Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.
We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.
U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.
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Join us NOW as our Research Dept is seeking a Research Technician III to join our team! Performs complex and novel procedures as a laboratory professional with a degree of independence under the general supervision of a laboratory head, using proven scientific methods. When appropriate, provides guidance to lab personnel. Maintains expertise on all clerical matters, executing required tasks as needed, pertaining to clerical matters such as equipment, supply and/or other material inventory, purchasing and/or maintenance.
We seek outstanding applicants with a BS degree and laboratory experience in molecular biology, physiology, or closely related field. Applicants are expected to have an excellent track record of basic science laboratory research including skills in molecular biology, PCR, Western blotting, immunohistochemistry/immunofluorescence, cell culture, in vitro work, genotyping, and inventory maintenance. Our lab focuses on translational research in traumatic brain injury, with a particular interest in secondary injury processes like cerebral edema and contusion expansion that are clinically relevant to the care of patients. Our laboratory work is primarily in pre-clinical models (including various transgenics). We also use human tissue and biofluid samples to explore and evaluate potential biomarkers and how genetic differences may inform precision medicine. Our work frequently involves extensive collaborations with other laboratories and networks nationwide.
The candidate must be comfortable working with and handling pre-clinical models. Excellent project management, detailed record keeping, and interpersonal skills are critical. Successful candidates will be enthusiastic, excited to learn new techniques, trustworthy, reliable, and good team players.
Four (4) years of experience in a research, clinical, or other scientific environment required. Six (6) years of prior work experience in a research, clinical, or other scientific environment preferred. Familiar with laboratory techniques. Working knowledge of the scientific method and proven laboratory techniques. Preferred: Has knowledge of lab function and oversight. Ability to contribute technically and continues to make contributions to reviewed research reports. Ability to contribute to training and educating students, technicians, post doctoral associates and laboratory head if necessary. Demonstrates an ability to continually improve performance. Proficient computer skills required. Proficient with laboratory techniques and basic computer skills preferred.
REQUIREMENTS: Four (4) years of experience in a research, clinical, or other scientific environment required. Six (6) years of prior work experience in a research, clinical, or other scientific environment preferred.
Bachelor's degree plus work experience in a related field required. Master's degree preferred. Familiar with laboratory techniques. Working knowledge of the scientific method and proven laboratory techniques.continually improve performance. Proficient computer skills required. Proficient with laboratory techniques and basic computer skills preferred.
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