Job Posting: The Laboratory Assistant II is an unlicensed member of the laboratory staff who works under the direct supervision of supervisory personnel. Lab Assistant will provide support by picking up and delivering specimens within Anatomic Pathology. Activities include routine operational and support functions. Additional duties include specimen and supply handling; specimen receipt for accessioning, inventory, storage, processing, and discard.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Education: High school diploma or its equivalent. Experience: Experience in a laboratory setting (minimum 6 months), including familiarity with laboratory information systems. Appropriate interpersonal skills for interacting with peers, patients, physicians and other customers. Ability to communicate effectively in the English language. Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking) Frequent sitting and standing; occasional walking and bending; occasional lifting of materials up to 25 pounds for distances to 10 feet. Responsiveness to auditory alarms and communications devices including: telephones, beepers, fire alarms, mechanical failure alarms. Visual acuity acceptable for performing duties of this position. Sufficient mobility to access equipment, patients and, other customers.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scien...tists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.