Covance

  • Lab Technician

    Job Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
    Job Number
    2018-25707
    Job Category
    Clinical Pharmacology
    Position Type
    On Call
  • Job Overview

    Lab Technician

     

    Job Summary

     

    A career at Covance provides our employees the unique chance to create an immediate impact and difference in our patient’s lives. Joining Covance will offer a rewarding career, an opportunity to work in a high-energy & collaborative work place, along with access to comprehensive benefits. As an employee your work will be meaningful, the patient outcomes are real, and the results are lasting. Our mission is to help our clients bring the miracles of medicine to market sooner.

     

    We are currently hiring an on-call and full-time Lab Technicians at our pharmacology site in Dallas, TX!

     

    This position will follow laboratory procedures for biological specimen handling and processing, test analysis, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results.

     

    This is your opportunity to have an exciting career while making a difference in people’s lives.

     

    Essential Job Duties

    • Recognizes deviations from expected results and follows up appropriately
    • Processes and ships PK samples according to study specific instructions
    • Participates in proficiency testing and maintains a record of on-going competency
    • Facilitates the work flow through the laboratory to ensure completion of testing in a timely manner
    • Performs appropriate Quality Control procedures and produces reports, reports the QC results to the Manager and carries out under the direction of the Manager, troubleshooting and corrective actions of questionable or out-of-limit results & documents all corrective actions and submits them for review by the Manager
    • Inventories reagents and supplies to ensure uninterrupted operations
    • Handles hazardous materials, reagents and chemicals in a safe manner in accordance to laboratory policy and procedure
    • Supports and participates in Corporate and Department initiatives regarding quality system implementation, maintenance, and continuous quality improvement activities

    Education/Qualifications

    • Associate’s Degree or equivalent

    Experience

    • 1 year of laboratory experience
    • Additional laboratory experience may be substituted for education requirements

    Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.

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