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Research Tech 3 - Immunology/Microbiology 9/16/2016

Rush University Medical Center Chicago, IL

Company
Rush University Medical Center
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2016-2187
AJE Ref #
576198353
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB DESCRIPTION:

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:

Under limited supervision, will process blood samples for immunological testing using such techniques as flow cytometry, cell culture, immunological assays, and ELISA. Will be responsible for the organization and reporting of data, as well as maintaining procedural records. Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:



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Under limited supervision, will process and test patient samples for immunological assays with a high level of proficiency.
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Will work independently with minimal supervision.
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Must be capable of using complex instrumentation and perform routine maintenance on equipment. Will adhere to safe laboratory practices.
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Maintains data books in neat and organized fashion and reviews data in a timely manner.
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Interprets data and recognizes erroneous results and why they may have occurred.
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Exhibits a clear understanding of assays performed and why particular reagents/steps are used.
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Assist other laboratory staff members when the need arises as well as assist in the training of new laboratory personnel.



POSITION QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:



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Bachelor of Science degree or related field
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Knowledge of immunological methods desirable.
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Must have good sterile and laboratory technique.
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Multitask oriented and highly organized.





COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS:

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



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Rush offers a competitive salary, valuable healthy living benefits to include: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future. Whether you re saving for retirement or a child s education, Rush offers benefits to help you make the most of your money now and in the future.



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Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation's top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. Twelve programs are nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report.



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As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a cultural, historical and diverse city. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago in known for its nearly 200 distinct neighborhoods and its extensive park systems, along with its sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community.



RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER THAT WELCOMES AND ENCOURAGES ALL APPLICANTS TO APPLY REGARDLESS OF AGE, RACE, SEX, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, VETERAN STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY AND/OR EXPRESSION, MARITAL OR PARENTAL STATUS, ANCESTRY, CITIZENSHIP STATUS, PREGNANCY OR OTHER REASON PROHIBITED BY LAW.