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Administrative Director, UCLA Value-based Care Research Consortium (Job ID# H103682)

Updated on May 21, 2019

The UCLA Value-Based Care Research Consortium (VBCRC) seeks a vision-driven Administrative Director who is excited about working with scientists, physicians and health system operations teams to improve healthcare value. This is a fabulous opportunity for someone who is highly organized, creative, and excellent working within and across teams to join our recently-launched unit focused on implementing and rigorously evaluating projects focused on improving health and healthcare value.  

Officially launched in April 2018, the UCLA VBCRC is housed in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. The mission of the VBCRC is to facilitate collaborative interaction among diverse stakeholders to dramatically improve health care value and associated meaningful patient-centered outcomes. This consortium serves as an incubator for innovation and will generate scientifically-grounded solutions to inform efforts to improve healthcare value at UCLA and partner institutions, influence policies across the nation, and serve as a training ground for the next generation of healthcare scientists and leaders.

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    The VBCRC Administrative Director will report to the VBCRC Director (Dr. Catherine Sarkisian) and will work in close collaboration with Dr. Sarkisian, other VBCRC leaders, physicians, researchers, and health systems operations teams on a range of projects all related to the general theme of improving healthcare value. As our unit is new and in increasing demand both locally and nationally, we seek an effective change agent who will thoughtfully drive and carefully steer the growth of the VBCRC. The candidate must be a flexible team player with a strong needs assessment aptitude and outstanding project management style who is dedicated to achieving results through collaboration, adaptability and integrity.  

    How to Apply
    Please see the UCLA Health Careers link for detailed information on job ID H103682 or visit https://www.uclahealthcareers.org/job/9572139/administrative-director-1-year-contract-los-angeles-ca/. The job close date will be: June 3, 2019. Further questions? Contact Catherine Sarkisian, MD, csarkisian@mednet.ucla.edu

Project Coordinator, Health Equity Network of the Americas (Job ID# H103316)

Updated on May 21, 2019

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for implementing many activities of the Health Equity Network of the Americas (HENA), an intersectoral community that drives action to promote a healthy future for all. HENA’s membership from 26 nations in the Americas and the Caribbean represent civil society, government, and academia. Through sharing knowledge and action, brings to light policies that have a positive impact on health equity and human rights in the Americas. Project Coordinator responsibilities include assisting in preparing and submitting scholarly manuscripts related to health equity, while also managing and executing communication activities such as: literature reviews, summarizing data, research and global policies to meet specific project objectives and timelines. This professional will coordinate and assist in all facets of HENA, including webinars and any administrative duties including translation, correspondence, budgeting and production of graphics (tables, charts, and figures) to illustrate project research, as needed. This position reports to the Director and Project Manager and works closely with other staff as needed.

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Required Qualifications

  • Oral and written fluency in Spanish language
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently on multiple tasks requiring critical thinking
  • Strong background and experience with project management and administration
  • Excellent external and internal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in conducting both quantitative and qualitative research
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Strong knowledge of budgeting procedures
  • Ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems

Salary Range: $17.10 / $2975 – $33.91 / $5900, depending on experience

How to Apply
Please see the UCLA Health Careers link and search for job ID H103316.