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BioRepository Technician
Ref No.: 18-03910
Location: Pleasanton, California
This is an excellent opportunity to join the global leader in the medical diagnostic industry by exploring this great opportunity for a professional wanting to grow in their career to work with a Fortune 100 company.

BioRepository Technician

Position and Scope
The BioRepository Technician position will facilitate the daily operation associated with the BioRepository in the BioSpecimen Management (BSM) function at RMD. Daily operation includes, but is not limited to, management of inventory, processing, distribution, storage, and disposition of biological materials.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Performs BioRepository Management duties for BioSpecimen Management, with meticulous attention to details. Works independently to receive shipments of human biological samples, verify sample integrity and data accuracy, process (centrifuge, aliquot, and pool) samples, consolidate inventory, retrieve and distribute samples, ship specimen collection supplies to partners, and monitor laboratory supply inventory.
  • Follows departmental work instructions, SOP's, OSHA safety regulations and GLPs to perform assigned tasks. Duties include handling hazardous biological materials (BSL-2) as described above.
  • Works independently in a validated Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), maintaining documentation in accordance with established procedures; performs basic database queries and creates new requests as needed.
  • Maintains a high level of organization to independently manage all aspects of complex service requests and thinks creatively to resolve challenges as encountered.
Position Requirements & Experience
  • HS diploma or GED required; some undergraduate biological science coursework or Certificate (e.g. Lab Tech, EMT, LPN) preferred.
  • At least 6 months of handling human biological samples required.
  • Requires work with dry ice, -80 degree freezers, and human biological samples.
  • Ability to lift objects up to 30 lbs.