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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Laboratory Assistant.
In this role, the successful candidate Responsible for providing a wide variety of laboratory support services for the Department of Pathology. Duties include and are not limited to glass wash and media/buffer preparation. All departmental glassware, sterilization and maintenance of inventory will be handled for all lab areas. Responsible to maintain all common washroom equipment, such as but not limited to autoclaves, dryers and dishwashers. Responsible for the preparation of reagents, buffers, cell culture media as well as microbiological media. Qualified candidates will have a high regard for accuracy and attention to detail relative to departmental research. Perform other and additional duties such as cleaning tasks and errands in support of the department's research mission.
- Daily collection of used glassware and pipettes from labs.
Clean, dry and sterilize glassware according to instructions.
Maintain glassware labeling according to instructions.
Return glassware to labs.
- Maintain log-book and report damaged glassware according to established criteria.
Hand wash of specialty items not fit for machine washing.
Work effectively in designated weekly time schedule to complete substantial work flow.
Filing and record keeping of orders.
- Maintain sterile glassware inventory for particular lab areas.
Leave neat work area following completion of daily activities.
Provide general care and maintenance of work areas and equipments.
Report to supervisor when calls to facilities or contractors are necessary.
- Perform additional cleaning tasks as required.
Perform errands in support of departmental research activities
Clean work areas in labs upon request of lab manager or PI.
Prepare sterile (autoclave and filter sterilized) media and reagents for department
- Prepare bacteriological plates for department.
Keep track of all supplies as necessary to complete tasks, place orders when necessary.
Maintain log-book of work.
- High School diploma.
- Must communicate in English and be able to follow directions and instructions carefully.
- Responsible, have good work ethic.
- Demonstrate teamwork and cooperate with co-workers.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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