Family and Community Medicine
The mission of the Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) is to educate students and residents in family medicine with an emphasis on meeting the needs of the economically disadvantaged and the medically underserved, to advance knowledge in family and community medicine; and to develop methods of primary care that are effective, efficient, and accessible to all people. DFCM is nationally recognized for our pioneering research programs in primary care and community health. The DFCM has a large teaching, research and clinical set of programs and activities based at San Francisco General Hospital where this position is based.
This position will provide comprehensive executive administrative and analytic support as assigned (FCM Residency Program and other SFGH based endeavors) to the FCM-SFGH Chief of Service. The position reports to the FCM-SFGH Chief of Service and the FCM-SFGH department manager. This position requires a high level of independence, autonomy and ability to manage competing priorities. This position is critical in managing the Chief of Service’s various leadership roles, including oral communication and written correspondence with SFGH-based department faculty and staff, the Dean’s Office at SFGH and SF Department of Public Health health care providers, managers and staff. S/he will need to understand and work within the context of the policies and operational culture of key institutions that the Chief works with (UCSF, SFDPH/SFGH and others) in this role.
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 excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, and with a minimum of 2 years of work experience in a university and/or medical education and/or health care program setting
• One year prior experience working with underserved populations and/or community based organizations and a proven track record of working well with diverse populations in a collaborative role
• Working knowledge of HIPAA regulations
• Two years prior experience with Microsoft Office software, using software tools for organizing information, data, calendars, correspondence, and other written documentation
• Demonstrated basic proficiency in Outlook including meeting scheduling
• Demonstrated basic proficiency performing data entry (ACCESS, online and/or Excel)
• Excellent interpersonal, telephone and communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and make sound, ethical decisions
• Minimum one year prior experience coordinating and developing academic events; producing promotional materials, announcements, reports, and tracking systems
• Ability to apply resourcefulness and independent judgment and decision-making based on political astuteness and assessment of priorities and appropriate courses of action and communication. Diplomacy, tact and political acumen are essential for the position
• Superior ability to prioritize assignments, manage several concurrent projects effectively with frequent interruptions under heavy deadlines and pressure
• Proven track record of reliability and excellent work attendance
Physical Demands: requires sitting; standing; walking; squatting; bending; kneeling; climbing stairs; reaching up to shoulder height; reaching above shoulder level; carrying/lifting 20 pounds; pushing/pulling 20 pounds; gripping/grasping, fine/gross finger manipulation; repetitive movements of upper and lower extremities; differentiate color.
Note: Physical/Health Screening, fingerprinting and background check required.
• One year prior experience working with UC system policies and procedures