As members of the UCLA Health community, we are committed to the highest ethical standards to advance our mission of delivering leading-edge patient care, research and education. We all share the responsibility of conducting our professional and personal practices, following the principles of integrity, compassion, respect, teamwork, excellence, and discovery. We are committed to honoring the trust of our patients, families, and community by continuously striving to deliver exceptional care through excellence in quality, safety, service, affordability, and equity
Our employees are challenged and empowered in an atmosphere of learning and support. Every day, we are able to make a significant difference for our patients, our community and our team members. We are committed to equity, inclusion and diversity. All employees have an opportunity to work alongside other world-class health care professionals and contribute to our reputation as an internationally-respected leader. Every day, we are able to make a significant difference for our patients, our community and our team members.
UCLA Health champions the talent that unites our organization in serving our communities. We believe that every individual has a voice, and we welcome the difference those voices make in enhancing our world-class culture of healing humankind through acts of kindness.
Our goal is to develop and empower staff and leaders throughout every stage of their career so they can perform at their highest capacity. Our professional development programs and strategic consulting engagements emphasize team collaboration, meaningful and respectful communication, quality outcomes, creative problem-solving and increased engagement.
There’s a sense of shared purpose that lets us know we’re in a true place of inclusive, compassionate healing. That’s the UCLA Health culture and it’s built on a clear mission, a focused vision and enduring values.
UCLA Health employees are committed to the CICARE approach with every patient, family and employee interaction. CICARE stands for Connect with the person; Introduce yourself and your role; Communicate the plan; Ask and anticipate needs, questions, or concerns; Respond to patient/family questions; and Exit courteously and with an explanation of what will come next. Within the David Geffen School of Medicine, a set of core principles called the Cultural North Star unites a shared mission. These principles set clear and high expectations for our actions and interactions while helping us facilitate problem-solving, decision-making and collaboration.
More than a visionary leader at UCLA Health, Johnese Spisso, CEO of the UCLA Hospital System, is active in community leadership and has served as the Los Angeles Community Chair for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Light the Night Walk as well as the Los Angeles Community Chair for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Luncheon. She has received numerous awards and recognition throughout her career, including being named to Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Most Influential Women Leaders in 2019, LA Business Journal’s 500 Most Influential Leaders in Los Angeles in 2020 and Modern Healthcare’s Top 50 Clinical Leaders of 2020 in the U.S.
UCLA Health offers employees a full range of benefits, services and programs. Most UCLA Health employees are eligible for benefits, the benefits package depends on the length of appointment, how many hours you work, and your appointment type. Retirees are eligible based on their age and years of service credit at retirement. Comprehensive Health, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability Insurance, Retirement Plans and incentive programs are all offered for eligible employees.
UCLA Health offered increased flexibility with working from home and hybrid work, when applicable. COVID vaccine and testing options are available for employees. The UCLA COVID-19 Wellness and Mental Health Workgroup has developed resources and services to provide emotional support to UCLA Health staff and faculty who have been impacted by COVID-19.
UCLA Health is among the world’s most comprehensive academic health systems, with a mission to provide state-of-the-art patient care, train top medical professionals and support pioneering research and discovery. UCLA Health hospitals were ranked #1 in Los Angeles, #1 in California and #3 in the nation in the 2021-22 Best Hospitals assessment by U.S. News & World Report. Our more than 250 community clinics provide primary and specialty across Southern California. Innovative research at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and other UCLA professional schools leads to new treatments and technologies benefiting patients throughout the Los Angeles community.
Los Angeles, CA
Hospital & Health Care
John Mazziotta, MD, PhD