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UT Health Laboratory Technician I - Casual - Edinburg, TX in Brownsville, Texas

Laboratory Technician I - Casual - Edinburg, TX

Brownsville, Texas



UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 21000190

Department: School of Public Health

Location: Ecinburg, TX

Position Type: Casual/ 10 hours/wk

Position Summary:

Provides routine semi-technical assistance in a variety of laboratory support duties.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Dispenses biohazardous materials by autoclaving and bagging for disposal.

  2. Washes and sterilizes glassware, pipets, instruments and tips. Soaks glassware and instruments in dichromate acid to remove stubborn stains

  3. Collects lab coats daily for laundry, completes laundry slips with the number of submitted coats, and returns the lab coats to their proper labs.

  4. Assists with the update of the specimen and reagent inventories, using Microsoft Excel

  5. Performs other duties as assigned.

Preferred Certification/Skills:

Familiar with use of Microsoft programs (Word, Outlook and Excel in particular)

Minimum Education:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Experience:

One year of experience with laboratory and/or scientific procedures.

May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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