Sr Specimen Mgmt Associate
Quintiles Transnational - United States

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Route any samples intended for same day analysis to the lab in a timely manner. Execute quality control check and identification of incoming specimens. Remand samples with descrepancies into the DCQ. Perform end-of-day procedures and actioning any issues arising from this. Prepare and package specimens requiring onward shipping to outside recipients for testing. Ensure that scheduled shipments are made as per sponsor requirements. Discard any samples when required. Review, action and close any ad-hoc requests assigned. Provide support to line management in any tasks applicable to the daily running of the department. Sort incoming specimens for testing, storage or onward shipping. Ensure that all shipments incoming and outgoing meet shipping regulatory requirements. Ensure specimen integrity by maintaining specimens at the proper temperature conditions and taking proactive steps toprevent temperature variance. Assist with routine freezer maintenance. Manage the specimen management requirements of higher complexity studies. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Good working knowledge of relevant procedures. Ability to liase with internal departments. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients. MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE High school diploma or educational equivalent and 2 years relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech. Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers. Regular sitting for extended periods of time.
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