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Accessioning Specialist II
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
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
  • 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 move between buildings and throughout the laboratory
  • 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
Desired Qualifications
  • 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
Adaptive Biotechnologies

501-1,000 employees

Immune-driven medicine biotech company