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compensation: Salary
employment type: full-time

Precision Medicine Group is an integrated team of experts in fields from advanced lab sciences to translational informatics and regulatory affairs, payer insights to marketing communications. Together, we help our pharmaceutical and life-sciences clients conquer product development and commercialization challenges in a rapidly evolving environment.

Play a critical role in helping patients gain access to the treatment they need. This position is responsible for specimens in our state of the art facility that have been collected by our clients who are managing clinical trials to secure the required approval for potentially life-saving patient treatments. Clinical trials depend on biological specimen samples being withdrawn and deposited on a continual basis.

Our Biorepository facility currently houses over 25 million specimens. When biospecimens are returned to our facility or requested for further testing, the Laboratory Technician has a critical role in processing biological samples in an accurate and timely manner. As a highly regulated industry, subject to frequent audits, professionals who are systematic, comfortable with repetitive tasks in a fast-paced environment and detailed oriented are encouraged to consider this opportunity.

This position is offered out of our Frederick, MD facility, Monday - Friday, 8:30AM-5:00PM. OT and weekend hours are expected based on business need.

Essential functions of the job include but are not limited to:
Monitoring of freezers:
• Respond to freezer alarms in accordance with standard operating procedures
• Monitor freezers, refrigerator and room temperatures as assigned by Manager

Receive biological samples:
• Unpack specimens and record all pertinent information in Incoming Shipment Batch and incoming folder
• Create a folder to house all associated paperwork
• Store at appropriate temperature following guidelines set by procedures
• Distribute confirmation of shipment receipt form if required by project

Receive supplies into inventory:
• Verify shipment contents against packing list
• Quarantine Raw Materials for release by QA department

Inventory of Frozen Biological Samples:
• Check information on sample vial against information provided by the study site
• Scan samples into data management system, BSI
• Correct paperwork where necessary and inform supervisor/manager of any discrepancies by generating a discrepancy report
• Assist in the inventory of returned specimens
• Aliquot frozen specimens utilizing aseptic technique

Retrieve Frozen Samples from Inventory and Ship:
• Pull samples according to requisition, SOP, and instructions
• Perform quality control verification of outgoing samples
• Update Outgoing Batch Record
• Contact receiving labs prior to shipment to confirm shipping address and ensure contact will be available to receive specimens
• Ship samples (dangerous and non-dangerous goods) by Commercial or local courier
• Complete all paperwork (link-up forms, aliquot forms, return forms or BSI data collection sheets and any other forms which may be necessary)

Miscellaneous:
• Label vials and shipping boxes
• Perform dry shipper QC
• Keep current on IATA Shipping Regulations and maintain certification and standards
• Carry out other duties/projects as assigned

Qualifications:
Minimum Required:
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• 2 years' working experience OR equivalent higher education in related field of study (i.e., Associate's Degree, Bachelor's Degree)

Other Required:
• Basic laboratory skills
• Requires good attention to detail, excellent documentation skills and must work well in a group environment
• Familiarity with excel and basic functions with the program
• Flexible agile team player who can change activities and directions quickly and respond to a variety of assignment and changing business needs
• Must be able to read, write, speak fluently and comprehend the English language

Preferred:
• Trained in aseptic technique

Precision Medicine Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. © 2018 Precision Medicine Group, LLC
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