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The Clinical Research Technologist I performs a variety of hematological, microbiologic, immunologic, chemical and other tests related to diagnosis, treatment, and post-treatment follow-up of disease or uses similar techniques to monitor study participants. Involves operating analytical instruments; recovering, compiling, and verifying the accuracy of clinical data; performing calculations; preparing charts, graphs, and summaries.
They work under the direction of Supervisor or higher-level laboratory personnel. Uses limited judgment and discretion in carrying out procedures.
Perform standardized clinical/diagnostic tests at bench level.
Interpret and report on test results.
Log in, record, process, and track clinical specimens.
Prepare specimens for long term storage by methods such as cryopreservation, fixed slides.
Prepare and maintain laboratory reagents, stocks.
Perform documented protocols and assays.
Maintain laboratory records, compute data, and enter onto computer database.
Operate and carry out basic maintenance of lab equipment.
Order and maintain appropriate level of lab supplies.
May supervise work-study students.
Perform other duties as required.
Molecular Oncology Specific Duties
Bachelor’s degree in Science.
One-year experience as a Laboratory Tech I or equivalent is preferred.
Molecular Oncology Specific Qualification
Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment.
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.