Instructional Support Assistant Molecular Genetics (per-diem) - 2002735
At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH Instructional Support Assistan t is a valuable member of our team, who provides clinical services to our patient population. Incumbent must be thoroughly familiar with, understand and be able to follow all prescribed policies, protocols, procedures and methodologies as utilized in the section to which he/she is assigned. This is a per-diem position.
Duties of a Per-Diem TH Instructional Support Assistant may include the following but are not limited to:
Perform SARS-CoVID-19 testing using both manual and automated methods.
Perform high complexity Molecular Diagnostic testing using both manual and automated methods (COVID-19 testing only)
Line responsibility for the performance of clinical analysis in the Department of Laboratories. (COVID-19 testing only)
Perform routine instrument maintenance and troubleshooting as assigned according to established protocols to ensure proper instrument performance. (COVID-19 testing only)
Organize specimens for testing and storage after the test is completed.
General lab maintenance (i.e. inventory, stocking shelves, recording temperatures).
Transporting specimens and assembling kits.
Adhere to all quality control policies and procedures.
Proficient in computer protocols as assigned.
Adhere to all SBUH and departmental policies and protocols
Interact professionally with nursing staff, physicians, support staff, peers, patients, and other members of the hospital community
Will maintain safe laboratory practices under the direction of Associate Technical Director of the Molecular Genetics Laboratory and the Laboratory Director.
Answer phone, assist as needed
Perform other clerical duties as assigned
Required : Bachelor's degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory sciences, chemical, physical or biological science. Individual to meet federal requirements to perform high complexity testing (COVID-19 testing only).
Preferred : Molecular Biology experience, electrophoresis, PCR, real-time PCR, Sequencing. Microbiology experience. American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) certification.
Once Executive Order on COVID-19 testing expires, appointee will perform non-testing duties in job description during appointment.
Special Notes : Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Posting Overview : This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
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All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination .
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Official Job Title: TH Instructional Support Assistant
Job Field: Laboratory
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Molecular Genetics-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Per Diem Shift: Variable Shift Hours: as needed Pass Days: Variable
Posting Start Date: Oct 16, 2020
Posting End Date: Oct 31, 2020, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL1
Internal Number: 2002735
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