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Sample Handling Asst I

Covance - Indianapolis, Indiana

6/16/2017 5:24:29 PM
68990BR
Other


Covance is currently hiring a Sample Handling Assistant I for our Indianapolis, IN site.

The 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.

-Perform basic freezer maintenance including but not limited to:

- Acts as a backup to the freezer coordinator.

-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.

-Must be able to QC shipments shipped thru SMART.

-QC packages and shipping documents.

-Stock supplies from warehouse.

-Ship packages thru SMART.

-Ship pass-through and Transfer Test packages to other Covance locations.

-Generate and download EPLs from SMART.

-Generate emails and insert EPLs.

-Be able to accurately and efficiently Prescan, Register, Process, Pull, and Pack specimens using SMART.

-Completion of beginning and end of day duties, as assigned.
Education/Qualifications High school graduate or equivalent

Ability to focus on detail

Good communication and organizational skills

Ability to follow instructions

Ability to work effectively with others and independently
Experience Required:

- Minimum 1 year applicable work Experience
- Able to work in a team as well as independently
- Dynamic attitude and ability to work under pressure
- Ability to take up challenges
- Strong detail orientation
- Strong communication and organizational skills
- Ability to use several software packages i.e. Word, Excel, Access
EEO Employer Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.



Indianapolis, IN

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