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ICON Clinical Research Laboratory Assistant (Specimen Processor) - Full Time Days in Cambridge, Massachusetts

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a fast paced, busy environment for a leading global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries.

As a Laboratory Assistant will assist and aid the technical staff with handling and accounting for biological lab specimens, reagent inventory, and any other relevant tasks.

Overview of the Role

  • Receives, accessions, and maintains location tracking for clinical specimens including whole blood tubes, bone marrow tubes, isolated nucleic acid (RNA and DNA), tissue blocks and slides

  • Performs critical specimen management using the laboratory database system(s) in accordance with all MolecularMD policies and procedures

  • Stores clinical specimens including whole blood tubes, bone marrow tubes, isolated nucleic acid (RNA and DNA), blocks and slides

  • Decontaminates laboratory equipment. May conduct routine quality control checks on equipment (e.g. record temperatures). Report unusual findings to supervisor or lead designee.

  • Maintains cleanliness of the laboratory

  • Managing specimens: receives/accessions/places into lab workflows/storage

  • Tracking specimen non-conformities

  • Assisting with reagent and laboratory supply and inventory stocks as directed

  • Assisting laboratory with cleaning of lab work space and equipment

  • Monitoring of temperature-sensitive equipment and water system

  • Maintaining all records to ensure easy retrieval

Role Requirements

  • Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation, and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of employee or others

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED)

  • Minimum of 3 months experience in related field or field which requires extreme attention to detail and organization is required

  • Basic working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office.

  • Fluency in English both written and oral.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple task with good organization skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

Benefits of Working in ICON

Other than working with a great team of smart and energetic people, we also offer a very competitive benefits package. This varies from country to country so a dedicated recruiter will discuss this with you at interview stage.

We care about our people as they are the key to our success. We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career.

What's Next?

Following your application you will be contacted by one of our dedicated recruiters and if successful we will be able to provide you with more details about this opportunity.

ICON is an equal opportunity employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.