Rush University Medical Center  Lab Tech 1 - Blood Bank (Part-time/RotatingShifts) in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Lab Tech 1 - Blood Bank (Part-time/RotatingShifts)

Department: RML Blood Bank Admin

Shift: 2nd

Full/Part: Active Regular PT (40 to 71 hours per pay period)

Specialty: Blood Bank

Job Number: 2018-0901

Job Description:

Are you interested in joining a leading health care organization?

We are seeking an experience, self-directed and highly motivated Lab Tech to join our Laboratory team at Rush University Medical Center!

Part-time/Rotating Shifts

Position Highlights:

Under supervision, the successful candidate for this position will perform general laboratory techniques. Responsibilities will include knowledge and facility with computer database management.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Processing and archiving tissue specimens according to protocol.

  • Retrieving specimens from the archives for relevant studies.

  • Database management, tracking tissue samples and test results in Microsoft Excel or Access format

  • The candidate would be expected to assist in troubleshooting experiments, assays or equipment. These duties will be performed in collaboration with the principal investigator.

  • Performance of literature searches to assist the director in his responsibilities.

  • The candidate may be required to perform small tasks for the principal investigator including but not limited to: photocopying, retrieval of specimens, transport of materials through the medical center, collating of materials for grants/manuscripts, organizing the laboratory.

  • Participation in departmental activities including journal clubs, workshops and seminars.

  • Maintenance of a detailed laboratory notebook, according to protocol.

Position Qualifications Include :

  • Candidate must have a B.S. or equivalent in biological science.

  • Must have some background knowledge of Laboratory and/or experience.

  • Must have excellent communication skills and be able to work in a cooperative, interactive group setting.

  • Candidate must be self-driven and assertive in order to successfully perform the duties defined above.

  • Should have extensive computer skills including word processing, data management and digital imagery processing.

Company Highlights:

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • Rush's 14-story medical hospital building, the Tower, is the cornerstone of the Rush campus transformation, and is the symbol of a philosophy - an evolution in the delivery of patient-centered care.

Preeminent academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 676 licensed beds

  • Rush is a not-for-profit health care, education and research enterprise comprising Rush University Medical Center,Rush University,Rush Oak Park Hospital andRush Health.

  • RUMC offers a competitive salary, outstandingbenefits& the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development & recognizes your achievements.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.