Job vacancy: Fresno-based UCSF-CDPH Position as QI Project Manager
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Position Title: Quality Improvement Project Manager
UC San Francisco-funded position (payroll title: Analyst III) assigned to the
California Department of Public Health, STD Control Branch
Start-date: June 2015
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The Quality Improvement (QI) Project Manager will coordinate and implement healthcare QI efforts and the evaluation of these efforts within Fresno County. Activities will be targeted to priority healthcare provider
networks, including pediatric practices, federally-qualified health centers (FQHCs), and Medi-Cal Managed Care health plans.
Additionally, this position will support the expansion of accessible and quality sexual and reproductive health services for at-risk populations in the Central Valley through provider and community outreach, education,
technical assistance and scale-up of clinical training opportunities.
This position will be assigned to CA Department of Public Health (CDPH) Sexually Transmitted Diseases Control Branch and will additionally partner closely with the California Family Health Council (CFHC) and the
Fresno Department of Public Health. Frequent travel throughout Fresno County and the Central Valley will be required.
BA/BS or Master’s degree with a major in a related field (i.e., Public Health, Nursing), plus 3 years of work experience in project coordination, program management, and/or work within a clinical setting, or an equivalent combination
of education and experience
At least 1 year of experience in project coordination, or development and management of public health programs
At least 6 months of experience in clinical quality assurance and/or quality improvement, either as a participant or project coordinator
At least 6 months of full-time experience working within a health clinic, hospital, or other clinical setting
Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH)
BS or Master’s degree in Nursing, or Physician Assistant certification
Experience coordinating QI intervention projects within a clinical setting
Experience providing technical assistance or conducting trainings
Experience conducting needs assessments
Experience conducting standardized surveys, key informant interviews, or other data collection tools to support formal evaluation
Experience conducting focus groups
Experience collaborating with outside stakeholders of various professional levels professionally and effectively
Skills in group facilitation, diplomacy, and negotiation
Experience with public speaking, including giving professional presentations
Knowledge of medical terminology pertaining to sexually transmitted diseases and reproductive health
Knowledge of laws, rules, regulations, and policies of the State of California pertaining to the provision of sexual health clinical services
Basic knowledge of public health concepts, including clinical applications, and an understanding of epidemiology, primary prevention, and health education