The Markey Cancer Center at the University of Kentucky is seeking a Quality Improvement Advisor to assist with developing and carrying out Quality Improvement projects and implementation research projects across Markey’s two networks (the Markey Cancer Center Affiliate Network and the Markey Cancer Center Research Network). In addition, this position will help expand implementation of evidence-based practices.
The person who holds this position will serve as a liaison between MCC networks and its Community Outreach and Engagement infrastructure and will focus on expanding Quality Improvement efforts into new topic areas, helping to develop new projects with faculty researchers, develop content for training modules, train providers and staff , assist sites with interpreting their data, etc. A primary focus will be generating preliminary data that will support the submission of grant applications, with the intention that this staff member would eventually become fully grant funded.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Master’s degree and more than 10 years of related experience
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
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