Summary of Essential Job Duties This position is responsible for sourcing and engaging promising healthcare startups for participation in the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator program, as well as managing operations associated with the company recruiting process. This role will support the entire life cycle of the application and selection process, from researching companies and building a pipeline, to interacting with companies and founders, to managing logistics of the application submission and review process. While the accelerator program is in session, the Innovation Sourcing Lead will also provide mentorship to participant companies based on his or her background and areas of expertise. This role will be critical in supporting the success of the accelerator program through recruitment of high-quality program participants, and the Innovation Sourcing Lead will work closely with the Managing Director and other program staff.
Specific responsibilities may include, but not be limited to: - Conducting research to identify companies and managing a database of potential companies - Logistical coordination of meetings, conferences and trips related to recruitment - Review and optimization of sourcing and application processes, including management of deal flow database and application platform, and communicating processes to other team members supporting sourcing/recruitment - Coordinating regular updates on the status of the company pipeline - Sector analysis to identify areas of interest within digital health/healthcare IT - Conducting telephone calls and in-person meetings with companies of interest - Presentations or public speaking about the accelerator program - In collaboration with the Program Director, developing/defining relationships with other organizations and entities (e.g. other accelerators, investors, etc) to create new pipelines for company sourcing - While the program is in session, supervision of an Associate (temporary staff member) dedicated to deal flow/recruiting/sourcing - Some travel (up to 50% during peak recruiting time) may be required to meet potential companies and support the accelerator program at conferences and events
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.