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Cedars-Sinai Research Intern - Kerlan Jobe Institute in California

Job Description

The Kerlan Jobe Institute Research Intern provides entry-level support according to documented procedures and schedules.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

•Receives instruction & training in the process of designing and implementing research projects

•Gains exposure to a variety of processes, policies and procedures related to research design, implementation and manuscript preparation

•Assists physicians and research staff with a variety of clinical and non-clinical duties related to the research and education goals of the department

Department-Specific Responsibilities

Receives orientation to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and other Human Subjects Courses.

  • Receives instruction & training in the areas of basic, translational, and/or clinical research.

  • Provides support with research data collection and data entry, literature searches, basic patient screening tasks, and may assist with basic scholarly writing.

  • Assist as needed with community outreach programs of the department


  • High School Diploma/GED, (Required)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Life/Physical Sciences or related field. Interest in pursuing advanced education in the medical sciences. (Preferred)

  • Communication - Ability to convey and/or receive written/verbal information to/from various audiences in different formats; strong communication skills.

  • Technical - Ability to use software applications and operate technological devices (e.g., computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.); Knowledge of PC based software applications (e.g. Microsoft Office) preferred. Basic keyboard and data entry skills.

  • Time Management - Ability to handle multiple demands and/or manage complex and competing priorities; Ability to work in a changing environment and handle multiple conflicting priorities.

  • Regulatory - Ability to use discretion and maintain privacy, confidentiality or anonymity; Maintains confidentiality of patient care and business matters.

  • Regulatory - Ability to interpret and apply knowledge of State, Federal and Agency standards to comply with regulations; Protects the safety of others and of the physical plant and equipment, following institutional policies, fire, safety, privacy, safety and infection control regulations.

About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

With a growing number of primary urgent and specialty care locations across Southern California, Cedars-Sinai’s medical network serves people near where they live. Delivering coordinated, compassionate healthcare you can join our network of clinicians and physicians to improve the healthcare people throughout Los Angeles and beyond.

Req ID : 1205

Working Title : Research Intern - Kerlan Jobe Institute

Department : Kerlan - Jobe Orthopaedic Found

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Care Foundation

Job Category : Student/Intern/Trainee

Job Specialty : Intern

Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT

Primary Shift : Day

Shift Duration : 8 hour

Base Pay : $16.78 - $23.15

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.