Classified Title: Laboratory Technician Working Title: Laboratory Technician Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB Hourly Range: $12.76 - $16.77 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday/8:30-5:00pm/40 hours Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002915-SOM Onc Oncology Personnel area: School of Medicine
The Department of Oncology is seeking a full time Laboratory Technician to be responsible for the processing and shipment of specimens that come to the lab. The Laboratory Technician will be expected to perform accessioning, processing, and shipping duties in a service laboratory with minimal supervision.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Follows Good Laboratory Practices.
Collects, processes, documents, stores and ships patient specimens according to Study Protocol.
Helps organize and maintain the freezer inventory.
Is responsible for the shipment of day of collection and batched specimens.
Performs internal transfers of specimens to labs within the Cancer Center.
Troubleshoots samples that come to lab with missing information.
Assist in providing notification to study teams when a specific study's shipping supply inventories are low and in need of reorder.
Assisting in shipment query investigation and resolution.
Has the ability to accommodate a fast-paced laboratory schedule.
Must have proficiency using Microsoft Office products.
Other duties as assigned by the Core Director and/or Operations Director/Laboratory Manager.
Required Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED with some science coursework required.
Preferred Qualifications: Training Certificate from Technical Institute preferred. Bachelor's Degree preferred. Experience with shipping specimens and DOT/IATA Dangerous Good Shipping Certification preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities / Competencies:
Good oral and written communication skills.
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