Student Laboratory Support
Clinical Pathology STUDENT LABORATORY SUPPORT – “Student Support”
PAY: 12.32 / hour
HOURS PER WEEK: Variable, typically 4-40 hours. Primarily weekdays between 7:30am and 6:30pm. Potential for more hours during non-school periods. Train 40 hours/week for first 2 weeks.
START DATE: Preferably May 17th, 2021.
BENEFIT INFORMATION: Employee Benefit information can be found on HR’s Website: https://hr.colostate.edu/current-employees/benefits/
NUMBER OF OPENINGS: 1
COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY MAY CONDUCT BACKGROUND CHECKS ON ALL FINAL CANDIDATES.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Accession clinical laboratory requests and process samples including blood, urine, body fluids, etc. File lab reports and organize, clean and file slides. Answer phone calls and provide customer service to referring DVMs, students, and VTH clinicians. Maintain the cleanliness and supplies in the work area. Assist the full-time front desk accessionists with other duties as need rises. This job does not involve vet tech work or handling animals.
JOB SCHEDULE: During school sessions: Typically 8-10 hours/week, primarily Monday - Friday. Possibility for more as needs arise and class schedule permits. The sample receiving desk operates from 7:30am - 6:30pm Monday - Friday. There is the possibility of being asked to cover any of these hours if someone is sick or on vacation and your class schedule allows. Must be available during majority of spring, summer, fall and winter breaks for varying number of hours/week during days to cover vacations, sick days, etc. for other sample accessionists.
APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS: CSU undergraduate student, preferably with an interest in veterinary medicine. Must be a responsible individual, capable of working independently, multitasking, remaining caIm in a hectic environment, and learning quickly. Computer skills a plus. Clinical laboratory experience or veterinary technician training is preferred. Knowledge of hematology, urinalysis, coagulation and blood banking sample processing and handling, as well as biosafety protocols for handling potentially infectious materials is preferred.