The Laboratory Assistant will assist with routine clerical and limited technical support in the laboratory. Under close supervision this person is taught to perform and understand the principles for: routine specimen handling, accessioning and laboratory preparation following established procedures. They will help with the slide management of the laboratory. Additionally, they will help manuscript and grant preparations.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work on getting slides and block requests.
Transferring tissues across core facilities.
Assisting with tissue microarray annotation and scoring.
Assist with REDCap database annotations and manuscript preparation.
High School Diploma/GED.
Work experience as research assistance would be helpful.
Must have the ability to read and interpret direction,both oral and written.
Able to organize and prioritize work and follow through on assignments. Must have basic computer and telephone skills.
Staff may be required to complete annual competency review, and must insure compliance with Johns Hopkins Policy, Laboratory Policy & Procedure, Health, Safety & Environment regulations, and all applicable privacy & confidentiality laws/practices.
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