Lab Technical Assistant II - Internal Medicine - Hypothalamic Research

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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 10/28/2016

UT Soutwestern University Medical Center Dallas, TX

Company
UT Soutwestern University Medical Center
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
524344
AJE Ref #
576110772
Location
Dallas, TX
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

APPLY
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

SECURITY
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This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

SALARY
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Salary Negotiable

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
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High school graduation or GED equivalent, and one year experience in laboratory work as Laboratory Technical Assistant I or equivalent.

JOB DUTIES
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Prepares laboratory specimens.
Assembles and operates standard laboratory equipment.
Collects and records data which may involve arithmetic computations.
Prepares standard reagents and culture media.
Examines experimentally infected laboratory animals to detect and record symptoms associated with variety of animal diseases.
Draws blood from animals by cardiac puncture.
Prepares animals for surgery or intravenous injection.
Prepares anesthesia agents and induces anesthesia in animals.
Performs other duties as assigned.

**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

This position will be responsible for glassware cleaning, general dishwashing services, autoclaving glassware, picking up Biowaste/Biohazard trash from multiple labs, washing mice cages and other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability..