The University of California Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center's Population Sciences and Health Disparities Program conducts research and community engagement and outreach to avoid, abate, and/or ameliorate the cancer burden in our catchment area and beyond. The Community Health Program Representative provides programmatic, administrative and research support to our Native American Program. This includes assisting with implementing, coordinating, evaluating and/or helping plan a variety of cancer control programs aimed at improving the health and lives of Native Americans. Specifically, the Community Health Program Representative serves as a liaison between the Native American community and the UCD CCC; facilitates health circles on various cancer topics; develops and disseminates cancer information to the community; identifies and enrolls participants into our programs and studies; and maintains participant records by completing standardized data entry and participant tracking.--Experience working with the Native American Community--Knowledge of the socio-economic, cultural patterns and backgrounds of Native American customs--Culturally competent regarding the Native American community and concerned for the future of the Native American population--Ability to understand, communicate with, and establish rapport with Native American people in the area--Demonstrates responsibility for effect on others by respecting others' opinions and ideas, maintaining a harmonious relationship with other team members, showing emotional control in difficult situations, and being punctual--Professional oral communication skills, tact and diplomacy, and ability to maintain composure in dealing with faculty, administrative staff, and the general public--High level of initiative and ability to work independently with minimal supervision, exercising good judgment and decision-making ability, and resolve conflicts--Skill, knowledge and ability to utilize tact, diplomacy, patience and courtesy in dealing with a wide variety of individuals especially high ranking individuals.--Excellent professional writing, editing and proofreading skills to quickly and accurately produce correspondence and other written materials. High level of skill and experience to efficiently type and format technical, scientific and medical materials--Proficiency with PC, Outlook, Windows, Word, Excel (or similar spreadsheet programs), PowerPoint, Internet Web products and other programs, and on-line scheduling, on-line service/on-line access requests
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.