Research Support in Johnston, IA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

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Job Description

Lab Assistant

1 year contract w/ benefits

Johnston, IA

Pay: $15/hr 

7:30 – 4, M-F

The Research Assistant will provide central services support to the labs by providing sterile glassware, water, and supplies on an as needed basis.

The Research Assistant will also be responsible for autoclaving biohazard waste throughout all of campus and ensuring that all protocols are followed and work is performed in a safe manner.

Provide clean, sterile glassware and supplies to labs.

Ensure that labs have designated supplies including sterile water.

Train part time/temporary employees on glassware work to be performed.

Responsible for calling in service when needed and communications to team and labs when equipment is in need of repair.

Update lab documentation to ensure glassware labeling is accurate and that services performed are documented for specific labs.

Actively ensure a safe working environment for yourself and teammates.

Transport bagged Bio-Hazard waste via cart and/or truck.

Decontaminate bagged Bio-Hazard waste.

Determine how much work can be accomplished on a daily basis that will ensure glassware, supplies and water are delivered within a 24 hour window.

Ability to travel around the Johnston locations during working hours in your personal vehicle.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma and 2 to 4 years of related experience required.