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Sample Reciept and Shipping (Assoc/Coordinator), based in Livingston, West Lothian *Various Shifts Applicable* (R1059625) in Livingston, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/10/2019
  • Job ID:
    R1059625

Job Description

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. With a relentless focus on quality and innovation, Q2 Solutions uses its global experience and scientific expertise to transform science and data into actionable medical insights that help customers improve human health.  A joint venture of IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) and Quest Diagnostics, Q2 Solutions combines the best of each parent organization’s clinical trials laboratory services capabilities to fulfill its mission of treating each sample as if a life depends on it.

Applicable Shifts

Mon -Fri: Various shift starts from 7:00, 8:00/ Backshift: 15:30 --11:00

Tue--Sat  Various shift starts from, 7:00, 8:00 however primarily 7:00-15:00

PURPOSE

Process study samples for storage, onward shipping or Laboratory Testing according to study requirements.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Route any samples intended for same day analysis to the lab in a timely manner.
  • Execute quality control check and identification of incoming specimens.
  • Remand samples with discrepancies into the DCQ.
  • Perform end-of-day procedures and action any issues arising from this.
  • Prepare and package specimens requiring onward shipping to outside recipients for testing.
  • Ensure that scheduled shipments are made as per sponsor requirements.
  • Discard any samples when required.
  • Review, action and close any ad-hoc requests assigned.
  • Provide support to line management in any tasks applicable to the daily running of the department.
  • Manage inventory maintenance.
  • Sort incoming specimens for testing, storage or onward shipping.
  • Ensure that all shipments incoming and outgoing meet shipping regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure specimen integrity by maintaining specimens at the proper temperature conditions and taking proactive steps to prevent temperature variance.
  • Assist with routine freezer maintenance.

All responsibilities are essential job functions unless noted as nonessential (N).

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Good working knowledge of relevant procedures
  • Ability to liaise with internal departments
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or educational equivalent with relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech
  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time
  • Occasional travel


Job ID: R1059625