Covance

Lab Assistant

Job Location(s) SG-Singapore
Job Number
2021-57730
Job Category
Administration/Clerical
Position Type
Full-Time
Telecommute
No

Job Overview

♦ Successfully performs the specific department duties as set forth in the task list and/or department training checklist.
♦ Adheres to established Safety SOPs and Universal Precaution guidelines at all times. Maintains a clean, organized and safe work environment. Minimizes biohazard waste. Cleans workstation and materials daily.
♦ Demonstrates proficiency in applicable computer systems and software.
♦ Properly handles specimens and resolves specimen issues independently in preparation for analysis and specimen storage. Contacts internal clients for clarification as needed.
♦ Regulatory Compliance
- Performs all procedures in accordance with the written department SOPs.
- Generates an appropriate audit trail for all activities.
- Individual is responsible for maintaining his/her complete up-to-date training file, and is accountable for correcting any deficiencies found in his/her training file.
- Individual is responsible for ensuring he/she is trained and training is documented prior to performing a task.
- The individual successfully completes, as scheduled, competency assessment, and ensures competency testing documentation is provided to management for review/retention.
♦ Provides support to testing personnel in preparation for sample analysis
- Receive, open, and place in service all reagents according to SOPs.
- Prepare and properly label reagents and document according to SOPs.
- Prepares and properly labels quality control material accurately.
♦ Perform clerical functions as needed including timely filing of department records, printing of worksheets and other records, and preparing data for archival.
♦ May assist in training new employees and follows-up to ensure training is understood.
♦ May perform maintenance on instruments and equipment according to manufacturer and SOP requirements, and documents according to SOP. Notifies laboratory management when an instrument or equipment does not meet specifications.
♦ May perform pipette calibrations and document according to SOP.
♦ Attends, as scheduled, department, mandatory, and other meetings and training as required by training matrices
♦ Introduces and develops improvement ideas for the group with the assistance of others.
♦ Provide laboratory management with a report of activities upon request.
♦ Other duties as assigned.
♦ Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds/23 kilograms.
♦ Clean up and process contaminated kits.

Education/Qualifications

Associates Degree; experience may be substituted for education

Experience

♦ No prior experience required; prefer lab experience.
♦ Excellent customer service skills including attention to detail, accuracy, confidentiality, and effective communication skills.
♦ Ability to identify and communicate customer service needs.
♦ Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively.
♦ Effective communication skills.
♦ Excellent documentation skills.
♦ Experience with office software applications (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)

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