Sample Receiving Technician in Columbus, OH at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

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Job Description

APEX LIFE SCIENCES is looking for a scientifc/logistics oriented person for a Sample Receiving Tech role at a client in West Columbus, OH!!!


The incumbent is responsible for sample entry, assignment of test codes, expedient release of sample to operations for analysis and laboratory shipping.

Job Duties:

- Receive and log in sample in preparation for analysis.

- Receive and log in sample in preparation for analysis.

- Review sample and any attached documentation to assign identification number and enter information into Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). Prepare documentation as necessary.

- Contact client, when necessary, to obtain and clarify missing or unclear information to ensure that identification of client code, test code, and sample contents are accurate. - Store sample in appropriate manner until analysis is completed and appropriately dispose of extra sample.

- Ensure sample integrity is maintained. Prepare packages for pick up by shipping vendors. Follow appropriate procedures to send packages and maintain all related documentation.

- Prepare sample to be shipped to other testing facilities when necessary. Complete appropriate documentation and file accordingly.

- May assist client service personnel with the development of customized client reports. - Activities include: collection of data, analysis of data, and development of report.

- May assist laboratory personnel with the preparation and analysis of sample.

- Support corporate quality and continuous improvement process.

- This position has the responsibilities and authority to identify departures from the quality system or test procedures and document such observations in accordance with the prescribed complaint system.

- Perform other related duties as needed.


This position requires a basic knowledge of computer operation skills to manipulate keyboard while entering incoming sample information into the LIMS. A basic knowledge of microbiology and chemistry is helpful to effectively assign proper sample and test codes. A broad knowledge of personal computer software and data entering skills is necessary to input data into the LIMS and generate special reports.

Organizational skills are required to keep track of all sample and documentation.

Time management skills are useful to ensure that sample is quickly prepared for testing.

Written and oral communication skills are essential to obtain or clarify test instructions with clients.

General office skills are useful to complete faxing, filing, and other related duties for the department.

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