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Washington State University Laboratory Assistant 1 in Pullman, Washington

Laboratory Assistant 1Title:510E-YN - Laboratory Assistant 1Business Title:Laboratory Assistant 1Location:WSU PULLMAN CAMPUSArea:Department:Employee Type:Classified (+) (Fixed Term)Job Family:Civil Service - OT EligiblePosition Number:Position Details:Summary of Duties:Under general supervision support the transition of multiple diagnostic testing laboratories to a new facility and perform equipment and laboratory decommissioning following the transition. Perform simple, routine clinical laboratory assays, sample processing, data entry, media preparation, and other laboratory work in support of the transition to a new facility.Eligibility and understanding of BSL-2 laboratory safety guidelines and work environment is required.This is a project appointment which will end July 30, 2021. Renewal is subject to project needs and funding extension.Required Qualifications:High school graduation OR equivalent education/experience.Additional Requirements:• Ability to work weekends and/or holidays during high volume testing periods.• Physical eligibility required for working in a BSL-2 environment. See the following link for more information.• Experience in a medical, healthcare, and/or veterinary diagnostic laboratory setting.• Possession of, or the ability to obtain at time of hire, a valid driver's license.Preferred Qualifications:• Experience using a lab information management system (LIMS) or similar electronic medical record system.• College level Microbiology or similar coursework.• Exceptional data entry skills, demonstrating speed and accuracy.• Experience providing exceptional customer service.• Experience/Familiarity with Hand-Off Communication Standards.• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to respond constructively to stressful situations and problems.Additional Information:Monthly Salary:$2,999.00FTE:100%Permanent/Temporary/Project:ProjectPosition Term in months:6 MonthsCity, State, Zip:Pullman, WA 99164Department:Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab (WADDL)Department Link:http:// Check: This position has been designed to require a background checkPosting Close Date:1/19/21Special Instructions to Applicants:Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references in the application.Time Type:Full timePosition Term:andgt;6 toCopyright 2017 Inc. All rights reserved.