Research Lab Technician

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

ID: 7062527 (Ref.No. 10004720)
Posted: November 28, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 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 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.


Position Summary
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 equipment utilizing proper cleaning protocols and procedures.


Key Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the collection, classification and filing of scientific data.
  • Maintains required records, reports and statistics as directed.
  • Trains and assists research aides and assistant in procedures and use of equipment.
  • Collects, washes, cleans and sterilizes used glassware, equipment and supplies using proper sterilization techniques.
  • Receives, distributes and maintains supply inventories in laboratories, as needed.
  • Prepares simple stains, solutions, culture media, and may process tissue following established procedures.
  • Using appropriate or 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.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

  • High school diploma, or equivalent.
  • Minimum two (2) years of related experience or combined education and experience in related field.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with other departments.

Preferred education experience and skills:

  • Associates degree, preferred.

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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