Clinical Laboratory Associate

  • Location: Ames, Iowa
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #37789

Clinical Laboratory Associate
$25/hour – Mon-Fri 8am – 4pm – Contract

  • Prepare labels for clinical study samples
  • Assist in collecting clinical study samples or necropsy.
  • Separate clinical study samples for testing including serum, swab effluents, fecal samples, and animal tissue samples
  • Maintain an accurate electronic inventory of clinical study samples.
  • Accurately record all activities and techniques on data capture forms, research notebooks, and raw data notebooks as required.
  • Review and contribute to protocols, planning and execution.
  • Create and prepare submissions to diagnostic laboratories and to the laboratories.
  • Compile testing information from outside labs and the company’s labs for statistical and reporting within clinical teams.
  • Support clinical teams with document scanning, manual data entry and quality control of data entry.
  • Receives samples, plans and executes processing and delivery to the appropriate lab for testing. Ability to Plan and create a weekly schedule from multiple lists Maintain number lists with minimal transposition
  • Initiates, executes, completes, and communicates duties and related issues
  • Maintains a constructive and positive attitude for working on projects and for working at Boehringer Ingelheim.
  • Follow Research & Development policies and procedures to maintain high quality standards and follow best practices.


  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Animal Science, Nutrition, or related science
  • 1-2 years of experience in a Clinical Research laboratory setting

Preferred Skills:

  • 1-2 years’ experience with Aseptic techniques
  • Effective organization and time management skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Detailed oriented with great hand-eye coordination
  • Experience with the safe and appropriate use of BSL2 organisms preferred.
  • Proactive and resourceful.
  • Ability to work across groups and take direction from multiple scientists.
  • Competent with Microsoft Office software.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; High level of comfort/ease interacting with all levels of the organization.
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