Research Assistant II, DNA Processing Laboratory, Marrow Donor Program - Georgetown University Medi

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 13, 2018
Closes
Jun 29, 2018
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education, Research
Hours
Full Time
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Research Assistant II, DNA Processing Laboratory, Marrow Donor Program - Georgetown University Medical Center

The C.W. Bill Young Department of Defense (DoD) Marrow Donor Program - often called the DoD Marrow Donor Program or Salute to Life - is located in Rockville, Maryland, and has been in operation since 1991. We work exclusively with military personnel and their dependents, Department of Defense civilian employees, Reservists, and Coast Guard and National Guard members to facilitate marrow and stem cell donations.

The Research Assistant II performs high volume molecular testing and supports laboratory activities. Reporting to the Lab Manager, The Research Assistant II has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Performs high volume molecular HLA Class I and Class II testing of patient, donor, and research specimens in a timely manner. 
  • Maintains and ensures accurate test records within appropriate databases.
  • Evaluates typing results.
  • Performs required equipment and laboratory cleaning and maintenance.
  • Delivers and restocks supplies within the laboratory and donor center.
  • Complies with laboratory, ASHI, and HIPAA standards.
  • Communicates via telephone, fax, email, letters and forms, face-to-face, and in other electronic formats with internal and external staff and partnering agencies.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in science or health related field
  • 1 to 2 years in clinical lab setting

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