Biomedical Assistant - Research & Development - Biomanufacturing Center
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: HRC0740720
With your help, we can change the future of healthcare!
The Cedars-Sinai Biomanufacturing Center (CBC) is a state-of-the art facility that comprises of a cGMP cell manufacturing facility housing multiple cleanroom cell production suites and process development rooms for producing the next generation of cell and gene therapies. With world class expertise in stem cell (iPSC) biology, bioprocessing, translational, regulatory and manufacturing, Cedars-Sinai is committed to pushing the frontiers of medicine and discovering new technologies and innovations that will impact how we diagnose and treat disease.
Are you ready to be a part of groundbreaking research?
The Biomedical Assistant works in activities associated with the maintenance of controlled areas in accordance with company procedures and GMP policies. As part of the team, this position may perform laboratory tests, experiments, and analyses under the supervision of the manager, and/or scientist. In addition, following standard operating procedures (SOPs) and good laboratory practices (GLPs) is crucial.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Preparation of sterile and non-sterile stock and working solutions.
Cleans and maintains laboratory area(s), equipment and glassware.
May support experimentation and production activities as directed.
Documents information by maintaining daily logs, equipment record books and/or computer database(s). Drafts standard operating procedures.
Maintains daily lab equipment operations by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance and calling for repairs, as needed.
Responsible for administering laboratory supplies ready by inventorying stock, placing orders and verifying receipt.
Ensures all laboratory equipment and work areas are clean, sterile, and in proper working order.
May be responsible for calibration of instruments.
Performs general tasks and completes routine assignments. Receives assistance in the completion of more complex assignments.
High School Diploma/GED, required.
Experience & Skillset:
Minimum of one(1) yearof related experience in a lab setting.
Ability to interpret and apply knowledge of State, Federal and Agency standards to comply with regulations.
Ability to provide and/or support a level of work excellence and accuracy; recognize and address flaws or errors that others may overlook.
Ability to convey and/or receive written/verbal information to/from various audiences in different formats.
Ability to operate mechanical/medical devices and/or equipment.
Ability to demonstrate time management and priority-setting skills.
Working Title: Biomedical Assistant - Research & Development - Biomanufacturing Center
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-scientists 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 t...eaching 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.