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Laboratory Technician JobDallas, TX

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Why You'll Love This Job

General Description:
The Clinical Research Laboratory (Lab) Technician perform protocol specific laboratory duties such as collection, testing and preparation of samples. In addition will support research personnel in laboratory related changes and/or updates.  This position participates in the preparation of laboratory for conducting procedures of all studies sponsored by federal grants and private/corporate industry.  Assists in day-to-day operations of clinical trials and ensures that all lab related activities are completed by strictly following Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) guidelines, current local, state, and federal laws and regulations, policies and procedures of the Institutional Review Board (IRB), Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) and organizational policies and procedures.


Specific Responsibilities of the Job:
  • Functions under the direction of the Clinical Research Principal Investigator and Clinical Research Project Manager of operations and activities of clinical research projects.
  • Perform medical testing on samples while using a variety of laboratory equipment and technology.
  • P laboratory testing and other related procedures as required by research trials.
  • Evaluate and recommends Laboratory Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Manage laboratory processing activities and documentation including labeling of sample containers; specimen centrifuging and aliquoting; specimen storage; and shipment of specimen to appropriate central laboratories and repository centers.
  • Ensure laboratory manuals are accessible to research staff.  
  • Answer sponsor issued laboratory queries.
  • Maintain temperature monitoring logs for specimen samples (frozen, refrigerated, ambient).
  • Determine equipment and/or supplies needed to conduct studies.
  • Maintain calibration documentation for laboratory equipment.
  • Manage supply inventory.
  • Attend study Site Initiation, Monitoring and Closeout Visits.
  • Understand biohazard safety and disposal of hazardous waste.
  • Adhere to strict protocols and procedures.
  • Train staff on laboratory procedures.
  • Ensure all safety rules and regulations are met.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills & Qualifications

Skills & Qualifications
Clinical Research Laboratory Technician Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with clinicians, health team members, sponsors, and patients.
  • Ability to function autonomously.
  • Organizational skills and ability to prioritize assignments.
  • Phlebotomy skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to operate computerized systems to enter, modify and retrieve data.
  • Ability to maintain, calibrate and sterilize laboratory equipment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and other communications tools).
  • Familiarity with electronic data capture (EDC), clinical trial management systems (CTMS), medical terminology, and FDA regulations is highly desirable.
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s or Associates or equivalent combination of education and experience.  
  • Minimum two years’ experience in clinical environment.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in clinical research setting.
  • One year experience in laboratory processing.
  • Must have or obtain certification in Human Subjects Protections (HSP), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Good Clinical Laboratory Practice, International Air Transport Association and Bloodborne Pathogens within one month on start date.
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