Medical Technician II

University Of Texas M.D. Anderson Houston , TX 77020

Posted 4 days ago

The McCombs Institute for Early Detection of Cancer is creating a biobank of plasma samples from multiple clinical trials in a CLIA-certified laboratory. The Medical Technician II will process blood samples received from the clinic and follow SOPs as approved by the IRB at MD Anderson. Blood processing is a critical pre-analytical step to establish a biobank of samples to be used for biomarker discovery and validation.


  • Prepares any necessary supplies or reagents.

  • Prepares and aliquot specimens into appropriate tubes.

  • Ensure specimens/aliquots are documented on Case Report Forms and in -Specimen Manager.

  • Adheres to IRB approved SOPs.


  • Operates instrumentation/equipment according to specific protocols

  • Is able to perform and document standard service, quality control, and/or calibration procedures.

  • Is able to troubleshoot and resolve common instrumentation/equipment problems.


  • Performs inventory of supplies/reagents according to departmental procedures.

  • Maintains a clean and organized work station.

  • Restocks consumable items as necessary.

Customer Service:

  • Demonstrate cooperation when working with both internal and external customers.

  • Demonstrates calmness under varying environmental circumstances. Remains willing and capable of assisting in crisis situations.


  • Train other employees, students, and/or fellows as needed.

  • Follow established checklists during the training period.


Required: Bachelor's degree with major course work in one of the basic sciences.

May substitute required education degree with equivalent experience on a one to one basis.


Required: None.

Preferred: Laboratory experience.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 128469

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and eligible for additional compensation for hours worked beyond your usual schedule, paid at a time and a half rate

  • Work Week: Day/Evening, Weekends

  • Fund Type: Soft

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 33,200

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 41,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 49,800

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