Department: Oncology Work Schedule/Hours: Monday-Friday/8:30-5p/40 hours Location: East Baltimore Personnel area: School of Medicine
The Department of Oncology is seeking a Laboratory Coordinator to be responsible for receiving and preparing clinical trial sample collection kits and transporting them to the Research Phlebotomy department and the BioSpecimen Repository Core (SAC). The coordinator will be expected to independently perform receiving, preparation, and delivery duties. Assists with tracking upcoming research subject visits and the required kits for each visit.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Understands and uses the electronic inventory/barcode system to log received kits and supplies
Prepares sample collection kits and completes requisition forms for subject visits
Helps organize and maintain the kit inventory, including removing expired kits
Helps keep track of upcoming research subject visits and required kits for each visit
Communicates with study teams regarding inventory levels and subject visit scheduling
Assists in training new personnel for kit receiving and preparation
Troubleshoots kits with missing or damaged supplies
References and understands laboratory manuals and protocols for clarification when needed
Must have proficiency using Microsoft Office products.
Other duties as assigned by the Operations Director.
Scope of Responsibility:
Knows the informal policies, procedures and practices necessary to conduct the normal function of a specific section, unit, or work area.
Is aware of the role of the position and its potential impact on the working unit.
Carries out duties and responsibilities with minimal supervision.
Makes decisions and establishes work priorities on procedure-oriented operations.
High School Diploma or GED with some science coursework and a minimum of one year related laboratory experience required.
Bachelor's degree preferred
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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