Clinical Support Associate Lead Phlebotomist
LumiraDx is a medical technology company developing, manufacturing and marketing smart connected diagnostics and diagnostic-led care solutions. Founded in 2014 by entrepreneurs with a successful track record in building and scaling medical diagnostics and health IT businesses, the company has major operations in the UK and the USA, and is supported by a global sales network, LumiraDx currently has over 600 employees worldwide. We have recently launched the innovative LumiraDx Platform, and are looking for proactive, experienced, focused and enthusiastic individuals who can make a significant contribution to the continued growth and success of our dynamic and forward-looking company.
Role & Responsibilities
Due to growth we are looking for a Clinical Support Associate / Lead Phlebotomist to join our clinical team on a permanent, full-time basis and will be based at our R&D site in Stirling.
Reporting to the clinical manager, you will be responsible for the processing, storage and management of patient samples collected from external sites as well as being the lead phlebotomist for internal sample collection.
- Manage R&D phlebotomy requirements and liaise with R&D project teams to ensure their needs are met.
- Manage and maintain the LumiraDx sample management software.
- Ensure samples are fully tracked from patient enrolment and blood draw (across all clinical sites and vendors) to LumiraDx.
- Manage the storage and retrieval of clinical samples at offsite storage facilities.
- Coordinate collection, shipment, receipt, labelling, testing and storage of samples.
- Obtain blood specimens by performing venepunctures and fingersticks.
- Accurately record and report all collected data.
- Arrange appointments of potential donors and ensure adherence to internal processes and procedures.
- Manage the phlebotomist team resources.
- Provide support to the clinical team and R&D project teams as required.
- Train others in areas of expertise and ensure personal training is up to date.
- Adhere to all relevant GxP guidance.
- Ensure that all clinical samples are fully traceable and that all sample management software is fully validated in accordance with regulatory guidance and internal procedures.
We are looking for a highly motivated individual with strong communication skills who is solution-focused and can work as part of a multidisciplinary team along with the following preferred experience:
- Experience of working in a clinical environment (e.g. nurse, healthcare assistant, phlebotomist).
- Phlebotomy experience.
- Experience of working with clinical samples and of working within GLP and/or GCP guidelines.
- Confidence working without supervision in a laboratory environment.
- High level of organisational skills and attention to detail.
- Receptive to working in a fast -paced, constantly changing work environment.
- Experience of self-testing or point of care testing devices would be advantageous.
- Experience in diagnostics, healthcare or life sciences industries, particularly experience with handling potentially biohazardous materials would be desirable.
- Proficient with software including MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
- Must have a current clean driving licence with your own transport.
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