The Medical Lab Technician supports the Molecular Diagnostics Center (MDC) Laboratory by performing specimen preparation, assessing sample integrity by performing a variety of moderate and high complexity specialized laboratory procedures, reagent preparation and other lab duties requiring initiative and independent decision making skills. The position works closely with KDL Front office, PTRL, and Cytogenetics staff. This position will facilitate and further enable the MDC Lab to provide high quality patient care testing services that support the overall patient care mission of the Knight Cancer Institute and OHSU Hospitals and Clinics.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm