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Type: Full Time
Location: San Francisco, California
This position serves as a Program Coordinator within the Department of Medicine (DOM) and in the Division of Gastroenterology (GI). The individual will work towards improving colorectal cancer screening rates in federally qualified health centers throughout San Francisco.
One role will involve serving as an outreach worker for a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) supported clinical implementation and dissemination program that seeks to improve and evaluate uptake of colorectal cancer screening in the uninsured and underinsured population using a centralized mailed fecal immunochemical test (FIT) kit outreach program. They will work independently and collaboratively to educate and encourage eligible patients to complete colorectal cancer screening.
They will also serve as a representative of the San Francisco Cancer Initiative s Colorectal Cancer Task Force. Working with local federally qualified health centers to improve their colorectal cancer screening rates using quality improvement processes and helping to implement evidence based interventions.
The ideal candidate must be able to communicate effectively with a variety of populations and with medical professionals. The individual will work with partners in the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH), University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco Cancer Initiative, and San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium. This position will report directly to the Program Manager.
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE GASTROENTEROLOGY
One out of every three people in the United States visits a doctor each year for a gastrointestinal (GI) problem. At UCSF, Division of Gastroenterology (GI) specialists are skilled in the diagnosis and management of the full range of gastrointestinal diseases, including disorders of the esophagus, stomach, intestine, pancreas and liver. The mission of the Division of Gastroenterology is threefold: to provide state-of-the-art patient care for GI and liver diseases, to prepare GI trainees to become academic leaders and to develop new knowledge about GI and liver diseases through basic and clinical research.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.\\",\\"
Required Qualifications: tHigh school graduation and four years of related administrative experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
tFacile with MS Office Suite
tExcellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills, resourcefulness and a results-oriented approach to solving problems
tExcellent organizational acumen and the ability to maintain confidentiality. Detail oriented
tExcellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to listen carefully, think strategically, ask critical questions diplomatically, and use discretion and tact when communicating
tAbility to work independently and as part of a team
tProven record of excellent performance, attendance, and reliability
tProven ability to work independently with minimal supervision
NOTE: PHYSICAL/HEALTH SCREENING REQUIRED.
Preferred Qualifications: tBA/BS degree with a major in a related field and one year experience in a health services agency; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
tFluency with written and spoken Cantonese, Spanish, or another language
tKnowledge of quality improvement tools
tExperience with electronic health records
tProficiency in relational databases (e.g., MS Access)
Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.