Essential Functions: Work with multidisciplinary teams within the hospital to track, collect, process, and ship specimens according to protocol, retain detailed paperwork for distribution to the clinical trial office, sponsors, and regulatory bodies.Process specimens and storage of clinical and pathologic data for the biobank, help completing specimen requests from outside investigators. Use Clinical Research knowledge and experience to consent study participants to the biobanking protocol. Responsible for Biobank specimen processing including isolation of plasma, PBMC, and RNA from whole blood and bone marrow aspirates. Ability to properly collect and store tissue specimens according to lab SOPs. Perform histologic techniques such as slide cutting and H&E staining to fulfill specimen requests for customers. Work cooperatively in a team environment supporting clinicians, researchers, trainees, and administrators as well as Core leadership and communicate effectively, using understanding of clinical research protocols and policies to build new relationships. Involvement in various aspects of laboratory development and growth; typically expanding or reorganizing assets as necessary to maintain efficiency and effectiveness. Respond to after-hours emergencies to ensure integrity of the facility and specimens is maintained during events such as, but not limited to, equipment failures or power outages.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required2-3 year of applicable work experience in project management, laboratory information, research or clinic operations required. Must be able to maintain accurate records for quality control and participant data reporting. Must be able to work independently as well as in a team setting. Must be comfortable with clinic procedures to be present during tissue collection and study participant contact Excellent written and verbal communication skills Must have excellent organizational, multi-tasking and time-management skills
Internal Number: 76_207067
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.