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Employee Career Resources

At UCLA Health, we’re committed to equipping you with all of the resources you need to develop your career. Whether you’re looking to start a brand new career within our network of healing or move upward in your department, there’s room for you to grow at UCLA Health.

Career path

Career Areas

Not sure how to achieve your career goal? Discover what steps you need to take with our comprehensive guides.

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Ignite Your Career

Ready to take your career to the next level? It’s all about making a great first impression. Start by refining your resume and sharpening your interviewing skills. To do that, come to our “Ignite Your Career: Skills For Successful Interviewing” CORE training course. It’ll give you the tools you need to stand out.

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UC Career Portal

As part of the University of California, UCLA Health employees gain access to a wealth of career courses that cover topics like resume writing, interviewing skills, creating a personal brand, and much more.

Career Possibilities

At UCLA Health, we’re all about career growth and advancement. Come meet some great people who have enjoyed impressive success with us.

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Ellen Pollack

Current Role at UCLA Health

As the CNIO, Ellen is responsible for a number of IT teams: Nursing Informatics, Informatics Training, Customer Care, Application Development, MyUCLA Health, Super User Program, Communications, and Device Integration. Her #1 responsibility for the teams she oversees is to be the front face of IT end users and patients who interact with the technology, and to optimize those systems. Over 400K patients now use the online portal for their health record needs. She also serves as the Co-Chair for the Technical Patient Advisory Group, which is responsible for ensuring that the technology patients interact with is optimal.

2013
Chief Nursing Informatics Officer (CNIO)
2010
Deployment Director for the CareConnect Project
1999
Director of the Clinical Systems Team
1995
Director of Nursing for special nursing projects
1993
Unit Director for Telemetry at Santa Monica Hospital

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Arturo Sanchez

Current Role at UCLA Health

Arturo provides leadership and facilitates all resources for both Environmental Services and Sustainability. He is passionate about driving and promoting sustainability best practices because he firmly believes that healing humankind means also doing no harm to the environment. Arturo promotes safe, eco-friendly practices to staff and patients. He also provides growth and development opportunities to his staff and advocates for fundraising opportunities that align with the organization’s mission, vision, and values.

2014
Administrative Director, UCLA Health Environmental Services and Sustainability
2009
Sr. Director of Environmental Services
2006
Director of Environmental Services and Patient Transport
2001
Sr. Supervisor for Environmental Services
2000
Service Partner Supervisor

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Jerome Crawford

Current Role at UCLA Health

Jerome is dedicated to helping deploy the “UCLA Way” across the organization. Because retaining top talent is a major strategic goal, he is focused on helping the organization optimize its retention by developing staff capabilities through the Lean Academy. He also leads performance improvement projects that align with quality and organizational initiatives to improve the patient experience.

2015
Director of Performance Excellence
2011
Lean Specialist with the Performance Excellence team
1996
Manager for the Patient Escort team
1995
Dispatcher for the Patient Escort team
1991
Patient Escort, while a freshman at UCLA

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Sergio Gallegos

Current Role at UCLA Health

As Associate Chief Technology Officer, Sergio is focused on overseeing the teams responsible for supporting and engineering core infrastructure. He provides the expertise to deliver high availability infrastructure in support of such key clinical and business applications as CareConnect. Sergio oversees the following teams: Network, Systems, Messaging and Directory Services, Interfaces, ServiceNow developers, and Performance and Capacity teams. His leadership enables UCLA Health to support about 8,000 concurrent CareConnect sessions during peak hours, 1,500 wireless access points, over 600 network switches, 9,000 VOIP phones, 2,500 servers, and 34,000 email accounts.

2015
Associate Chief Technology Officer
2012
Senior Director of IT Operations and Service Delivery
2010
Service Desk Director
2005
Communications Director
2004
Help Desk Analyst, ISS

Networking

At UCLA Health, you can connect with other knowledgeable and ambitious professionals as you take your career to the next level. Here are a few excellent groups you can join that can contribute to your professional goals.

UCLA Alumni Group & Events

Find, connect and network with fellow Bruins in your area. Together, we can make every region our grounds for building stronger bonds and achieving great things with one another.

ACG Los Angeles

ACG is one of LA’s largest networking groups. ACG LA has members from numerous different industries including corporate executives, accounting, legal and finance professionals. They hold regular networking events.

The LA Business Networking Group

One of the premier business networking groups in LA. They host group networking events every month with rave reviews and the best part: membership is free!

Ellevate

Ellevate is a global professional women’s network with 40+ chapters worldwide. Their community is made up of successful, motivated and passionate professional women from various industries and walks of life.

ToastMasters

Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. By regularly giving speeches, gaining feedback, leading teams and guiding others to achieve their goals in a supportive atmosphere, leaders emerge from the Toastmasters program.
UCLA Wilshire Center: “True Blue”

Meetup — Healthcare Professionals in Los Angeles

Meetup is a broader space where individuals can meet up who have common interests. They have specific meet ups for individuals in the healthcare profession who have common professions, goals and interests.

ACG Los Angeles
ACG is one of LA’s largest networking groups. ACG LA has members from numerous different industry’s including corporate executives, accounting, legal and finance professionals. They hold regular networking events.

The LA Business Networking Group
One of the premier business networking groups in LA. They host group networking events every month with rave reviews and the best part: membership is free!

Ellevate

Ellevate is a global professional women’s network with 40+ chapters worldwide. Their community is made up of successful, motivated and passionate professional women from various industries and walks of life.

ToastMasters

Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. By regularly giving speeches, gaining feedback, leading teams and guiding others to achieve their goals in a supportive atmosphere, leaders emerge from the Toastmasters program.
UCLA Wilshire Center: “True Blue”

Visit ToastMasters

Meetup — Healthcare Professionals in Los Angeles

Meetup is a broader space where individuals can meet up who have common interests. They have specific meet ups for individuals in the healthcare profession who have common professions, goals and interests.

ACG Los Angeles
ACG is one of LA’s largest networking groups. ACG LA has members from numerous different industry’s including corporate executives, accounting, legal and finance professionals. They hold regular networking events.

The LA Business Networking Group
One of the premier business networking groups in LA. They host group networking events every month with rave reviews and the best part: membership is free!

Ellevate

Ellevate is a global professional women’s network with 40+ chapters worldwide. Their community is made up of successful, motivated and passionate professional women from various industries and walks of life.

ToastMasters

Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. By regularly giving speeches, gaining feedback, leading teams and guiding others to achieve their goals in a supportive atmosphere, leaders emerge from the Toastmasters program.
UCLA Wilshire Center: “True Blue”

Meetup — Healthcare Professionals in Los Angeles

Meetup is a broader space where individuals can meet up who have common interests. They have specific meet ups for individuals in the healthcare profession who have common professions, goals and interests.