Research Lab Assistant I - Smidt Heart Institute (Marban Lab)
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: HRC1355326
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The Smidt Heart Institute reflects Cedars-Sinai's steadfast dedication to heart disease and research innovation giving patients access to the highest level of care. Year after year, thousands of people trust their hearts to Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai. Our cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and niche care teams treat the full spectrum of heart disease and disorders, while our investigators continue to advance the field with groundbreaking, life-saving research. From genetic counseling and targeted drug therapies to a growing array of minimally invasive procedures, Cedars-Sinai continues to stand at the forefront of technology, innovation and discovery improving patient outcomes.
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Research Lab Assistant I performs lab cleaning and maintenance duties including washing and sterilizing glassware, operates autoclaves and other specialized equipment, applying special detergents or other cleaning agents. Assists in ordering and maintenance of cleaning supplies inventory. Performs other lab cleaning and maintenance as the need arises. May participate in research studies and perform basic lab techniques under mentorship of the PI.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs lab cleaning and maintenance duties, including washing and sterilization of glassware, operation of autoclaves and other specialized equipment.
Assists in ordering and maintenance of cleaning supplies inventory.
Assists in maintaining laboratory supplies and laboratory equipment record keeping.
May report to Lab Supervisor or Research Associate III.
Performs other duties as required.
High School Diploma.
Ability to understand and perform a variety of routine cleaning and maintenance procedures to support the activity of one or more research labs. Ability to use specialized equipment and materials. Ability to stay in sync with safety standards and procedures.
Must be comfortable working in the lab working on animal models. Occasional lifting, carrying objects weighing 20lbs or less. Occasional pushing, pulling objects weighing 30lbs or more. Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time. Work environment may include areas of unpleasant extremes of heat or cold. Full spectrum vision to identify and distinguish color, see objects clearly within 20 inches, sharp focus to adjust vision when doing close work that changes in distance from eyes.
Working Title: Research Lab Assistant I - Smidt Heart Institute (Marban Lab) Department: Heart Institute Operations Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Job Category: Academic/Research Job Specialty: Research Studies/Clinical Trials Position Type: Part-time Shift Length: 8 hour shift Shift Type: Day Base Pay:$19.50 - $27.15
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