling and packaging.
Minimum High School Diploma