The Laboratory Coordinator's primary responsibility is to work in the clinical laboratory, processing and analyzing samples, and maintaining the laboratory in inspection-ready condition. Typical duties may include, but are not limited to, performing laboratory procedures to produce accurate and consistent laboratory results including running daily assays, processing and evaluating samples, cryopreserve client depositor patient samples, and perform any laboratory procedure as directed by the laboratory director. This position must have thorough knowledge and understanding of quality control and quality assurance procedures. Rotating weekday and holiday coverage required.
Work in the Endocrinology/Andrology Laboratory as assigned by the Medical Laboratory Director.
Read and follow Laboratory Standard Operation Procedure manual.
Successfully perform Endocrinology/Andrology procedures as outlined below.
Know and comply with federal and state regulatory guidelines for clinical laboratories.
Perform hormone assays
Run all daily, weekly and monthly controls necessary to maintain equipment
Training and become authorized in:
Sperm preparation for insemination and ICSI
Sperm cryopreservation, storage requirements and thawing
TESE preparation and cryopreservation/thawing. Organizing TESE scheduling with referral physicians
Media preparation, sterile technique
Diagnostic Semen Analysis
3-To know and comply with federal and state regulatory guidelines for clinical laboratories.
4-Order supplies and assist with inventory management.
5-Quality control, quality assurance and safety procedures.
6-Recording and reporting of laboratory results.
7-Maintenance of equipment.
8-Performance of duties as assigned by the supervisor and/or laboratory director.
9-Assist in ensuring all permits are current and laboratory is in compliance for all inspections.
10-Related duties as assigned.
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus two years or related experience.
Must be licensed as a clinical laboratory technologist in the state of New York. Requires two years of experience in a laboratory setting.
Must be resourceful, well organized and detail oriented.
Able to work independently and have excellent computer skills.
Prior experience in a fertility clinic
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 508031
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