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.
General activities: 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.
Laboratory Duties: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.
Applied Knowledge Skills:Knowledge of laboratory procedures, SOPs, WI,GCP and GLP Knowledge of IATA regulations
Problem solving Fact Finding Analysis:Solves routine issues and report these. Follows established procedures as outlined by SOPs, work instructions etc.
Education: Medical, Laboratory or Life Science education Awareness of IATA regulations
Experience: Read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language.
Preferred Education and/or Experience: Technical certificate preferred plus 1- 2 years prior experience in a regulated laboratory
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