Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Health Care & Medicine
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Early Care and Education Center Director

Join our nationally recognized early childhood program. The successful candidate will have demonstrated skills in curriculum and program planning for children 0-5 years of age; strong organizational skills; supervisory experience; and knowledge of licensing requirements and funding resources. Position also requires B.A. in Child Development, with M.A. preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish skills required. Please send resumes to kropensk@chw.edu or fax 213-765-4093

Req ID: 86326

About California Hospital Medical Center

Working For California Hospital Medical CenterSince 1887, California Hospital Medical Center has been serving downtown and central Los Angeles. Our modern 313-bed acute care facility with 1,430 employees and 470 active medical staff provides 85,000 patients with vital medical services such as maternity care, pediatrics, general surgery, cancer care, and emergency care. Now in our second century, CHMC continues its tradition of responding creatively to changes in healthcare and our community. As part of our team, you'll help us build and grow such innovative programs as:
  • Babies First: Our full service maternity care program for mothers-to-be and their new babies.
  • Cancer Care: A pioneering cancer treatment center providing the latest in radiation therapy and oncology.
  • Neonatal Intensive Care and Pediatric Intensive Care Programs: Be a part of highly skilled multidisciplinary teams who are often called upon to share the best practices they have put in place in these state-of-the-art units.
You'll also enjoy the respect and camaraderie of team members who share your passion for putting patients first. Please take a moment to discover more about what it's like to work here. Our Work EnvironmentUpholding core values in all aspects of working with patients and staff has created an environment that people want to be in. One area of particular strength is our deep commitment to organizational learning. We've trained ourselves to look at our operations critically and make the changes needed to continually improve. As we grow and learn, we're creating a future that places us at the forefront of medical knowledge and best practices. At the day-to-day level, this not only means you'll keep your skills tuned to the latest advances. It also has helped us create a management team of exceptional quality. In particular, our nursing managers are among the best you'll find in any medical facility-and are largely responsible for our extraordinary employee retention rates. Our HometownWhen your hometown is Los Angeles, you've got a lot to offer. Often called the entertainment capital of the world, Los Angeles is the place to enjoy movie premieres, museums, and world-class concerts, as well as beaches, mountains, and classic theme parks.If you're like many of our job candidates, you may be surprised by the beauty and convenient location of our hospital. Our mild climate lets you enjoy quiet lunches outdoors. Or if you're ready for an adventure, take a quick walk into downtown Los Angeles to enjoy shopping, dining, or people watching. After work, you'll have plenty of entertainment to choose from at nearby Staples Center, home to concerts and a variety of sports activities. BenefitsIn addition to highly competitive salaries and the full complement of benefits, CHMC offers some extras you'll appreciate. Especially noteworthy, CHMC pays for 100% of the HMO plan for you, your spouse or domestic partner, and your dependants. In addition, we offer you free parking-a real incentive given our location. Some of our other benefits include:
  • Life, AD&D and long-term disability insurance
  • Sick leave/short-term disability pay
  • Paid time off (vacation, holidays, etc.)
  • Jury duty pay
  • Leaves of absence (family care, bereavement, etc.)
  • Flexible spending accounts (dependent care and healthcare)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement plan
Training OpportunitiesRenowned for an education department that includes an educator in every specialty area, CHMC is an ideal place for people who believe that continuing education is integral to personal and professional growth. We have a tradition of hiring people fresh from nearby schools-including Mount St. Mary's College, El Camino College, Los Angeles Southwest College, and Los Angeles Trade Tech-and then providing them with the extra training they need to be effective in a specialty area. In addition, programs in a variety of categories-such as continuing professional education, cross training, mandatory training, customer service, cultural diversity, and management development-help our experienced employees and others in the professional community meet their education needs and goals. Further, we're approved by the American Heart Association CPR Training Center to offer classes in Basic Life Support, Advanced Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Training in Neonatal Advanced Life Support as approved by the AHA and the American Academy of Pediatrics is also available.Specialty AreasYou'll have the opportunity to offer your skills to our community through a full array of medical services. Whether you're specialized in emergency services, surgery, cardiac care, family health, diagnostics, rehabilitation therapy or another area, we have a place for you. Or you could join one of our innovative patient care programs-such as our Nurse-Midwifery Service, the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Program, or our QuickCARE Occupational Medicine & Urgent Care Center-or help us evaluate and build new programs to fulfill unmet community needs.
Local Links
- City of Los Angeles:http://www.ci.la.ca.us- Chamber of Commerce:http://www.lachamber.org- Los Angeles Times:http://www.latimes.com- Dept. of Cultural Affairs:http://www.culturela.org- Mount St. Mary's College:http://www.msmc.la.edu