Columbia University Technician B in New York, New York

Job TitleTechnician B

Job Code Title

Job Requisition Number 095866

Department 7581- TBI Taub Institute

Location Medical Center

Job Type Support Staff Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit 1199 / SSA Area

If temporary, indicate duration

Hours Per Week 35

Job Family Research Support (Laboratory and Non-Laboratory)

Salary Grade Technical 4-074

Salary Range

Advertised Summary Job Description Our research is designed to discover new treatments and predictive tests for patients with Alzheimer's disease, to help improve the quality of life for these individuals. We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated person for this clinically oriented position.

The Technician B will work on a research study at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). Duties will include chart screening, scheduling subjects and interview rooms, phlebotomy, maintaining and updating subject files and computer records, patient chart review. The position also involves liaising with physicians, Study Coordinators, nursing staff, and phlebotomists and processing blood samples from recruited subjects.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Requires a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related science or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant This position involves close interactions with patients with Alzheimer's disease, plus clinical staff at CUMC. The successful applicant is therefore required to possess good interpersonal skills. We are also particularly interested in candidates who are highly organized with good time management skills.

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications Experience working in a clinical environment, with familiarity in human subject research including knowledge of IRB protocols and informed consent interviews is preferred.

Experience performing neuropsychological or psychiatric symptom assessment test (e.g. MMSE, SANS) is also preferred, however training can be provided. If required, phlebotomy training and laboratory skills training for blood sample processing, will also be provided.

Essential Functions

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Special Indications

This position works with: Bloodborne pathogens

Contact with patients and/or research subjects

HIPAA Compliance training required Yes

Participation in Medical Surveillance required Yes

What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date 12-04-2018

Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled

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