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Lab Assistant-Allied Health Certificate Program (non-benefited)
Bunker Hill Community College in Boston, Massachusetts
Date Posted 04/15/2021
Allied Health
Salary 35.00 - 35.00  USD Per Hour
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline 06/16/2021

Category: Part Time Non-Benefited Positions

Department: Allied Health Certificate Programs

Locations: Boston, MA

Posted: Apr 13, 2021

Type: PT No Benefits

Ref No.: 129969

About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at several satellites and instructional sites throughout the Greater Boston area. The largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, BHCC serves some 18,000 students annually, focusing on holistic student services to ensure student retention and persistence. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Bunker Hill is also a Hispanic Service Institution, defined as an institution that has an enrollment of undergrad full-time equivalent students that is at least 25 percent Hispanic students. Approximately 1000 international students attend from 100 countries, speaking more than 75 languages.

Job Description:

Prepare in advance for the laboratory period:

  • Read the experimental procedure and any other special information provided by the professor.
  • Ask the course instructor, to answer any questions you may have regarding the procedures, set-ups, calculations, waste management, and/or safety issues before the designated laboratory time.
  • Assist students in the performance of their skills:
  • Answer questions, but try to guide students through the thought process so they may develop answers to their own questions.
  • Check set-ups and coach students through proper techniques as necessary.

Demonstrate techniques:

  • Circulate around your assigned room, making yourself available to ALL students so each student may ask questions freely.
  • Laboratory assistants have no direct influence on grades.

Promoting safety in the laboratory:

  • Be alert for potentially unsafe behavior, practices, set-ups, and situations, and correct them; or bring them to the attention of faculty or laboratory supervisor if you are unsure of the proper procedures to be used.
  • Enforce proper use of safety goggles, proper handling of chemical spills, proper handling of broken glassware, proper collection of chemical waste for disposal, and proper disposal of non-hazardous laboratory waste.
  • Maintain OSHA compliance.

Maintaining the laboratory:

  • Clean-up spills by proper methods (if you are unsure of the proper procedures, see your laboratory supervisor).
  • Replace supplies.
  • Prepare inventory lists.
  • Prepare and send out laundry.
  • Maintain equipment in working order.
  • Organize closets and shelves keeping inventory current.

Assist in the preparation of upcoming laboratory periods:

  • Restock equipment and supplies.
  • Prepare lab for next class.
  • Assist professor with preparation for lectures, exams and demonstrations.
  • Prepare lab for American Red Cross certification.


  • Health Care background preferred i.e. Medical Assistant (CMA/RMA), Patient Care Technician or Certified Nursing Assistant.
  • Possess good communication skills.
  • Possess good subject knowledge.
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population.

Additional Information:

Salary: $35.00/hr, 25 hrs/wkly (non-benefited.)

Review Date: open until filled.

Application Instructions:

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  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

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