This position will serve as the Program Manager for PHASE: Public Health Screening in the Emergency Department. The primary responsibilities of this position will be to ensure that patients confirmed as testing positive for HIV or Hepatitis C as part of the screening program being conducted in the Emergency Department are linked to care at UC Davis or the Cares Community Health Clinic in Sacramento, or other appropriate health provider as necessary. This position will also be responsible for ensuring accurate data tabulation and sending reports to the program sponsor, Gilead Sciences, on a quarterly basis. The incumbent must have the ability and willingness to work in an intense emergency room setting and must be comfortable interacting with patients. The position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills and data analysis skills sufficient to accurately collect, tabulate, and report sensitive health information. This position will work with a Junior Specialist to manage specimens collected for the PHASE program. The incumbent may also participate in data analysis and interpretation of results, as well as preparing reports for evaluation of the PHASE Program.REQUIRED - Minimum two years experience in a healthcare setting with one of those years in project management - Bachelor's degree in a scientific or health discipline or have a combination of education and relevant experience - Knowledge of healthcare services and systems, including public/private insurance eligibility requirements and access procedures - Experience working with diverse ethnic and cultural communities, including but not limited to persons of color, LGBTQ community, substance users, and homeless persons, in varying ages from teen-age through adultPREFERRED - Previous experience working with patients confirmed as testing positive for HIV or Hepatitis C - Phlebotomy Certification - Ability to speak and understand Spanish SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - Ability to work overtime as may be required - Ability to travel overnight and/or on weekends for occasional meetings related to the program - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-t...erm course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging everyone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.