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Data/ Specimen Technician - Los Angeles, CA.

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Job Title Data/ Specimen Technician - Los Angeles, CA.

Jobid US15TPAC_BH1447994

Location: Los Angeles, CA, 90006, USA

Description **Live Chat with a Recruiter!!** ****

**Data/ Specimen Technician – Los Angeles, CA.**

**Position:** Contract 3 Months

**Salary:** $15-16/hr

**Shift:** Full time; 1st shift, Mon-Fri 9:00AM-5:30PM

**Job Summary**

The Data/ Specimen Technician is accountable for the handling/storing and processing of irreplaceable clinical trial specimens. The technician will perform a variety of tasks depending on the specific Specimen Management Center Assistant level held and supports the various teams of the Specimen Management. The technician is a liaison between Specimen Management and the other laboratory.

**Responsibilities** :

+ 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 the registration process and the ability to complete location moves in the SMART database.
+ Consolidate and move drawers as specified to effectively utilize freezer space.
+ Perform basic freezer maintenance including but not limited to:

1. Acts as a backup to the freezer coordinator.
2. Monitor, respond to and resolve issues with alarming Specimen Management units, and/or appreciate department, to ensure regulatory compliance and monitor follow-up for corrective actions.
3. Accountable for initialing appropriate freezer documentation

+ 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 shipped thru SMART.
+ QC packages and shipping documents.
+ Stock supplies from warehouse.
+ Ship packages thru SMART.
+ Ship pass-through and Transfer Test packages to other locations.
+ Generate and download EPLs from SMART.
+ Generate emails and insert EPLs.
+ Be able to accurately and efficiently Prescan, Register, Process, Pull, and Pack specimens using SMART.
+ 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.

+ High School diploma required. AS in a Scientific discipline preferred
+ Minimum 1 year applicable work experience
+ 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
**Apply Today! Questions? Please call Airika at 562-206-2707**

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With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevantprojects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to helpadvance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the worlda better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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