Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Laboratory Technician for the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Department at the Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
The primary purpose of the Laboratory Technician, under the direction of the Microbiologist as a supervisory official in a state department, institution or agency, performs tasks involved in operating, maintaining and cleaning various types of laboratory equipment, including but not limited to preparing media, handling specimens, supplies and equipment.
Among the key duties of this position are the following: * Takes a leading part in operating complex laboratory equipment by following directions and instructions; sterilizes laboratory equipment and supplies. * Cleans and maintains laboratory machines and equipment including, automatic autoclaves, turbomatic washing machines, electronic dryers, large ovens, automatic pipette plugging machines, automatic liquid filling machines, automatic bottle capping machines, industrial labeling machines, high vacuum autoclaves, and cage washers. * Carries various sized packages of supplies and equipment throughout the laboratory areas. * Assists in decontaminating, washing, and sterilizing laboratory glassware. * Prepares and dispenses sterilized media for laboratory use. Associated topics: alcohol test, assay, equipment, laboratory, lab tech, lab technologist, qa, quality control, research associate, scientific associate
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.