Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center
PURPOSE OF POSITION: To conduct laboratory duties and research for an assigned division(s)\/department(s) of a Medical Center. To perform experiments according to established procedures, to make accurate observations, to record test results, and to analyze data. Responsibilities \u00b7Perform Experiments and Record Data Follow research protocol. Maintain accurate and detailed records of all laboratory work and experiments. Analyze data; perform statistical and graphical analysis of data. Design and execute daily laboratory experiments in coordination with senior laboratory personnel. Reproduces and evaluates techniques and results for accuracy. Apply standard protocols to specific experiments, research and improve current methods, and evaluate innovative techniques. Assists in training students and new\/junior laboratory personnel in laboratory techniques and equipment operation. \u00b7Lab Administration Troubleshoot and correct erroneous results or problems with laboratory equipment. Reproduces and evaluates techniques and results for accuracy. Maintain inventory of laboratory supplies and equipment. Maintain cell cultures. Operate standard laboratory equipment. Use and maintains laboratory equipment appropriately. Responds to obviously erroneous results or problems with equipment. Assists in daily operations of the laboratory including answering phone, maintaining lab supplies, organization, and cleanliness.. Provides appropriate safety monitoring checks as assigned (radiation safety, biosafety, etc.). \u00b7Customer Service - Relationship Management Maintain\/manage strong working relationships with clients, colleagues, and other key stakeholders. Respond to requests quickly and effectively. Identify and understand customer needs and expectations and meets them. Communicate any relevant information to clients, colleagues, and other key stakeholders. \u00b7Serve as a Resource I Demonstrate competence in specific knowledge, skills and behaviors. Effectively communicate with team members and contribute to their growth by sharing knowledge, experience, and skills. Stay abreast of changes in key systems. Serve as a resource to the department in specific area(s). Qualifications Skills & Competencies \u00b7Clerical Abilities Ability to perform clerical functions with accuracy and attention to detail \u00b7Diversity Appreciation Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself \u00b7Follow Instructions - Adv Ability to follow complex written and verbal instructions \u00b7Scientific Terminology - Adv Advanced knowledge of scientific terminology \u00b7Computer Proficiency Proficiency in basic computer applications such as Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel), e-mail, and internet \u00b7Independence Pursuing work with little supervision or assistance; directing one's own efforts. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team. \u00b7Organization Strong organizational and project management skills to handle projects independently. \u00b7Time Management Prioritization and time-management skills sufficient to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment \u00b7Analysis Strong analytical skills with the ability to make judgments and recommendations based on statistical analysis \u00b7Statistics - Intermediate Familiarity with statistical software, statistical techniques, statistical process control principles, and graphical data display \u00b7Problem Solving Ability to independently work through details of a problem to reach a positive solution \u00b7Lab Equipment Ability to operate necessary laboratory instruments and equipment \u00b7Research Methods - Basic Working knowledge of research methods including measurement, data collection and validity issues \u00b7Communication Excellent verbal, written and\/or interpersonal communication skills Required: \u00b7Bachelor's Degree in a related field OR \u00b7Associate's Degree in a specialized scientific discipline AND 2 years related experience OR \u00b7High School Graduate OR Equivalent AND 4 years related experience OR \u00b7The prior or current Principal Investigator can document extraordinary contributions that demonstrates an equivalent level of expertise \u00b7Research laboratory experience with exposure to laboratory procedures, likely including instrumentation, tissue culture, and animal handling Preferred: \u00b7Undergraduate research experience
Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center
Website : http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/
Cincinnati Children’s, a nonprofit academic medical center established in 1883, is one of the oldest and most distinguished pediatric hospitals in the United States. Clinical Services We offer comprehensive clinical services, from treatments for rare and complex conditions to well-child care. In the 2016-17 U.S. News & World Report survey of best children’s hospitals, Cincinnati Children’s ranked No. 3 among all Honor Roll hospitals. With more than 600 registered beds, Cincinnati Children’s had more than 1.2 million patient encounters and served patients from all 50 states and 68 countries in fiscal 2015. Education & Training Through an academic affiliation dating to 1926, Cincinnati Children’s comprises the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. We train more than 600 residents and clinical fellows a year in various pediatric specialties and offer some of the most highly ranked research-based education and training programs in the nation. Research We have been an important force in pediatric research since the opening of the Cincinnati Children’ Research Foundation in 1931. Grant funding for our research has more than tripled in the last 15 years, supporting countless discoveries and the continued expansion of our areas of research.