Position Announcement: Collaborative Screening Initiative Coordinator

The Center for Urban Population Health in partnership with the Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Control Program is seeking to hire a Collaborative Screening Initiative Coordinator in Milwaukee. Ideal candidates will have 3-5 years of experience in health care quality improvement or public health project management. The Coordinator will work on the newly awarded CDC funded project, "Wisconsin's Collaborative Approach to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening."

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The Collaborative Screening Initiative Coordinator, in partnership with the Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Control Program at the UW Carbone Cancer Center, will coordinate a CDC funded initiative to increase colorectal cancer screening. This position will work directly with principal investigator, physician and non-physician providers, clinic staff, and patients on assessing and improving colorectal screening rates within various community health clinics (CHC) in Milwaukee. Must be willing to work at multiple locations including at community health clinic sites, and/or other project partner locations. Must have the ability to negotiate with community health clinic site personnel, develop strong partnerships with CHC teams, problem solve, and assist them in implementing evidence based interventions to increase colorectal cancer screenings that fit the culture of the individual project site.
  • Coordinate all aspects of project deliverables, including communicating with CDC on a regular basis and submitting required reports as required by CDC.
  • Assist in the development of a five year project work and evaluation plans.
  • Convene project related Leadership Advisory Board and Community Taskforce.
  • Support the development of clinic Colorectal Cancer (CRC) teams for each participating community health clinic.
  • Identify baseline and track on-going screening rates for each participating community health clinic.
  • Develop clinic environmental assessment tool to assess clinic infrastructure, processes and procedures as well as patient interface and satisfaction related to CRC screening.
  • Support the development of clinic level implementation plans to increase CRC screening, based on assessments and evidence-based interventions.
  • Coordinate the training, implementation and monitoring of the priority evidence-based interventions as designed in the implementation plans.
  • Support the Evaluation team in collecting and monitoring process and outcome indicators/data.
  • Assist in writing, reviewing, and editing scientific articles for submission to peer-reviewed publications.
  • Attend and participate in grantee and project meetings. 
  • Perform other duties, as appropriate.

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