Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Laboratory Assistant, based in Huntington, Long Island. The incumbent will work rotating shifts during Mon-Fri, between the hours of 8am to 6pm, for a total work week of 35 hours.
In this role, the successful candidate Responsible for providing a wide variety of laboratory support services for the Department of Pathology. Duties include and are not limited to glass wash and media/buffer preparation. All departmental glassware, sterilization and maintenance of inventory will be handled for all lab areas. Responsible to maintain all common washroom equipment, such as but not limited to autoclaves, dryers and dishwashers. Responsible for the preparation of reagents, buffers, cell culture media as well as microbiological media. Qualified candidates will have a high regard for accuracy and attention to detail relative to departmental research. Perform other and additional duties such as cleaning tasks and errands in support of the department's research mission.
Prepare bacteriological plates for department. Keep track of all supplies as necessary to complete tasks, place orders when necessary. Maintain log-book of work.
Perform errands in support of departmental research activities Clean work areas in labs upon request of lab manager or PI. Prepare sterile (autoclave and filter sterilized) media and reagents for department
Maintain sterile glassware inventory for particular lab areas. Leave neat work area following completion of daily activities. Provide general care and maintenance of work areas and equipments. Report to supervisor when calls to facilities or contractors are necessary.
Maintain log-book and report damaged glassware according to established criteria. Hand wash of specialty items not fit for machine washing. Work effectively in designated weekly time schedule to complete substantial work flow. Filing and record keeping of orders.
Daily collection of used glassware and pipettes from labs. Clean, dry and sterilize glassware according to instructions. Maintain glassware labeling according to instructions. Return glassware to labs.
Perform additional cleaning tasks as required.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High school diploma or equivalent.
Preferred Qualifications: Must communicate in English and be able to follow directions and instructions carefully. The successful candidate should be responsible, have a good work ethic, demonstrate teamwork and cooperate with co-workers.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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