Time Off

Make the most of life outside of work.

We believe that what inspires you in life brings inspiration to the work you do. Because of that, we are pleased to offer employees generous paid time off so that you can pursue your passions and enjoy life to its fullest.

Our full-time employees earn an average of three weeks per year, and the rate of earning increases, based upon your years of University and/or State of California service (to a maximum of 5 weeks per year). Employees also earn an average of twelve sick days per year, which may be accumulated indefinitely. UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine observes thirteen holidays per year.

To manage your benefits online and get details on specific offerings, visit http://atyourservice.ucop.edu.

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At UCLA Health, we achieve excellence in patient care consistently by following the steps outlined in CICARE.

CICARE is an acronym that describes specific behaviors that are guaranteed to result in excellent communication with patients, families and colleagues.

Every UCLA Health employee, physician and volunteer holds themselves and their colleagues accountable for practicing these six steps with everyone on every encounter.

Click on the above to learn more about CICARE.


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Connect with the patient and their family members by addressing them as Mr./Ms., or by the name they prefer.

Introduce yourself and your role.

Communicate what you are going to do, how long it is going to take, and how it will impact the patient.

Ask permission before examining the patient and anticipate patient and/or family needs, questions or concerns.

Respond to patient and/or family questions and requests with immediacy.

Exit courteously and/or with an explanation of what will come next (or when you will be back to check on them).