JOB TITLE – Laboratory Technician - PRN only - Night & Weekend Labs
GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES – Responsible for performing laboratory assessments (vital signs, ECGs, and lab draws) and the collection, processing and shipping of biological samples.
SUPERVISOR – Laboratory Supervisor
MANAGER – Laboratory Manager
SUPERVISES – N/A
DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
- Read, comprehend, and implement lab requirements listed in protocols and lab manuals
- Perform blood collection, ECGs, vital signs, and urine drug screens on inpatient and outpatient subjects per the study protocol
- Collect and dispose of biohazard lab waste
- Stock designated areas and departments within the outpatient, laboratory, and inpatient areas
- Set up, operate and calibrate laboratory equipment
- Maintain patient rooms by cleaning and disinfecting according to industry codes/ standards
- Complete all documentation (source documents, laboratory records, and inventory) correctly and in a timely manner
- Communicate study inclusion/exclusion criteria (in regards to lab assessments) with coordinators
- Maintain organization of immediate working area and stockrooms
- Transmit ECGs by end of business each day and document on the ECG log
- Assist with specimen transport for timely collection and processing
- Follow lab processes and procedures and take instruction/guidance from senior team members
- Collect shipping supplies from the receiving department becomes familiar with vendors associated with ACMR
- Provide a safe/comfortable environment for the study participant
- Adhere to safety standards for the facility, participant rooms, and unit areas
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES – This position requires the following minimal requirements:
- Knowledge of current medical terminology to perform and communicate laboratory tests
- Knowledge of laboratory equipment and understand information about instrumentation in laboratory field
- Ability to work independently and in a team setting
- Experience drawing blood, performing vitals assessments, and ECGs
- Ability to anticipate and react calmly to emergency situations
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with study participants, study staff and management;
- Ability to follow written protocols, lab manuals, processes, and procedures
- Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and written
EDUCATION – High School/GED required, Associate’s degree preferred.
The ideal candidate will be a driven, independent medical assistant with the ability to understand the comprehensive nature of clinical trials. This person will have a strong attention to detail and will be able to effectively communicate with the entire clinical team. The ideal individual will be able to work in a fast-paced environment performing ECGs, vitals, and blood draws at specific timepoints and assist in processing and shipping samples per lab manual requirements. This person should be a team player, understanding the role each department plays in achieving the goal of a successful trial, and is willing to adhere to the guiding principles of ACMR.
Service Excellence: We believe all relationships with co-workers, sponsors, and subjects are partnerships. We demonstrate service excellence through a personal commitment to producing high quality, high value work, and delivering on time and on target results for every partner.
- Safety: We believe that physical and psychological safety are foundational for a healthy organization. We proactively identify and mitigate safety risks as part of our daily work and value those who speak up for safety.
- Resilience: We believe resilience is critical for doing our best work. We demonstrate resilience by remaining flexible, adapting to sudden change, and bouncing back from difficult situations with grace and confidence.
- Team Orientation: We believe that having a team orientation leads to individual and organizational success. We demonstrate team orientation by working collaboratively and leveraging collective knowledge, ideas, and strengths to achieve a common goal.
- Ethical Behavior: We believe the pillars of ethical behavior are integrity, honesty, respect, courtesy, and caring. We demonstrate ethical behavior by modeling professional standards of conduct.
- Mutual Respect: We believe that mutual respect cultivates a supportive workplace. We demonstrate mutual respect by embracing diverse perspectives, sharing ideas, and trusting in each other’s abilities.
- Open Communication: We believe that open communication results in a rich and rewarding dialogue that allows for the flow of energy and creativity. We demonstrate open communication by listening for understanding, speaking up without fear, freely sharing experiences, and soliciting ideas and opinions from others
EXPERIENCE – At least one (1) year of specimen processing in a laboratory required. Medical Assistant, Certified Nurse’s Assistant, Nurses Aid, Phlebotomist or EKG Technician experience (preferred not required).
CERTIFICATE/LICENSE –CPR Certification will be provided. Study protocol specific training will be taught.
Job Type: Part-time