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Laboratory Technician I

  1. San Antonio
JR118556
  1. Laboratory
  2. ICON Full Service & Corporate Support
  3. Office Based

About the role

Are you interested in assisting in the day-to-day activities of the analytical laboratory including responsibility for performing assays on samples for pharmaceutical and chemical companies?

Lab Technician role within ICON: 

ICON has a strong reputation in our approaches to clinical development.   We apply scientific and operational excellence across all phases of clinical trial outsourcing services for our clients.   We work with top pharmaceutical organizations on emerging therapeutic areas which include but are not limited to Oncology, Vaccines, CNS, Cardiovascular and Pain.  We are present in over 40 countries with over 80 offices worldwide and over 10K employees globally. 

The Lab Tech will perform assays for the routine batch analysis of samples involving simple to complex analytical techniques. Perform laboratory work to GMP/GLP standards.  Work in compliance with study plans, validation plans and all relevant SOP’s. Document all work and results accurately, completely and compliant with GMP/GLP regulations and SOP’s. Generate high-quality analytical results. Ensure a smooth transfer of data to PIs and participate in the evaluation and interpretation of data.  Operate general laboratory equipment and utilize automated data collection/reporting systems.

Overview of the role:

Title: Laboratory Technician

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: On-Site San Antonio TX USA

As a Laboratory Technician you will:

  • Under general supervision, Performs and reports routine and special laboratory tests on clinical trial specimens to aid in subject safety and in accordance to protocol requirements.
  • Detect abnormalities as indicated in protocol.
  • Performs specimen processing and testing independently to include waived and moderate complexity testing. Analyzes test results and assumes accountability for accuracy.
  • Operates, maintains, and troubleshoots laboratory instrumentation and equipment and makes minor repairs as necessary and knows when to notify lab management.
  • Understands, performs, and practices quality control management to include running controls, evaluating data, documentation of data, and taking corrective action as required. Communicates any relevant QC information to Supervisor or Manager.
  • Must cross-train to other laboratory sections as needed.
  • Calculates, enters, and/or verifies results of laboratory procedures.
  • Utilizes the Laboratory Information System and eSource system.
  • Provides notification and documentation of critical laboratory values obtained to Principal Investigator.
  • Participates in the evaluation, development, and implementation of new or updated testing procedures and protocols.
  • Demonstrates competence to perform laboratory testing.
  • Demonstrates adherence to ICON Own It Values based on Integrity, Inclusion, Agility, Collaboration.
  • Must complete all required compliance and regulatory tasks and follow all applicable policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory science.
  • Clinical Lab Scientist license as required by state (ASCP. AMT, etc.).
  • Minimum 2 years related experience.

Benefits of working at ICON:

In addition to partnering with the top pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the world, we offer a strong benefits package that includes a comprehensive health plan, retirement plans, competitive pay, bonus plans, vacation, and other incentives.  

To succeed you will need:

We are seeking candidates with a Bachelor's or Associate's degree in laboratory science or medical technology. 3 years of laboratory experience is preferred. To be successful you will be expected to follow directions (verbal & written), have good attention to detail and good manual dexterity.

ICON is an equal opportunity employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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