Department: MED-Transplant Center Salary/Grade: NEX/9
This position performs clinical lab procedures in support of the NMH and LCH transplant centers. Follows appropriate protocols, policies, procedures, regulations, Good Clinical & Good Laboratory Practices. The position requires use of a specialized database and other computer programs. Please note: This position may include some overtime.
Follows pre-defined protocols, policies, procedures, regulations using Good Clinical & Good Laboratory Practices. May complete basic trouble-shooting techniques.
Enters clinical samples into multiple patient databases following established detailed protocols using multiple software programs.
Processes and labels clinical blood samples.
Performs procedures in support of clinical histocompatibility testing.
Maintains and ensures quality of laboratory instrumentation and reagents.
Manages clinical lab data and generate reports.
Completes daily general lab maintenance.
Sets-up, operates & maintains standard lab equipment.
Retrieves patient samples for testing from Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Lurie Children's Hospital, as needed
An entry level in skills below is required:
DNA, RNA, Protein isolation, purification and expression
Cell culture, cell isolation
Records and maintains compliance data and results & may maintain databases.
Completes standard & routine clerical duties such as copying, filing, data entry, word processing, etc.
Maintains inventory of reagents and lab supplies.
Participates in continuing educational activities.
Tracks & summarizes lab supply expenses.
Verifies accuracy of invoices.
Orders and/or maintains inventory of reagent, and/or lab supplies.
Completes other duties as assigned
HS diploma or equivalent and some basic science courses is required.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel (Basic Navigation. Formatting, Sorting, Filter)
Strong attention to detail
B.A. or B.S. in science.
One year experience with standard clinical laboratory operating procedures
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 40221
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.