Research Assistant 3
Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by Georgetown University
Research Assistant III - LVT Laboratory
Research Assistant III, LVT Laboratory performs high volume molecular testing and supports laboratory activities. The incumbent assists the Assistant Supervisor in daily work responsibilities and training of new technicians. Duties include but are not limited to:
- Delivers and restocks supplies and reagents. Cross trained in procedures for other laboratories.
- Performs special maintenance of instruments and equipment; reviews and analyzes typing data.
- Writes specialized reports as required (e.g. sole source documents, SOP's, deviation reports, etc.).
- Performs high volume molecular HLA Class I & II typing. Also performs specialized typing as required (i.e. re-do samples).
- Maintains and ensures accurate test records in appropriate databases.
- Executes required equipment maintenance and calibration
- Performs quality control testing, and evaluates and reviews typing results.
- Assists in testing new procedures and new typing techniques; required to comply with all requirements necessary to meet laboratory, ASHI, and HIPAA standards.
- Other duties, as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree in science or health related field; Master's Degree (or equivalent years of work experience) preferred
- 1-2 years in clinical lab setting
- Good computer skills and advanced organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
- Ability to work with colleagues and donors of diverse backgrounds and attention to detail
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