Laboratory Technician

Maryland, United States
10 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Role/Level/Range: ACRO/2/CB
Salary:  $12.19-$16.77
Status:  Full-Tiime
Department:  Oncology
Work Schedule/Hours:  Monday-Friday/8:30-5p/40 hours
Location: East Baltimore 
Personnel area: School of Medicine

The Department of Oncology is seeking a Laboratory Technician that will be responsible for various tasks including receiving shipments and logging kits/supplies into inventory; assisting with inventory management and kit preparation; and delivering prepared kits to the Research Phlebotomy department and the BioSpecimen Repository Core (SAC).


  • Understands and uses the electronic inventory/barcode system to log received kits and supplies
  • Helps organize and maintain the kit inventory, including breaking down expired kits 
  • Transports kits to Research Phlebotomy or BioSpecimen Repository Core
  • Picks up kits or materials from other departments for transport to the Central Kit facility
  • With supervision, prepares or assists with preparing sample collection kits and completing requisition forms for subject visits
  • Must have proficiency using Microsoft Office products.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Operations Director.


High School Diploma/GED with some science coursework required. 


Training Certificate from Technical Institute preferred.or some college coursework or internship desired.

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

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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.

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