Research Technician 1, PRN

Location: San Antonio, Texas, United States


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 1754

Position Title: PRN Research Technician 1

External Description:

SUMMARY: The PRN Research Technician 1, works under the direct supervision and guidance of the Assistant Supervisor, Laboratory Services, and the Supervisor, Laboratory Services performing technical and laboratory procedures following Worldwide Clinical Trials Clinical (WCT) procedures and study protocol requirements. 


Tasks may include but are not limited to:

Always represents WCT in a professional manner verbal, written and in appearance when interacting with Sponsors, study participants, outside vendors and fellow employees.

Collects and processes lab samples (blood, urine, and other body fluids as needed).

Performs urine/fecal monitoring procedures during urine monitoring studies.

Assures samples are processed per protocol as well as WCT procedures.

Responsible for inventory and packaging of lab samples for shipment.

Uses technical knowledge to determine specimen acceptability.

Restocks lab supplies (pipettes, urine cups, etc.).

Properly labels aliquot tubes for studies.

Covers study procedures or shifts as needed.

Ensures lab equipment is calibrated and properly maintained.

Maintains and ensures safety equipment is available and performing (eyewash, PPE, etc.) correctly.

Ensures the lab and all lab equipment is properly cleaned and disinfected.

Once trained, performs the following procedures following WCT procedures and study protocol requirements:

Blood Harvesting,



Urine Monitoring,

Fecal Collection,

Performs other procedures/duties not mentioned, as required by specific study protocols.

Responsible for requesting, scheduling and attending any training required for this position.

Completes all necessary training for their position, including SOPs, WIs, and skill verification. 

Perform other duties as assigned.  The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.



Good customer service skills. Must be able to work effectively with co-workers in a team environment and individually unsupervised.

Able to perform duties at a fast pace without errors. 

Willing to perform repetitive tasks. 

Able to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Some knowledge and skills in performing technical and laboratory procedures and laboratory procedures.

Possible equipment includes microscope and/or Automatic Pipette, but is not limited to:  computers, rolling carts, fax machine, photocopier, telephone, lab apparatus, mop/broom, needles, equipment, centrifuges, freezers, allergy testing equipment, scales, calculators, etc. 


Required: High School Diploma, or equivalent

Preferred: Experience as a lab technician, or other medical background or course work.           




State: Texas

Employment Type: PRN

Community / Marketing Title: Research Technician 1, PRN

Company Profile:

We’re a global, mid-size CRO that pushes boundaries, innovates and invents — because the path to a cure for the world’s most persist diseases is not paved by those who play it safe, but by those who take pioneering, creative approaches, and implement them with quality and excellence. We are experts, bright thinkers, dreamers and doers and, together, we are changing the way the world experiences CROs, in the best possible way.

Location_formattedLocationLong: San Antonio, Texas US

CountryEEOText_Description: Worldwide Clinical Trials is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including age, sex, color, race, creed, national origin, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, political belief or disability.

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