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Children's Hospital Boston Laboratory Assistant I in Boston, Massachusetts

57591BRTitle:Laboratory Assistant IDepartment:CardiologyAutoReqId:57591BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:Laboratory MedicineJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

This Lab Assistant I will be responsible for:

  • Cleans glassware for labs.

  • Prepares basic lab reagents.

  • Monitors and maintains general laboratory equipment maintenance, inventory supply and filing.

  • Monitors and maintains laboratory supplies in technologist work areas; restocks supplies if necessary. Checks all storage areas in laboratory for any surplus stock and distributes accordingly.

  • Maintains and performs preventative maintenance on major laboratory equipment. Performs and documents quality control on laboratory equipment.

  • Maintains the cleanliness and tidiness of the laboratory.

To qualify, you must have:

  • High School education or equivalent and no previous experience.

  • The skills to follow directions, read, add and subtract numbers, and make comparisons between numbers and letters, use basic equipment. Work requires the ability to work independently.

  • The ability to understand and respond to simple written or verbal instructions. Incumbents must respond appropriately to instructions, questions or requests for information. Work occasionally requires contact with patients and/or visitors, which involves courtesy.

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

BCH offers competitive compensation and benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off).

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular