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Research Technician-Atrium Health -OPR Translational Research/Musculoskeletal Institute

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 8800
Job Family: Research Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 55541005033094-Musculoskeletal
Location: AH CMC Main - 1000 Blythe Blvd

Overview

Job Summary

Provides technical support for primary research investigators and conducts technical research procedures.



Essential Functions

  • Conducts technical laboratory procedures and animal research anesthesia, surgery, and postoperative care.
  • Records experimental observations.
  • Assists in the monitoring of research laboratory inventory and equipment and taking appropriate actions.
  • Assist in maintaining the storage of research data.
  • Assists in organizing and coordinating of the daily and weekly schedule of procedures to be performed.
  • Operates all equipment and devices necessary for the performance of research procedures.
  • Assists in the maintenance of the physical environment.
  • Performs all necessary surgical procedures, data collection and storage for all GLP (Good Laboratory Practices) research studies.
  • Prepares chemical solutions as required for research projects.
  • Searches library files for articles and abstracts dealing with various projects.
  • Supports physicians and medical staff during human clinical investigations in cardiac catheterization laboratory and operating rooms.

     

Physical Requirements
Work in fast paced office/laboratory environment. Requires ability to sit or stand for long periods of time. Each employee has the responsibility to work in a safe manner.



Education, Experience and Certifications

High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor's of Science Degree required or its equivalent in experience. 1 year experience in research and rehabilitation, hospital or therapy required. Nursing assistant experience preferred.