ACDM SR RESEARCH ASSISTANT - BENCH
The Methodist Research Institute - Houston, TX

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JOB SUMMARY

Utilizes skills to provide technical research laboratory support in performing research experiments. Maintains records of data collected. Assists in the organization, tabulation and analysis of data with limited supervision by the research administrator or Principal Investigator. May do blood draws as required by the research protocol.

PATIENT AGE GROUP SERVED

Not applicable

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Implements daily purchasing order for lab supplies and tracking expenses. (EF)

Assists laboratory operations and to ensure appropriate compliance, including general laboratory safety standards for biological, chemical, and radiation safety, and animal use. (EF)

Follows technical instruction in setting up and conducting experiments, including biological assays, quantitative and qualitative analyses. (EF)

Maintains records of all tests performed and data collected. (EF)

Assists in compilation, tabulation, and analysis of data. (EF)

Makes minor modifications and repairs on laboratory equipment. (EF)

Calibrates and operates a variety of laboratory equipment. (EF)

Effectively utilizes computer systems. (EF)

Adheres to internal controls established for department. (EF)

Demonstrates the components of the ICARE values statement.

Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Completes all hospital required and job-related in-services and applies the information as needed.

Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

BA/BS with 5+ years experience

Or

Masters w/ 2-5 years experience

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

See above.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

None

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work under pressure and balance many competing priorities.

Proficient in spreadsheet and word-processing.

Demonstrates effective communication skills.

Maintains a positive and supportive attitude and demeanor.

Professional handling of exposure to confidential/sensitive information.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Standard laboratory environment; some assignments may be in hospital units with typical hospital environmental hazards and concerns.

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