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Research Coop Preventive Medicine

Company: Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)
Location: Brookline
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Working under the supervision of the Laboratory Manager and in accordance with established hospital and Division of Preventive Medicine's Biorepository policies and procedures, executes a variety of routine protocols where methodologies are clearly established.

  • Receives incoming pre-processed biospecimens according to specified protocols. The pre-processed blood protocol is scanning the original vials or comparing received specimen against the accompanying manifest then placing into the appropriate liquid nitrogen freezer for storage.
  • Receives specimens returned from analysis and replaces back into original liquid nitrogen freezer locations after checking the returned specimens against the accompanying manifest.
  • Completes outgoing biospecimen requests according to specified protocols. These protocols involve pulling specimen from liquid nitrogen freezer locations, sorting, creating and labeling aliquots, and preparing biospecimens for shipment.
  • Processes incoming whole biospecimens according to specified protocols. The core whole blood protocol is scanning the collection tubes, centrifuging samples, pipetting samples into and labeling storage vials, recording pertinent specimen data (e.g. hemolysis severity, date, identifier, project #), and putting the samples into the appropriate liquid nitrogen freezer for storage.
  • Maintains a clean, organized work environment. Boxes biohazard waste for pick up.
  • Performs other related tasks as requested.

  • High School Diploma
  • Biotechnology/Biomanufacturing experience/education and lab bench work experience preferred.
    Skills/Abilities/Competencies Required:
  • Ability to work independently and to perform a variety of routine tasks.
  • Good organizational skills, detail oriented.
  • Ability to accurately record specimen information.
  • Ability to lift 20-pound freezer racks.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, as this position involves working with a broad range of personnel.

    EEO Statement
    BWH is an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Keywords: Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH), Brookline , Research Coop Preventive Medicine, Healthcare , Brookline, Massachusetts

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