Job Description

Sample Accession Specialist
Job Number: 20-10116
Be at the forefront of innovation. Eclaro is looking for a Sample Accession Specialist for our client in Rockville, MD.

Eclaro’s client is a prestigious research university. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
Position Overview:
  • Receive, organize, and log samples obtained from screening of asymptomatic faculty, students, staff of Client for SARS-CoV-2 infection.
  • Work Interactions: Position reports directly to General Supervisor. Communicates via telephone, email, face-to-face with internal and external staff (i.e, courier) and partnering agencies.
  • Receipt of samples from courier and completion of tracking form related to transport from campus
  • Verifying that conditions of transport related to time, labeling and temperature, access to samples, have been met
  • Unpacking samples and documentation from biohazard bags. Rejecting samples where there is damage in shipping (e.g., leaking samples will not be removed from bags but discarded). Reporting rejected samples.
  • Comparing documentation and tube identifiers are the same.
  • Entering data into computer system by scanning of barcodes. Creating tray maps which list positioning of samples in 96 well tray.
  • Putting sample tubes in test tube racks and storing them appropriately.
  • Decontaminating shipping container.
  • Practical Experience: University lab experience, preferably in BSL2 environment
  • Technical Qualifications: Attention to detail. Ability to work with high sample volumes and complete tasks in a timely fashion. Interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Ability to work with colleagues of diverse backgrounds.
If interested, you may contact:
Cedric Ceballo
Cedric Ceballo | LinkedIn
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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