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Specimen Management Associate 2 (First Shift)

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Primary Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States Full time R1339839

Job description

The Specimen Management Associate 2 is responsible for various activities associated with receipt, storage, and shipment of clinical specimens. Guides entry level staff on basic department procedures. Serves as a point of contact for routine troubleshooting and resolution.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 
• Responsible for accessioning, shipment and storage of samples, and problem resolution ensuring all samples are accurately identified, sorted and labeled for testing and/or storage.
• Responsible for freezer and inventory maintenance.
• Identifies errors or the potential for problems and escalates to senior level staff.
• Guides entry level staff on basic department procedures and assist with on-boarding of new staff.
• Supports and responds to after-hour alarms and/or other job critical functions.
• Dependent upon functional area, may also handle receipt of compounds and control material.
• Supports safety, quality, and 6S requirements and initiatives.
• Notifies appropriate staff of supply shortages.
• Complies with company's procedures and regulatory requirements, as applicable.
• Responsible for clear, accurate, and timely communications with cross functional stakeholders.
• Participates in continuing education through self-study, attending training sessions and meetings.
• Performs work in accordance with company procedures and applicable regulatory guidelines.

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• High School Diploma or equivalent required.
• Bachelor's Degree preferred. Some CAP/CLIA lab locations may require a BS in chemistry, biology, or medical laboratory technology degree.
• 6 months of related experience.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS,AND ABILITIES:
• Requires basic knowledge of internal systems and procedures and demonstrated ability to navigate and resolve routine challenges.
• Good working knowledge of relevant procedures.
• Basic computer skills.
• Ability to maintain effective reporting procedures and control workflow.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients.

• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Q² Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions. https://www.q2labsolutions.com/careers

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities. https://jobs.iqvia.com/q2-solutions-eoe

As the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, Q² Solutions' ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates Q² Solutions and its employees meet specific requirements regarding vaccination status. https://jobs.iqvia.com/q2-solutions-covid-19-vaccine-status

“I know Q2 Solutions offers me a great career path with lots of options. My line manager fully supports my growth.”

Marianne H, Associate Laboratory Project Set-Up Manager

“There are tremendous opportunities to grow here. If you are driven, passionate and committed, the sky’s the limit.”

P. Surve, Clinical Process Team Lead

“What gets me most excited about being part of Q2 Solutions is working with cutting-edge technologies that help patients and further innovation in the field.”

Todd L., Scientist

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