• Helper, Laboratory

    Posting Date 1 month ago(12/19/2018 12:45 PM)
    Job ID
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    1199 Union
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time

    Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.


    Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).


    Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.


    The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.


    The Laboratory Helper keeps the laboratories stocked with clean, sterilized glassware necessary for their research projects.


    List of Responsibilities 

    • Pick up glassware from various labs.
    • Clean and sterilize glassware, including Drosophila glassware, and laboratory items according to method set by individual labs and return to proper labs.
    • Sterilize media.
    • Autoclave and dispose of biohazard waste.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.


    • High school diploma required.


    Skills and Competencies 

    • Person must be cooperative, energetic and conscientious.
    • Speaks clearly and expresses self well in one-on-one conversations and groups.
    • Develops effective written communications and uses them appropriately.
    • Models a positive attitude and takes initiative as a self-starter.
    • Applies learning from past experiences to improve future efforts.
    • Understands and uses technology to accomplish goals.


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