The Program/Project specialist must demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, and problem-solving skills in applying detailed knowledge of the responsibilities, functions, and underlying management structure of accrediting organizations, the Department of Surgery, and the larger institution in organizing and independently prioritizing work, establishing procedures and systems, and ensuring orderly and timely work flow.
The Program/Project specialist provides direction, leadership and day-to-day management of educational activities for the Transplant fellowship program. This includes administration of the program in collaboration with the Program Director, division staff, and the trainees and providing education coordination between attending physicians, fellows, hospital/clinical sites, and institutional and regulatory administrative offices. The Program/Project Specialist reports to the SAC Education Manager.
Urology Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) Responsibilities (35%): • Provide operational link between the department’s education administration, affiliated sites, community clinics and medical students for teaching activities. • Responsible for independent administration of clerkship, electives, other courses and initiatives. • Lead programmatic and administrative planning for undergraduate medical education • Design, develop and manage course curriculum and orientation modules for medical students.
Transplant Surgery Fellowship Program Responsibilities (65%): • Oversee day to day operations, administration, coordination, and planning of the fellowship program • Coordinate weekly educational conferences; ensure coordination of case conferences. • Collaborate with site coordinators on fellowship related issues • Ensure program accreditation compliance • Financial management and reporting • Recruiting and onboarding of Fellows • Facilitate trainee reviews, exams, and evaluations including: o Coordinate and proctor annual in-training exams for trainees o Coordinate the review process including scheduling evaluations and maintaining information in RMS o Schedule reviews of fellows with program director • Obtain and manage Fellowship related data • Track and monitor clinical experience and education (i.e. duty hours) • Prepare and maintain fellow time away documentation including sick leave, vacation, etc. • Identify and participate in implementation of opportunites for department-wide process improvement initiatives for education program
The hourly salary range for this position is $17.31- $29.10.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materails.
Required Qualifications: -High School Diploma/GED and five years related experience to include project management. Coursework in a related field may substitute for some years of experience. -Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with a variety of professionals. -Must be able to work flexible (early morning or evening hours) as needed
Preferred Qualifications: -2 years of related experience -Ability to effectively function as a member of a team -Excellent organizational and time management skills -Strong customer service skills -Strong analytical and critical thinking skills -Demonstrates initiative in problem solving and implementing innovative solutions -Excellent verbal/written communication skills with leadership emphasis -Experience with EFS, Chrome River or other financial management systems -Experience coordinating an undergraduate medical education program -Experience coordinating a medical fellowship program
Internal Number: 333193
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