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9 Research Associate for the "Hepatitis B Screening" study at UCSF (3/30/2004)
8.  Project Manager position to work with the Project Director at the Alameda Health Consortium (3/30/2004)
7.  Recruiting new members for the Consumer Advocates in Research and Related Activities (CARRA) program (1/21/2004)
6.  Principal Administrative Analyst at DCYF (1/20/2004)
5.  Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) Executive Director (1/8/2004)
4.  Manager, Health Promotions at ACS (1/8/2004)
3.  Part-time Research Assistant at UCSF (12/30/2003)
2.  WHP/Success Health Educator (10/29/2003) HAS BEEN FILLED
1.  Cantonese-Speaking Research Associate (10/28/2003) HAS BEEN FILLED



9
.  Position:  Research Associate for the "Hepatitis B Screening" study at UCSF
Posted 3/30/2004


 
PAID OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE FOR
 
CANTONESE/ MANDARIN-Speaking
Research Associate


We are looking for a research associate for the "Hepatitis B Screening" study at UCSF.  We are interested in learning what Chinese patients think about testing for hepatitis B infection in healthy people.  We hope that information gathered from this study will help improve the health care for future generations of Chinese-Americans.
 
The Research Associate will work with the project director and will
clip_image0013.gif   Participate in data collection, including recruitment and consenting of participants
clip_image0013.gif   Conduct individual interviews with participants in Cantonese or Mandarin
clip_image0013.gif   Assist in written translation of materials from English into Chinese, and vice versa
clip_image0013.gif   Write up notes after each interview
clip_image0013.gif   Maintain the database
 
This position requires some flexibility in schedule, and the ability to read, write and speak Cantonese (and preferably Mandarin).
 
If you are interested in finding out more about this paid position, please contact Dr. Cindy Lai at (415) 885-7563 or email clai@medicine.ucsf.edu
 

~Thank you for your interest~
 
 
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8
.  Position:  Project Manager position to work with the Project Director at the Alameda Health Consortium
Posted 3/30/2004
 

ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION

The Alameda Health Consortium is the association of eight non-profit community health centers in Alameda County. The Alameda Health Consortium provides services to its member clinics, including: health policy and planning, advocacy, program development and implementation, training, monitoring, technical assistance, and evaluation. We maintain a strong focus on promoting policies that increase access to health care, linking individuals and families with health insurance and reducing racial and ethnic health disparities.

This Project Manager position is responsible for working with the Project Director to manage (1) the W.K. Kellogg-funded Community Voices for Immigrant Health project, a collaborative project of two community health centers, Asian Health Services and La Clínica de La Raza, and (2) the Alameda County Access to Care Collaborative, a group comprised of the leadership of Alameda County’s health care safety net services system.  

JOB TITLE:                                 Project Manager
REPORTS TO:                           
Project Director 
POSITION SUMMARY:            Project Manager
HOURS:                                       100% Full-Time Equivalent

SALARY & BENEFITS:
Salary dependent on education and experience. Benefits include: health and dental insurance, as well as life and long term disability insurance.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Work with Project Director to manage, implement, and evaluate project activities of the W.K. Kellogg Community Voices for Immigrant Health project and other projects of the Alameda Health Consortium
  • Provide staff support for the Alameda County Access to Care Collaborative, a group comprised of leaders of Alameda County’s health care safety net
  • Work with the Project Director to monitor public policies and prepare policy documents regarding access to health care for immigrant populations and other underserved populations
  • Manage work groups, including the covening of key staff from Asian Health Services and La Clinica de La Raza.
  • Develop and manage collaborative relationships with external agencies and organizations involved in health care coverage, health care access, and immigrant health issues.
  • Provide presentations, trainings, and technical assistance to organizations involved in expanding health care coverage and improving access to care for immigrant populations and other underserved populations.
  • Work with the Project director to develop new projects and new grant proposals
  • Serve as a liaison to funders and respond to requests from funders as necessary
  • Prepare progress reports and other project documents
  • Other duties as required.
     

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Masters degree, or equivalent experience, in public health, public policy, health administration or related field;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and evaluate health programs;
  • Excellent presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated experience working on immigrant health issues, safety net system, health coverage and other health policy issues affecting underserved communities;
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with immigrant organizations and other organizations serving diverse communities;
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills;
  • Proficiency with PC computers and software, including email, MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint;
  • Experience with public and media relations preferred;
  • Strong writing skills preferred;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Ability to travel as necessary.
     

Physical Demands

  • Working at a computer required – OFTEN
  • Car travel to other locations required – OFTEN
  • Air travel for meetings as required – OCCASIONAL

This position is open until filled, but all applications received by Thursday, April 15, 2004 are guaranteed consideration. Please send resume and cover letter to:

Alameda Health Consortium
1320 Harbor Bay Parkway, #250
Alameda, CA 94502
Attn: Sylvia Park
Or email: spark@chcn-eb.org

The Alameda Health Consortium is an Affirmative Action employer.

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7.  Position: 
Recruiting new members for the Consumer Advocates in Research and Related Activities (CARRA) program
Posted 1/21/2004

The National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Office of Liaison Activities is recruiting new members for the Consumer Advocates in Research and Related Activities (CARRA) program and we need your help! Please encourage your colleagues and any advocates you work with in the specific cancer sites listed below to apply to NCI's CARRA program.

The program is designed to draw upon the experience of consumer advocates to represent the views of cancer survivors and family members in NCI's daily activities. CARRA members are a ready-and-waiting group of individuals who are involved in a variety of NCI activities.   Often CARRA members participate in the peer review process to help evaluate cancer research grants or review cancer education materials.

Qualified applicants should be a cancer survivor or patient, a family member of a cancer survivor, or have more than 3 years involvement in cancer-related activities. We are eager to recruit new enthusiastic and committed individuals with experience in specific disease areas where there is a lack of extensive representation in the CARRA membership. The specific cancer areas include:

  *Bladder
  *Brain
  *Gastrointestinal
  *Leukemia
  *Liver
  *Lung
  *Melanoma
  *Stomach/Esophageal
  *Testicular

We also strongly encourage applications from minorities in each of these areas. Selected applicants in this round will serve a three-year term until September 2007.

Please distribute the attached flyer, which can also be found on our web site at http://la.cancer.gov/carra/CARRA_promotional_flyer_2004.pdf . The application is available online. All interested individuals should visit our web site to apply by the April 30, 2004 deadline. Also, if you wish to create a link on your web site to the NCI web site, please direct the link to http://la.cancer.gov/carra. If you have any questions regarding the application please contact (301) 650-8660 or visit the CARRA web site.

Thank you for supporting this valuable program!

 Sincerely,

 Elisabeth A. Handley
 Acting Director, Office of Liaison Activities

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6.  Position:  Principal Administrative Analyst
Posted 1/20/2004

Position Classification and Title:  1824 Principal Administrative Analyst

Working Title:               Assistant Director of Planning and Evaluation                                
Salary Range:                $74,230 - $90,220     
Working Hours:            Full Time
Union:                          Local 21
Appointment Type:       Permanent

The Department of Children, Youth and Their Families seeks a talented individual with at least 24 months of professional experience performing programmatic assessment of children and youth programs to fill the vacancy of 1824 Principal Administrative Analyst (Working job title: Assistant Director of Planning and Evaluation)

 One of the few city departments in the country dedicated exclusively to young people, DCYF enhances the lives and futures of San Francisco's children and youth through innovative partnerships with parents and youth, community organizations, city departments, schools, funders and the private sector. DCYF works to
help San Francisco realize the vision of the “Quality of Life Benchmarks” adopted by the City’s Board of Supervisors and Mayor:
 

  • Our city’s children and youth are healthy
  • Our city’s children and youth are ready to learn and are succeeding in school
  • Our city’s children and youth live in safe, supported families and safe, successful, supported communities
  • Our city’s children and youth contribute to the growth, development and vitality of San Francisco

With these Benchmarks as our beacon and a budget of over $44 million, DCYF supports children and youth in every one of San Francisco's neighborhoods and districts through strategic funding to community-based organizations through the Children’s Fund, citywide initiatives and projects addressing issues such as child care, adolescent health and youth employment, and the development of a coordinated planning process for San Francisco’s children and youth services.

Position Description

 

Under general direction from the Director of Policy, Planning and Budget, the Assistant Director for Planning and Evaluation plans, organizes, leads and directly supervises staff engaged in difficult, complex, sensitive, and detailed analytical work in the areas of planning and evaluation efforts on behalf of the Department.  This position develops and manages a multi-year evaluation of approximately $27 million of DCYF investment in children and families. 

Duties include: manage the collection and use of data on San Francisco’s children and youth by using quantitative and statistical modeling tools and manage five planning unit staff to achieve DCYF objectives in the areas of research analysis; DCYF’s Wellness initiative; summer food program; organizational development initiative; youth employment, after-school literacy, and youth-led projects; and child care advisory council. 

Distinguishing Features: Class 1824 Principal Administrative Analyst is the highest level in the Administrative Analyst professional/supervisory/management series. It is distinguished from the next lower level of 1823 Senior Administrative Analyst by its assignment of greater and/or more complex financial responsibilities, its performance and supervision of the most difficult, complex, and sensitive projects and negotiations; and its greater independence of action and consequence of error in formulating recommendations and decisions.

Supervision Exercised: Class 1824 Principal Administrative Analysts will supervise staff in the following classifications: 1823; 1842; 1822 and clerical classifications.

Examples of Duties
 

  1. Use an outcomes-based, continuous improvement evaluation framework to implement an evaluation of all DCYF-funded programs.  Where appropriate, manage outside consultants to achieve this outcome.
  1. Direct workflow, supervise and manage five planning unit staff to achieve DCYF objectives in key areas.  The areas include research analysis; DCYF’s Wellness Initiative; Summer Food Service Program; organizational development initiative; youth employment, after-school literacy, and youth-led projects; and child care advisory council.  Research supervision includes directing workflow to manage DCYF data collection, analysis and dissemination, in response to community and department needs & managing analysis using SPSS.   Coach staff and conduct performance reviews to implement continuous improvement.  Participate in Expanded Senior Staff team that guides management of DCYF activities.
  1. Interact closely with internal and external stakeholders to accomplish evaluation.  Facilitate internal team and management agreements and objectives for accomplishing evaluation and strategic planning goals.  Facilitate evaluation inter-agency group to gather input into evaluation procedures and framework.
  1. Interpret data and reports gathered from a web-based data gathering system that collects data from all DCYF-funded programs.  Use this web-based data collection tool to manage the evaluation.
  1. Work directly with community-based organization grantee and youth to implement a youth-led evaluation of DCYF funded programs, to ultimately increase youth voice in DCYF grant making activities.
  1. Work in team to design and implement a comprehensive and inclusive strategic planning processes.  Provide critical thinking to DCYF strategic planning deliverables.
  1. Design and conduct surveys and focus groups to assess the needs for San Francisco’s families.  Analyze the current service delivery system and provide investment recommendations to meet the identified needs. 
  1. Help assess targeted policy issues that affect children, youth and families and the Department programs.
  1. Where appropriate, participate on or lead internal department teams for strategic crosscutting initiatives.
  1. Help staff the Children’s Fund Advisory Council.
  1. Perform other assigned duties relative to the Assistant Director for Planning and Evaluation

Experience and Training Guidelines:

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university AND six years of experience in complex budget analysis, financial/fiscal analysis, economic analysis, contract administration, or legislative/administrative policy analysis; OR
  2. Possession of a baccalaureate degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Public or Business Administration or related field from an accredited college or university AND five years experience in complex budget analysis, financial/fiscal analysis, economic analysis, contract administration, or legislative/administrative policy analysis; OR
  3. Possession of a Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Public or Business Administration or related field from an accredited college or university AND four years experience in complex budget analysis, financial/fiscal analysis, economic analysis, contract administration, or legislative/administrative policy analysis.

Minimum Qualifications:

  Knowledge

q       Methods and techniques of evaluation, program assessment, data collection and analysis

q       Applications of statistical and other analytical methods

q       Principles and techniques of governmental organization and management

q       Principles and techniques involved in the implementation of complex systems and procedures, including strategic planning & information systems

q       Comprehensive understanding of management, coaching and leadership principles and strategies

q       Comprehensive knowledge of performance measurement principles for staff and government, accountability to citizens

 

Skills and Abilities

q       Conduct, synthesize and analyze a wide variety of information

q       Conduct extremely difficult analytical studies involving complex administrative systems and procedures to create recommendations to policy officials.

q       Ability to manage complex projects and initiatives as a team leader within Department and outside of Department.

q       Independently identify and define problems, determine methodology, evaluate data, make recommendations with appropriate justification; develop and implement a plan of action.

q       Design and develop the linkage between evaluation/program assessment/performance measurement and resource allocation and advise policy and budget officials.

q       Plan, prepare, review and present clear and concise findings and reports to a variety of high-level stakeholders

q       Establish & maintain effective oral communication with senior level management, officials, representatives of other agencies, contractors & the general public

q       Computer skills including statistical computer tools, PowerPoint, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases 

HOW TO APPLY: Applications, supplemental applications, and experience/skills assessment surveys may only be obtained at 44 Gough Street, San Francisco or on our website  www.sfgov.org/dhr . Applicants must mail or submit completed application and supplemental materials to: Department of Human Resources, Team 4, 1824 Principal Administrative Analyst, 44 Gough Street, San Francisco, CA 94103.

NOTE: Applicants are advised to keep copies of all documents submitted. Hiring departments may request applicants to submit the same or additional documents at a later date.

SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION and EXPERIENCE/SKILLS ASSESSMENT SURVEY: To provide an accurate evaluation and scoring of candidates' qualifications, each applicant is required to prepare a supplemental application and an experience/skills assessment survey. The supplemental application and experience/skills assessment survey is used to evaluate training and experience of applicants to determine possession of minimum qualifications, to rate candidates, and to determine qualification for specialty/functional areas. Failure to submit the supplemental application will delay processing of your application.

VERIFICATION: Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying experience at a later date. Verification of experience, if requested, must be on the employer's letterhead and must show the name of the applicant, job title(s), duties, dates of service, and must be signed by the employer. City employment may be verified by submitting a performance evaluation in lieu of other verification. City and county employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee's class will only be allowed if recorded in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Commission Rules. Verification may be waived if impossible to obtain. Waiver requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Failure to submit the required verification or request for waiver when requested may result in disqualification from the examination process.

SELECTION PROCEDURE: The names of all candidates meeting the Minimum Qualifications will be placed in employment registers for referral to hiring departments according to specialty/functional areas that were indicated on the supplemental application. Candidates' scores and ranks in registers will be determined by an evaluation of the supplemental application and the experience/skills assessment survey. Candidates' materials will be assessed to measure their relative knowledge, skill, and ability in specialty/functional areas. Departments will contact applicants whose experience/skills match department needs and will conduct further selection processes to make final hiring decisions. Applicants selected for hire by a department will be placed on an eligible list for permanent appointment to that department.

REFERRAL RULE: The referral rule for eligible lists will be Rule of the List. No refusals will be allowed.

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5.  Position:  Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) Executive Director
Posted 1/8/2004

January 6, 2004

Friends of SEARAC,

Happy New Year!  A few months ago, SEARAC sent out an announcement seeking a
qualified candidate to fill the SEARAC Executive Director's position.  We
know that during that time period most of you were so preoccupied with the
holidays and finishing up your end-of-the year responsibilities, and
probably didn't have time to look at the announcement.

We would like to let you all know that the position is still open, and we
are asking for your assistance to pass the announcement on to those who
might be qualified for the position and interested in working for this great
organization (http://www.searac.org/). For details, please see the position
announcement, below.  All applications and inquiries should be directed to
Eloise Needleman at eloise@searac.org or 202/667-4690.

Thanks in advance for your assistance.

Bouy  Te, Chair
SEARAC Board of Directors

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
January 6, 2004

Applications are currently being accepted for the Southeast Asia Resource
Action Center (SEARAC) Executive Director position, located in Washington,
DC.

SEARAC is the only national advocacy organization whose mission is to
advance the interests of Cambodian, Laotian, and Vietnamese Americans
through leadership development, capacity building, and community
empowerment. We serve as a coalition-builder and leader, carry out
action-oriented research projects, and strengthen the capacity of
community-based organizations such as mutual assistance associations (MAAs).
We also foster civic engagement among Southeast Asian Americans, and
represent our communities at the national level in Washington, DC.  We were
founded in 1979 as the Indochina Refugee Action Center (IRAC) to facilitate
the resettlement of Southeast Asian refugees to the United States and foster
the development of nonprofit organizations led by and for Southeast Asian
Americans.

SEARAC seeks to identify the common views of diverse Southeast Asian
American populations, to raise the voice of Southeast Asian American groups
and strengthen our participation in the shaping of domestic and global
policy. We advocate on the federal level around issues such as welfare
reform and naturalization that have powerful effects on Southeast Asian
Americans. SEARAC also monitors and disseminates information on programs,
policies, and legislation of interest to Southeast Asian Americans in areas
such as immigration, education, health care,  economic development, and
civil rights. We share much of this information through our newsletter, The
Bridge, and through our website at www.searac.org.

Some of our most important collaborators are MAAs throughout the country. We
work closely with MAA associates to provide technical assistance, training,
and funding to MAAs and faith-based organizations (FBOs). In addition, we
conduct research and disseminate information that is of
practical use to MAAs and FBOs.   Detailed program description is available
on our website or upon request.

Duties of the Executive Director:  The SEARAC Executive Director manages the
overall operation of the organization.  S/he is the primary representative
in Washington, DC and throughout the nation to carry out the policy
decisions of the Board in all relationships with staff, funding agencies and
the public.  The Executive Director is the primary media contact, and the
organization's representative to the Executive, Judicial
and Legislative branches of government.   S/he prepares and presents
information on issues of concern to the Southeast Asian American community,
emphasizing the contributions made by the community to American society. The
Executive Director also presents research results and related information to
policy-makers and other national and local organizations, and acts as a
coalition builder in the Southeast Asian and Asian Pacific American
Communities and in the broader civil rights community.

The following qualifications are preferred:

Skills and Experience:
1. At least three years of nonprofit management experience, including
financial, program operations and working with a Board of Directors 2.
Demonstrated fundraising abilities with a diverse pool of funders
3. Demonstrated media and public speaking ability and experience
4. Demonstrated grassroots advocacy and partnership with community groups to
encourage and support active involvement of Southeast Asian Americans in
policy, planning and service delivery 5. Demonstrated legislative knowledge
and strategies 6. Creativity in devising programs to serve and advocate for
the Southeast Asian American community 7. Fluency in at least one Southeast
Asian American language and culture 8. Demonstrated visionary as well as
practical leadership skills, coalition building and ability to work with a
diverse population within the Southeast Asian American community and the
community at large 9. Excellent verbal and written communication skills 10.
Demonstrated supervision and management of staff and volunteers, and ability
to multi-task, sometimes under stressful circumstances

Education: Graduate degree desirable but not necessary

Salary: Commensurate with experience. Health insurance and other benefits
included.

To apply, please send the following:
Cover Letter
Resume
Three references
Two writing samples

TO:
SEARAC Search Committee
Attn:  Eloise Needleman
1628 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC  20009

Deadline:  Open until filled.

SEARAC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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4. Position:  Manager, Health Promotions
Posted 1/8/2004

PLEASE POST

                       PLACEMENT BULLETIN

 

American Cancer Society

Greater Bay Area/Redwood Empire Region

1700 Webster Street, Oakland, CA 94612

Position:                               Manager, Health Promotions

Company Description:    The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer through research, education, advocacy and service.

Responsibilities:                Participate on health care system teams and other Constituents Relationship Management (CRM) teams as assigned. Serve as relationship manager to build relationships with health care providers and special populations constituents which includes, but is not limited to, the following duties: implement Mission Delivery programs; fulfill requests for health care constituents, patients and special populations; recruit, train and manage community volunteers and committees within high impact constituents; collaborate with Health Programs, Community Services Director and/or direct supervisor to ensure health care providers, patients and special population constituents are in accordance with established goals and objectives; continue community presence; and work with volunteer Mission Delivery chair to enable programs at Relay for Life.

Job Requirements:           Bachelor’s degree in health care or Mission Delivery related field or equivalent combination of three years course work and life experience preferably in the nonprofit sector. Proven relationship building with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Experience in client presentations, business writing, and computer competence including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, database management, and Lotus Notes. Recognized ability to work within the CRM process.

Hiring Range:                     $43,050 – 52,080 DOE + Benefits

Application Process:        Apply with resume and cover letter by January 19, 2004, to

Community Services Director

American Cancer Society

1700 Webster Street

Oakland, CA 94612

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

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3. Position:  Part-time Research Assistant at UCSF
Posted 12/30/2003

 Job Description for Research Assistant

Medical Effectiveness Research Center in Department of Medicine at UCSF seeks part-time (50%) research assistants for a cancer risk project. The incumbent must be bilingual [Spanish & English or Cantonese & English (Mandarin also preferred but not required)].

Position will start immediately, as filled. (January 2004)

Communication of Risk Project: CRISP

The decision to undergo a diagnostic procedure, a screening test, or to take a medication to prevent an adverse outcome is influenced by access, the clinician's recommendation, and perceived risk/benefit by the patient.  In this study, we are evaluating women’s perception of the risk of developing breast, colorectal, and cervical cancer by interviewing 1600 women between the ages of 50 and 80 years of age. We are also evaluating and comparing methods for conveying the risk to women. Our goal is to develop a decision-assisting tool to help patients and clinicians in decision-making for interventions for cancer prevention.

Position Description

Assist in the recruitment of women aged 50-80 years.  Collect data about risk comprehension, risk factors related to breast, colorectal, and cervical cancer from eligible study participants using computer assisted telephone interview system and face-to-face at a UCSF site (Laurel Heights, Parnassus, or Mt. Zion) or in some cases, a woman’s home. The incumbent will be involved in recruitment, data collection, and database maintenance and perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a health related field with a minimum of one year interviewing experience.  Must have excellent communication and organization skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Word).  Ability to problem-solve independently and able to work well within a team of investigators.   Must speak and read either Spanish or Cantonese (Mandarin also preferred, but not required).

Please email resume to Dr. Sue Kim at sekim@medicine.ucsf.edu.

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2. Position:  WHP/SUCCESS Health Educator, HAS BEEN FILLED
Posted 10/29/2003


Community Health Partnership is looking for a health educator for our Women's Health Partnership and Cancer Detection Program.   If you know someone who may be interested in this position, please have them apply as soon as possible.  This position has been vacant for a few months and we care eager to hire.   We are looking for a dynamic individual with health education experience who shares a commitment to our mission and values and who is passionate about women's health.   
 
Email or fax resume to:
 
Community Health Partnership
fax:  408-289-9464
email: jobs@chpscc.org
 

POSITION DESCRIPTION


Position:  WHP/SUCCESS Health Educator

Basic Function:  The Health Educator will be responsible for the successful coordination and implementation of all Women s Health Partnership (WHP) health education and outreach activities, including producing Neighborhood Health Days as well as health education activities in Santa Clara County for the Cancer Detection Programs: Every Woman Counts SUCCESS Partnership.

Reporting Relationships:  The Health Educator reports to the WHP Program Manager on program related duties and activities.

Responsibilities: 

Specifically, the Health Educator will be responsible for:

·         Coordinating the implementation of women s health education interventions
·         Gathering, ordering, and organizing all relevant resources to be used in outreach activities
·         Developing women s health/healthy lifestyle curriculum to be used for workshops
·         Scheduling and producing breast health/healthy lifestyle presentations to various community groups
·         Developing population-specific health education and promotional materials
·         Coordinating mini-grants with community based agencies
·         Collaborating with Cancer Detection Programs: Every Woman Counts SUCCESS Partnership (SUCCESS) staff to develop and implement programs
·         Attending community events, ethnic celebrations, health fairs etc. to give information and pre-qualify candidates for SUCCESS
·          Supporting community coordination and implementation women s Neighborhood Health Days
·         Coordinating and facilitating the Health Education and Outreach committee meetings and functions
·         Strategic planning and placing media buys for SUCCESS
·         Program reporting
·         Attend Community Health Partnership staff and planning meetings and SUCCESS meetings
·         Other duties as assigned



Educational Requirements:

MPH, or BS in health science and at least three years of experience working in a health setting.  Demonstrated skills in: development and presentation of health education programs and materials; development of population-specific materials; and experience organizing community events.  Excellent organizational skills and oral/written communication; knowledge of Windows-based software and the Internet.  Experience with non-profit health organizations, the media, and supervision of community health workers desirable.  Bi-lingual Spanish or Vietnamese preferred.

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1. Position:  Cantonese-Speaking Research Associate HAS BEEN FILLED
Posted 10/28/2003

 

Position Available
 

Cantonese-Speaking Research Associate

UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center Population Sciences

We are looking for a research associate for the “Cross Cultural Communication and Colorectal Cancer Screening” study.

The RA will work with the project director and a multidisciplinary team of investigators.

The RA will: assist with technical support (setting up a video camera) when needed for interviews; participate in data collection, including implementation of study protocols and the recruitment and consenting of research participants; conduct individual qualitative interviews and focus groups in English or Cantonese; assist in the translation of interviews conducted in Cantonese into English; maintain research participant records; write up field notes after each interview; participate in team meetings and interviewer meetings. This position requires time flexibility, and the ability to schedule interviews on short notice.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Nancy Burke, Project Director, at 415-597-9377, or nburke@cc.ucsf.edu.

Thank you!

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