Cedars-Sinai Clinical Associate PhD in Los Angeles, California
Essential Job Duties
Associate Ph.D. is a licensed member of the laboratory team who works
independently with minimal supervision.
Assigned activities include development and implementation of diagnostic
procedures, overseeing aspects of daily technical operations of the laboratory,
and teaching functions such as assisting in the educational programs of the
department and in the training of Clinical Laboratory Scientists and Clinical
Pathology residents. The Clinical Associate
Ph.D. works under the direction of the Division Director and collaborates in
the overall operation of the Division including assisting in the formulation
and development of policies and procedures as well as short- and long-term
goals and objectives for the Division.
Performs all job duties with sensitivity and attention to the
developmental issues of the patient population(s) served:
of tests / perform/direct the testing, capable of data analysis and write up
and write PPM
and understanding of molecular methods
and understanding of MALDI-TOF
knowledge of regulations and quality control/ able to assist in the CAP
learn advanced new procedures and train others in the laboratory for such
director with stewardship directives, working with pharmacy and infectious
epidemiology with strain typing of organisms
assistance to the director in answering problem physician calls
clinical license in a related science from the California State Department of
experience in Clinical and Molecular Microbiology with expertise in:
bacteriology, virology, mycology, mycobacteriology and molecular techniques.
Assay development and validation, MALDI-TOF, strain typing and sequencing of
organisms, antimicrobial stewardship and close working relationship with
pharmacy, infectious disease and epidemiology.
knowledge of CAP regulations and principles of QC/QA and QM. GLP, GMP
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.