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University of Rochester Laboratory Technician I (S) - 229958 in Rochester, New York

Laboratory Technician I (S) Job ID 229958

Location School of Medicine & Dentistry Full/Part Time TAR Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Time as Reported Grade 073 Pathology & Lab Medicine M&D

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY:

This time as reported (TAR) position will be supervosed by the laboratory supervisor and the principle investigator. The technician performs technical assignments, which are basic in complexity. Responsible for data base entry and maintaining exact and clear records. The technition is not resoponsible for any diagnostic testing or reporting the results of testing but is responsible for the handling os specimens and gathering relevant clinical information. Responsible for daily and weekly tasks related to basic lab maintenance and also is responsible for quality control/assurance for specimen and data collection.

SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION RECIEVED:

Lab Tech I reports to the lab supervisor. Generally works closely with other experienced members of both research and clinical laboratories. Some independence with sample collection and record keeping is essential.

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Centrifuges, freezers, and associated computers and software.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

Familiary with basic sterile laboratory techniques such as pipetting and aliquoting is preferred. All standard office equipment such as telephones, PC’s, printers, calculator, copier, and fax machines. Familiarity with basic use of Excel is also required.

PREFERRED BUT NOT REQUIRED:

Prior scientific research experience.

SPECIFIC RESONSIBILITIES;

  • Collects and processes samples, and maintains database. (40%)

  • Interacts with various technical, professional and clerical staff in the clinical laboratory department. (5%)

  • Performs basic tasks for lab upkeep and organization. (10%)

  • Assisting senior laboratory staff as needed with ongoing clinical trials. (45%)

    OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Punctuality and good attendance record.

  • Adherence to all University, Division and Department policies.

  • Adherence to all laboratory safety procedures.

  • Participated in laboratory meeting.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school graduation with courses in sciences and mathematics; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Associated degree in appropriate discipline preferred.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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