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Laboratory Technician

Company: Equiliem
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Under this delivery order, the contractor will independently provide support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The primary objective is to provide services and deliverables through performance of support services.

Minimum Education

Resume Max Pages


Certifications & Licenses
* No prior laboratory experience is required.
* Education requirements is High School or Higher. Although Bachelor's in Science or related fields is nice to have

Skills (Ranked By Priority)

1. Tissue Sectioning
2. Pipetting
3. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR), qPCR, RT-PCR, RT-qPCR
4. Western Blotting
5. Manuscript writing
1, 2, 3, 4, 5 _represents priority rankings, where 1 is highest priority and 5 is lowest priority of those ranked


* Powerpoint
* Excel
* Word

Field of Study
* Biology


* Run Validation - Ad-Hoc
* Meet with lab members to present updates - Ad-Hoc
* Basic Benchtop research and record keeping - Ad-Hoc


Plans, executes, and arranges laboratory experiments, new techniques and procedures; and performs laboratory techniques relating to scientific research.
* Perform fundamental procedures required for research projects.
* Perform routine experiments and tests, including tissue culture, cell separation, protein, and quantitative and qualitative analysis.
* Perform primary cell culture techniques and immunohistochemistry.
* Follow established procedures and protocols; utilize aseptic technique to perform experiments.
* Perform a variety of laboratory techniques and procedures.
* Plan and execute experiments for in vitro and in vivo studies, including cell culture, Western blotting and immunofluorescence/immunohistochemistry.
* Perform experiments on samples according to protocols.
* Perform routine experiments and tests; follow established procedures and protocols.

Operates laboratory machines and instruments; and prepares specimens and equipment for use.
* Work with staff on processing specimens for embedding according to protocols.
* Prepare materials and equipment for experiments.
* Process and organize multiple samples simultaneously.
* Ensure that all specimens and equipment necessary for experiments are available and in good order.
* Perform processing, description and analysis of specimens.

Performs sample management and storage.
* Store new samples, update database, retrieve samples with proper authorization.
* Upkeep sample and database inventory; monitor overall sample inventory.
* Perform quality control procedures necessary to ensure the accuracy of each test system, sample processing, storage and inventory of samples.
* Maintain inventory system and sample storage according to outlined guidelines.
* Perform processing, description and analysis of samples.
* Work with staff to implement storage and distribution of biological samples for future scientific research.

Analyzes, documents and reports on all procedures performed.
* Convey and discuss research results with team lab members.
* Update and maintain written laboratory record of the work.
* Assemble, manipulate and format test results.
* Maintain and update laboratory notebooks and databases; and enter experimental data into spreadsheet and conduct statistical analysis.
* Collect data and prepare for analysis and interpretation.
* Work with staff on the maintenance of laboratory logs and databases.
* Analyze, summarize and interpret data obtained from research studies; evaluate for completeness and validity.
* Interpret results of initial analysis to reveal conclusions and shortcomings.
* Collect and enter research data into laboratory notebooks and databases.

Maintains inventory of laboratory supplies.
* Not Applicable to this Task Order

Cleans and sterilizes instruments, glassware and equipment.
* Work with staff to cover glassware washing, media preparation, and autoclaving.
* Clean glassware and microscopic slides.
* Clean and sterilize laboratory equipment such as glasses, metal instruments, sinks, tables and test panels.
* Ensure that adequate clean inventory is available for immediate usage.

Plan execute and arrange laboratory experiments, new techniques and procedures; and performs laboratory techniques relating to scientific research.
* Repeated Functional responsibilities. Same as above

Maintains inventory of laboratory supplies and initiates purchase orders.
* Not Applicable

Performs routine equipment maintenance.
* Not Applicable

Plan execute and arrange laboratory experiments, new techniques and procedures; and performs laboratory techniques relating to scientific research.
* Repeated. Please see above.

Analyzes, documents and reports on all procedures performed and produces detailed reports for use by senior staff.
* Not Applicable. Please refer to earlier functional responsibility - 'Analyzes, documents and reports on all procedures performed.'

Performs advanced equipment maintenance.
* Not Applicable

Trains staff in performing routine laboratory tests and procedures.
* Not applicable

Provides insights and expertise and recommends new strategies and approaches.

Keywords: Equiliem, Bethesda , Laboratory Technician, Healthcare , Bethesda, Maryland

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