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Clinical Research Lab Tech/Assistant CRC
Job Code:2020-CLINIC-044
Location:Dallas, TX
Employment Type:Non-Exempt (Hourly)

Job Responsibilities:

General Description:

The Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator /Laboratory Technician position requires entry-level knowledge and skills in clinical research coordination and laboratory processing.  This position participates in the implementation of clinical research projects (all phases), including National Institute of Health (NIH)- funded AIDS Clinical Trials Groups (ACTG), state-funded, industry-sponsored and investigator-initiated protocols.


Specific Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Performs vital signs, EKGs, phlebotomy, and other related procedures as required by research trials.
  • Evaluates and recommends Laboratory Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Manages laboratory processing activities and documentation including labeling of sample containers; specimen centrifuging and liquating; specimen storage; and shipment of specimen to appropriate central laboratories and repository centers.
  • Responds to sponsor queries regarding laboratory specimens.
  • Maintains temperature monitoring log for specimen freezer.
  • Maintains documentation related to specimen storage and shipping.
  • Maintains calibration documentation for laboratory equipment.
  • Maintains laboratory supply inventory.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication and documentation skills.
  • Must demonstrate an ability to work well under pressure.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to keep all information confidential.
  • Must be able to function autonomously and collaborate with clinicians, health team members, sponsors and patients.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel).
  • Familiarity with electronic data capture (EDC), clinical trial management systems (CTMS), medical terminology, and FDA regulations is highly desirable.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or G. E. D. Medical Assistant or Phlebotomy certification preferred.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in clinical environment.
  • One year experience in clinical research is strongly preferred.
  • One year experience in laboratory processing is strongly preferred.
  • Must currently have or obtain certification in Human Subjects Protections (HSP) and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training upon hire.
  • Must currently have or obtain IATA certification for shipping biologic substances/dangerous goods.