LAB ASSISTANT, SENIOR
School of Medicine:
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Lab assistant for basic science departments. Position to support laboratories with their dishwashing, autoclaving, bio-waste and solution mixture.
Coordinate and participate in a variety of routine nontechnical duties in assisting technical and professional personnel to conduct tests, determinations and experiments in clinical and research laboratories.
Obtain, clean and sterilize instruments, glassware and equipment, and wrap, label and prepare urine, blood and other specimens.
Participate in research or clinical work involving treatment operations and experiments with animals to include care and feeding, cleaning and sanitizing cages, and observation during post-operative or treatment periods.
Prepare culture media, chemicals, reagents and solution s as instructed.
Maintain assigned work area in clean and orderly condition. Inventory supplies; reorder as required.
Make work assignments; review work of lower level employees; train new personnel. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Work requires the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions generally acquired through a partial high school education.
None required. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
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