The Lab Associate is part of the operational team within the sample preparation laboratory. The Lab Associate ensures the appropriate
collection, processing, storage and shipment of samples.
Daily tasks may involve maintenance of equipment, processing and shipment of samples.
The Lab Associate is part of the study team that is responsible for the execution of the study.
Assists in the study set up for the Sample collection, storage ,processing
Preparation of Shipment, Receipt/Shipment of Biological samples from the clinic
Processing of Biological samples from or in the clinic
Prepares the documentation for the sample storage
Storage of the biological samples
Document all the above in the eCRF or on source
Adequately solves and reports errors
May be required to enter the required request information in the LIMS system of the Clinical Chemistry
laboratory (Clinical Chemistry only) and or any other Lab LIMS if needed.
Stock keeping of materials and reagent for the Clinical Chemistry laboratory (Clinical chemistry only) or any
laboratory operations in clinic if needed.
Ordering of materials and if needed reagent for the Clinical Chemistry laboratory (Clinical chemistry only) or any
other Laboratory needs.
Administrative tasks for the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory or any other laboratory outsourcing needs.
Executing the study set up for the Sample collection and Preparation with Shipment
Review of study documents may include financial and disclosure agreements and vendor contracts.
Trains and instruct clinic lab personal on lab techniques.
Prepares and executes all the internal shipments of samples
Prepares shipments according to the IATA regulation.
Back up for the functional manager in regards to the planning of staff and equipment.
Check and documents the temperature registration system if tasked
Coordinates the daily activities
Operates and maintain the used equipment such as centrifuges, incubators, freezers and refrigerators and any other
additional equipment as needed.
Adequately solves and reports unexpected technical errors
Execute laboratory work
Follow sample processing instructions
Technical certificate and two or more years’ experience in a regulated laboratory.
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