Cancer Screening Projects Manager
Job ID: R0040983 | Project Management | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Cancer Screening Project Manager will oversee candidates, should have significant project experience, and will be responsible for the implementation and evaluation of the strategic goals and objectives related to cancer screening and navigation. The manager will work with key stakeholders in the community and this position will work closely with internal and external partners to develop, implement, and evaluate cancer education project and strategies that result in improved screening rates and effective pathways to initiate screening and follow-up of abnormal findings.

Duties include:
  • Developing systems and processes necessary for the recruitment, tracking, planning, and execution of cancer screening projects for breast, cervical, lung, melanoma, and prostate.
  • Attending community and internal partner meetings for ongoing and prospective projects.
  • Arranging, managing, and maintaining relevant internal and external relationships.
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of screening project workplans and budgets.
  • Developing and implementing navigation services and pathways in junction with Cancer Center leadership and community partners.
  • Management and oversight of a navigation team.
  • Analyzing short-term and long-term resource needs and adjusting resources appropriately.
  • Ensuring completion of deliverables and adherence to timelines, tracking milestones and timelines across projects.
  • Analyzing and resolving issues that have the potential to jeopardize performance.
  • Engaging in communication and change management in relation to progress of related projects.
  • Assisting research investigators in contextualizing research initiatives for specific settings and communities. Connecting to community partners.

In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Compensation: The anticipated starting salary for this position, based on education and experience, is 85,000+ annually and includes UVA benefits.

Minimum Requirements
  • Education: Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience: At least four years of experience. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Experience working in a healthcare setting, public health, or related field preferred. At least four years of managerial experience in a professional setting.
  • Licensure: Project Management Institute (PMI) certification is typically possessed.

Preferred Background
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in public health or related field; Master's preferred.
  • Experience: Work in a healthcare setting, public health, or related field. At least four years of managerial experience in a professional setting.

Preferred Skills
  • Solid understanding of clinical quality improvement strategies.
  • Solid understanding of evidence-based strategies in cancer prevention and control.
  • Demonstrated project management experience (planning, tracking, and documenting project timelines, goals, evaluations, and budgets).
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead a team and grow collaboration.
  • Consistent ability to independently set and deliver outcomes in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated decision-making and problem-solving techniques.
  • Demonstrated work ethic, integrity, and professional conduct.
  • Must have excellent communication skills with demonstrated abilities in report writing and public speaking.

Physical Demands
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs. Regular travel is required by air and car.

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