Providence Health & Services Research Associate II- Cell Culture Technician in Santa Monica, California
Providence is calling a Research Associate II (Full Time/Day Shift) to our John Wayne Cancer Institute in Santa Monica, CA.
We are seeking a Research Associate II in molecular oncology laboratory performs molecular biology (genomics, epigenomics, transcriptome) assays, organizing data, RNA/DNA extraction, human sample handling, in vitro culture assays, developing molecular assays pertaining to circulating tumor cells and cell-free DNA, and other tasks as assigned by supervisor or department director.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Perform general laboratory support duties
DNA/RNA extraction, protein preparation, IHC staining
Learn, develop and run molecular assays
Cell Culture and related experiments
Record keeping and inventory
Prepare reagents and handle human blood and tissue samples
Literature search and organization
Assist senior scientists in research projects
Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own professional practice in regard to:
Attendance, punctuality and patient confidentiality
Positive public relation image and working relationships
Obtain necessary knowledge and skill needed to maintain competence and certifications
Complete all mandatory requirements, including annual safety programs, CPR, infection control and annual physical
Participate in the development and attainment of team, department and hospital goals including:
Attend and participate in department meetings
Volunteer or accept assignments for projects
Mission, vision and team ground rules
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education/experience
Basic computer skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Ability to learn and follow new procedures for scientific assay techniques
Able to contribute as part of a team
Ability to work with a wide variety of personalities and professional circumstances
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- 2 years experience in Laboratory
About the hospital you will serve:
The John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center is a cancer research institute dedicated to the understanding and curing of cancer in order to eliminate patient suffering worldwide. The Institute's mission is accomplished by conducting innovative research focused on biological mechanisms to provide new understandings of the cause, diagnosis, control, and cure of cancer; training the next generation of surgical scientists who study and treat cancer; and researching unique experimental treatment services to rapidly develop and test new forms of diagnosis and therapy in order to improve the quality of life and expected survival of those afflicted with cancer.
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Job Category: Research
Location: California-Santa Monica
Req ID: 252492
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