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Histology - Lab Assistant I

Req ID #: 222786

Ashland, Ohio, USA
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About this job

A Lab Assistant I is in training to perform and become proficient in on-boarding tasks, procedures, and cooperating in a team environment. The assistant is learning basic skills required to conduct a study, including various tasks within Pre-Trim learning inventory, set up and organization of studies for trimming, changeouts and bagging. The assistant is working under close supervision to gain proficiency.

A Lab Assistant I is in training to perform and become proficient in on-boarding tasks, procedures, and cooperating in a team environment. The assistant is learning basic skills required to conduct a study, including various tasks within Pre-Trim learning inventory, set up and organization of studies for trimming, changeouts and bagging. The assistant is working under close supervision to gain proficiency.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure good welfare and humane care for all animals worked with through gentle, positive human-animal interactions.
  • Train in on-boarding tasks which include: GLP Training, Animal Welfare Training and New Hire Orientation. Specific tasks will be based on each area's training plan and business needs.
  • Collect, document, review, and verify data on forms, or in electronic data capture systems.
  • Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements.
  • Use and maintain instrumentation and equipment. Reading and understanding of protocols.
  • Ability to ensure the integrity of the studies and fulfill the regulatory agencies requirements by performing the activities according to the Good Laboratory Practices {GLP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Business Operating Procedures (BOP) and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) rules.
  • Ability to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to include, but not limited to evenings, weekends, extended shifts, and/or extra shifts, sometimes on short notice.
  • Ability to work under specific time constraints.

The hourly rate of this position is $18/hour. (Schedule is 6am/7am start time preferred Monday-Friday 40 hours) potential for weekend help, overtime and holiday coverage required. 

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About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage Contact Research Organization (CRO). Here, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. With 100 sites around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our clients' unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

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