We are seeking a Clinic Technician who will be responsible for independently coordinating blood and tissue banking protocols to ensure proper collection and handling of samples. Responsible for collection and handling and transporting of patient samples to ensure quality samples. Responsible for ordering archival tissue from internal and external sources. Maintain current documentation on all clinical trial procedures to adhere to clinical trial compliance. Serves as department liaison with outside support groups, i.e., pathology, radiology, and multiple research laboratories both in-house and third-party. Ability to anticipate daily changes in schedule, maintaining a smooth patient flow. Uses universal safety precautions to protect self and co-workers from bio-hazardous materials, including blood-borne pathogens.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Excellent phlebotomy skills, obtains clinical trial-driven blood samples, processes, stores, labels and ships, as appropriate per each individual clinical trial, ensuring quality samples.
Independently arranges courier service, as needed for transport of clinical trial.
blood and tissue samples.
Assists as needed with in-services for clinical support staff (phlebotomists, clinical associates, medical assistants, etc.) for each new clinical trial regarding applicable clinical details.
Contacts clinical trial patients as appropriate with special instructions prior to upcoming tests/exams.
Audits to ensure specimen quality assurance is consistently maintained throughout clinical trial.
Oversees the use of EKG equipment and ensures the equipment is working properly.
Explains the function and process of EKG exams to patients prior to the test and attaches EKG electrodes to patients in order to monitor heart activity and removes them after tests are completed.
Attend all required staff meetings.
Track all specimen collection and follow up visits.
Assist with scheduling research visits.
Meet with supervisor as required for enrollment determination and individual case problem discussions.
Perform accurate and timely data collection on source.
Comply with all regulatory and institutional requirements.
Assist with clinical trial kits reception, inventory, storage, and discard.
Assist with clinical trial specimen processing.
Required:High School Diploma/ GED
Preferred: Two years of college
Two years of clinical/hospital setting experience working in a direct clinical care role.
Experience working in Oncology setting preferred.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Licensure, Certification, Registration
Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant training program required. Current CPR certification required and must maintain certification for duration of employment. Certification as a Medical Assistant (AAMA, RMA, NCCA) or Certified Nursing Assistant strongly preferred.
Classified Title: Clinic Technician Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: Min $15.50 - Max $26.00 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 830-5 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: District of Columbia Department name: SOM Onc Sibley Personnel area: School of Medicine
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Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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