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Director, Supportive Care, Sacramento, CA


UC Davis Health System

Director

Sacramento, CA

May 18, 2017


The Administrative Director, Supportive Care (Community Health Program Chief) plans, develops and implements all aspects of the Supportive Oncology/Survivorship Program in addition to facilitating research in the area of supportive care and social services. Other responsibilities include financial management, operations management, human resources management, donor relations, and marketing. Collaborates with the Center's Director of Psycho-oncology, Cancer Center Medical Director, Chief Administrative Officer, staff, and numerous UC Davis Health departments and divisions in planning, implementing and directing the wide range of clinical, education and support services offered by the Cancer Center. The Administrative Director is responsible for decisions regarding research for supportive care and social services, and for ensuring this research is widely disseminated in the medical and scientific literature. The incumbent will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing independent research, submitting grant applications to applicable organizations and foundations, developing evaluation metrics, overseeing study activities to include staff assignments, participant enrollment, data collection, implementation and evaluation. The incumbent will also be responsible for writing and submitting progress reports as required by the funding agencies, and the submission of peer-reviewed manuscripts and abstracts.REQUIRED
--Demonstrated 5-8 years in Supportive Care and Survivorship Programs with at least 5 years in a progressively responsible leadership position
--Demonstrated experience in designing, developing, implementing and evaluating research studies and new programs to include developing evaluation metrics; overseeing study activities, such as participant enrollment; data collection; implementation; and evaluation.
--Knowledge of the IRB process to include approvals and renewals, informed consent and the protection of participant data.
--Experience using analytical skills to research and interpret data and policy, contribute to solutions, forecast the impact of potential actions, develop logical conclusions and/or recommend solutions
--Knowledge of Supportive Oncology/Survivorship programs
--Supervisory experience and leadership skills to lead, mentor, motivate, train, resolve conflict and evaluate staff
--Previous experience in writing and submitting NIH and/or foundation grant applications
--In-depth knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements as defined by the law, University, FDA or State entities
--Master's Degree in Nursing, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Social Work or similar field and/or equivalent education/training.

PREFERRED
--Clinical experience or experience as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
--Must have knowledge of the University's personnel and labor policies, financial systems, clinical and research processes, contracts and grants, etc.
--Experience in developing, cultivating maintaining relationships with diverse communities.
--Active memberships in pertinent national/international professional organizations in psycho-oncology to promote our programs and services and to form collaborative relationships with other colleagues in the field.

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SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
- THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT

To apply for this position, please click here or copy and paste the following link into your browser address bar:

http://ucdmc.contacthr.com/54999300


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