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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Clerk B - Histology Floater in New York, New York

Employer Name: Columbia University

Job Type: Support Staff - Union Bargaining Unit: SSA Regular/Temporary: Regular End Date if Temporary: Hours Per Week: 35 Salary Range: 21.93 Position Summary The incumbent will work in a busy Histology lab in Anatomic Pathology. The following duties and responsibilities will be assigned to this individual: triage routine and non-routine daily histology work, matching working drafts to related slides and requisitions; file, track, retrieve and transport items including but not limited to slides, blocks, requisitions, reports and specimens; reconciliation of courier specimen/manifest drop offs. This position requires some heavy lifting and inventory of supplies. Other related duties pertaining to the proper functioning of the laboratory. Responsibilities 50% - Triage and organize slides, requisitions and working drafts. Slide distribution. 25% - Reconciliation of courier specimen/manifest drop-offs. 20% - Inventory of Supplies 5% - Other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications Two years of college or a completed A.A. program with an emphasis in chemistry, biology or physics or a completed animal husbandry program. One year of related experience, or equivalent in education, training and experience. Other Requirements Ability to work independently and accurately a must due to the nature of the work and consequences of incorrect data entry. Excellent communication skills a must. Must be able to lift at least 25 lbs. and be available to work evenings. Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.