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Employment

Position Title:  Facilities Manager

Reports To:  Chief Administrative Officer

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Facilities Manager is responsible for the operations and maintenance of the LCRC building, equipment and grounds (“facility”). The Facilities Manager will use best business practices to manage resources, services, and processes to assure the safe, efficient and effective functioning of the facility. This position requires a team oriented attitude, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, attention to detail, and organizational aptitude. The Facilities Manager has a clear understanding of acceptable building operations and business practices.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops, revises and/or implements a facility management program including preventative maintenance and life-cycle requirements
  • Partners with the LCRC Administrators to develop and implement long-term goals and strategies related to the upkeep, safety, and maintenance of the LCRC building, including creation of a capital plan
  • Manages all projects both scheduled and unscheduled including shutdowns of building systems (steam, chilled water, electrical, domestic water, etc.), replacement of building equipment, renovations and routine/preventative maintenance as required to assure the safe and continuous operations of the facility and equipment
  • Aids in maximizing the efficiency of critical building systems, resulting in cost savings
  • Sources and manages vendors and contract services for all facilities services, including holding vendors and service providers accountable for delivering high-quality products and results
  • Identifies and executes preventative maintenance measures through facilities inspections of building and equipment
  • Collaborates with EHS and others to develop and execute emergency operations protocols and emergency operations plans
  • Manages LCRC maintenance technicians, delegating duties, developing work plans, manages workflow, and ensure training and development opportunities
  • Develops and/or maintains the management of the facility work order and maintenance systems
  • Keeps buildings safe by making sure they meet building code requirements
  • Promotes a positive team attitude with employees and the entire LCRC community
  • Prepares and manage annual facility budget
  • Manages and/or participates in building security activities, including management of building access
  • Manages and/or performs other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

 Minimum Qualifications: a bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, facilities management or related field, plus at least two (2) years of related experience at a supervisory level

 Substitution: Successful completion of a minimum of two (2) years college and five (5) or more years of directly related experience may substitute for the minimum qualifications college level

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • experience working with high pressure and medium pressure steam systems
  • experience managing within a hospital, lab, and/or academic environment
  • experience in leading and developing high-performing teams
  • extensive history managing building automation system (BAS) technology
  • demonstrated experience creating and managing budgets effectively
  • significant computerized maintenance management systems (CMMSs) knowledge
  • proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Familiarity with OSHA regulations, environmental laws, and Federal, State and Local Laws with an understanding of how they impact plant operations.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours

  • Tools, machinery, and equipment used: Manual and powered tools, PC.
  • Environmental conditions: Exposure to noise confined spaces, dust and dirt.
    Physical requirements: Must be able to climb ladders, to bend and reach and to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. May have to stand for long periods of time.
  • Possible Uncommon Hours: Must be able to respond to emergency situations on an as needed basis which may require after hour and/or weekend work.

Please email resumes to careers@lcrc.info.

 

 

Job Title: Research Technician

Job Summary:

The Research Technician is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operation of the Solids and Liquids Section of the Tissue Core. The Research Technician is responsible for consenting patients, sample preparation, transport, primary processing,  cryo-preservation, and data entry of human tissue and blood in compliance with Tissue Core protocols and procedures.

Department Name: Biospecimen Core Laboratory

Reports to: Biospecimen Core Manager

Essential Functions:

  1. Obtains surgery schedules from participating hospitals.
  2. Pursues relevant surgery cases and consents patients prior to surgery.
  3. Collects liquid specimens from in-patient areas, operating rooms or clinic sites and transports to lab for processing. Process blood and urine samples and store specimens accordingly.
  4. Performs QA/QC on the specimens and properly store specimens.
  5. Performs cell counts using both microscope and cell countess device.
  6. Completes all paperwork associated with each specimen.
  7. Completes all data entry associated with each specimen.
  8. Manages specimen collections boxes, kits, and patient records.
  9. Calls Operating Room (“OR”) of hospitals to locate patients and get updated and accurate collection times for liquid and solid specimens..
  10. Delivers liquid nitrogen and specimen kits to pathology area or frozen room where specimen will be collected.
  11. Contacts pathologists once solid specimen has arrived in Frozen Section Room.
  12. Collects specimens, primary processes them (Snap Freeze, OCT Freeze), and stores them. Primary processing includes:
    1. signing for specimen from OR, contacting pathologist for grossing of specimen,
    2. using scalpel to dissect tumor and corresponding normal given from pathologist.
    3. preserving any additional tissue in 10% neutral buffered formalin.
    4. Uses liquid nitrogen daily to transport frozen tissues.
    5. Stores all specimens in the appropriate manner.
  13. Processes and prepares formalin fixed tissues for secondary processing delivery.
  14. Prepares histological cutting and staining of banked tissues to be assessed by BCL pathologist.
  15. Follows up on secondary processing and forms.
  16. Adds, updates, and/or maintains specimen and patient records.
  17. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other

Must be able to work in a flexible schedule environment

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science degree in a Biological Science, Basic Science or related degree; or 3 years of medical laboratory, research  experience  or related practical experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with in tissue culture, sterile techniques or basic Molecular Biology.

Knowledge of HIPPA, IRB, OSHA, and PHI policies/regulations

Biobanking experience

Experience in a research and/or healthcare environment

Desired Qualifications:

Ability to work independently

Meticulous attention to detail

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Good team working skills

Good organizational skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Please email resumes to careers@lcrc.info.