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6 Nov 2020

Full-Time Laboratory Technician

University of Kansas Medical Center – Posted by Rosedale Jobs Anywhere

Job Description

SOM KC Cancer Center Clinical Trials

Position Title:
Laboratory Technician
Job Family Group:
Professional Staff

Job Description Summary:
The Laboratory Technician is responsible for the performance of laboratory activities for the Biospecimen Repository Core Facility (BRCF) for cancer research. This includes performing activities of specimen processing, sample storage, and sample distribution. This also includes overseeing activities related to quality assurance and regulatory standards. The technician will interface with investigators regarding samples and sample distribution. This position reports directly to the Laboratory Supervisor of the BRCF.

The University of Kansas Cancer Center is the region’s only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center where patients gain access to the most promising therapies, cutting-edge clinical trials and world class research.

Required Qualifications:

• Education: Bachelor’s Degree in biology, chemistry, or other science related area. Experience may substitute for degree on a year for year basis.
• Skills: Able to comply with HIPAA guidelines and research regulations.
Must demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills to interface with clinicians, pathology staff, and researchers.
Superb time management skills; be well-organized and highly motivated.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Work Experience: At least 1 year of laboratory experience.
• Skills: Familiarity with medical terminology. Oncology experience preferred.

Job Duties Outlined:

• Perform specimen processing under the direction of the Laboratory Supervisor. This includes specimens collected for the repository or processed on behalf of other investigators and clinical trials. Specimen processing will be performed in accordance to the appropriate standard operating procedure.

• Perform specimen banking under the direction of the Laboratory Supervisor. This includes specimens banked in long term storage for the repository or on behalf of other investigators. Banking will be performed in accordance to the appropriate standard operating procedure.

• Perform sample distribution under the direction of the Laboratory Supervisor.
• Follow quality assurance plan and ensure laboratory processes are performed correctly. This includes daily quality control activities.
• Adhere to all laboratory standard operating procedures. Participate in reviewing SOP’s for accuracy on an annual basis.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Documents: Must provide the following:

• Resume & Cover Letter

Employee Type:

Time Type:
Full time

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How to Apply

To learn more and apply online, please visit or go to and search for position number JR000737. Applications must be submitted directly through the KU Medical Center website to be considered for this position. Any applications submitted via email or this website will NOT be reviewed or considered.

Job Categories: Healthcare. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000 and 40,000 - 60,000.

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