The Digestive Health Academic Service line is seeking an experienced Program Coordinator to oversee hepatitis C research and clinical care programs and manage programmatic operations to improve patient outcomes and experience. This includes but is not limited to; working with research investigators on planning and conducting trials evaluating systems of hepatitis C care (including Project ECHO), implementing and overseeing non-research hepatitis C care programs, developing work plans and operational manuals for both research and non-research care, evaluating care delivery and implementing improvement plans to accomplish both scientific and clinical goals. Coordinator will oversee staff responsible for all IRB activities (developing, submitting and managing applications and continuation reviews), advise on program operations to resolve complex issues, communicate with internal and external partner's/ stake holders and work with them to assure work completion. Incumbent will supervise support staff, work with investigators, program, service line and departmental leaders and others to develop/monitor budget and meet all budget and compliance guidelines. Create tracking system to ensure milestones are clear to all investigators, communicate with study sites and partners on any issues in a timely fashion, document study progress, prepare and create program deliverables and interim reports. Attend to administrative aspects of carrying out the hepatitis C research agenda, maintain and develop interaction with program staff. The program coordinator will also oversee hepatitis C outreach programs throughout Kentucky, in collaboration with UK and Kentucky Department of Public Health (KDPH) leaders, and report progress and metrics back to a representative at KDPH. Other duties assigned.
The ideal candidate will possess strong skills in project management and operations; budget development and oversight experience within a healthcare setting.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Master's Degree and 3+ years of project management experience.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.