Clinical Lead, CMQCC - 72017
Description The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine aims to provide optimum state-of-the-art care for critically ill and recovering neonates and infants. We are dedicated to the School of Medicines mission of advancing and exploring innovative and novel biomedical, translational, and clinical research and education through the nurturing stimulation of interactions among basic and clinical scientists, clinicians, and educators throughout the School of Medicine and University, as well as with the private and public sectors. Through our integrated research, education, patient, and community outreach programs, we are committed to maintaining the highest standards of academic medicine and patient care. A component of the Division is the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC).
CMQCC has as its mission to transform maternity care in California by defining, disseminating and implementing clinical best practices and quality improvement principles and techniques, and by providing quality improvement tools and strategies for clinicians to improve the outcomes for pregnant women.
The CMQCC Clinical Lead will work collaboratively with CMQCC leadership and staff to coordinate components of large-scale, QI implementation projects at target hospitals throughout California; create and/or advise in the development of OB QI curriculum and educational materials for use in hospitals throughout California; develop and/or contribute to outreach strategy related to program development, partnership, and project funding; collect and analyze outcome data, create reports, and review trends to make program improvement recommendations. The Clinical Lead will help meet CMQCCs mission by fulfilling the duties and responsibilities of the position.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Develop, implement, administer, and evaluate programs, including outreach to varied stakeholders by: conducting research activities within the program; analyzing data, creating reports, reviewing trends, and making program improvement recommendations. May develop or contribute to outreach strategy related to program communications, development, partnerships, and fundraising/funding.
- Teach and/or assist in the teaching and administration of courses. Create and/or advise in the development of curriculum. May advise students and/or coach/mentor clients.
- Write and/or edit complex content for proposals, research grants, peer-reviewed publications, and other program activities.
- Contribute to and inform on strategic program/entity planning and related funding and financial sustainability.
- Coach and mentor program staff.
- Other duties may also be assigned
Qualifications DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
- Perinatal nurse with three (3) or more years of experience in clinical and administrative systems
- Knowledge of national standards, regarding perinatal nursing and safety/QI projects
- Experience with inpatient obstetrics within the last 5 years
- Project management experience and skills
- Proven ability to work collaboratively with leadership teams and staff on multiple, competing projects
- Demonstrated ability to write and edit scientific text and education materials for clear and concise communication of concepts
- Experience and skill in curriculum development
- Ability to coordinate and provide outreach education to varied providers and hospitals
- Experience and skill in collecting, reporting and analyzing outcome data
- Ability to travel within California
- Bachelor's degree and three or more years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience.
- Experience managing a budget and developing financial plans.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
- Ability to develop program partnerships and funding sources.
- Excellent oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization.
- Ability to oversee and direct staff.
- Basic knowledge of managing budgets and developing financial plans.
- Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, perform desk-based computer tasks.
- Occasionally use a telephone, writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
- Rarely sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.
- Ability to use voice to present information/communicate with others.
- On-campus mobility.
- Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
- May work extended hours, evenings or weekends.
- May travel locally.
- Occasional overnight travel.
Location: School of Medicine
Job Code: 4112