This position's first responsibility is to perform the clerical role and ensure that the lab has all the supplies it needs to function smoothly. When that role is fulfilled, other duties such as technical support for surgical procedures and administrative support to study directors, will be undertaken.
Clerical Work: 65% 1) Monitor Inventory and Create a List of Items to Be Ordered based on Inventory List - Create Requisition in EFS System 2) Record ordered Items on Ordered Tab of Master List?xls 3) Update Excel Spread Sheet with ordered items 4) Manage Storage Areas keeping things organized and neat. - Cut the tops off boxes so they are easier to access, - Consolidate open packages, and - Write expiration dates and product names on boxes clearly. - Rotate in product with later expiration date
5) Gather detailed information on special order items/new products such as: - Specifications and dimensions - Item # - availability from which vendors - setting up new accounts with new vendors - use EFS system to determine if vendor has account established
6)Apply for New Accounts with Vendors as Needed - Account Application - Standard Institutional Information - Tax Exempt Forms - Need Company's 1099 for Vendor Setup
7)Keep Vendor Information Updated in Company Contacts Spreadsheet - Update Vendor information in EFS via Vendor Form 8)Receive items in Financial System when they arrive 9)When invoices are received either by Email or on Paper, Look up receipt # in EFS, record receipt # on invoice, scan and email to MDschoolcluster@umn.edu 10)Monitor Requisitions, if we have not received something in expected timeline or if we get an email re: a transmission failure of PO, call company, make sure that order is not in their system and order by phone. 11)Status back ordered items, trouble shoot order problems 12)Update Audit sheet prices on a six month basis. 13)Bloods Data Entry 14)Ship packages 15)Locate packages that have not arrived as expected 16)Cover for Administrative Assistant when s/he is out of office - Get Mail - Open Office, Sit at Desk, answer phone
Surgical Technician/Study Director Work: 35% 1) Perform surgical induction and recovery of large and small animal models. 2) Perform and assist with complex laboratory/surgical procedures when adequately trained, including but not limited to, angiographies, endoscopic, interventional procedures, and general and cardiac surgery. 3) Participate and assist with training and educational programs and tours. 4) Become capable of evaluating and handling conditions as needed during surgery. 5) Monitor animal's condition (heart rate, respiratory rate, temperature, etc) before, during, and after surgery. 6) Maintain meticulous records and collect data accurately in accordance with GLP guidelines 7) At the direction of the Study Director, assists in the assembly and review of study related data.
Hourly Salary Range: $15.69 - $22.49
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
- High school diploma/GED and two years operations and/or student support experience. Training/education may substitute for some of the experience. - Minimum of six months experience working with standard tissue fixation liquids - Must be able to stand and sit for long periods of time - Must be able to lift 50 lbs. by one's self - Must work flexible work week with core lab hours of 7am-3:30pm - This position will work with or be exposed to standard tissue fixation liquids such as neutral buffered formalin
Internal Number: 327648
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