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Dignity Health

Research Technician - Thoracic Oncology Research Laboratory (Full Time / Days)

Post Date:May 19, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:5/19/2017Salary:
Location:US-AZ-Phoenix Job Reference:1700009549

Job Description:

A position is available in the Thoracic Oncology
Research Laboratory of the Norton Thoracic Institute at St. Joseph"s Hospital
and Medical Center. The candidate should
have familiarity and experience with basic molecular biology protocols
including nucleic acid isolation, PCR, and Western blot analysis. The candidate should have familiarity with
basic computer software programs (MS Office, Adobe Photoshop, Excel, and
Illustrator) and good organizational skills (keeping a detailed lab notebook,
etc.). Experience in protein detection by both Western blot analysis and
immunohistochemistry is desirable. The willingness to work with small
pre-clinical models is required. Candidates with experience with pre-clinical
model procedures, including maintenance and implantation of primary tumor tissue
into immune compromised pre-clinical models, is extremely desirable.

Located in Phoenix, AZ, this
position is critical to the success of St. Joseph"s Hospital Medical Center and
requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the
Mission of Dignity Health.

Minimum Requirements:

B.A. or B.S. in appropriate science-related field.Performs complex and novel procedures as a laboratory professional under the general supervision of a laboratory head, using proven scientific methods. Oversees or executes work pertaining to clerical matters such as equipment, supply and/or other material inventory, purchasing and/or maintenance.

Two (2) years prior experience in a research, clinical, or other scientific environment required. Four (4) years of prior experience in a research, clinical, or other scientific environment preferred. Bachelor"s degree required. Familiar with laboratory techniques. Working knowledge of the scientific method. Demonstrates an ability to continually improve performance preferred. Familiar with basic computer skills required.


Pension Plan

403B retirement with company

Flexible Spending Accounts

Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision Plans
with a no premium option available

Relocation Incentive for qualifying

On-site Farmer"s Market

Tuition Reimbursement

Employee Wellness Program

Voluntary Benefits available


Hello humankindness

Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona,St. Joseph"s Hospital and Medical Center is a 450+ bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services. We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph"s includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph"s Heart & Lung Institute, the University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph"s, 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.

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, a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children"s Hospital, and a partnership with The University of Arizona Cancer Center.

Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph"s was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 117 years later, St. Joseph"s remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

St. Joseph"s is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona"s healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona"s Most Admired Companies

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Equal Opportunity

Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here.

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