Summer Laboratory Technician

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Oklahoma City, OK

ID: 7066351 (Ref.No. 1916914)
Posted: May 20, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Posting Number: 000191
Position Type: Laboratory
Classification: Temporary
Status: Part-Time
Department: Arthritis & Clinical Immunology - Axtell

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Performs routine laboratory procedures according to standardized protocols and reports results. Receives general instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments. Receives regular supervision for most assignments. Supports team to achieve goals. OMRF is an independent, not-for-profit biomedical research institute adjacent to the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) campus in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City offers a dynamic and flourishing downtown area, with low cost of living, short commute times and a diversified economy. OMRF's excellence can only be fully realized by individuals who share our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to these values. OMRF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. Perform routine laboratory procedures according to standardized protocols and report results. Receive general instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments. Receive regular supervision for most assignments. Support team to achieve goals. Expected to perform the following duties after appropriate training and time in the position.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent experience. Should be familiar with lab techniques Basic knowledge of routine technical/functional procedures. Basic computer skills to include knowledge of Internet software, order processing system, and Microsoft Office software. Must be detail oriented and work as a team player.

Minimum Degree Required:
High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Hours: Monday through Friday, part-time hours (up to 20 hours/week)

Preferred Qualifications:
BA/BS degree typically in one of the biological sciences, physics, or chemistry or equivalent years of professional, paid, relevant laboratory experience.

Physical Demands:
Regularly required to stand, use manual dexterity, talk or hear; Frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms; occasionally sit; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Potential exposure to fumes, airborne particles, or rodent dander. May work with toxic, caustic chemicals, radioactive materials, liquid nitrogen, human tissue or blood. Potential risk of electrical shock. Occasional exposure to cold 4C, and/or extreme cold -80C from freezers. Noise level is usually moderate.

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