Laboratory Technician

Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
July 29 2021
Ref
140266
Discipline
Health Sciences
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

The primary purpose of the Laboratory Technician position is to organize and inventory frozen research samples (serum, plasma, peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs), DNA, RNA) at the ECOG-ACRIN Central Biorepository and Pathology Facility (EA CBPF).

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

Freezer inventory Organize and inventory frozen, refrigerated and ambient samples including serum, plasma, peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs), DNA, RNA, tissue blocks and slides.

Data entry Enter freezer inventory information into database. Evaluates, accessions and processes cases or specimens.

Equipment maintenance Operates, troubleshoots and maintains freezers according to specific protocols.

Other duties as assigned .

Education
Required
: High school graduation or equivalent.

Experience
Required
: One year of experience in a clinical medical laboratory or similar setting. With preferred degree, no experience required.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

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