Public Health Foundation Enterprises, In
Research Assistant (R&D)
The VRDL seeks candidates to continue work on COVID-19. The successful candidate will perform important laboratory duties such as specimen accessioning and processing, inventory monitoring; performing quality control checks on equipment; preparing media and reagents; autoclaving used lab items; preparing glassware for lab use; monitoring equipment to assist with quality control; and record keeping. At the VRDL, this work directly involves and supports laboratory testing for COVID-19 including whole genome sequencing (COVIDNet). Maintaining an organized, neat, and clean work environment, working well in a team environment, and being organized and detail-oriented are essential. Additional duties include scanning submittal forms, filing patient records, and preparing shipping materials. The position is in Richmond, CA.
Must submit a resume with the application.
This position requires staff to be on-site during regular business hours to complete tasks in the laboratory/office.
If hired for this position, applicant will be required to provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 prior to the start date; or have a valid religious or medical reason qualifying the applicant for an exemption (that may or may not require accommodation).
The salary range for this position is $19.00/Hour to $25.50/Hour depending on experience/qualifications.
Other Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
General laboratory setting, indoors, temperature controlled.
It is the policy of Heluna Health to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.
Heluna Health is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages minorities, women, veterans, and disabled to apply.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)See job description