Accessioning Specialist II
Posted on 3/22/2023
Seattle, WA, USA
Experience Level
  • Job knowledge: Individual can perform functions within Batch, Clinical and/or Sample Management in accordance with: Standard Operating Procedures, Work Orders, Protocols, and training guides
  • Cross training: Individual is cross trained and capable of performing one or more tasks in Batch Accessioning, Clinical Accessioning, Study Management and/or Sample Management
  • Quality standards: Individual delivers high quality work, free from defects and follows SOP's
  • Productivity: Individual is able to prioritize and organize work effectively to meet assigned deadlines and turnaround times. Able to fully manage and accession shipments with defects, communicate delays and problem solve
  • Dependability: Individual is able to carry out assigned tasks within the department. Attends all department meetings and able to communicate barriers to schedule availability
  • Consistently demonstrate Adaptive's core values
  • High impact team player: Individual is able to identify and present solutions to operation or team roadblocks. Individual actively participates and provides feedback in a way that fosters a positive work environment
  • Time management: Individual accurately updates timecard by designated due date. Adheres to the guidelines in the employee handbook
  • 1+ years of experience working in a clinical laboratory performing CLIA high complexity testing, or working with clinical samples in a regulated laboratory OR
  • Associate or bachelor's degree
  • Earned Bachelor's degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Immunology or Chemistry
  • Experience in a high throughput clinical, research or pathology testing laboratory
  • Ability to work in an accurate and timely manner in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Experience with LIMS systems, and web-based applications
  • High integrity and experience with HIPAA compliance
  • Experience delivering excellent customer service
  • Any additional trainings or courses relevant to the role
  • Individuals are required to sit or stand for much of the workday and perform data entry into computer systems
  • Individuals should also be able to lift up to 30lbs
  • Individuals should be able to wear personal protective gear correctly while in the laboratory
  • Individuals should be able to walk between buildings and throughout the laboratory
  • Interested in this position, but don't meet all the requirements? Adaptive is committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams across our organization. Please consider applying even if your experience doesn't match all the qualifications; you may be the exact candidate we're searching for!
  • Adaptive is not currently sponsoring candidates requiring work authorization support for this position
  • Adaptive's benefits at-a-glance
  • Adaptive Biotechnologies is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability. Please refer the Equal Employment Opportunity Posters for more information. If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email [email protected]
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  • Receive and accession samples into the Laboratory Information System (CORA) used by BSM
  • Ability to identify problem samples/shipments and discern if issue needs to be escalated to another department or BSM leadership
  • Enter, upload, and ensure accuracy and completeness of information pertaining to samples and related projects through multiple systems
  • Ensure there is a record of every system transaction relating to each managed sample in order to evidence sample Chain of Custody (COC)
  • Ensure appropriate storage and transfer of each physical sample through the entire sample management lifecycle
  • Assist with sample disposition management (disposal, return, re-purpose)
  • Perform check-in and check-out of biological samples to/from BSM
  • Perform sample transfers at the appropriate temperature to each department at designated times
  • Follow document processes, safety protocols and laboratory regulations including Good Clinical and Laboratory Practices (GCLP), College of American Pathologists (CAP), Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendment (CLIA)
  • Work independently with a strong understanding of underlying processes and excellent time management capabilities
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Manager or other senior BSM staff
Adaptive Biotechnologies

501-1,000 employees

Immune-driven medicine biotech company