In June of 2019, Cedars-Sinai will open the first multidisciplinary center catered to cancer care in the San Fernando Valley. The building located off Ventura Blvd in Tarzana, CA, will provide medical oncology, breast cancer surgery, radiation oncology, imaging, and internal medicine services to this unique patient population. Our one-stop, multi-disciplinary treatment center is equipped to provide precise and effective treatments for even the most complex cancers, while providing patients with the most comfortable and relaxing environment we can.
The radiation oncology team will be led by Dr. Benjamin King. Dr. King received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed his residency training in Radiation Oncology at the University of Washington Medical Center. He specializes in treatment of a variety of cancers including but not limited to cancers of the breast, lung, prostate, head & neck, skin, bone, as well as metastatic cancers. Our multi-disciplinary, patient-centered approach at the Tarzana location incorporates input from a team of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and specialty physicians to create an individualized care plan that is tailored to the unique needs of each patient.
The Clinic is seeking a Clinical Care Associate, work hours may vary and may work occasional weekends as required. Work location will be in the San Fernando Valley. The building will be located off Ventura Blvd in Tarzana, CA.
Functioning under the general supervision of the Service Line Manager and a licensed caregiver, the Clinical Care Associate (CCA) provides clinical and administrative support to nurses, physicians and allied health professionals (Clinicians) working in the radiation oncology affiliate sites. Functions may include patient interview, data collection, documentation in the medical record, exam room set-up, cleaning and preparation, ordering/stocking of medical supplies, general administrative support, and other duties as assigned. The CCA may also perform non-invasive routine technical services under the supervision of a licensed physician, surgeon or podiatrist who is on the premises. The Clinical Care Associate functions within his/her scope of education/certification not to exceed what is permitted by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center policies, procedures and guidelines.
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 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.