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IGM Chief Research Associate

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Nationwide Childrens Hospital

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Columbus, Ohio

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Mon, 26 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-time4 hours ago Benefits – Health insurance Qualifications – Analysis skills – Laboratory experience – Communication skills – Research – Bachelor’s degree – Master’s degree Full Job Description Overview: Chief Research Associate – RI IGM Miller The Chief Research Associate is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day research and administrative activities performed in the Hematology/Oncology research section, as well as for developing new laboratory procedures and performing specialized procedures. Schedule: (Full time, Benefits Eligible) Location: Research III 700 Children’s Dr Columbus, Ohio 43205 Why Nationwide Children’s Hospital?: The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose. Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we . We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere. Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere. Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud. Responsibilities: Assists in the development and implementation of new lab procedures and in the modification of existing procedures. Performs non-routine specialized procedures and routine bench work as required. Serves as a resource for the section: ensures that students, fellows and research personnel are aware of new procedures and issues, and ensures that problems regarding experimental requirements and results are resolved. Supervises the instrument maintenance program: ensures that all instruments are clean and operating properly; performs regularly scheduled preventive maintenance on all instruments; ensures that maintenance contracts on instruments are fulfilled; and maintains records of services performed on all instruments. Maintains a Quality Control program for the section: prepares all control materials used in the section; prepares and checks quality reagents used in various procedures; prepares daily quality control charts and reviews results monthly; oversees the administration of quality control programs (e.g. CAP survey, ODH survey) quarterly; maintains a blind quality control program for all shifts daily; review all patient and control results daily and submits tabulated data to data processing; maintains all records for all quality control programs for a minimum of two years. In concurrence with the Principal Investigator, hires, trains, schedules, evaluates, disciplines and, when necessary, recommends the discharge of employees under his/her jurisdiction. Oversees the day-to-day activities of personnel in the section (e.g., medical and graduate students, Research Technicians, Research Assistants, Research Associates and Post-Doctoral fellows). Trains all personnel on all shifts to perform research procedures in the Hematology/Oncology research section; coordinates the teaching of the students and fellows throughout the section. Ensures that safety rules are adhered to by personnel in the section. Attends regularly scheduled meetings and communicates pertinent information to members of the section; attends seminars and workshops relevant to the section. Monitors and maintains inventory of supplies required in the section; prepares purchase orders for materials as needed and receives supplies. Assists with the preparation of the annual budget for personnel, capital equipment and supplies. Reviews and updates the section’s procedure manual on a regular basis in concurrence with his/her supervisor. Maintains all research and safety records for the section. Provides supervisory on-call coverage for the department on a rotating basis on holidays and weekends. Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Education: Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field (preferably a medical technology-related field) and 10 years’ experience or Master’s degree and 6 years’ experience. Experience: Six to ten years’ experience in laboratory research. Skill in performing statistical analyses and various research procedures (e.g. handling tissue cultures, microscopy, cytometry) and in writing research related documents Familiarity with personal computers and data management/analysis software. Analytical skills required in performing data analyses, analyzing existing procedures and developing new techniques. Strong written and verbal communication skills Ability to coordinate and oversee the distribution and performance of work and skill in evaluating the work of others Effective interpersonal skills required in interactions with CHRF research and administrative personnel, other NCH staff, other research institutions and universities and the public. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet Apply Now