The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine aims to provide optimum state-of-the-art care for critically ill and recovering neonates and infants. We are dedicated to the School of Medicine’s mission of advancing and exploring innovative and novel biomedical, translational, and clinical research and education through the nurturing stimulation of interactions among basic and clinical scientists, clinicians, and educators throughout the School of Medicine and University, as well as with the private and public sectors. Through our integrated research, education, patient, and community outreach programs, we are committed to maintaining the highest standards of academic medicine and patient care. A component of the Division is the Regional Perinatal and Outreach Program (RPPC/MCCPOP, a multi-stakeholder organization that functions to develop and implement evidence-based, medical decision-making tools that promote quality improvement initiatives aimed at reducing pregnancy-related mortality and morbidity among women in California. RPPC/MCCPOP closely interacts with its sister organization, the California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative (CPQCC) and the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC) in promoting data-driven, perinatal quality improvement throughout California.
We are seeking an Administrative Director to work program faculty and staff to identify opportunities, develop strategy, and lead, implement, and administer the RPCC/MCCPOP program. This position will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic and tactical plans for growth in quality improvement, educational and research activities, including, but not limited to the following:
Managing all CMQCC project managers, clinical program professionals, and project consultants
Facilitating partnerships and strategic alliances for project expansion
Creating and develop project strategies and business plans associate with new projects
Preparing proposals and budgets for grant and contract awards
Working collaboratively with the Division’s Finance team, Stanford University legal consultants, Research Management Group, and other University offices to negotiate necessary legal and business agreements to ensure projects adhere to all pertinent legal, ethical, and regulatory standards.
Lead strategic planning and analysis for complex functions or programs with significant business, regulatory and/or technical challenges requiring subject matter expertise. May provide development of program from initial concept to implementation.
Manage the administration and evaluation of functions or programs. Oversee the interpretation, implementation and compliance with policies and regulations. Recommend actions and/or resolve complex issues that often span organizational boundaries.
Represent the program or function at the university level and/or to external constituencies.
Develop and manage outreach strategy that includes relationship development, communications, and compliance.
Oversee or supervise staff in the development and implementation of functions or programs.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Advanced degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience in public health, perinatal healthcare and program management.
Familiarity with an academic environment and medical school and/or clinical environment, and understanding of research and regulatory environment, clinical research, and related policies.
Successful experience working with multiple healthcare-related agencies and organizations, including national-, state-, and county-level health departments, healthcare organizations, and California Medicaid (Medi-Cal), California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
Demonstrated success with crafting and vetting a variety of strategies for project development and expansion within grant funding guidelines, meeting funder deliverables and aligning with organizational mission and aim.
Excellent organization, time-management, written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with constantly shifting priorities and deadlines.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and eight years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to influence and motivate constituencies which could span multiple organizational boundaries.
Demonstrated excellent planning, organizational and analytical skills.
Demonstrated ability to make sound business decisions using good business judgment and innovative and creative problem-solving.
Demonstrated ability to manage financial, organizational and staff resources.
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to cultivate professional and business partnerships.
Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
The Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine aims to provide optimum state-of-the-art care for critically ill and recovering neonates and infants, provide training for young physicians and investigators, and conduct basic and patient-oriented research studies to improve care. We are dedicated to the School of Medicine's mission of advancing and exploring innovative and novel biomedical, tra...nslational, and clinical research and education through the nurturing and stimulation of interactions among basic and clinical scientists, clinicians, and educators throughout the School of Medicine and University as well as with the private and public sectors. Through our integrated research, education, patient, and community outreach programs we are committed to maintaining the highest standards of academic medicine and patient care.