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.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
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.
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.
Preferred: Laboratory experience.
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Requisition ID: 128469
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
Work Week: Days
Fund Type: Hard
Pivotal Position: Yes
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 33,200
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 41,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 49,800
University Of Texas M.D. Anderson