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UT Health Laboratory Technician II (SOD-Diagnostic Sciences) in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Laboratory Technician II (SOD-Diagnostic Sciences)

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Allied Health

UTHealth School of Dentistry

Requisition #: 210002OV

Position Summary:

Provides professional and technical expertise to instructors and students related to the proper use of various types of laboratory or scientific equipment in an instructional setting.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Prepares materials for laboratory classes and readies equipment for classes based on course outlines, memos, and faculty-identified specifications.

  2. Assists the instructor and students with the operation of scientific equipment or simulators as needed.

  3. May demonstrate the safe and proper use of scientific laboratory equipment.

  4. May work with faculty to make appropriate modifications to equipment/software depending on instructional needs.

  5. Maintain supplies and equipment as needed for the lab.

  6. Cleans and sterilizes laboratory glassware.

  7. Prepares various solutions, diets for lab animal, or chemicals for laboratory lessons.

  8. May provide work direction and guidance to personnel within department.

  9. May lead projects and activities.

  10. Performs other duties as assigned.



Minimum Education:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Experience:

Two years 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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