Sr. Clinical Program Coordinator
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-15
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The department of Pediatrics at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is actively seeking a full-time Sr. Clinical Program Coordinator. The Sr. Clinical Program Coordinator acts as a lead in the development, organization, production, and evaluation of a variety of health promotion and educational program offerings for patients in the assigned unit. Moreover, this employee provides a broader oversight to daily program activities in support of the University’s mission. The Sr. Clinical Program Coordinator evaluates the financial performance of programs to meet departmental goals and assist in the development of short- and long-range budgetary planning. The qualified Sr. Clinical Program Coordinator will perform duties within the Division of Adolescent Medicine of the Department of Pediatrics as required for HIV counseling and testing, targeted community outreach, pregnancy prevention education, lost to follow linkage, and clinical care of teenagers and young adults.
- Supervises, directs, and coordinates assignments for the given program.
- Trains, develops, and empowers staff to effectively perform their jobs.
- Evaluates program effectiveness, analyzes results, and recommends appropriate action.
- Coordinates program activities with other program, department or staff activities, ensuring optimum efficiency.
- Acts as a main point of contact for project funders, advisors, speakers, and participants, and recruits program participants, members, and volunteers.
- Oversees various personnel actions, including but not limited to, hiring, performance appraisals, disciplinary actions, termination, employee time records, and other related activities.
- Develops cooperative relationships with patients and families by projecting a positive image and creating a professional atmosphere.
- Develops program communications and promotional literature for distribution, including newsletters, brochures, and flyers.
- Prepares and presents periodic reports, financial statements, and records for management or outside agencies.
- Makes suggestions to leadership including the on process changes that will improve overall performance.
- Maintains required records and reports statistics for administrative, quality assurance, and safety and control purposes.
- Maintains patient confidentiality as well as the confidentiality of hospital business information.
- Oversees the maintenance of established supply levels in unit and supply rooms.
- Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
- Attend “key points of entry” facilities for the youth through established relationships with UM’s Promote to Prevent (P2P) program, Adolescent Counseling and Testing Service (ACTS), UM’s Special Adolescent Clinical (SAC), and Foster Care System sites to improve HIV/STD peer education and linkage to necessary health care including re-engagement.
- Perform HIV pre-test counseling, HIV/STD testing, pregnancy testing, prevention education, and HIV post-test counseling according to established Florida Department of Health standards for clients in the P2P Bench Card Program, at weekly office-based HIV-STD clinic, at established Foster Care community sites.
- Develop and conduct primary/secondary prevention education modules and factual HIV and STD info to the community.
- Assist clinicians with weekly ACTS clinic, specimen handling, and lab courier function.
- Supervise Federal Student Workers working in the ACTS clinic.
- Maintaining and review specimen and test logs for accuracy and completeness.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
- Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required
- Minimum 3 years of relevant experience required
- Must have had or currently hold AIDS 501 DOH Certification (highly preferred)
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
- Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
- Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with professional composure.
- Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships.
- Ability to understand and follow instructions.
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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