HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Lab Technician in Denver, Colorado
Sarah Cannonat HealthONE is determined to make a difference in our patients' lives. As a member of Sarah Cannon, we are a part of a network that has conducted community-based clinical trials for more than 20 years and has administered more than 225 first-in-man clinical trials to date. Sarah Cannon Research Institute has been a clinical trial leader in more than 2/3 of approved cancer therapies over the last 10 years and partners with hundreds of cancer experts engaged in clinical research across the United States and United Kingdom.
This position is located at our Drug Development Unit (DDU) at Presbyterian/ St. Luke's Medical Center (P/SL).
Summary of Key Responsibilities: Performs medical laboratory related procedures for patients enrolled in clinical trials.
_Duties and Responsibilities:_ Duties include but are not limited to: * Obtain blood and other samples, vital signs, and EKGs from patients * Process and ship pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic and all other samples according to instructions provided by study sponsor * Prepare study supplies/source documents necessary for obtaining lab samples prior to patient treatment * Utilize electronic medical record (EMR) for source documentation * Maintain accurate freezer sample logs * Ensure proper maintenance/handling of EKG machines (clinic and sponsor EKG machines) * Interface with P/SL interventional radiology department for study required biopsies. Retrieve and prepare tumor biopsy samples as requested by study sponsor. * Maintain accurate records of sample acquisition and shipping. All PK samples must have source documents available in patient charts that are accurate and complete. All shipping and processing records should be maintained in the patient’s study folder * Ensure lab kits and other supplies for all active studies are adequate, all supplies are in date and lab kit inventory is maintained and kept current. Ensure all supplies are clearly labeled for study * Unpack all supplies delivered daily * Schedule appropriate courier for sample shipments. If too late for courier, be available to make arrangements to drop samples at FedEx, UPS, etc. if necessary * Ensure there is an adequate supply of dry ice available for shipments * Ability to respond to queries generated from study sponsor or contract lab regarding patient/sample data * Check and respond to emails daily * Maintain laboratory equipment and work space in all areas * Interface with P/SL laboratory colleagues regarding labs for research patients * Register patients and order labs in the P/SL Laboratory Information System * Attain and maintain competency to perform moderately complex testing in the DDU lab * Interface with Research nurses to ensure that all research patients have correct lab kits prior to patients’ visits * Open to working flexible hours including evenings and weekends * Assist other research colleagues when asked
_Knowledge:_ * Knowledge of organization policies, procedures systems * Knowledge of OSHA requirements for safe handling of blood and body fluids _Skills:_ * Skill in computer applications * Skill in verbal and written communication * Skill in gathering and reporting information * Skill in venipuncture and blood processing _Abilities:_ * Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment * Ability to work effectively with staff, and other internal and external sponsor and agencies _Education:_ High School Diploma Required; Vocational/Technical Diploma preferred
_Experience:_ 1-3 years of clinical laboratory and phlebotomy experience required
_Certification:_ Current BLS certification
Title: Lab Technician
Location: Colorado-Denver-Denver Drug Development Unit
Requisition ID: 03058-4924