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San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance

Clinical Laboratory Assistant - San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance

HOW YOU WILL IMPACT OUR MISSION

The Clinical Laboratory Assistant performs a variety of duties to assist laboratory operations. This position reports to the Laboratory Manager or Associate Director of Clinical Laboratory Services.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Receive, log, prepare, and may analyze wildlife blood, feces, urine and fluid samples.
  • Maintain inventory of laboratory supplies, including restocking supplies.
  • Prepare and ship blood, feces, urine and fluid samples to outside laboratories or researchers.
  • Maintain paper and electronic filing systems including receiving send out results.
  • Assist the Laboratory Technician with laboratory duties as needed.
  • Coordinate Laboratory activities as needed.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • JOB EXPERIENCE
    • At least one year of experience in a clinical or biological research laboratory, or related training or coursework. 
  • EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
    • Associate's Degree Two Year Technical Degree or similar required.
    • MLT - Medical Technician - Certified from ASCP Registered Veterinary Technician
    • Certified Veterinary Technician-NAVTA Medical Lab Technician  
  • SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
    • Knowledge of standard laboratory equipment.
    • Ability to maintain clear and concise laboratory documentation.
    • Able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
    • Ability to use moderately complex computer systems.
    • Ability to work effectively with others.
    • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks.
    • Knowledge and ability to handle biohazardous materials and potentially zoonotic samples.

SOME OF THE PERKS YOU WILL ENJOY AS A TEAM MEMBER

  • Free admission to the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park
  • Family Passes
  • Complimentary Tickets
  • Local and In-House Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program

IMPORTANT DETAILS

  • Location: San Diego, CA and Escondido, CA
  • Position Type: Full-Time Hourly Non-Exempt Regular Position

Salary

Full-Time Hourly Non-Exempt Regular Position

How to Apply

Apply directly through SDZWA Career page: 

https://us61e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/sdzwa/Posting/View/8330

 

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance
PO BOX 120551
San Diego, CA 92112

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