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About the Opportunity: The Clinical Lab Tech - Processor will be a member of a 4-person testing team at the Life Sciences Testing Center (LSTC) on Northeastern University's Innovation Campus at Burlington. The LSTC will carry out COVID-19 testing for the Northeastern community. Under the guidance of the General Supervisor, as Testing Personnel as defined by CLIA, the Processor will be responsible for preforming only those tests that are authorized by the Laboratory Director and require a degree of skill commensurate with the individual's education, training, experience, and technical abilities. This is an 18-month term positions with the possibility of renewal depending on funding and business need.
Execute and adhere to all safety protocol relating to a laboratory, including handling of hazardous biological agents and chemicals as well as potentially hazardous chemicals; Hazard clean-up, as well as universal precautions and infection control procedures
Participate in the organization and testing of specimen samples
Inspect and document samples upon receipt for testing acceptability and quality control
Organize patient specimen and assay records for testing purposes
Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results
Assisting with quantitative and qualitative analyses procedures through laboratory bench supply set up, as well as centrifuging and vortexing
Organize, prepare, and file relevant documents and laboratory specimens to storage protocol
Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed
Follow the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance
Record and direct any inquiries to the appropriate team member
BS/BA in Biological Sciences or related field
Six months to 1 year Experience in a high-complexity diagnostic lab and dealing with human samples
Must be able to analyze and interpret sample results and handle a high volume of sample numbers
Prior CLIA or research laboratory experience required
Preferred Qualifications: N/A
Salary Grade: 44
Additional Information: Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.