At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Division of Anesthesiology and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
You will be responsible for:
Under immediate supervision, performs a variety of routine and specialized laboratory analyses and specimen preparations for the purpose of research. Assists in the use of specialized laboratory equipment, particularly LC/MS, and analysis of data generated by this equipment.
According to prescribed protocols, good laboratory practices (GLPs) and assigned schedules, performs a variety of routine laboratory analyses and procedures, utilizing standard laboratory equipment, recording and checking results for completeness and accuracy. Troubleshoots procedures if results are unexpected or for validation purposes. May suggest alternative procedures to crosscheck own findings.
Performs the following techniques required for the laboratory routine work: Maintains records of results and methodologies in a log of work performed. Complies with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Maintains equipment, lab area and supplies in a neat professional manner. Disposes of specimens, media and other materials using appropriate procedures. Inventories supplies and alerts supervisor to needed supplies or mixes standard reagents.
Attends courses in safety procedures for handling, storage and disposal of biohazardous, flammable, corrosive and toxic materials. Carries out all laboratory activities in compliance with applicable regulations and protocols.
Conducts literature searches and reviews, compiling information for journals and suggesting uses for new techniques to the supervisor. Attends courses, lectures and conferences to further own knowledge of research and laboratory techniques, consulting with other researchers and technicians to exchange information.
Provides positive and effective customer service that supports departmental and hospital operations.
Contributes to the teamwork within and between departments and organizations.
To qualify, you must have:
The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy or a closely related field, and some lab experience.
Work requires the analytical skills to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles.
Work requires the ability to exchange information on factual matters, schedule appointments, greet visitors, explain hospital policies, and/or relay messages to appropriate personnel. This type of interaction requires courtesy and tact when dealing with visitors and/or hospital employees. More sensitive situations may be referred to others as appropriate.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.