Miami, Florida
Mar 26, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is seeking a Sr. Project Manager. The incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing the Cancer Center’s Integrated Outreach Plan with the Associate Director. In collaboration with the Associate Director, determine key process and outcome metrics for evaluating outreach efforts. Responsible for ensuring projects are aligned with organizational goals, community needs, and requirements from various stakeholders, including COC and NCI. Assist in the planning of a triennial Needs Assessment and obtaining approval from the Cancer Committee. Monitor and report progress and results of the Needs Assessment, ensuring compliance with the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer’s standards. Develop and maintain partnerships with community stakeholders within the catchment area. Assist in the planning and execution of educational events at Sylvester and its satellite centers. Assist in the planning and execution of educational and screening events in catchment area communities, including DOCS Health Fairs, based on cancer risks and rates documented by Cancer Center’s Cancer Control and Prevention statistical team. Manage process for creating print and online materials, including those in languages other than English. Responsible for managing the Annual Community Grant Program that funds community partners to use evidence-based practices to improve cancer prevention, screening, and access to care. Serve as Outreach Coordinator on the Cancer Committee, and ensure standards related to education, prevention, outreach and screening are met. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field; Master’s degree preferred in health or education or related field. This position requires at least 3 years of experience with project management, particularly in the realm of community outreach, health education, and cancer control
Ability to work with a multidisciplinary team of diverse stakeholders, including local community-based organizations. Ability to represent Sylvester in the community and on various internal and external committees. Excellent organizational skills to manage multiple large projects and priorities
Ability to develop, manage, and prioritize multiple project plans and deadlines. Understanding of program evaluation methods to drive outreach evaluation. Understanding of surveillance data and ability to plan/implement evidence-based practices to address observed disparities in cancer incidence and mortality. Understanding of cancer, cancer treatments, clinical trials, and the physical and psychological symptoms patients with cancer experience. Ability to manage team of Community Health Workers and their activities. Experience with and proven ability in research practices. High degree of analytic ability to manage financial responsibilities. Ability to work independently and to accept responsibility for complex and sensitive decision making as it relates to the overall conduct of the organization. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to communicate effectively with personnel, members of other university communities. Comprehensive computer skills. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Veteran/Disability Employer. Come join us!

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.


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