As the Research Facilities Operations Supervisor, you will be responsible for the daily effectiveness operation and management of all off-site basic research laboratories and office facilities at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. In this capacity, the Supervisor is responsible for the organization of work, customer satisfaction, supervision of employees, staff development, expense control and process improvement and problem solving in the delivery of services. The Supervisor reports to the Associate Director of Research Facilities Operations. She/he maintains competency skills including the ability to interact with customers with diverse cultural backgrounds.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Primarily responsible for the twenty-four (24) hour planning, organizing, directing and controlling of the daily operations of research facilities at various locations off-site and occasional back-up responsibility for the Associate Director during his/her absence on-site.
Enforces policies and procedures to ensure the smooth operation of all research facilities including the Davis Research Building, Advance Health Sciences Pavilion, Spielberg Building, Atrium Building, and other research office and laboratory facilities throughout the medical center and off-site.
Ensures compliance with state and federal laws, accreditation, professional and regulatory agency standards and licensure requirements. Maintains staff compliance with medical center policies, procedures and protocols
Works collaboratively with various departments including Environmental Safety, Comparative Medicine, Sponsored Research & Funds Administration and Facilities Management to ensure regulatory compliance for audits, city inspections, and medical center requirements.
Reports operational challenges to the Associate Director, Research Facilities Operations to ensure timely resolution and minimize adverse lessor/lessee tensions.
Collaborates with Associate Director, Research Facilities Operations, develops business and operations plans for unit and for specific programs and services within it.
Collaborates with management in cross-functional process improvement, collaborative teamwork, open communication and problem solving to ensure the effective coordination and integration of services within and between units.
Continually updates the Space Inventory database with laboratory and office assignments.
Teamwork/Customer Relation Responsibilities
The Supervisor guides staff in meeting customer needs consistent with the Medical Center's philosophy, mission, vision, strategic plan, the Performance Improvement Plan, the Professional Organization Standards and promotes the maximum growth as well as development of each employee.
In cooperation with users, Plant Operations, Clinical Engineering, Environmental Services, Radiation/Environmental Safety, Security, Property Management Personnel, outside vendors, and others: ensures a safe, efficient and trouble-free operation of the research facilities.
Coordinate and oversee renovations, modifications and new construction, including working closely with engineers and architects to solve mechanical and building/operating system deficiencies.
Team Lead/Supervisory/Management Responsibilities
Supervises unit employees, including responsibility for determining qualifications, hiring, maintaining and improving competence, assigning work, coaching, training (e.g., orientation, in-service and continuing education), evaluating performance, compensation, discipline and terminating employment.
Oversees the daily coordination of work assignments for Laboratory Equipment Specialists, Research Facilities Coordinators and other subordinate staff at off-site Research locations.
Performs routine administrative functions such as reviewing and approving Kronos, equipment relocation/disposal requests, Peoplesoft requisitions, staff access requests, parking passes, etc. to support ongoing research operations.
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.