Work Schedule/Hours: Monday-Friday/11am-7:30pm/40 hours
Location: East Baltimore Campus
The BRC Laboratory Technician is responsible for the processing and shipment of samples that come to the lab. The Laboratory Technician will be expected to perform the following tasks with minimal supervision: the specimen accessioning, processing, and shipping duties in a service laboratory.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Collects, processes, documents, stores and ships patient specimens according to Study Protocol
Assists with RNA and DNA extraction from banked tissue samples
Helps organize and maintain the SAC freezer inventory
Is responsible for the shipment of batched samples for clinical trials
Keeps track of due dates for batch shipment of specimens
Performs internal transfers of specimens to labs within the Cancer Center
May attend clinical trial start up meetings
Helps to maintain samples processed in the appropriate database and barcodes all specimens processed
Assists with the reviews of new trials as necessary
Assists in training new laboratory personnel for sample processing and shipment
Helps troubleshoots samples that come to lab with missing information
Helps to maintain equipment calibration binder operates all equipment according to equipment procedures including safety and quality control checks.
Operates all laboratory equipment according to SOPs including cleaning and maintenance.
Has the ability to accommodate a fast paced laboratory schedule.
Other duties as assigned by the Core Director and/or Core Manager
HS Diploma/ GED and some science course work and experience working in a lab environment or undergraduate laboratory experience required.
Certificate from technical institute or internship experience is desired..
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