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Laboratory Coordinator - Gene Editing Institute

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

ChristianaCare's Gene Editing Institute (GEI) is looking for a Laboratory Coordinator, who will be responsible for providing important support to the Institute and managing the operations of the science laboratory. The laboratory coordinator will coordinate lab use, acquire new materials, maintain equipment, and ensure all safety rules and regulations are met. Must demonstrate the ability to rapidly adapt to constantly changing research priorities.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

Oversee the daily activities of the laboratory including lab maintenance; maintain lab stock, manage chemical inventory and safety records, and provide general lab support as needed. May assist with purchasing laboratory equipment.

Work with scientists and Principal Investigators to determine equipment, hardware, and software needs and advise the team on equipment upgrades, replacement, and repairs.

Evaluate lab equipment as used on a daily/weekly/monthly basis. Make sure that hoods, exhaust fans, and other safety equipment are functioning properly. Lab equipment should be evaluated at least once each year.

Inventory lab equipment at least once each year

Responsible for purchasing lab supplies or preparing ordering lists.

Recommend policies and procedures for lab operation. Issues include, but are not limited to: safety procedures; regular maintenance, calibration, and cleaning needs; resolving broken equipment/repairs with the technician, leadership team, and director; negotiate and maintain service agreements

Oversee that the lab stays safe and orderly and take prompt corrective action when unsafe conditions, practices, or equipment are reported or observed.

Oversee supply and equipment budget under supervision of principal investigator or business manager.

Managing DECODR external access accounts to ensure they comply term of user agreements.

Education and experience requirements:

Associate' degree in life or health sciences with 2-3 year' s research experience which may be substituted by equivalent combination of certification, training, education, and/or experience. Bachelor's degree preferred.

Lab management experience is preferred but not required.

When you become an employee at ChristianaCare, you are joining a robust healthcare organization that truly cares about their patients and their caregivers. For the second consecutive year, Forbes magazine has ranked ChristianaCare as one of the best large health systems to work for in the United States! Guided by excellence and love, our Caregivers enjoy a multitude of employee benefits that include:

Full Medical, Dental, Vision and other insurance benefits

403 (b) with an employer match

Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out

12 week paid parental leave

About Christiana Care:
ChristianaCare, headquartered in Wilmington, DE employs over 13,000 caregivers with three acute care hospitals (1,336 beds), extensive network of primary care and outpatient specialty services, home health care, urgent care centers and free-standing emergency department. We have locations in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Our Christiana campus offers a Level I trauma center, Level III neonatal intensive care unit, comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. ChristianaCare is ranked by Healthgrades as one of America's 50 Best Hospitals and continually ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, and other national quality ratings. We're a nonprofit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows.


EEO Statement:

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 1244863

Posted On: Feb 29, 2024

Updated On: Mar 30, 2024

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