Research Technician - Nephrology
|March 25, 2013 - April 12, 2013|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||Prepares supplies and materials for genetic tests and studies. Safely operates routine research equipment and accurately perform routine tests and analysis. Maintains records and large databases of research test results. Orders and stocks supplies as required. May conduct surveys with diverse populations. Assist in developing new tests and analysis protocols. Work with biospecimens, cataloging and extracting genomic material. |
|Duties:||• Prepares supplies and materials for tests and studies. |
• Safely operate routine research equipment and accurately perform routine tests and analysis.
• Maintains records and databases of research test results.
o Collects and collates subject information
• Orders and stocks supplies as required.
• May conduct surveys with diverse populations.
• Collect and review literature related to new tests
• May assist in drafting manuscripts and research proposals
• Assist in developing new tests and new analysis plans
• Preferred-working knowledge of genetics and molecular biology protocols and analysis techniques.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all essential or non-essential functions and skills, knowledge and abilities required of employees so classified.
Job duties and requirements may be subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Requirements are representative of the minimum levels of education, experience and skills required to perform the essential functions of this job. The job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. MMRF reserves the right to change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.
Any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills is qualifying. Typical qualifications would be completion of an Associates Degree and a minimum of six (6) months practical experience in related field of study.
Skill, Knowledge & Ability (SKA):
Requires interaction with a diverse population. Skilled in collection and processing of information in Microsoft Office and third party database management software. Knowledge of medical terminology and clinical research procedures, techniques, and standards. Demonstrate a working knowledge of computer applications. Displays high standards of attendance, punctuality, maintains confidentiality, and effective use of time.
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