• Sample Handling Assistant I

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  • Job Overview

    Looking to start your career? Want to be part of a global leader in Clinical Services? Come join our Central Labotory Services operations. This is an entry level role preparing clinical trial samples to be tested by our Medical Technologists. Ideal for new grads or young professionals interested in the life science industry.



    •Ensure that specimens are picked up from the appropriate department, sorted, pre-scanned and registered into the appropriate temperature bins in a timely fashion.
    •Identification of problem samples and corrects routing of these specimens. 
    •Close and prepare SDS shipments.
    •Accountable for accurately identifying specimens that need to be discarded and completing the discard process 
    •Creation of new storage drawers for use in registration process and the ability to completed location moves in the SMART database.
    •Consolidate and move drawers as specified to effectively utilize freezer space.
    •Understand the pull list and pull the specimens from the freezers
    •Understand and apply the shipping instructions and pack the specimens as per requirements.
    •Generation and application of specialized labels, to include mini labels and/or computer generated bar codes.
    •Perform any QC needed during the process of pulling and packaging.
    •Must be able to QC shipments 
    •QC packages and shipping documents.
    •Stock supplies from warehouse.
    •Ship packages through database
    •Ship pass-through and Transfer Test packages to other Covance locations.
    •Be able to accurately and efficiently Pre-scan, Register, Process, Pull and Pack specimens using databases.
    •Completion of beginning and end of day duties, as assigned.
    •Adhere to all company policies and procedures and perform all departmental and interdepartmental SOP’s as written.
    •Generate an appropriate audit trail of all activities and maintains own training file and required documentation.


    Diploma or Bachelor’s degree / advanced degree in applicable discipline


    • Able to work in a team as well as independently
    • Dynamic attitude and ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to take up challenges
    • Strong detail orientation
    • Strong communication and organizational skills
    • Ability to use several software packages i.e. Word, Excel, Access


    Fresh graduate is welcome to apply


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