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Salary Breakdown

Biological Technicians

Average

$45,620

ANNUAL

$21.93

HOURLY

Entry Level

$30,650

ANNUAL

$14.74

HOURLY

Mid Level

$40,710

ANNUAL

$19.57

HOURLY

Expert Level

$62,600

ANNUAL

$30.10

HOURLY


Program Recommendations

Biological Technicians

Chandler-Gilbert Community College (MCCCD)

Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Sustainability and Environmental Studies

Education

Associate's Degree

Glendale Community College (MCCCD)

Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Sustainability and Environmental Studies

Education

Associate's Degree

GateWay Community College (MCCCD)

Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Sustainability and Environmental Studies

Education

Associate's Degree

Paradise Valley Community College (MCCCD)

Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Sustainability and Environmental Studies

Education

Associate's Degree

Rio Salado College (MCCCD)

Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Sustainability and Environmental Studies

Education

Associate's Degree

Scottsdale Community College (MCCCD)

Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Sustainability and Environmental Studies

Education

Associate's Degree


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Biological Technicians

61

Current Available Jobs

1,380

Projected job openings through 2030


Top Expected Tasks

Biological Technicians


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Biological Technicians

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Biology

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English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

KNOWLEDGE

Chemistry

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Science

SKILL

Active Learning

ABILITY

Inductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Information Ordering

ABILITY

Oral Expression


Job Opportunities

Biological Technicians

  • Clinical Research Associate Manager - Central Region (Remote)
    Merck    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 1 day    

    **Job Description**

    This role will be key to ensure strong monitoring in our clinical trials. Under the oversight of the CRD or Head of Site Management and Monitoring, the person is responsible to manage a team of 6-14 CRAs and to ensure excellent study and site performance with strict adherence to local regulations, company SOPs and ICH GCP.

    As line manager the role is critical to continuously develop key talents by providing training, support and mentoring to the CRAs and properly manage situation of low or non-performance.

    The role will work at country level with other local stakeholder e.g. CRM to ensure alignment and development of the country capabilities. The role will collaborate with country PLMs to ensure alignment across all monitoring functions. The person contributes to HQ capacity/resource planning activities to ensure efficient allocation of resources and work.

    **Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:**

    + Work allocation, staff development and performance appraisal.

    + Provides input for capacity planning, including reporting of current manpower and forecasting of CRA capacity and needs, to provide efficient use of resources.

    + Work with CRAs, PLMS and other functions to ensure consistency of processes and protocol implementation across the country, to reduce variability and provide predictability.

    + Interacts with sites as needed to resolve site or CRA operational issues to meet commitments in a timely manner in coordination with the study CRM.

    + Attend local Investigator Meetings if requested to.

    + Interface with GCTO partners on clinical trial execution.

    + Escalates site performance issues to CRM and Clinical Research Director CRD.

    **People and Resource Management:**

    + Manage CRA – career development, performance reviews, etc., including addressing low performance situations, and taking appropriate actions.

    + Support and resolve escalation of issues from CRAs.

    + Liaise with local HR and finance functions as required.

    + Contribute to HQ capacity/resource planning activities to ensure efficient allocation of resources and work. Manage local conflicts between resource and work.

    + Provides training, support and mentoring to the CRA to ensure continuous development.

    + Ensures CRA compliance to corporate policies, procedures and quality standards

    **Extent of Travel:**

    + up to 50%

    **Qualifications, Skills & Experience:**

    **CORE Competency Expectations:**

    + Ability to work independently and in a team environment

    + Excellent people management, time management, project management and organizational skills

    + History of strong performance

    + Skills and judgment required to be a good steward/decision maker for the company

    + Fluent in Local Language and business proficient in English (verbal and written)

    + Excellent working knowledge of all applicable ICH/GCP regulations and Good Documentation Practices and ability to work within these guidelines

    + Expertise in and excellent working knowledge of core trial management systems and tools

    **Behavioral Competency Expectations:**

    + High emotional intelligence

    + Strong leadership skills with proven success in people management

    + Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, conflict management

    + Demonstrated ability to build relationships and to communicate effectively with external customers (e.g. sites and investigators)

    + Influencing skills

    **Experience Requirements:**

    **Required:**

    + Minimum of 5 years´ experience within Clinical Research

    + Minimum of 3 years’ experience as CRA monitoring clinical trials

    + Line management experience preferred or at the minimum team leader experience

    **Educational Requirements:**

    **Required:**

    + Bachelor’s degree in Science

    ​ **Preferred:**

    + Advanced degree, (e.g. BA/BS or higher) with a strong emphasis in science and/or biology

    **\#EligibleforERP**

    **MRLGCTO**

    **NOTICE** **FOR** **INTERNAL** **APPLICANTS**

    In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

    If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separationpackage, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

    **Employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as customer-facing commercial, or research-based roles, will be expected to comply not only with Company policy but also with policies established by such external stakeholders (for example, a requirement to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access a facility or meet with stakeholders). Please understand that, as permitted by applicable law, if you have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 and an essential function of your job is to call on external stakeholders who require vaccination to enter their premises or engage in face-to-face meetings, then your employment may pose an undue burden to business operations, in which case you may not be offered employment, or your employment could be terminated. Please also note that, where permitted by applicable law, the Company reserves the right to require COVID-19 vaccinations for positions, such as in Global Employee Health, where the Company determines in its discretion that the nature of the role presents an increased risk of disease transmission.**

    Current Employees apply HERE (https://wd5.myworkday.com/msd/d/task/1422$6687.htmld)

    Current Contingent Workers apply HERE (https://wd5.myworkday.com/msd/d/task/1422$4020.htmld)

    **US and Puerto Rico Residents Only:**

    Our company is committed to inclusion, ensuring that candidates can engage in a hiring process that exhibits their true capabilities. Please click here (https://survey.sogosurvey.com/r/aCdfqL) if you need an accommodation during the application or hiring process.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. For more information about personal rights under the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment laws, visit:

    EEOC Know Your Rights (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/22-088\_EEOC\_KnowYourRights\_10\_20.pdf)

    EEOC GINA Supplement​

    Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp\_%20English\_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

    We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively.

    Learn more about your rights, including under California, Colorado and other US State Acts (https://www.msdprivacy.com/us/en/CCPA-notice/)

    **U.S. Hybrid Work Model**

    Effective September 5, 2023, employees in office-based positions in the U.S. will be working a Hybrid work consisting of three total days on-site per week, generally Tuesday, Wednesday and either Monday or Thursday, although the specific days may vary by site or organization, with Friday designated as a remote-working day, unless business critical tasks require an on-site presence. This Hybrid work model does not apply to, and daily in-person attendance is required for, field-based positions; facility-based, manufacturing-based, or research-based positions where the work to be performed is located at a Company site; positions covered by a collective-bargaining agreement (unless the agreement provides for hybrid work); or any other position for which the Company has determined the job requirements cannot be reasonably met working remotely. Please note, this Hybrid work model guidance also does not apply to roles that have been designated as “remote”.

    Under New York State, Colorado State, Washington State, and California State law, the Company is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the salary range for this job. Final determinations with respect to salary will take into account a number of factors, which may include, but not be limited to the primary work location and the chosen candidate’s relevant skills, experience, and education.

    Expected salary range:

    $135,500.00 - $213,400.00

    Available benefits include bonus eligibility, long term incentive if applicable, health care and other insurance benefits (for employee and family), retirement benefits, paid holidays, vacation, and sick days. A summary of benefits is listed here (https://www.benefitsatmerck.com/) .

    **Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully**

    Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

    **Employee Status:**

    Regular

    **Relocation:**

    No relocation

    **VISA Sponsorship:**

    No

    **Travel Requirements:**

    25%

    **Flexible Work Arrangements:**

    Remote

    **Shift:**

    Not Indicated

    **Valid Driving License:**

    Yes

    **Hazardous Material(s):**

    NA

    **Job Posting End Date:**

    06/18/2024

    ***A job posting is effective until 11:59:59PM on the day** **BEFORE** **the listed job posting end date. Please ensure you apply to a job posting no later than the day** **BEFORE** **the job posting end date.**

    **Job Posting End Date:** 06/18/2024

    A job posting is effective until 11:59:59PM on the day BEFORE the listed job posting end date. Please ensure you apply to a job posting no later than the day BEFORE the job posting end date.

    **Requisition ID:** R299140


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • RUBBER LAB TECHNICIAN I
    Custom Truck One Source    Yuma, AZ 85366
     Posted 3 days    

    EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE. EXCITING POSSIBILITIES. GREAT OPPORTUNITY.

    Custom Truck One Source has changed the way the industry looks at specialized truck and heavy equipment solutions. With sales, rentals, aftermarket parts and service, equipment customization, remanufacturing, financing solutions, and asset disposal, our team of experts, vast equipment breadth and integrated network of locations across North America offer superior service and unmatched efficiency for our customers. Your success is what's next with Custom Truck One Source.

    Are you a driven candidate with solid experience? If so, we are looking for you! We are growing rapidly and looking for Rubber Lab Tech I, who will partner with our growing team. The role is located at our Yuma, AZ location. You will be responsible for providing quality products to our customers in a timely, cost-efficient manner.

    THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

    You understand the heavy equipment business and have a drive for being an active part of solutions. You set the bar high and set an example for other leaders and colleagues on how to work collaboratively with the highest level of integrity.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Provide complete, high level customer products/service and support for customers and other facilities.

    • Process requests of Rubber Lab Lead in an accurate and timely manner.

    • Diagnose departmental issues and communicate issues with Rubber Lab Lead.

    • Stay up to date on all procedure or process changes and utilize appropriate tools to improve process efficiency.

    • Provide high quality workmanship.

    Requirements

    • The person in this position frequently communicates with others who have operational inquiries.

    • Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

    • Ability to stand for prolonged periods.

    • Dexterity required to utilize power tools, and other tools required to do the job.

    • Ability to work in a safe environment and respect those around you.

    • Must be able to observe and interpret operational data.

    • Demonstrate regular and consistent attendance.

    • Ability to perform responsibilities at the designated site for designated hours as assigned, excluding holidays and PTO.

    • Ability to work without direct supervision.

    Other Responsibilities:

    • Various projects as assigned

    Education and Experience:

    • Understanding of RubberTesting.net.

    • Proficient in all rubber testing duties except for using the tester.

    • Understands rubber class and type and corresponding voltages and cleaning requirements.

    • Experience working in a results-oriented, team environment.

    • Exceptional time management skills.

    • Ability to enter data into computer or tablet.

    BENEFITS

    • 401(k) with Employer Match

    • Competitive Health Care

    • Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance

    • Paid Vacation, Sick and Holidays

    • STD/ LTD

    • Partner Discounts

    • Investment in Employee Development

    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

    Custom Truck One Source provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Medical Laboratory Scientist / Medical Laboratory Technician - Microbiology
    Sonora Quest    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 4 days    

    **Primary City/State:**

    Phoenix, Arizona

    **Department Name:**

    **Work Shift:**

    Varied

    **Job Category:**

    Lab

    **Come do great work on behalf of better health!**

    **We are seeking either a MLS or MLT to work in our clinical microbiology lab which has a very unique variety of testing available and some of the most interesting clinical microbiology in the Phoenix metropolitan area. To find out more about this lab check out us out at:** **https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/banner-university-medical-center-mega-micro-lab-amy-braun/**

    **This unique opportunity provides a variety of micro clinical testing to include Mycology AFB, and Nocardia as well as a team oriented, learning fostering environment!**

    **Sonora Quest Laboratories, a joint venture between Banner Health and Quest Diagnostics, is one of the nation’s largest integrated laboratory system with approximately 3,800 employees, performing more than 97 million diagnostic tests per year. We are CAP accredited and are the only healthcare company ever to receive our state’s highest quality award, the** **_Arizona Governor’s Award for Quality_** **.**

    **We are seeking knowledgeable, resourceful, and adaptable employees who enjoy busy work environments, problem solving, and innovative process improvement. We want to have the best possible impact in patient diagnostic outcomes and are looking for likeminded, patient focused folks who genuinely care about patient care.**

    **All shifts available. Please let us know what shift you are looking for when you apply!**

    POSITION SUMMARY

    This position is responsible for a high level of technical knowledge and application of that knowledge to department testing, clinical relevance, and complex problem solving skills. This position serves as a department resource, and is responsible for assisting with department compliance with all pertinent laboratory accrediting agency and regulatory requirements (e.g., CLIA ’88, JCAHO, CAP, OSHA).

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    + Bachelor’s Degree in clinical laboratory science/medical technology, OR BS degree in chemical, physical or biological science and a certificate of completion of a Categorical equivalent of MLS program, OR Bachelor’s Degree in chemical, physical or biological science and certification (MLS or categorical).

    + U.S. Students may be hired at the job title equivalent in clinical laboratory science under the following conditions: Student is enrolled in a clinically recognized program (CLS), student’s clinical rotation in the core area must be completed prior to working in that core area and student must complete program within one year of hire.

    + Foreign educated candidates must provide a detailed credential evaluation from IERF (International Education Research Foundation) or other nationally recognized credentialing agency.

    + For certain specialty disciplines ONLY (Toxicology, Clinical Mass Spectrometry, etc.) where no certification is available from a certifying agency, a Bachelor’s Degree with one year of experience in that discipline is required. Individuals with specialty certification may only work in the discipline of their specialty.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    + MT or categorical certification (ASCP, AMT, HEW, AAB).

    + Additional related education and/or experience.

    DATE APPROVED 06/12/2022

    EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans (https://www.bannerhealth.com/careers/eeo)

    Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.

    Privacy Policy (https://www.bannerhealth.com/about/legal-notices/privacy)

    Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

    EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans

    Banner Health supports a drug-free work environment.
    https://www.bannerhealth.com/careers/eeo


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Lab Technician (Entry-Level)
    Protex The PT Xperts, LLC    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 4 days    

    Entry to mid-level position testing soils, concrete, and asphalt construction materials in a busy fast-paced environment.

    General Responsibilities:

    The following is intended to provide general guidance, but is not intended to limit the scope of this position..

    + Understand and perform construction materials testing according to ASTM, AASHTO, and ARIZ test methods.

    + Monitor for and troubleshoot irregularities in testing of construction materials.

    + Ensure that all supplies and resources needed to carry out the day’s work load are obtained.

    + Maintain all equipment in clean, safe and good working condition.

    + Appropriately respond to inquiries and complaints from clients and employees, and bring them to the attention of pertinent management staff when necessary.

    + Expand knowledge and professionalism in construction materials testing through continuing education by obtaining certifications through ATTI and ACI.

    + Performs other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge, skills and abilities:

    To perform the requirements of this position effectively, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The following requirements are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    + Minimum of a high school/GED diploma, with a minimum of 1 year work-related experience.

    + Working knowledge of basic computer operations.

    + Possesses basic mathematical skills.

    + Ability to work independently, establish and maintain effective professional working relations with others.

    + Ability to carry out detailed written or oral instructions on an independent basis.

    + Ability to be proficient in time management

    + Ability to follow and carry out specific instructions on an independent basis.

    + Ability to multi-task and adhere to timelines and deadlines

    + Ability to apply standards, rules, policies, and procedures to formulate sound and well-supported conclusions.

    + Possess strong interpersonal relations with engineers, geologists, contractors, trade partners, governmental agencies, clients, management, and inter-office personnel.

    Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:

    Certifications, Licenses, Registrations and other training that may apply to this position include, but are not limited to the following:

    DESIRED

    Clean and Valid Driver’s License

    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to stand up to 8 hours or more at a time.

    The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 125 pounds.

    Work Environment

    The work environment is both indoors and outdoors, in all weather conditions, depending on assigned duties.

    Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

    Job Type: Full-time

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    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Lab Technician - Quality Assurance Food Manufacturing
    Lactalis American Group Inc.    Casa Grande, AZ 85193
     Posted 5 days    

    Lab Technician - Quality Assurance Food Manufacturing

    Casa Grande, AZ (http://maps.google.com/maps?q=1285+W.+Gila+Bend+Highway+Casa+Grande+AZ+USA+85193)

    Description

    Lactalis US Yogurt is currently seeking candidates to join ourQuality Assurance Team.

    Lactalis Group, the world leader in dairy, is a family-owned business with more than 85,000 pragmatic and ambitious professionals worldwide, committed to providing healthy and delicious dairy products that bring people together every day. At Lactalis, our core values ofAMBITION,ENGAGEMENT, andSIMPLICITYare at the heart of everything we do.

    If you’re looking for a unique experience with a company that offers strong brands, professional expertise, and a dynamic work environment that champions entrepreneurial spirit, hands-on responsibility, and real opportunity for career development, we want to hear from you!

    At Lactalis US Yogurt, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace and we know that our candidates come from many different backgrounds, cultures, and experiences. If you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job posting, we still encourage you to apply and share with us yourSTORY, yourPASSION, and yourEXPERTISE! You may be just the perfect candidate for this or other roles within our company.

    From your PASSION to ours

    The Quality Assurance Lab Technician performs timely and accurate evaluations and analysis of raw materials, products, processes, and facilities that support the efficient manufacturing and shipment of quality products according to the specifications at our manufacturing facility.

    The Quality Assurance Lab Technician starts at $19.00 / hour, plus shift differentials. This opening is for overnight shift.

    From your EXPERTISE to ours

    Key responsibilities for a Quality Assurance Lab Technician include:

    + Responsible for all aspects of food safety and quality as defined by plant and department procedures.

    + Collect, analyze, and evaluate samples from each step of yogurt production and approve for use in production or distribution using various test equipment, test procedures, and methodology.

    + Hold product based on specifications and product knowledge.

    + Monitor and approve production equipment sanitation, start-up, and performance using control devices and tests.

    + Monitor the environment of the plant using various test equipment and procedures and communicate results to operations team on a regular basis, to include, but not limited to air sampling, swabbing equipment and drains.

    + Perform audits on Good Manufacturing Practices in all areas of the plant.

    + Prepare paperwork for use in reporting results to internal auditing, SQF auditing, and State Agencies.

    + Maintain and calibrate test equipment using control devices and tests.

    + Communicates with operations employees regarding issues, results, and status of evaluations daily.

    + Utilize the Scientific Investigation Method through the course of daily work.

    + Maintain a sanitary and well stocked area.

    + Perform other duties as assigned.

    Requirements

    From your STORY to ours

    Qualified applicants will contribute the following:

    Education & Experience

    + High School diploma, GED, and 3 to 6 months of related training and/or experience in a food manufacturing laboratory/quality assurance team.

    + Experience working in a "clean" environment, utilizing aseptic methodologies, and performing bacteriological culture and laboratory analysis.

    Skills / Abilities / Knowledge

    + Ability to perform mathematical calculations and analysis.

    + Ability to understand and follow company policies, standards, and specifications.

    + Ability to understand, operate, and interpret results derived through typical laboratory testing procedures.

    + Communicate effectively and accurately, both verbally and in writing.

    + Take directions and follow instructions accurately.

    + Work well with peers and supervisors across various teams.

    + Proficient in Word, Excel, and SAP.

    + Must be able to routinely lift up to 25 lbs.

    + Must be able to work in a variable temperature environment.

    + Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time.

    + Must be able to stoop and reach on a regular basis, along with climbing and balancing.

    + Routine exposure to mechanical machinery.

    + Must be comfortable working in a multi-task, deadline, and consumer-driven environment.

    + Close vision is required.

    The above job description is intended to describe the duties of an employee in general terms and does not necessarily describe all the duties.

    Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S.We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

    Direct hire – No agencies.

    Lactalis US Yogurt and Subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Medical Lab Technician I - Banner Estrella (Night Shift)
    Sonora Quest    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 7 days    

    **Primary City/State:**

    Phoenix, Arizona

    **Department Name:**

    Lab-BEMC

    **Work Shift:**

    Night

    **Job Category:**

    Lab

    **_Find your Voice, Passion, & Purpose_**

    POSITION SUMMARY

    This position performs waived and non-waived tests as defined by CLIA ‘88 in an accurate and timely manner with supervision. Assists with department compliance with all pertinent laboratory accrediting agencies and regulatory requirements (e.g., CLIA ’88, JCAHO, CAP, OSHA). Personnel report to department supervisor.

    CORE FUNCTIONS

    1. Performs testing in an accurate and timely manner according to established policies and performance standards with a knowledge level determined for that testing. Responsible for startup, calibration and accuracy of procedures and instrumentation. Exercises independent judgment and can identify appropriate resources in performance of assigned duties utilizing knowledge and skills. Demonstrates comprehension of theory and clinical relevance of testing. Demonstrates problem resolution and decision making skills for routine operational and technical problems. Demonstrates knowledge of computer systems used in the department and can perform basic troubleshooting of computer problems. Demonstrates awareness and complies with accrediting agency and regulatory requirements related to area of responsibility.

    2. Recognizes and ensures validity of abnormal patient and/or QC results for testing. Ensures accuracy of test results. Participates in detecting and documenting occurrences that deviate from defined procedures. Demonstrates appropriate resolution and follow through for problem solving identified during testing. Promotes and consistently meets department standards for productivity and quality.

    3. Ensures the appropriate use of supplies and materials and assists with inventory management. Ensures efficient utilization of reagents and supplies. Recognizes and provides input towards opportunities for improvements in financial performance to decrease costs, improve productivity, and improve service.

    4. Self-directed and motivated to contribute to projects identified by the supervisor, with the completion of a minimum of one project per year. Seeks out opportunities to identify projects relating to department needs. Active in training and competency of laboratory personnel. Performs well in supervisor’s absence and provides guidance on issues relating to pre-analytical, waived and non-waived testing. Completes training module for newly hired/transferred personnel.

    5. Communicates courteously, professionally, effectively and accurately with internal and external customers. Participates in the resolution of communication issues. Knows and utilizes appropriate resources for increased levels of problem solving. Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills. Promotes positive communications that enhances teamwork. Attendance and participation at staff meetings.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    + Associate’s Degree in medical laboratory science, OR

    + Bachelor's Degree in chemical, physical or biological science, OR

    + Have successfully completed military training of 50 or more weeks and served as a medical laboratory specialist. Military must be a high school graduate or equivalent.

    + Basic Computer skills.

    + Students may be hired at the job title equivalent to their future certification under the following conditions: Student is enrolled in a clinically recognized program (MLT), student’s clinical rotation in the core area must be completed prior to working in that core area and student must complete the MLT program within one year of hire.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    + MLT certification (ASCP, AMT, HEW, AAB)

    + Additional related education and/or experience

    EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans (https://www.bannerhealth.com/careers/eeo)

    Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.

    Privacy Policy (https://www.bannerhealth.com/about/legal-notices/privacy)

    Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

    EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans

    Banner Health supports a drug-free work environment.
    https://www.bannerhealth.com/careers/eeo


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Medical Lab Technician - Evening Shift
    Sonora Quest    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 7 days    

    **Primary City/State:**

    Phoenix, Arizona

    **Department Name:**

    General Lab-Even-Ref Lab

    **Work Shift:**

    Evening

    **Job Category:**

    Lab

    POSITION SUMMARY

    This position performs waived and non-waived tests as defined by CLIA ‘88 in an accurate and timely manner with supervision. Assists with department compliance with all pertinent laboratory accrediting agencies and regulatory requirements (e.g., CLIA ’88, JCAHO, CAP, OSHA). Personnel report to department supervisor.

    CORE FUNCTIONS

    1. Performs testing in an accurate and timely manner according to established policies and performance standards with a knowledge level determined for that testing. Responsible for startup, calibration and accuracy of procedures and instrumentation. Exercises independent judgment and can identify appropriate resources in performance of assigned duties utilizing knowledge and skills. Demonstrates comprehension of theory and clinical relevance of testing. Demonstrates problem resolution and decision making skills for routine operational and technical problems. Demonstrates knowledge of computer systems used in the department and can perform basic troubleshooting of computer problems. Demonstrates awareness and complies with accrediting agency and regulatory requirements related to area of responsibility.

    2. Recognizes and ensures validity of abnormal patient and/or QC results for testing. Ensures accuracy of test results. Participates in detecting and documenting occurrences that deviate from defined procedures. Demonstrates appropriate resolution and follow through for problem solving identified during testing. Promotes and consistently meets department standards for productivity and quality.

    3. Ensures the appropriate use of supplies and materials and assists with inventory management. Ensures efficient utilization of reagents and supplies. Recognizes and provides input towards opportunities for improvements in financial performance to decrease costs, improve productivity, and improve service.

    4. Self-directed and motivated to contribute to projects identified by the supervisor, with the completion of a minimum of one project per year. Seeks out opportunities to identify projects relating to department needs. Active in training and competency of laboratory personnel. Performs well in supervisor’s absence and provides guidance on issues relating to pre-analytical, waived and non-waived testing. Completes training module for newly hired/transferred personnel.

    5. Communicates courteously, professionally, effectively and accurately with internal and external customers. Participates in the resolution of communication issues. Knows and utilizes appropriate resources for increased levels of problem solving. Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills. Promotes positive communications that enhances teamwork. Attendance and participation at staff meetings.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    + Associate’s Degree in medical laboratory science, OR

    + Bachelor's Degree in chemical, physical or biological science, OR

    + Have successfully completed military training of 50 or more weeks and served as a medical laboratory specialist. Military must be a high school graduate or equivalent.

    + Basic Computer skills.

    + Students may be hired at the job title equivalent to their future certification under the following conditions: Student is enrolled in a clinically recognized program (MLT), student’s clinical rotation in the core area must be completed prior to working in that core area and student must complete the MLT program within one year of hire.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    + MLT certification (ASCP, AMT, HEW, AAB)

    + Additional related education and/or experience

    EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans (https://www.bannerhealth.com/careers/eeo)

    Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.

    Privacy Policy (https://www.bannerhealth.com/about/legal-notices/privacy)

    Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

    EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans

    Banner Health supports a drug-free work environment.
    https://www.bannerhealth.com/careers/eeo


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Research Associate - Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
    Mayo Clinic    Scottsdale, AZ 85258
     Posted 7 days    

    **Why Mayo Clinic**

    Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit plans (https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/benefits/) – to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You’ll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.

    **Responsibilities**

    Dr. Joe Zein's lab from Pulmonary Medicine Department is interested in hiring a bioinformatician skilled biostatistics and in multiomic data analysis and integration. Additional skills required is knowledge in the application of machine learning and deep learning algorithms. Programming skills include proficiency in using R, Python.

    A Research Associate in Bioinformatics/Biostatistics (BST) will have a primary focus in developing software and research techniques and/or tools to analyze and then aid in understanding biological data. Responsibilities and skills required involve computer programming, calculating statistics related to biological information, and mathematics.

    **Qualifications**

    Must have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a field deemed relevant by the program.

    **Exemption Status**

    Exempt

    **Compensation Detail**

    Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.

    **Benefits Eligible**

    Yes

    **Schedule**

    Full Time

    **Hours/Pay Period**

    80

    **International Assignment**

    No

    **Site Description**

    Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is. (https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/alllocations)

    **Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer**

    As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

    **Recruiter**

    Lei Feng

    **Equal opportunity**

    As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Research Assistant - Swanson Lab - Limited Tenure
    Mayo Clinic    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 7 days    

    **Why Mayo Clinic**

    Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit plans (https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/benefits/) – to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You’ll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.

    **Responsibilities**

    Performs various support functions in research laboratory using proper procedures to avoid the risk of laboratory-acquired infection or sample-to-sample contamination. Maintains and cleans equipment and the facility; maintains and restocks supplies; and maintains computer database. Works under direct supervision. Attention to detail is essential while dealing with multiple tasks. Flexibility is important in adjusting to frequent changes in work volume.

    **Qualifications**

    Requires a high school diploma with coursework in mathematics and relevant sciences. Must have previous work experience that demonstrates organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task. Experience with Excel software is preferred. Requires manual dexterity, accurate typing, and good communication skills. Must be able to prioritize and adjust to changes in work volume.

    This is a limited tenure position that has been approved for 2 years that may have the possibility of turning into a regular position.

    Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This position is not eligible for F-1 OPT STEM extension.

    **Exemption Status**

    Nonexempt

    **Compensation Detail**

    $17.20- $22.89 / hour

    **Benefits Eligible**

    Yes

    **Schedule**

    Part Time

    **Hours/Pay Period**

    40

    **Schedule Details**

    M-F, 4 hours per day

    **Weekend Schedule**

    NA

    **International Assignment**

    No

    **Site Description**

    Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is. (https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/alllocations)

    **Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer**

    As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

    **Recruiter**

    Matt Burdick

    **Equal opportunity**

    As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Imaging Research Specialist
    Dignity Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 7 days    

    **Overview**

    Hello humankindness Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix ArizonaSt. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health social and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy St. Josephs was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later St. Josephs remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care medical education and research. St. Josephs includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute Norton Thoracic Institute Cancer Center at St. Josephs Ivy Brain Tumor Center and St. Josephs Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics neuro-rehabilitation orthopedics and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Josephs among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition St. Josephs boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Josephs and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Childrens Hospital.St. Josephs is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizonas healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizonas Most Admired Companies.Look for us on Facebookand follow us on Twitter.For the health of our community ... we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus.

    **Responsibilities**

    Operates and helps maintain MRI scanner develops and codes new methods for MRI collection and reconstruction performs post-processing for faculty helps faculty perform research. Works under guidance of PI but able to work independently.

    + With general guidance from PI, responsible to implement data collection and reconstruction algorithms, test algorithms on the scanner using both phantoms and volunteers, verify performance and robustness of methods, and compare to current methods, where applicable, using quantitative, metric-based approaches.

    + Makes original contributions to research and is entitled to write and submit these findings to national meetings. Contributes new ideas and assistance to PI's grant applications. Assumes responsibility for accurate record keeping and results. Presents findings in regular lab meetings.

    + Maintains quality control and is responsible for all equipment utilized in the lab. Initiates routine service checks, preventive maintenance, and calibrations in accordance with equipment manuals and publications to ensure all equipment is performing to standard.

    + Trains new personnel on equipment use.

    + Participates in own continuing education through literature reviews, presentations, and meeting attendance. Mentors and trains Research Assistants, students and fellows.

    + Operates scanner for other researchers, and performs post-processing of data as needed

    **Qualifications**

    **MINIMUM**

    MS degree in related engineering or science field.

    Prior employment or training in a research clinical or other scientific environment is advantageous.

    Must have training or experience in both signal processing and medical imaging physics.

    Must be proficient at computer programming and have basic computer systems administration skills.

    Must have fundamental knowledge of medical imaging particularly MRI

    **PREFERRED**

    PhD in physics engineering or a related discipline

    Experience with advanced MRI acquisition and analysis

    Dignity Health now offers an Education Benefit program for benefit-eligible employees. This program provides debt relief and student loan assistance to help you achieve your goals. Full-time employees can receive up to $18,000 over five years, while part-time employees can receive up to $9,000. While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, and adoption assistance.

    **Pay Range**

    $27.77 - $40.27 /hour

    We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


    Field of Interest

    Health Sciences

    Employment Type

    Full Time


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