Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Responsible for quality control, instrument maintenance, and method development to support a broad menu of routine and esoteric tests, including diagnostic tests for infectious diseases.Â
Works collaboratively with colleagues, participates in process improvement projects.
Prepare study-related documentation, such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, institutional review board documents, or progress reports.
Prepares quality and safety control measures for the laboratory, such as checks of equipment, temperature control, and documentation of quality improvement projects.
Performs other related work as needed.
Preferred Qualifications Â
Bachelorâ™s degree in clinical laboratory science or related field f
One year of pertinent laboratory experience and previous Microbiology & Immunology experience.
Certification or eligibility as medical technologist (MT) through American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent. Â
Ability to be aware of safety hazards and take appropriate precautions.
Ability to communicate in writing.
Ability to communicate orally.
Ability to comprehend technical documents.
Ability to condense complicated issues to simple summaries that can be understood by a variety of constituents.
Ability to create and deliver presentations.
Ability to develop and manage interpersonal relationships.
Ability to exercise absolute discretion regarding confidential matters.
Ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions.
Ability to give directions.
Ability to handle sensitive matters with tact and discretion.
Ability to handle stressful situations.
Ability to learn and develop skills.
Ability to maintain a high level of alertness.
Ability to pay attention to detail.
Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
Ability to react effectively, quickly, calmly, and rationally during conflicts and emergencies.
Ability to read.
Ability to train or teach others.
Ability to work effectively and collegially with little supervision or as member of a team.
Ability to work independently.
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