Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Department of Oncology is seeking a full time Lab Coordinator to be responsible for the processing and shipment of samples that come to the lab. The coordinator will be expected to independently perform accessioning, processing, and shipping duties in a service laboratory. The Lab Coordinator will be required to assist in the multiple departments within Sibley Oncology Research 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 batched samples for clinical trials
Prepares laboratory kits and requisitions for specimen processing
Keeps track of due dates for batch shipment of specimens
Performs internal transfers of specimens to labs within the Cancer Center.
Attends clinical trial start up meetings and provides input for clinical research staff in regards to sample procurement and shipment of processed samples.
Maintains samples processed in the appropriate database and appropriate documentation for all specimens processed.
Assists in training new laboratory personnel for sample processing and shipment.
Troubleshoots samples that come to lab with missing information.
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 Core Operations Director/Laboratory Manager.
Equipment, Machine, or Tool Requirements:
General computer skills, with experience with Microsoft Office
High School Diploma/GED and some college coursework in the Biological Sciences and 1 year related laboratory experience required.
Bachelor's degree preferred.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 Coordinator Working Title: Laboratory Cordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CD Starting Salary Range: $19.10 - $22.12 an hour Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday/8:30-5:00pm/40 hours Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 01-DC:District of Columbia Department name: 10002931-SOM Onc Specimen Accessioning and Bank Personnel area: School of Medicine
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