Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Position works on an as needed basis for approximately 10 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Ob/Gyn. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position provides administrative laboratory and customer service support.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Receives, sorts and processes laboratory specimens by following Standard Operating Procedures. Transports samples to laboratories. Stores and retrieves samples from long term storage.
Enters data and/or searches computer files for pertinent data. May utilize database, spreadsheet and word processing programs.
Operates and maintains centrifuges, refrigerators, freezers, computers, copiers and other basic laboratory and office equipment. Cleans glassware and distributes to analytical areas. Stocks work area. Maintains general laboratory cleanliness. Follows all laboratory safety requirements.
Answers phone and directs calls. Answers basic questions for clients. May give laboratory results with the approval of the supervisor.
Performs clerical duties, copying, mailing, filing, etc. May pick up and distribute incoming packages and mail. Prepare outgoing shipments of samples, reports, etc.
Demonstrates and promotes excellence in customer service and good working relationships with coworkers and clients. Projects positive and professional image of laboratory.
Assists supervisor with other duties and special projects as needed.
High School graduate or equivalent. Laboratory and computer experience in a medical setting preferred.
In the process of obtaining or have obtained a Bachelor’s degree.
Prefer a student in medical, nursing, or pharmacy.
Demonstrated communication and organizational skills.
The hiring range for this position is $12.30 - $15.07 per hour.
This position is not eligible to receive benefits.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Work is performed in a clinical laboratory with exposure to blood and body fluids and chemical hazards.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C04.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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