Research Technician II
The research Technician II will perform routine research procedures related to investigation such as animal surgery, histology, immunohistochemistry, genotyping, RNA, and DNA extraction as directed by principal investigator or supervisor. Duties will be supervised.
Plan, conduct, and manage search projects within the federal and institutional regulations and policies under the direction of the principal investigator.
Responsible for appropriate use of research funds and resources.
Comply with all annual job-related training requirements.
Conduct literature search as directed.
Perform routine tests under the direction of principal investigator or supervisor.
Record and check results for completeness and accuracy.
Perform tasks that may require familiarity with fundamental techniques and equipment.
Compile information from lab notebooks and journals.
Attend courses, seminars, and lab meetings to expand knowledge of research and laboratory techniques.
Assist with planning specific research protocols and procedures.
Coordinate schedules of tests and procedures.
Assist staff to develop and troubleshoot new techniques and ideas.
Maintain a log of work performed;
Prepare charts, graphs, and results of studies; compile and help analyze data.
Maintain all required records, reports, statistics, etc.; prepare summary reports as requested.
Maintain and update department policies in regard to procedures, objectives, safety etc.
Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)
Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
Partner with all team members to achieve goals
Receptive to others' ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/ Problem Solving
Contribute to a positive work environment
Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/ Financial Management
Use resources efficiently
Search for less costly ways of doing things.
Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance
Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.