Project Director - Strategic Development

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San Francisco, CA

Industry: Patient Care

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Less than 5 years

Posted 394 days ago



Our legacy of unsurpassed patient care and unceasing mission to integrate high-tech medical research with clinical operations has led to our prestigious standing as one of the top 10 hospitals in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report. As a premier health care institution dedicated to advancing health worldwide, UCSF Medical Center can also be the best place to advance and shape your career.
 
The medical center's employees are one of the most important reasons why we are recognized as one of the nation's best hospitals. To work at UCSF Medical Center is to be part of an institution that provides the highest caliber of care to patients; a nurturing, dynamic and team-oriented atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.



Department Description

The strategic development department includes planning, business development, health plancontracting, marketing and communications, and other functions that support the UCSF Health’s Strategic Growth objectives.

UCSF Health’s legacy of unsurpassed patient care and unceasing mission to integrate high-tech medical research with clinical operations has led to our prestigious standing as one of the top 10 hospitals in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report. As a premier health care institution dedicated to advancing health worldwide, UCSF Medical Center can also be the best place to advance and shape your career.

The medical center's employees are one of the most important reasons why we are recognized as one of the nation's best hospitals. To work at UCSF Medical Center is to be part of an institution that provides the highest caliber of care to patients; a nurturing, dynamic and team-oriented atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.



Job Summary

As a member of UCSF Health’s Strategy and Business Development team, the Project Director of Strategic Growth plays a key role in UCSF Health’s growth and affiliation strategy. They will assist leadership in the development of service line and geographic strategies (from concept to implementation) and project management of key activities as required to develop and implement strategies that drive growth and revenue. Project management and strategic analytical support will occur across the continuum and will include acute, non-hospital and post-acute service providers as well as a wide-variety of physician groups.

The candidate will report directly to the Vice President of Strategy and Business Development and have a secondary supporting relationship to the physician leaders of women’s and children’s network development. This position will also support the Chief Strategy Officer in her duties supporting strategy, affiliates and organizational growth. Activities will include projects to analyze new opportunities, existing strategies, and provider arrangements. This position will also support regular review of financial and strategic metrics. 



Required Qualifications

  • Two years project management experience 
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration, or a closely related field with three to six years of experience in consulting, operations, or project management; or a combination of education and experience
  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training
  • In-depth knowledge of business development concepts, best practices and functions
  • Advanced analytical, critical-thinking and problem solving skills to assess complex issues and develop solutions
  • Advanced planning, project management, change management, process improvement skills
  • Advanced interpersonal skills to lead and work collaboratively and effectively with multi-disciplinary, cross-functional teams
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills, including ability to positively interact with executives, providers and staff at all levels
  • Advanced ability to develop comprehensive reports and presentations
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office software and database applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access).
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to motivate and influence others.
  • Ability to achieve measureable results in a diverse stakeholder landscape balancing competing and conflicting interests
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Proven ability to manage ambiguous situation with minimal direction
  • Experience performing complex data analysis. Advanced knowledge of Excel and Power Point
  • Demonstrated success in strategic analysis and planning and strong attention to details
  • Demonstrated experience with large scale program and relationship development
  • Ability to direct and motivate members of multiple project teams
  • Self-motivator with ability to work independently
  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to prioritize tasks and delegate when appropriate
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills, including ability to positively interact with executives, providers and staff at all levels
  • Flexibility and responsiveness in managing multiple projects simultaneously 
  • The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations



Preferred Qualifications

  • N/A



Licensure/Certification

  • N/A



Living Pride Standards

Service Excellence

  • Demonstrates service excellence by following the Everyday PRIDE Guide with the UCSF Medical Center standards and expectations for communication and behavior. These standards and expectations convey specific behavior associated with the Medical Center’s values: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence, and provide guidance on how we communicate with patients, visitors, faculty, staff, and students, virtually everyone, every day and with every encounter. These standards include, but are not limited to: personal appearance, acknowledging and greeting all patients and families, introductions using AIDET, managing up, service recovery, managing delays and expectations, phone standards, electronic communication, team work, cultural sensitivity and competency.   
  • Uses effective communication skills with patients and staff; demonstrates proper telephone techniques and etiquette; acts as an escort to any patient or family member needing directions; shows sensitivity to differences of culture; demonstrates a positive and supportive manner in which patients / families/ colleagues perceive interactions as positive and supportive. Exhibits team work skills to positively acknowledge and recognize other colleagues, and uses personal experiences to model and teach Living PRIDE standards. 
  • Exhibits tact and professionalism in difficult situations according to PRIDE Values and Practices
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to privacy, confidentiality, and security policies and procedures related to Protected Health Information (PHI) or other sensitive and personal information.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Assumes accountability for improving quality metrics associated with department/unit and meeting organizational/departmental targets. 

Work Environment

  • Keeps working areas neat, orderly and clutter-free, including the hallways. Adheres to cleaning processes and puts things back where they belong. Removes and reports broken equipment and furniture.
  • Picks up and disposes of any litter found throughout entire facility. 
  • Posts flyers and posters in designated areas only; does not post on walls, doors or windows.
  • Knows where the Environment of Care Manual is kept in department; corrects or reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate departments.  
  • Protects the physical environment and equipment from damage and theft.

The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations is required.


Job ID
14402