The Laboratory Technician will provide routine clerical and limited technical support to the laboratory manager and staff. Must be very detail oriented. Some background exposure to working with tissues and software applications is highly desirable. Under supervision this person is taught to perform and understand histology principles for: routine specimen handling following established procedures.
The Technician will perform accessioning of projects, and use software packages to produce cassettes and slide labels. Routine maintenance, organization of worksheets and will be expected to gain an understanding of the histology laboratory operation to assist investigators as needed. This individual should have a strong desire to become part of a dynamic team and learn new things. Some prior lab experience preferred.
Work closely with the laboratory technical staff, following laboratory procedures. This individual will provide routine technical support, handling/processing specimens. Perform routine and preventative maintenance on laboratory equipment. Labels cassettes and slides using software applications.
Document and report test results. Complete required logs and supporting documents. Record data as required by research protocols.
High School Diploma/GED with some science coursework
Work requires precision and attention to detail. Individual should have strong written communication and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to read and interpret direction, both oral and written, organize and prioritize work and follow through on assignments. Must be able to work successfully as part of a team in a high volume, dynamic laboratory.
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