Specimen Management Technician in Lancaster, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 3/26/2018

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Job Description


Seeking current college students or recent grads in the Lancaster, Pennsylvania area who are interested in working for a large Bioanalytical Testing company. Preferred experience includes lab experience, organizational skills, and excellent communication. For immeidate consideration please email updated resumes to KMooney@apexlifesciences.com 

Specimen Management Technician responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Fully own and process incoming shipments and make corrective actions in a proper, compliant and transparent way according to corporate SOPs.
  • Enter and control the subject demographics and visit details into the LIMS system.
  • Ensure the specimen quality meets expectations and document any deviations (LIMS system or paper log).
  • Transfer the specimens to their next service destination and document handshake.
  • Create and execute specimen work lists to meet planned completion service timelines
  • Resolve deviations from processing work lists or elevate to management.
  • Prepare, control and complete specimen shipments including paper work and manifests.

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • Ability to work weekend shifts on a rotation basis. Ability to follow priorities, SOPs and work accurately under deadlines.
  • Lab experience
  • Prolonged usage of computer systems (>75% time).
  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

  •  Professional or Technical degree (minimum 2-year apprenticeship or equivalent) following legally mandatory education.
  •  Minimum 2 years in a production environment, preferably in healthcare, life sciences or pharmaceutical settings.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with enterprise-grade application (LIMS preferred)
  •  Proven (testimonial and/or references) track record as a successful team player    Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship 

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.