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HIV Prevention Project Leader

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*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers.*



University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Disease

HIV Prevention Project Leader (Health Care Principal Professional)

Position #728595 - Requisition #14577



The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Disease has an opening for a full-time, University Staff (unclassified) HIV Prevention Project Leader (Health Care Principal Professional) position.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Nature of Work:

Jobs in this career family are responsible for performing a wide range of professional duties to support the university's teaching, research and/or service missions through the provision of health and wellness services, dealing with general, indirect patient care operations and management of healthcare services. Functions include hospital administration, healthcare regulatory compliance, patient relations, operational services, admissions, and medical records. Includes professional assignments in medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, counseling and behavioral health, public health, dietetics and nutrition, other allied health fields, alternative medicine and therapies, and related disciplines.

Principal Professionals are responsible for exercising discretion, analytical skill, personal accountability and responsibility in a wide range of areas including academic, administrative, managerial and student services functions. Work involves creating, integrating, applying and sharing knowledge directly related to a professional field. Work is performed at an advanced or expert level.

Principal Professionals are either work leads over others or are considered a subject matter expert in a particular area.

Examples of Work Performed:

The Children's Hospital Immunodeficiency Program (CHIP) provides comprehensive health care integrated with clinical trial participation to children, adolescents, young adults and pregnant women living with or affected by HIV. CHIP is comprised of a multi-disciplinary team including a clinical care team, psychosocial support team, research team, outreach/prevention team, and administrative support. The HIV Prevention Project Leader is responsible for development, oversight, implementation, evaluation and continuous improvement of the HIV and Hepatitis C prevention and screening programs of CHIP. HIV testing and counseling is a critical strategy for preventing new HIV infections. The prevention program at CHIP includes an robust HIV testing and education initiative that serves men up to age 25 and women of any age in a variety of non-clinical settings in partnership with 22 community organizations across the state. We focus our testing efforts on those who are at highest risk for HIV including: people of color, people who inject drugs, men who have sex with men, people experiencing homelessness or incarceration, sex workers, and those who are dealing with substance abuse and/or mental health issues.

Specific Duties:

Leadership:

  • Assume a strong leadership role in the strategic design, development and implementation of prevention programming for CHIP including planning and facilitation of annual strategic planning team retreat.
  • Collaborate with CHIP leadership to create cohesive vision and ensure work is aligned with the organizational mission and core values.
  • Critically assess and select appropriate quantitative and qualitative measurement methods for assessing program reach, effectiveness, adoption, implementation, and sustainability, assist with research implementation and evaluation.
  • Serve as voting member of the CHIP Quality Management leadership committee, facilitate quality improvement initiatives as related to prevention work.
  • Participate in the development of operational procedures that promote quality client-centered services, productivity, revenue enhancement, cost savings, risk management and employee engagement and satisfaction.
  • Supervise Prevention Coordinator and Prevention Assistant positions, as well as serve as preceptor for interns and graduate capstone projects (approximately 4 FTE).
  • Grant development and submission: identify potential funding opportunities, prepare grant narratives and budgets, submit applications within funding guidelines.
  • Prepare detailed reports as requested, including data collection and analysis.
  • Author manuscripts and posters and present prevention research data at related conferences.

Prevention Service Administration:
  • Oversee state-wide HIV/HCV testing services: includes over 30 testing sites and partners and over 1,300 annual tests.
  • Direct all testing events including HIV/HCV testing at health fairs, Pridefest, and other community-based events across Colorado.
  • Coordinate routine reviews and site visits to ensure fidelity of program implementation, policies and procedures, including HIV and Hepatitis C testing, behavioral health screenings and interventions
  • Oversee all behavioral client-level assessments and interventions including mental health, substance use, Healthy Love, SEPA, and risk-reduction counseling.
  • Ensure that services are provided to clients in a consistent, timely, appropriate and coordinated manner
  • Manage all contracts related to prevention work including: ensuring contract deliverables are met, budgeting, invoicing, reporting, and directing all sub-contractors.
  • Participate in CDPHE workgroups and committees as related to client-service prevention work (e.g. HIV testing standards of care, HIV PrEP standards of care, quality, etc.).
  • Facilitate prevention meetings as related to role including, but not limited to, CHIP prevention team meetings and advisory boards.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and institutional policies and procedures.

Community Outreach/Engagement:
  • Develop, maintain and nurture strong collaborative and working partnerships with other providers of services to our priority populations, including representing CHIP at community-based committees, advisory groups, and local and national conferences.
  • Oversee Connect2Protect coalition comprised of numerous community stakeholders designed to create structural-level change to promote sexual health and thereby reducing the incidence of HIV.
  • Coordinate CHIP Consumer Advisory Boards including overseeing member recruitment and retention, development of agendas, and facilitation of meetings.
  • Chair CHIP Fundraising Committee and secure additional funding to support CHIP patient support and programming, including state and federal grant applications and organize fundraising events.
  • Manage CHIP's participation as a beneficiary in the annual Telluride AIDS Benefit (TAB), including patient art event, community education, logistical planning, staffing, and budget.
  • Present at community education events including schools, medical facilities, conferences, service organizations, and community events.
  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation (for questions please contact [email protected])

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in biological science, nutrition, nursing, health, human service, psychology, counseling, social work, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.
  • Five (5) years of HIV program coordination experience.

Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis, but not for the specific experience.

Conditions of Employment:
  • Must be willing and able to successfully pass a 10-panel drug test.
  • Must be willing and able to successfully pass a national criminal background and sex offender registry check.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in public health or related field from accredited institution.
  • CDPHE certification in HIV testing and counseling.
  • One (1) year supervisory experience.
  • Experience working with Electronic Medical Records.
  • Experience with marketing using social media and Web-based platforms.
  • Experience in grant development and submission.
  • Experience in publishing in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Experience working with community organizations in Denver Metro area.
  • Experience in facilitating a group of stakeholders toward a specific objective.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Proficient in computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, internet, email.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to interact in a compassionate and nonjudgmental manner with a diverse client population.
  • Strong work ethic, high level of organization, independent worker.
  • Willing to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.
  • Willing to travel both locally (Denver area) and nationally for trainings/meetings.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.


Diversity and Equity:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Office of Equity by email at [email protected] or by phone at (303) 315-2567.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.


Special Instructions to Applicants:*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers. * REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A cover letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2). A current resume/CV. 3). List of 3-5 professional references. Questions should be directed to Megan Haas at [email protected]

Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:Application Deadline: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.



Job Category: Health Care

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 21016 - SOM-PEDS ID-GenOps

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 6, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Megan Haas

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00728595

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