The Biorepository Technologist is responsible for the collection, processing, storage and transport of biological specimens including but not limited to blood, saliva, cerebrospinal fluid, tissue and urine in accordance with defined Best Practices and Biorepository Standard Operating procedures. Performs analytical procedures and quality control measures associated with viable cells and sub-cellular derivatives from human specimens. Adheres to HIPAA regulations and Human Subjects Research as stipulated by IRB guidelines when dealing with research studies, samples and patients. Assists in database/records management and the development of Biorepository services and robotic systems.
Minimum of a B.S. or B.A in biological/chemical/medical or physical science field. A minimum of three years basic and/or clinical research lab experience or equivalent with experience in cell fractionation and isolation, microscopy, immunohistochemistry and molecular techniques. Must be highly motivated and able to work with a minimum of supervision. Excellent interpersonal skills and oral/written communication skills a must.
Manual dexterity and visual acuity necessary to prepare/process specimens and perform microscopic/molecular analyses. Knowledge and ability to use computers, manual/automated instruments and mechanical apparatus is required. Must have the ability to move about the hospital campus. Long periods of standing and/or sitting at benchtop, instruments or hoods required. Lifting of freezer racks, reagents and supplies required.
All Children's Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
Human Resources is a program under All Children's Hospital. All Children's Hospital
is the only specialty licensed children's hospital on Florida's west coast. Founded in
1926, All Children's has grown into a leading pediatric referral center that is
dedicated to advancing treatment, education, research and advocacy in child health.