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Lab Technician

Company: Actalent
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Under general supervision of the Department Manager or designee, and direct supervision of the section supervisor, utilizing high volume, advance, and integrated pre-and post-analytical automation systems, computer applications as well as manual procedures as required, receives, sorts, aliquots, labels, processes and delivers specimens; archives and retrieves specimens, performs sample quality control, prepares, packages and labels specimens for shipping, answers telephones; resolves problems involving specimens; operates, maintains and troubleshoots equipment, and performs other related dutiesTop Skills Details:specimen processing, customer service, LIMSAdditional Skills & Qualifications: Utilizing high volume, advance, and integrated pre and post-analytic automation systems, computer applications and also manual procedures as required, receives, sorts, aliquots, labels, recaps, prioritizes and delivers specimens. Reviews transmittal documentation for accuracy Operates automated specimen processing equipment and associated software. Maintains automation (preventative maintenance, cleaning, etc.), cold chain equipment (refrigerators, -20C and -80C freezers) and does basic troubleshooting Orders, reconciles, tracks, and stocks supplies, reagents and labware as needed Assists in designing, participates in implementation of department Quality Management System Assists in writing, participates in implementation of department SOPs, technical protocols and procedures Performs appropriate functions on various information technology systems and computer applications, e.g., LIMS (Laboratory Inventory Management System) and middle-wares, for electronic processing of specimens, including the use of barcode readers and printers Prepares specimen transport containers for delivery to external laboratories, recycle, prepares used specimen transport containers for delivery to regional laboratories Packages, labels, and records specimens for forwarding to other laboratories Answers telephones and relays accurate information to the caller. Provides customer service when required. Researches, resolves and follows through on specimen problems per SOP, using LIMS or other information technology systems or resources available Archives, retrieves, tracks, and destroys frozen and ambient specimens per SOP using automated laboratory systems and manual procedures. Keeps work area neat, clean and well stocked Trains and orients new employees as necessary Must be able to lift 30 pounds Must be able to work in cold environment Performs other related tasks as requiredExperience Level:Entry Level About Actalent:Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. Were supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.Required

Preferred
Job Industries
  • Retail

Keywords: Actalent, Berkeley , Lab Technician, Professions , Berkeley, California

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