Job Description

*National Jewish Health - Main Campus · Medicine - Pulmonary Division
Denver, CO
Laboratory Research
Full Time (40 hours per week), Day Shift, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Posted 11/30/2018
Req # 11913

Position Summary:

The position performs as an entry level technician under the direction of a Principal Investigator or Laboratory Manager which may include assisting in collecting, tabulating and analyzing research data. 


Essential Duties:

1.       Performs routine laboratory tests under the direction of a Principal Investigator or Lab Manager.

2.       Collects, accurately records and analyzes data in conjunction with other research staff.

3.       Obtains and maintains minimum proficiency in data analysis, preparation of glassware, extraction and plating procedures, basic programming and mathematical ordering systems.  May utilize computer.

4.       Maintains compliance with all institutional/safety training requirements.

5.       Maintains laboratory records, supplies and samples in an organized manner (such as a laboratory notebook and sample storage record).

Core Values:

1.       Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.

2.       Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others.

3.       Be respectful of all with whom you interact and follow the National Jewish Health Core Values.

4.       Be well groomed and dressed appropriately for your role.

5.       Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional policies and the Employee Handbook.

6.       Demonstrate a willingness to learn.

7.       Be able to communicate clearly, think clearly, and concentrate on assigned tasks.

8.       Wear ID badge visibly.

9.       Performs, as directed, safety compliance and uses Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), as needed.

10.   Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other regulatory agency requirements.



Other Duties & Responsibilities: (Optional)

1.       Performs all other duties as assigned



Key Competencies:

1.       Laboratory Knowledge: Demonstrates and understands laboratory testing and methodology.

2.       Decision Quality: Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgement.   Sought out by others for advice and solutions.

3.       Adaptability:  Maintains effectiveness in the midst of change in work responsibilities or environment, requirements ambiguity, or stress.

4.       Problem Solving: Uses issue identification, data relation and comparison, pattern recognition and information gathering to create analyses and make recommendations.

5.       Informing/Communicating: Conveys ideas, responses, or instructions effectively, appropriately, and persuasively through writing or speech.

6.       Professional Relationships: Interacts with others in a constructive, positive, and respectful manner, regardless of individual differences. Assists team members or co-workers in achieving personal goals and completing assignments.



Minimum Qualifications:

BS /BA degree, a demonstrated basic knowledge of laboratory procedures, laboratory equipment, and data collection /classification required;  or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience 


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