University of Wisconsin-Madison - Madison, WI

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The Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene (WSLH) has state and national impact on the health and well-being of people and places in which they live, work and play. This position requires a strong technical background as it is a key position in a unit comprised of many scientists working in a state of the art facility with high tech equipment and methods development that are at the cutting edge.

SALARY : Starting salary is $16.902 per hour, plus excellent benefits . This position is in pay schedule 15-24. A six month probationary period is required.

CONTACT: Nancy Shaker-Marty at 608-262-4658 or nancy.marty@slh.wisc.edu .

JOB DUTIES : This position functions as one of a team of microbiologists and lab technicians in a laboratory under limited supervision. This position performs maniplation of patient and reference samples, enters specimen data in the computer, generates reports and worksheets and performs other routine laboratory activities. This position participates in ongoing quality improvement/quality assurance activities and the instruction of laboratorians, students, and medical personnel in laboratory procedures.

JOB DESCRIPTION: For a complete position description, go to:
http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Classified/PDDetail.aspx?vacid=83830&title=41061 .

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED : Education, training and experience in the field of chemical, physical, biological or laboratory sciences sufficient to satisfy CLIA '88 requirements for high complexity testing; knowledge of principles and practices of laboratory safety and sterile techniques; computer based data entry and retrieval methods; modern laboratory instrumentation and maintenance procedures; prinicples of techniques of applied microbiological/immunological methods, including enzyme immunoassays, direct and indirect floescent antibody tests; quality control and quality assurance practices and procedures.

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