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Duke University and Duke University Health System require all students, faculty and staff to receive the COVID-19 and influenza vaccines.  After you have officially accepted a position at Duke, you may request a religious or medical accommodation.

LAB ASSISTANT, SENIOR

Work Arrangement: 
Requisition Number:  188416
Regular or Temporary:  Regular
Location: 

Durham, NC, US, 27710

Personnel Area:  MEDICAL CENTER
Date:  Jul 22, 2022
School of Medicine Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked sixth among medical schools in the nation, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve human health locally and around the globe. Composed of more than 2,500 faculty physicians and researchers, more than 1,300 students, and more than 6,000 staff, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing, Duke University Health System and the Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC) comprise Duke Health. a world-class academic medical center. The Health System encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

LAB ASSISTANT, SENIOR

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Provide general laboratory support to IVQAC laboratory
  • Process biohazardous shipments from internal and external laboratories
  • Maintain proper shipping documents (invoices, import permits etc.)
  • Maintain clean laboratory space
  • Maintain ample inventory of Laboratory supplies and personal protective equipment; stocking of these materials throughout the laboratory facilities
  • Document weekly laboratory instrument performance testing of laboratory equipment
  • Routine cleaning of biological safety cabinets
  • Distribution of dry ice to applicable laboratory area
  • Perform additional duties as requested by direct supervisor 

 

Required Qualifications at this Level

  • Education/Training: Work requires the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions generally acquired through a partial high school education.
  • Experience: None required. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE 

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Physical requirements: Work requires standing or walking the majority of each day, lifting of loads 10-20 pounds multiple times per day, and pulling loads of 25-50 pounds multiple times per day.
  • The successful applicant must be eligible for and willing to:
  • Work with infectious biological materials handled at BSL2 and BSL3.
  • Comply with vaccination and health surveillance requirements

 

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

 

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

 

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

 


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