Align yourself with an organization that has a reputation for excellence. Cedars-Sinai was awarded the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award 19 years in a row for providing the highest-quality medical care in Los Angeles. We were also awarded the Advisory Board Company’s Workplace of the Year. We offer an outstanding benefits' package that includes a 403(B), healthcare and generous paid time off. Join us! Discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals.
What you will be doing in this role:
The Senior Communications Specialist will develop and implement strategic communications plans and activities to promote and support Cedars-Sinai’s employee- and patient-facing initiatives. This individual will play a key role in identifying strategic, innovative news, feature, and communications ideas for various communications channels; write and develop stories, collateral materials and other content; edit written materials; work with the visuals team to manage and assign photos; and assist in the production of internal publications and updates. In this role you will demonstrate exceptional, accurate writing ability and highly effective, courteous, professional and respectful communication skills in daily interactions with physicians, nurses, staff members and others. You will manage multiple projects and deadlines in a fast paced, high-volume environment with frequent interruptions.
Collaborates and works cross-functionally with internal partners in Marketing and Communications as well as with external partners throughout Cedars-Sinai. Handles basic design and implementation of communication materials through specialized templates. Works collaboratively with other members of the Organizational Communications team to manage priorities, workflows and shared responsibilities and assignments.
Responsible for leading and/or supporting strategic communications projects and initiatives to further Cedars-Sinai's organizational priorities as well as external and internal communications goals.
Writes, edits, and publishes content for Cedars-Sinai staff, medical staff and patients, including but not limited to news and feature stories, FAQs and talking points, memos and announcements, collateral copy, blog posts, collateral content website copy. Ensures all copy and content are clear, well-written, grammatically correct and factually accurate.
Covers clinical-departmental beats as assigned to support the Organizational Communications team.
Contributes to crisis response as needed.
Collaborates closely with External Communications, Social Media and other Marketing and Communications teams to promote high-value stories and communications, in support of departmental and organizational strategic priorities.
Establishes and maintains effective relationships and processes with all internal cross-functional partners to effectively execute on collaboration needs. Interacts with physicians, research investigators, operations staff, patients and others in a professional and responsive manner, protecting patient privacy in all facets of work.
Bachelor's degree, preferred in Journalism, English, Communications or a related major.
A minimum of 5 years of experience writing, editing, developing, and delivering in-depth content or related communications experience.
5 years or more academic medical center, health care, non-profit and/or foundation experience preferred.
Why Work Here?
Beyond outstanding employee benefits including health and dental insurance, vacation, and a 403(b), we take pride in hiring the best employees. Our accomplished staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our dedication to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation.
Working Title: Senior Communications Specialist Department: Internal Communications Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Job Category: Marketing/Communications Job Specialty: Communications Position Type: Full-time Shift Length: 8 hour shift Shift Type: Day Base Pay:$95,400.00 - $152,500.00
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 oppor...tunities 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.