The primary responsibility of the laboratory technician is to execute and facilitate various laboratory tasks, including tissue processing, overseeing daily lab operations, and managing documentation and inventory related to tissue samples.
Execute tissue processing duties, including the identification and selection of tissue samples meeting specific thickness and quality criteria.
Operate a range of equipment utilized in tissue processing, such as gauges, ovens, tissue cutters, and chart recorders, ensuring proper settings and parameters are maintained.
Adhere to standard operating procedures (SOPs) and work instructions, accurately documenting traceable information and following good documentation practices.
Maintain the lab's inventory of tissue samples, solutions, and tools by updating, ordering, receiving, and organizing supplies.
Organize and manage tissue processing work orders, schedules, and related documentation using software tools like Smartsheet.
Strong verbal and written communication abilities, with a keen attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated capability to work independently and effectively manage time.
Proficiency in basic mathematical calculations and excellent computer skills, particularly in using the MS Office suite.
Minimum requirement of a high school diploma or GED; preference may be given to candidates with an associate's degree in medical technology or relevant vocational training.
Entry-level position with 0-2 years of experience required.