Randstad Clinical Operations in San Rafael, California

Clinical Operations


San Rafael, CA

Date Posted:

Friday, September 30, 2016

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Randstad Life Sciences

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Job Title: Clinical Sample Coordinator

Position Description

  • This position is a role within Clinical Operations to support the management of biological samples (i.e., planning, procurement, inventory tracking, processing, distribution, storage, use per consent, withdrawal, and destruction) used in research and development activities. This function s focus is to work with the cross-functional project teams to provide solutions in procuring and managing appropriate samples.

Position Responsibilities

  • Assist with activities related to long term storage of biospecimen

  • Coordinate biospecimen shipments with biorepository vendors

  • Utilize templates and tools that will improve efficiency in the management of lab samples and lab vendors

  • Review protocol specific language around collection of biological samples and provide assessment on feasibility and compliance with company policies

  • Ensure compliance with patient consent for destruction, storage and/or future, post-study use of biospecimens.

  • Assist with coordination of sample use post-study in strict compliance with authorizations in each patient s informed consent related to future testing on left-over samples.

Position Requirements

  • BA/BS degree required

  • Certification as Medical Laboratory Technologist, MLT (ASCP) or CLS (ASCP) and or certification by approved agency as defined by CLIA 88 regulations. This is preferred but not required.

  • Experience working in a biomedical or clinical research

  • Experience in procuring and managing bio-specimens and automated specimen processing (Blood, DNA, RNA, protein, tissue)

  • Experience in core facility operations and laboratory information management systems administrative skills with management experience

  • Exposure to database platforms and programs preferred.

  • Excellent oral and written communication.

  • Excellent organizational skills.


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 401K Plan with Company Match

  • Life and AD&D Insurance

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