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Laboratory Technician
Ref No.: 18-01912
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Job Title: Laboratory Technician
Location: 7 Loveton Circle (Main Bldg), Sparks, MD 21152
Duration: 12 Months

Basic math knowledge and application is required. Greater than 6 months relevant experience in a clinical, industrial, or academic lab setting. Bachelor's degree required preferably in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Immunology or other related field.

  • The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of bacterial and yeast colony and gram strain morphology, identification and susceptibility testing, and clinical workflow in the diagnostic laboratory.
  • They will also be skilled in general laboratory practices, preparation of solutions, demonstrated familiarity in processing clinical specimens, and an acuity in working with automation instrumentation and software.
  • The candidate will also be familiar with aseptic techniques and universal lab-safety precautions.
  • Successful candidates will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, enjoy working in a team environment.
  • The successful candidate will be able to execute experiments to support product development and product support activities related to automation of clinical microbiology laboratory processes.
  • The lab tech prepares reagents and effectively utilizes standard laboratory equipment (e.g., balances, pipettes, centrifuges).
  • The lab tech shall collect, record, and report results to peers and supervisor/manager either orally or in writing, and assist in the execution of validation studies.

Comments/Special Instructions
  • No open toed/heeled shoes.
  • Long pants and socks that cover all of the foot and ankle are required.
  • 30 Minute lunch break is unpaid.
  • Non-smoking facility, preemies, including cars in the parking lot.