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Laboratory Assistant

Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, NY 10007
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Position Summary

Under supervision, performs various laboratory and administrative activities in support of technicians and investigators conducting experiments

Job Responsibilities

+ Responsible for autoclave services, washing and sterilization of lab glassware and equipment\.

+ Assists with the preparation of solutions, as needed and under direction\.

+ Responsible for sharps and waste disposal\.

+ Observes established safety measures and notifies appropriate staff of any maintenance or safety issues\. Documents environmental controls\.

+ Under close supervision, may assist with experimental procedures, which may include work with animals\.

+ Maintains inventory of supplies, equipment and/or reagents\. May order supplies/equipment/reagents as authorized or ensure that needs are escalated appropriately\. Receives supply orders and confirms accuracy of delivery\. May assist with cost control\.

+ Receives, stores and distributes incoming supplies, including distributing packages to each individual lab, as needed\. Stocks general supplies and may be responsible for the coordination of lab coat cleaning\.

+ Assists with the coordination, set\-up and or close\-outs of labs where needed\.

+ May assist with data collection and maintenance\.

+ May assist with specimen collection, storage, shipment and transport\.

+ Performs other related duties as assigned\.


+ High school diploma or GED


Prior experience working in a research setting

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

+ If required to draw blood, phlebotomy certification is required prior to performing task\.

Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Standard laboratory environment

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world\. Our doctors and scientists\-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization\-are engaged in world\-class clinical care and cutting\-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies\. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U\.S\. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey\. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork\-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork\-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork\-Presbyterian/Queens\. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients \- the center of everything we do\. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer\. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information\.
Posted: 2019-11-06 Expires: 2019-12-07

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Laboratory Assistant

Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, NY 10007

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