LAB HELPER

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 28, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Type
Full Time
General Summary

Performs cleaning, housekeeping and miscellaneous duties in the laboratory. Works with biohazardous and/or radioactive materials in performing laboratory duties. Assists other laboratory personnel by holding laboratory animals and steadying laboratory instruments.

Essential Job Functions

    Washes, disinfects, decontaminates, and dries glassware, plasticware, and laboratory instruments by hand, automated dishwasher, and/or autoclave in accordance to established procedures. Stores or delivers glassware, plasticware, and instruments to the appropriate laboratory. Cleans and stores instruments and equipment in their assigned drawers or racks as necessary, or at the completion of an experiment.
Cleans and disinfects laboratory work table. Arranges laboratory tools and equipment on work table. Assembles laboratory stands and apparatus. Ensures they are clean and/or decontaminated. Mops floors and maintains the laboratory and its equipment in clean and orderly condition. Replenishes laboratory stocks by filling containers with alcohol, acids, disinfectants, and the like. Ensures that standard levels of stock and supplies are maintained. Assists other laboratory personnel by holding laboratory animals during surgical procedures, pouring solutions during experiments, steadying apparatus, handing instruments, running errands, and other duties. Complies with biohazard/radiation safety standards through proper handling of potentially hazardous chemicals and biological agents and/or radiation sources in the workplace. Observes safety precautions and uses equipment and cleaners properly to avoid harming self and others, and damaging property. Performs other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience/Skills & Abilities Required

    High school degree or equivalent preferred.
Some related experience preferred. Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written instructions. Ability to read and write words such as to be able to read labels on cleaning materials, detergent, disinfecting solutions, to prepare simple solutions, and the like. Ability to interact and/or work with faculty, students, staff, and visitors in a respectful and courteous manner. Ability to learn to operate dishwashing machines and autoclaves. Completes annual university biohazard/radiation safety training as appropriate.

Classified Title:BU Laboratory Helper-SSR
Working Title: LAB HELPER
Role/Level/Range: USKILLD6/01/BU
Starting Salary Range: $15.60 hour, increases to $19.18 after 12 months
Employee group:Casual status with full-time schedule during 90 day probationary period. 40 hour work week from start date.
Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5:00
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus
Department name: 10001352-Biology
Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons or because the individual is pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, please visit:https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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