Under the supervision of the Operations Manager the applicant is responsible for performing the routine and specialized duties related to the husbandry of the experimental animals as an Animal Laboratory Technician I. The Technician observes animals for abnormalities, performs animal care, room and general facility maintenance, room environmental monitoring and documentation, cage card bar-coding, etc. as required. The Technician will also assist the Clinical Staff (animal handling and restraint) under the direct supervision of the Clinical Staff. The applicant must be a motivated self-starter with good teamwork practices and good communication (in English) skills.
Able to read and comprehend written and verbal instructions in English. Able to lift up to 50 lbs. Able to work standing up for long periods. Able to perform repetitive motions.
High school graduate
Certification by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician or higher) preferred
Previous relevant research animal experience required: minimum of 1 year in a research support environment. A combination of education and/or related work experience will be considered.
In addition to professional development opportunities, Cedars-Sinai offers competitive compensation and benefits package: Medical, Dental, 403(b) with match in addition to Cedars-Sinai’s paid Retirement Program, Tuition Assistance, Credit Union, Wellbeing Program Rideshare, Employee Discounts, Healthcare and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts, Group Life/AD&D and Long Term Disability Insurance, start at 16 vacation days/year.
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 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.