This individual will provide routine clerical and limited technical support to the laboratory manager and staff. Under supervision this person is taught to perform and understand the principles for: routine specimen handling, accessioning and laboratory preparation following established procedures. They will perform routine maintenance, organization of worksheets and will be expected to gain an understanding of laboratory operation to assist investigators as needed.
Work closely with the laboratory technical staff, following laboratory procedures and testing protocols. This individual will provide routine technical support, handling/processing specimens. Perform routine and preventative maintenance on laboratory equipment. Prepares standard media, reagents, and chemical solutions used for testing purposes, and the physical processing of specimens prior to testing.
Document and report test results. Complete required logs and supporting documents. Collects data as required by research protocol. 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.
High School Diploma/GED with some science coursework.
Some experience working in a laboratory environment.
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