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Research Lab Technician II, Biochemistry

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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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Sun, 06 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-timeEstimated: $31,000 – $42,000 a year3 hours ago Qualifications – Computer literacy – Research laboratory experience – Computer skills – Medical terminology – Bachelor’s degree – High school diploma or GED Full Job Description Wake Forest Baptist Health is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Wake Forest Baptist’s two main components are an integrated clinical system – anchored by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital in Winston-Salem – that includes Brenner Children’s Hospital, five community hospitals, more than 350 primary and specialty care locations and more than 2,500 physicians; and Wake Forest School of Medicine, a recognized leader in experiential medical education and groundbreaking research that includes Wake Forest Innovations, a commercialization enterprise focused on advancing health care through new medical technologies and biomedical discovery. JOB SUMMARY: Under direct supervision from a higher level technician or a principal investigator, performs a variety of moderately complex and generally standardized physical, chemical, or biological tests with procedures and techniques previously outlined by established protocols and other scientific data. Provides direction and guidance to lab staff. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Zoology, or other related science, or high school diploma with four years of related clinical/ research experience. Experience with lipids analyses and clinical studies are a plus. LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: N/A ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Conducts generally standardized chemical, physical, and biological tests on experimental/clinical materials. 2. Performs micro-analysis, lipids analysis, enzyme studies, and chromatographic studies on various types of tissues, secretions, and excretions. 3. Sets up equipment and organizes materials used in performing scheduled tests, experiments, and/or operations. 4. Selects the appropriate experimental/clinical format from established standard formats and prepares simple charts, graphs, and reports from data obtained during research experiments and observations of research subjects. 5. Isolates and identifies various microorganisms through established laboratory techniques. 6. Trains and demonstrates to graduate students, medical students, and other technical personnel, a variety of technical procedures. 7. Takes blood samples, pressures, and other specimens and measurements as required by research/clinical protocols. Inoculates research animals with various pathogens and performs minor animal surgery. 8. Collects tissues and specimens for laboratory analysis; obtains samples, prepares, mounts, and stains tissue, blood, and other substances for microscopic examinations. 9. Reviews scientific journals, abstracts, and other publications for information applicable to research projects. 10. Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein. SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to listen and communicate effectively Basic computer skills Knowledge of medical terminology to interact with medical staff regarding laboratory procedures and results Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments Knowledge of common safety hazards and universal precautions to establish a safe work environment WORK ENVIRONMENT: Research laboratory environment Frequent exposure to diseases, medicinal preparations and other conditions common in a lab environment Must wear protective equipment (gloves, gowns/lab coats, eye protection, face protection) Exposure to glass and other breakable objects Exposure to animals – TMJ To for this position, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button on this page. You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the ‘Submit’ button located at the bottom of the page titled ‘Submit Online Application’. You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: ‘You have successfully submitted your job application’. Computers are available foring within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27104. You may also call our office for assistance at . Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm. If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone or email at . It is the policy of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines. Show full job description Apply Now