Program and Quality Improvement Specialist, Dyadic Behavioral Health Technical Assistance Center
University of California, San Francisco
Location: San Francisco, California
Internal Number: 63220BR
The UCSF Dyadic Primary Care Behavioral Health Technical Assistance Center (Dyadic PCBH TA Center) is looking for an experienced Program and Quality Improvement Specialist who has a passion for public health, particularly when it comes to the intersection of mental health, social justice, and pediatric primary health care.
As we launch the Dyadic PCBH TA Center, the Program and Quality Improvement Specialist represents an exciting new position to work closely with cross-sector community, public health, government, and healthcare finances partnerships to promote and expand access to family-centered, preventative behavioral health care for infants and young children.The ideal candidate will have experience working in a busy hospital or public health setting, familiarity with common health and process outcome metrics, and is comfortable working with multiple stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds (clinical, public health, community-based organizations, and patient stakeholders). The Program and Quality Improvement Specialist will be responsible for working with several unique but related programs to support programmatic success and to create a robust depiction of programmatic impact.
The Program and Quality Improvement Specialist is a new position and will be central to promoting program effectiveness, functionality and success, and to measuring the impact of our Technical Assistance services in the Bay Area. The ideal candidate will approach the work from a holistic viewpoint of how efforts are tied both to specific program goals and the overarching missions of social justice, mental health transformation, and integrated primary care.
The ideal candidate will be able to function both independently and as part of a team. They will have experience with grant writing and reporting, quantitative and qualitative research design and methodology, informatics and electronic medical records, advanced statistical methods, quality improvement processes, and program coordination and management. It is preferred that the candidate have experience with pediatric health care, early childhood health and mental health, and public health financing.
Works as part of a new team in a developing initiative to promote the large scale expansion of early childhood/dyadic integrated behavioral health services in pediatric primary care settings across California
Liaises with cross-sector leaders and stakeholders to promote success of the initiative
Engages in evaluation process that include cross-sector stakeholders, communities, and patients to demonstrate the impact of the TA Center projects
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.