The UCLA Health System
UCLA Health System is a vast academic medical center that has been providing high quality healthcare and the latest in medical technology to residents of Los Angeles for more than half a century. It is a partnership between UCLA and several healthcare providers that is focused on research, clinical services, education, and training.
Among the most advanced healthcare systems in the world, UCLA Health is comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital, and the UCLA Medical Group. Several in-system primary care and specialty care offices are also scattered throughout the Los Angeles region. The University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, also known as the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, is also directly affiliated with UCLA Health and offers a number of teaching and research opportunities for healthcare professionals.
Consistently ranked one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best in the western United States by U.S. News & World Report, UCLA Health is at the cutting edge of biomedical research. Its physicians and scientists are recognized leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of complex illnesses, as they perform clinical services across a wide range of disciplines – from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment.
- More than 200 UCLA Health physicians are listed among the Best Doctors in America.
- Each year, 2.5 million patients enter UCLA Health medical offices and more than 100,000 patients are admitted to its hospitals.
- UCLA Health has a staff of more than 2,000 physicians.
Medical Services, Research Centers and Specialty Programs
With a broad scope of medical services, specialty programs, and research initiatives under its umbrella, UCLA Health is one of the most comprehensive healthcare systems in the United States. Among its medical services include:
· Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care
· Immunology and Allergy
· Dental Services
· Digestive Diseases
· Eating Disorders
· Family Medicine
· Heart Services
· Infectious Diseases
· Internal Medicine
· Sports Medicine
· Radiation Oncology
· Urgent Care
As an academic medical center, UCLA Health offers patients the latest technologies as well as access to potentially life-saving new therapies and leading-edge clinical trials. It also has a comprehensive array of research and clinical centers, including:
· AIDS Institute and CFAR
· Aortic Center
· Asian Liver Program
· Brain Tumor Center
· Center for Human Nutrition
· Donated Body Program
· Pain Center
· Mobile Eye Clinic
· Breast Center
· Mesothelioma Program
· Hernia Program
· Pituitary Tumor Program
· Sarcoma Program
· Sleep Center
· Spine Center
· Center for Advanced Surgical and Interventional Technology (CASIT)
Innovation and Technology
UCLA Health is home to several technologically advanced hospitals that provide unlimited opportunities for the advancement of medicine and improvement of patient care. UCLA Health physicians regularly take part in minimally invasive and robotic procedures (as well as work in state-of-the-art medical environments) including:
· Robotic Surgery
· Robotic Telemedicine
· State-of-the-Art Medical Center
· Prostate Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
· Dual-Source Computed Tomography (DSCT) Scanners
· Specialty Interventional Procedure Rooms
· The Cradle of PET/CT Imaging
· Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Replacements
· Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery
· Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Surgery
UCLA Health Careers
Whether you are a physician, nurse, allied health professional, medical researcher, or non-clinical healthcare professional, UCLA Health System and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA offer a wide array of career opportunities.
Skilled nurses from different disciplines and backgrounds – clinical leaders, advanced practice, surgical, critical care, pediatric care, emergency care, neuropsychiatric, perinatal, and more – are highly valued and sought after within the UCLA Health System. For allied health professionals such as radiologists, pharmacists, social workers, rehab specialists, and clinical laboratory and pathology specialists, UCLA Health offers a large range of career opportunities and choices.
Career opportunities also exist for those in non-clinical roles such as managers and executives, IT professionals, administrative and clerical professionals, support service professionals, researchers, and grant writers.
For more information on UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA career opportunities, go to http://www.uclahealthcareers.org.