To perform sample preparation, sample plating and media preparation and to follow all needed quality control documentation and procedures to accomplish these goals. To be able to provide assistance in areas including instrumentation, diagnostics and project work.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Use of proper handling procedures and aseptic technique.
Prepare composites of routine samples.
Perform initial dilutions and enrichments of samples.
Perform sample plating for quantification.
Perform instrumentation work with guidance as needed.
Perform diagnostics and reporting work with guidance as needed.
Perform project work with guidance as needed.
Perform routine cleaning and quality checks for equipment.
Perform routine cleaning of work areas.
Media preparation and quality control, including all appropriate documentation.
Document work and maintain laboratory records.
Plan for assigned workload on a daily basis and effectively schedule multiple assignments.
Contributes to a cohesive team environment.
Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment.
Performs other related duties as assigned.