Biospecimen Associate II

Job#: 2032665

Job Description:


Biospecimen Associate II
Large, international medical diagnostics company is adding a Biospecimen Associate to their team!  Learn from our expansive team of seasoned professionals to expand your skills and career.  This position will be working onsite during the day and start soon.
Position, Location and Scope
The Biospecimen Associate II will facilitate the daily operation of the Biorepository for Biospecimen Acquisition and Management (BAM). Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to: inventory management, distribution, storage, and disposition of biological materials in compliance with local regulatory requirements, Quality, Business, and Industry best practices/standards.
This position will be based at RMS in Pleasanton, California.
Specific Responsibilities
• Works under general supervision to deliver simple, efficient solutions in preparation and receipt of shipments, verification, processing, storage, retrieval and distribution of samples, and management of sample collection materials and laboratory supplies.
• Maintains end-to-end traceability of all biological materials and associated data sets handled.
• Maintains an audit-ready, validated work environment, such as laboratory, equipment and databases, in accordance with established procedures.
• Adheres to departmental work instructions, Standard Operating Procedures, OSHA safety regulations and Good Laboratory Practices to perform assigned tasks while handling hazardous biological materials (BSL-2).
• Understands business processes and proposes simple solutions for process optimization.
Education and Experience
High School or GED and 5 years of relevant work experience
Associates Degree in a biological discipline or a related field and 2 year of relevant work experience
OR (preferred)
Bachelors degree in biological discipline or related field
Additional Experience, Skills and Knowledge:
Ability to follow oral and written instructions
Able to lift 30lbs, work in cold environment with limited daylight, stand for long periods of time, and climb ladders
Meticulous attention to detail
Self-motivated individual who can maintain quality, accuracy and timeliness of deliverables
Biobanking experience preferred but not required
Experience handling biological specimens & willingness to work with potentially infectious biological material
Knowledge and skill in inventory management
Ability to work efficiently in a fast paced, dynamic and collaborative environment
Good organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Proficient with MS Excel and Google suite










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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

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Pleasanton, CA, US

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Date Posted:
June 10, 2024

Pay Range:
$24 - $33 per hour