• Lab Associate 2 - Salt Lake City

    Job Locations - | US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Posted Date 8 hours ago(8/17/2018 11:12 AM)
  • Overview

    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.

    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


    Laboratory Duties:

    Accountabilities (Responsibilities)

    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.

    PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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