The Department of Radiology seeks a Radiochemistry Laboratory Assistant who will support the research of the Cyclotron and Radiochemistry Facility. The Radiochemistry Laboratory Assistant will be responsible for lab supply management, assisting FDG dispensing and delivery, maintaining facility daily sanitation and routine check for equipment, and performing skilled techniques in support of the lab's research goals.
This position is 50% FTE, 20 hours a week.
Packing and delivering the radiopharmaceuticals by driving golf cart or facility van to campus or satellite SHC hospitals. (DOT training required).
Daily recording of all FDG production reports for submission to Finance.
Assist higher level laboratory staff in dispensing FDG.
Perform basic and routine equipment maintenance. Record keeping of service records.
Other tasks that may be assigned that is related to the operation of the radioactivity dispensing system
This position is represented by SEIU Local 2007 and the collective bargaining agreement between the university and SEIU Local 2007 governs the terms and conditions of employment.
6 months of related experience.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Some familiarity with a laboratory environment helpful but not required. Will be trained to do this work.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
In addition to the qualifications listed for the Laboratory Glassware Washer, these employees must have demonstrated initiative and good judgment.
Required to perform work with a minimum of error and less day-to-day supervision.
Basic Arithmetic skills.
Must be proactive and quick learner, who is a team player. Must have the ability to work independently, meet critical deadlines, and follow up and through on assigned tasks.
Knowledge of basic, supply inventory, and lab maintenance.
Manual dexterity to perform assigned tasks.
Write by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts.
Frequently stand/walk, perform seated work, operate special machines
Occasionally twist/bend/stoop/squat, reach /work above shoulders, light fine grasping.
Lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 20 pounds.
Rarely help move heavier items (e.g. chairs or lab equipment; packages of supplies; drums containing 2 to 15 gallons, depending on ability.
In some Glassware Washing operations, occasionally may pull a wheeled Glassware cart that weighs approximately 100 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Additional PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to lift 100 lbs., multiple times a day.
Work occurs in a research laboratory environment. Depending on research, Lab Assistants may work in the vicinity of animals, chemicals, gasses or hazardous materials. Expected to follow all safety requirements and procedures, including wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) if required.
Additional and/or Unusual WORKING CONDITIONS:
Work shift: 5 AM - 9 AM; environment: radiation risk (with personal protection equipment and radiation safety monitoring).
When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Stanford University driving requirements
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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