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What you will be doing:
The Project Associate Per Diem - Communications Writer supports members of the Communications/Media team by writing specialized stories as assigned about Cedars-Sinai programs, patients, research and initiatives, with emphasis on science content. The stories will appear in news releases, on the Cedars-Sinai Newsroom and on internal channels as appropriate. Works directly with physicians, patients, scientists, operational leaders, nurses and other Cedars-Sinai staff to produce stories and assists with video news content. This Project Associate Per Diem - Communications is expected to maintain knowledge of and ensure compliance with guidelines for usage of content, patient consenting processes and standards for editorial accuracy and style.
Supports and collaborates with executive director and Communications team members to write stories as assigned, with an emphasis on science and research coverage. Responsibilities also may include filming news interviews/footage for stories.
Responsibilities include consenting patients and coordinating interviews for physicians and other Cedars-Sinai staff.
Establishes effective working relationships with cross-functional teams.
Delivers stories and other work products in an efficient and timely manner.
Collaborates to problem solve and make decisions to achieve desired outcomes.
Ensures that practices and procedures respect interpersonal and cultural diversity.
Identifies and responds appropriately to both internal and external customer needs utilizing available resources.
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 t...eaching 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.