Laboratory Support Technician

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General summary

Laboratory position accountable for providing technical support to professional laboratory staff. At this level, employees prepare samples for testing, prepare reagents, and test media and stains used in the laboratory; calibrate equipment and organize samples and reagents; and perform quality control checks on equipment. Employees may run well-defined tests under supervision but are not responsible for interpreting test results.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous level: Knowledge of laboratory safety protocols.

Typical qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent and 1-2 years of relevant experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

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