Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The University of Minnesota Fairview COVID testing lab is a CLIA certified laboratory that focuses on diagnostic SARS-nCoV2 testing and is part of the state initiative for COVID testing. Laboratory services include specimen accessioning, viral inactivation, RNA isolation, PCR testing, and sample repository. As testing changes to meet demand the lab may also provide collection kit production, method validation, correlation services, result calling, interaction with state public health officials and the Minnesota Department of Health.
Job Description The Senior Laboratory Technician will receive, order, and inventory laboratory samples; monitor, order, receive and distribute general laboratory supplies; clean and maintain laboratory equipment and work space; perform clerical and computer duties; prepare and ship specimen collection kits; assist in making basic laboratory reagents, other general laboratory duties as assigned. Hiring for 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Required: • High school graduation or the equivalent with some science courses and two years of experience in relevant academic and work experience may be substituted • Excellent attention to detail • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) • Ability to learn quickly • Ability to organize and prioritize work and follow through on assignments • Dependable
Preferred: • Laboratory experience processing biological specimens • Experience with ordering tests and inventory management in a laboratory information system (LIS)
Internal Number: 336354
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