Advertised Summary Job Description: Under the direction of the Laboratory Manager and the Laboratory Supervisor, the incumbent will cut specimens on a microtome, cut deeper sections, cut control blocks, gross and accession skin specimens. They will be responsible for maintaining Quality Control records on laboratory machinery. They will be responsible for the timely loading of the tissue processors. They will train new staff and be responsible for work distribution. They will help prepare the laboratory for C.A.P. and Board of Health inspections. They will check all solutions for expiration dates. They will also perform other lab related duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: B.S. Degree, and at least 5 years of related experience grossing skin biopsies. Ability to perform work in an orderly fashion and in accordance with all laboratory regulations. New York State Clinical Laboratory License
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_165191
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