The Laboratory Technician is responsible for various tasks including receiving shipments and logging kits/supplies into inventory; assisting with inventory management and kit preparation; and delivering prepared kits to the Research Phlebotomy department, the Central Processing Core (CPC) and other locations.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Understands and uses the electronic inventory/barcode system to log received kits and supplies
Helps organize and maintain the kit inventory, including breaking down expired kits
Transports kits to Research Phlebotomy, Central Processing Core and other locations
Picks up kits or materials from other departments for transport to the Central Kit facility
With supervision, prepares or assists with preparing sample collection kits and completing requisition forms for subject visits
Must have proficiency using Microsoft Office products.
Other duties as assigned by the Operations Director.
Scope of Responsibility:
Knows the informal policies, procedures and practices necessary to conduct the normal function of a specific section, unit, or work area.
Is aware of the role of the position and its potential impact on the working unit.
Equipment, Machine, or Tool Requirements:
General computer skills, with experience with Microsoft Office
High School Diploma/GED with some science coursework required.
Training Certificate from Technical Institute or internship experience preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities / Competencies:
Good oral and written communication skills.
Attentive to detail; able to discriminate between multiple similar tubes/vials.
Legible handwriting, including writing neatly on small labels.
Able to read small print on tube/vial labels.
Reliability in attendance, punctual; foresight in planning time off in cooperation with other team members.
Ability to bend, stoop, lift boxes weighing up to 25 lbs and walk moderate distances while pushing a cart.
Comfortable using a step stool and reaching above shoulder height
Classified Title: Laboratory Technician Working Title: Laboratory Technician Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB Starting Salary Range: $13.00 - $16.93 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday/8:30am-5:00pm/40 hours Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002931-SOM Onc Specimen Accessioning and Bank Personnel area: School of Medicine
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