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Laboratory Assistant,Biochemistry

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Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 81051
Job Family: Laboratory Services
Status: Full Time
Remote Opportunity: No
Job Type: Temporary
Department Name: 55811085045102-Biochemistry

Overview

JOB SUMMARY: 

Located in beautiful Winston Salem, this successful Temporary Lab Assistant will  support laboratory operations, perform maintenance functions, and complete non-technical routine laboratory tests and procedures. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

 High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Clean, sterilize, and maintain laboratory glassware, instruments, and cages.
  • Manage inventory, replacing defective or broken equipment as needed.
  • Maintain a sanitized work environment, including proper disposal of contaminants.
  • Distribute supplies and assist in setting up laboratory equipment.
  • Conduct routine laboratory tests and maintain records.
  • Ensure the cleanliness and quality of laboratory equipment and supplies.
  • Provide support for animal experiments, including restraint and anesthesia.
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned by management.. 

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written directions 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others 
  • Ability to operate laboratory equipment 
  • Knowledge of the maintenance of routine records and reports 
  • Ability to learn elementary laboratory techniques and safety precautions 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

Research laboratory environment .Exposure to chemicals. Exposure to glass and other breakable objects. Possible exposure to animals. Possible exposure to bloodborne pathogens. May be required to work hours beyond typical 8 a.m.-5 p.m. schedule and/or evenings and weekends as needed.