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Associate Director(Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) - COACH Program(Community Outreach)

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A true leader aims to inspire—and at Cedars-Sinai, that’s exactly what our Associate Directors do. They’ve got a strong combination of clinical skills, management abilities, and professionalism, and they devote every ounce of their hearts to all that they do here. This culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it’s one of the many reasons we’ve earned a five-time Magnet designation. So if you’re passionate about leading an excellent team at a world-class, 852-bed teaching and research facility, we invite you to bring your talents to Cedars-Sinai. Come discover for yourself why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals.


Are you ready to make a difference?


The Associate Director is responsible for the planning, organizing, and directing of the daily operations and clinical practice of the COACH for Kids mobile clinical program. Their work will focus on providing quality, individualized patient care along with community referrals that address medical and health related social needs in alignment with the Cedars-Sinai’s best practices and philosophy. The Associate Director reports to the Community Engagement Officer and works collaboratively with other Directed Community Benefit programs, as well as with other departments.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of professionals focused on providing pediatric care to patients and their families in vulnerable communities throughout Los Angeles.

  • Connect individuals and families to primary care providers, dental care, and behavioral health services with a goal of making sure that each family encountered has a medical home.

  • Develop and implement a system to assess COACH patients and program participants’ Social Determinants of Health and immediate needs.

  • Connect individuals and families to community-based service providers for assistance with identified health-related social needs.

  • Maintain strong and streamlined partnerships with local (city/county/state) systems of care including, but not limited to, social services, housing and primary care.

  • Develop and maintain a substantial budget.

  • Collaborate across sectors of the community and within Cedars-Sinai.

  • Support research efforts focused on vulnerable community members.

  • Provide culturally competent care to special patient populations.

  • Work with electronic health records, utilizing data to modify schedules and planning.

  • Build and use evaluation tools and collect data.

  • Report data and adjust program services based on impact metrics.

  • Work collaboratively as part of the Community Engagement team to plan, think strategically and build solutions that increase Cedars-Sinai’s health improvement and capacity building impact in the community.

Teamwork/Customer Relation Responsibilities:
  • Collaborates to problem solve and make decisions to achieve desired outcomes.

  • Establishes effective working relationships with cross-functional team(s).

  • Cultivates and maintains strong relationships and rapport with stakeholders and/or client groups.

  • Responds timely, effectively and appropriately to deliverables.

  • Comfortable conducting care in the field in vulnerable communities.

  • Execute strategy and planning, program design, staff growth and mentoring and collaboration.

Team Lead/Supervisory/Management Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a team lead to include overseeing the work of others, assigning or allocating work to team, and ensuring tasks are completed according to deadlines and quality standards.

  • Plans, leads, and directs work of staff to ensure goals and objectives are completed within established budget and deadlines are met.

  • Responsible for hiring, onboarding, managing schedules, personnel actions, performance reviews, and performance improvement plans.

  • Supervises the day-to-day work of employees, assigns work, ensures tasks are completed and deadlines are met.


  • MSN or Master’s degree in relevant field of study or Bachelor’s Degree for Physician Assistants


  • Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant strongly preferred

  • BLS from American Heart Association or American Red Cross


  • Working Title: Associate Director(Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) - COACH Program(Community Outreach)
  • Department: COACH
  • Business Entity: Corporate Services
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Community Engagement
  • Job Specialty: Community Engagement
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day
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Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

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