Research Lab Technician

Location
California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
February 21 2018
Discipline
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Requisition ID: 12569

Job Title: Research Laboratory Technician

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:

Under limited supervision, the Research Laboratory Technician is responsible for the collection, classification and filing of scientific data. The Research Laboratory Technician is also responsible for preparing solutions, labeling tubes/specimen containers and maintaining laboratory supplies. Duties and/or tasks include but are not limited to cleaning of laboratory space and equipment utilizing proper cleaning protocols and procedures.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the collection, classification and filing of scientific data.
  • Maintains required records, reports and statistics as directed.
  • Assists research staff in routine tasks relevant to laboratory research projects.
  • Collects, washes, cleans and sterilizes used glassware, equipment and supplies using proper sterilization techniques.
  • Requisitions, receives, distributes and maintains supply inventories in laboratories as needed
  • Prepares simple stains, solutions, culture media, and may process tissue following established procedures.
  • Following established protocols and using specified equipment, collects and delivers material for analysis. Ensures proper labeling and pertinent information.
  • Assists in the care and maintenance of laboratory work area and furnishings/equipment.
  • Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, including adherence to the workplace Code of Conduct and Compliance Plan.Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Associates degree preferred
  • Minimum two (2) years of related experience or combined education and experience in related field.


City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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