University of Massachusetts Medical School

Part Time Lab Aide Iii/Glassware Washer

US-MA-Worcester
4 weeks ago(12/22/2017 9:25 AM)
Requisition Number
2017-30224
# of Openings
1
Shift
Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
Non Exempt
Union Code
Union Position-W28-SHARE

Overview

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Under the direct supervision of the Department Administrator or designee, the Research Laboratory Aide III performs general laboratory duties in support of research experiments.

 

 

Responsibilities

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collect, wash, and autoclave glassware, pipets, and miscellaneous laboratory supplies and return them to the appropriate laboratories
  • Prepare and label buffers, media, solutions, and reagents and other solutions for use in the laboratories
  • Maintain general lab cleanliness and perform operator level maintenance on laboratory equipment
  • Perform duties according to written protocols and established procedures.  Report problems to the supervisor
  • Order general laboratory supplies and maintain inventory
  • Perform basic library reference searches
  • Ensure timely and accurate input and maintenance of all data elements into the department, UMass Medical School accounting system, and/or other assigned databases
  • Perform a variety of related clerical support duties
  • Comply with all safety and infection control standards appropriate to this position
  • Perform other job related duties as required.        

 

 

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience
  • 2 years of related experience
  • Demonstrated ability to enter data into computer programs

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Under the direct supervision of the Department Administrator or designee

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

None

 

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

Wet chemistry laboratory, and may require appropriate contact with biohazards, radionuclides, toxins, animals, and human specimens. 

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