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The Associate Director is responsible for the planning, organizing, and directing of the daily operations and clinical practice of the COACH for Kids mobile clinical program. Their work will focus on providing quality, individualized patient care along with community referrals that address medical and health related social needs in alignment with the Cedars-Sinai's best practices and philosophy. The Associate Director reports to the Community Engagement Officer and works collaboratively with other Directed Community Benefit programs, as well as with other departments.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage a team of professionals focused on providing pediatric care to patients and their families in vulnerable communities throughout Los Angeles.
Connect individuals and families to primary care providers, dental care, and behavioral health services with a goal of making sure that each family encountered has a medical home.
Develop and implement a system to assess COACH patients and program participants' Social Determinants of Health and immediate needs.
Connect individuals and families to community-based service providers for assistance with identified health-related social needs.
Maintain strong and streamlined partnerships with local (city/county/state) systems of care including, but not limited to, social services, housing and primary care.
Develop and maintain a substantial budget.
Collaborate across sectors of the community and within Cedars-Sinai.
Support research efforts focused on vulnerable community members.
Provide culturally competent care to special patient populations.
Work with electronic health records, utilizing data to modify schedules and planning.
Build and use evaluation tools and collect data.
Report data and adjust program services based on impact metrics.
Work collaboratively as part of the Community Engagement team to plan, think strategically and build solutions that increase Cedars-Sinai's health improvement and capacity building impact in the community.
Teamwork/Customer Relation Responsibilities:
Collaborates to problem solve and make decisions to achieve desired outcomes.
Establishes effective working relationships with cross-functional team(s).
Cultivates and maintains strong relationships and rapport with stakeholders and/or client groups.
Responds timely, effectively and appropriately to deliverables.
Comfortable conducting care in the field in vulnerable communities.
Execute strategy and planning, program design, staff growth and mentoring and collaboration.
Team Lead/Supervisory/Management Responsibilities:
Acts as a team lead to include overseeing the work of others, assigning or allocating work to team, and ensuring tasks are completed according to deadlines and quality standards.
Plans, leads, and directs work of staff to ensure goals and objectives are completed within established budget and deadlines are met.
Responsible for hiring, onboarding, managing schedules, personnel actions, performance reviews, and performance improvement plans.
Supervises the day-to-day work of employees, assigns work, ensures tasks are completed and deadlines are met.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.