Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Admin Support Specialist I in Boston, Massachusetts

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

This postion provides administrative support to the Clinical Research Lab which handles sample processing for patients on clinical trials at the institute.

  • Responsible for receiving and tracking clincal trial samples

  • Responsible for receiving and tracking research samples

  • Maintain and update reserach codes and contact lists

  • Prepare research sample transposrt sheets for clinic

  • Maintain and update study team contact with protocols

  • Define new protocols in lab access database

  • Update lab SOP's and database with amendmenr changes

  • Montor lab database entries for accuracy

  • Perform all billing functions and maintain special lab processing charges

  • Order and inventory lab supplies

  • Maintain reagent list with expiration dates

  • Follow up with study teams regarding sample/shipping storage issues

  • Manage unused vials area

  • Schedule, host and manage external audit visitsManage weekend samples

  • Maintain freezer maps and assist with freezer inventory

  • Assist with freezer maintenance

  • Answers phones and directs calls to appropriate parties.

  • Responsible for general office duties such as copying, filing, faxing, greeting visitors and maintaining the cleanliness of office area.

  • May be asked to cover for other administrative support staff during absences.

  • Perform duties related to other special projects as required.

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Minimum of 0-3 years relevant experience working in a medical or scientific research setting or comparable technology-oriented business environment is preferred.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Knowledgeable of computer applications including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, and Excel.

  • Strong customer service skills and the ability to interact professionally with peers, leadership and external contacts.

  • Must posses the ability to maintain confidentiality and pay attention to detail.

  • Excellent ability to organize, prioritize and follow-through.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

Job ID: 2019-13657

Grade: 18

External Company URL: www.dana-farber.org