Entry-level laboratory position providing support to clinical testing activities. Responsibilities may include initial intake and registration of patient specimens; handling and pre-analytical processing of patient specimens; data entry and quality check of patient information and pre-analytical data entered into the laboratory information system; slide preparation; and sample management/storage.
• Works in a GMP/GCP/GLP/CLIA regulated environment and is responsible for following all applicable regulations.
• Work in a regulated laboratory following work instructions and SOPs for labeling, handling, processing, transporting, archiving, and storing specimens.
• Perform day-to-day pre-analytical processing of specimens in support of downstream clinical testing activities.
• Perform quality control review of data in laboratory information system (LIS) and on specimen processing forms.
• Follow established laboratory procedures for the use of mechanical or electronic instruments used for the processing of specimens, including appropriate instrument maintenance.
• May be required to prepare, label, use, and store reagents in accordance with procedures
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Minimum requirements Bachelor's degree in technology science or health-related field from an accredited institution
• Associate’s degree in technology science or health-related field with a minimum of two (2) years
relevant laboratory working experience.
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The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve.
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Business Unit NAVIGATE BIOPHARMA SERVICES
Site Carlsbad, CA
Company/Legal Entity Navigate BioPharma Svcs., Inc.
Functional Area Research & Development
Job Type Full Time
Employment Type Regular
Shift Work No