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Clinical Trials Sample Handling I - Torrance, CA (Contract, Tues-Sat, 1st Shift, Global Company!)

  • Location: Torrance, California
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #3584

Do you have an AS or BS in Chemistry, Biology, Clinical Lab Science, Medical Technology or a similar science background and are looking to learn from a Global Life Science & CRO Leader? This Clinical Trials Sample Handling Assistant role could be the perfect start to your career path! 

We're looking for a passionate entry-level Sample Handling Assistant to join the largest health care diagnostic company in the world as an important part of the 1st shift team. This role is a 6+ month contract position and provides exceptional experience and an opportunity to learn from an accredited, well-known and admired company! The position hours are Tuesday – Saturday from 10:00am – 6:30pm, with flexible Saturday hours.

What You'll Do:

The Sample Handling Assistant I works in a high volume environment and performs a vital component of clinical lab science essential for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. The Sample Handling Assistant role will include aspects such as:

  • Prepare study materials prior to sample processing collection.
  • Receive and process irreplaceable clinical trials specimens.
  • Operate basic to moderately complex laboratory equipment to process samples and input data.
  • Operate and maintain automation line and aliquoter, performing manual aliquoting as needed.
  • Set up, adjust, maintain and clean medical laboratory equipment.
  • Analyze the results of tests and experiments to ensure conformity to clinical trials specifications, using laboratory devices.
  • Receive shipments for the LPS departments from various couriers and perform all related tasks; resolving misrouted shipments.
  • Open and clean inbound shipments.
  • Ensure QC of the dis carded material to prevent any failures, and report to management as needed.
  • Maintain temperature of specimen in received condition.
  • Scan shipments into the database.
  • Follow all standard procedures for sorting and routing of samples to destination departments.
  • Perform kit receipt process for inbound kits, as well as QC of requisitions.
  • Provide accurate data entry of patient information and administrative entries.
  • Prepare the original requisitions for hard copy archiving.
  • Prepare specimens for testing and analysis.
  • Troubleshoot any specimen-related issues that arise.
  • Scan and/or perform data entry of specimen and patient information.

What You'll Bring:

  • AS or BS in Chemistry, Biology, Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology or similar.
  • Willingness to learn, or any previous experience in either an academic or commercial laboratory (internships included).
  • Ability to analyze data and accurately document and record results.
  • Basic knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries and diseases.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills.

Take the next big step in your career and Apply Now!
Questions? Contact Andie Veach directly at

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