Intern Will Gain Experience in the Following Areas:
Intern will learn about safety hazards in a scientific workplace and laboratory environment and how to identify and document them in accordance with compliance regulations. Intern shall be exposed to daily safety inspections of the workplace and laboratory, including but not limited to maintenance of fire extinguishers, emergency eyewash and safety shower stations and practice reporting methods for any such hazards.
Record Keeping and Data Integrity
Maintain paper and electronic records of safety and blood born pathogen training, and safety inspections.
Intern will be taught how to receive, document and track inventory. As part of this training, intern will gain experience receiving incoming chemicals and maintain inventory and safety data sheet records.
General Safety Compliance
Intern will attend various training sessions and/or complete various e-training programs to gain better understanding of safety compliance in the work place.
Intern may assist the Safety Manager with other projects, should beneficial learning opportunities arise during the duration of the internship.
To Enroll in this Internship a Successful Candidate Must Possess the Following:
AA or general education degree (GED); and currently enrolled at a local college or university in environmental, health, safety or related studies
Basic mathematics and computer skills (MS Word and Excel)
Good communication skills
Physically able to lift up to 30 pounds
Willing and able to pass pre-employment drug screening test
Work Demands and Environment
Personal protective equipment is required on a regular basis, as needed, including eye protection, lab-coat, gloves and other personal protective equipment
Intern may occasionally be required to work in laboratory environments containing blood, plasma, and urine samples, and will be required to stand, sit, and demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders.
Neoteryx is a cutting-edge organization that researches, develops, manufactures, and sells medical devices, based on Volumetric Absorptive Microsampling (VAMS™) technology, to enable biological specimen collection anytime, anywhere, by anyone, while reducing costs and facilitating a patient-centered sampling experience.
The Mitra Microsampler class I medical device is for direct specimen collection of blood and other biological fluids. It is not specific to any clinical test, and is not for use in diagnostic procedures. Use of the Mitra Microsampler in Laboratory Developed Tests (LDTs) requires further processing including the establishment of performance characteristics and successful validation by the laboratory in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.