Laboratory Associate 2

Iqvia Holdings Inc Durham , NC 27701

Posted 4 weeks ago

Q2 Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions. With a relentless focus on quality and innovation, Q2 Solutions uses its global experience and scientific expertise to transform science and data into actionable medical insights that help customers improve human health. A joint venture of IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) and Quest Diagnostics, Q2 Solutions combines the best of each parent organization's clinical trials laboratory services capabilities to fulfill its mission of treating each sample as if a life depends on it.

Job Overview

Perform a wide variety of routine and complex testing procedures to obtain data from client specimens. Provide documentation and review of work performed in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

  • Complete and prepare documentation in compliance with regulatory and corporate guidelines.

  • Perform and document all specimen test procedures with accuracy, consistency and timeliness in accordance with current standard operating procedures (SOPs) and regulatory guidelines.

  • Exercise good judgment in assessing whether test procedure is proceeding according to expectations and that the results are within acceptable tolerances.

  • Identify abnormal progress of test procedure, potential QC failures, or otherwise unusual results and escalate to senior lab personnel immediately.

  • Perform and document calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment and reagent qualification/QC as assigned.

  • Perform and document hands on training for other Laboratory Associates in areas of proven competency as assigned.

  • Assist in the review and development of laboratory procedures and techniques

  • Assist in process improvements to increase data quality, lower costs, or reduce turnaround times. Includes, updating SOPs/PTR's, assisting with troubleshooting.

  • May represent laboratory team on cross functional projects.

  • Participate in continuing education through self-study, attending training sessions and off-site lectures and meetings.

Minimum required education and experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in biology or chemistry required
  • 3 years experience in a clinical laboratory operating under GLP and/or CLIA guidelines required or 1 year experience in a clinical, research, academic or commercial/production laboratory environment or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Required knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Experience in a clinical laboratory operating under GLP and/or CLIA guidelines required

  • DNA and RNA Sequencing, Genotyping, Gene Expression, or DNA/RNA Isolations experience in a clinical, research, academic or commercial/production laboratory environment required

  • Working knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and other regulatory agency standards within the area of responsibility such as CLIA requirements

  • Proficiency with pipetting and molecular biology laboratory techniques

  • Knowledge of laboratory safety and infection control procedures and practices including standard precautions and hazardous chemical handling

  • Experience working with automation or specialized laboratory equipment.

  • Proficiency with more complex laboratory calculations regarding batches and specimens including averages, means, standard deviations, and various quality control metrics.

  • Experience using Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

  • Capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA's Talent Acquisition team at workday_recruiting@iqvia.com to arrange for such an accommodation.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Employee Relations Specialist 2 (Remote)

Iqvia Holdings Inc

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 1/8/2021 12:00:00 AM 2021-04-08T00:00 Essential Functions * Develop strong and effective team relationships with HR specialist functions/Centers of Excellence, e.g., HRPSC, Finance PSC. * Support line managers in the process of new employee orientation where appropriate. * Provide advice and guidance to more junior members of the HR team as appropriate. * Conduct ad hoc reviews as directed and propose recommendations in handling employment legislation, compliance, HR systems, practices and procedures and, with guidance, provide support and education to line management. * Participate as assigned, with minimal supervision, in working with senior HR team members for the day-to-day development and implementation of redesign and new local and global HR initiatives. * With guidance, provide HR Partnering management coaching and counseling. * With guidance, act as Business Partner to assigned business areas. * Work with more experienced HR team members on organizational effectiveness and HR partnering change management efforts associated with reorganizations, mergers/acquisitions and transfers to ensure compliance to local legislation. * Provide reports and analyses as requested by senior management. * Support line managers in the recruitment and selection process where appropriate. * Manage HR-related queries and may work independently or in conjunction with senior members of the HR team and line management on issues. Qualifications * Bachelor's Degree Req * 4 years experience within an HR function as generalist or combination of generalist and specialist experience Req Or * Equivalent combination of education, training and experience Req * Extensive knowledge of local and relevant employment legislation * Expert coaching and counseling skills * Effective leadership skills * Excellent problem solving, judgment and decision making skills * Good presentation skills * Good influencing skills * Good computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications and HRIS applications * Strong verbal and written communication skills and very good interpersonal skills * Very high degree of discretion and confidentiality * Strong attention to detail * Good ability to work in a matrix environment * Ability to lead a project * Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients * Professional HR accreditation At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible - to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 67,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at jobs.iqvia.com. IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA's Talent Acquisition team at workday_recruiting@iqvia.com to arrange for such an accommodation. Iqvia Holdings Inc Durham NC

Laboratory Associate 2

Iqvia Holdings Inc