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Lab Assistant, Hoxworth

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Job Overview

The College of Medicine, Hoxworth Blood Center is recruiting a Lab Assistant in the Component Manufacturing department. This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all our activities. 
 
The Lab Assistant will perform various complex laboratory procedures in the Components Laboratory including manufacturing of red blood cells, fresh frozen plasma, recovered plasma, liquid plasma, and cryoprecipitated AHF from volunteer whole blood collections.  This position will also perform various leukocyte reduction procedures on red blood cell components; must clean laboratory equipment and maintain a safe, clean work area.

Essential Functions

  • Assist with laboratory testing preparation and other related work to include assembling various specimen kits for analyses; prepare specimen collection outfits for various lab tests; assist with receiving and sorting blood samples; aid in preparation of reagents and other solutions; dispose of samples after analytical completion; assist in sample identification, etc. 
  • Clean laboratory equipment, instruments and/or area and pack, unpack, sort, maintain, inspect and/or distribute related laboratory material including clean and sterilize delivered glassware, inspect for cracks and breakage, unpack and distribute cleaned glassware and collect dirty glassware from laboratory; prepare materials for mailing and packages and ship mailing containers and specimens; clean and dust laboratory furniture; and store section supplies.
  • Prepare and/or maintain work-related records (e.g., maintain card file on supplies and related equipment and prepare lists of sample parameters requested by each unit).
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Often
  • Hearing, listening - Often
  • Talking - Often
  • Standing - Often
  • Walking - Often
  • Bending - Often
  • Stooping - Often
  • Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Often
  • Lifting - over 50 pounds - Seldom

 

Shift: Varies    Starting Pay Rate: $13.88 per hour    Post Probationary Rate: $14.57 per hour

Application Deadline:  

 

Application Information

Candidacy for this role will be determined by:

  • A COMPLETE APPLICATION: Your application MUST indicate material evidence of having the experience, skills, or education required for this position. Document all dates of employment, description of relevant duties, and full-time/part-time status. The complete application will be the sole criteria used by Human Resources to determine eligibility, which is based on the minimum qualifications listed above.

 

Please note that the preferred method of communication is by email – make sure we have an email on file that you regularly check.

 

Are you eligible to receive Ex-Veteran Credit? To receive additional credit for military service you must have a DD214 stating you received an Honorable Discharge and must send us a copy. To receive credit do one of the following:   

  1. Upload a copy of the DD214 to the Additional Documents section of your application (a photo from your phone is acceptable).
  2. Within 3 days of the posting close date:
  • email a copy to jobs@uc.edu
  • fax a copy to 513-556-9652
  • bring a copy to our office - University Hall, 51 Goodman Drive, Suite 340 (third floor).

 

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary for this role as described above.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

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Lab Assistant, Hoxworth

Date:  Jan 21, 2022
Location: 

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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