The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.
Reporting to the Clinical Pathways Manager, the Clinical Pathway Associate (CPA) is responsible for coordinating and facilitating the development of clinical pathways with cross functional teams, the integration of pathways into daily clinical operations and the reporting of pathway concordance. The ideal candidate has a background in healthcare with excellent interpersonal skills, an analytical mindset, and experience managing projects and/or in process improvement.
The Clinical Pathways Associate is an important member of a multi-departmental team focused on supporting the SCCAs organizational priorities and achieving the SCCAs mission.
Manage the lifecycle of clinical pathways (development, implementation, maintenance, reporting)
Manage a portfolio of 10 or more clinical pathways across various disease groups
Develop new pathways for disease types not currently represented in the pathways portfolio
Ensure the bi-annual maintenance of in practice pathways is completed
Facilitate the ongoing delivery of reports to medical providers, leadership, and other stakeholders
Manage data in the Pathways Abstraction Reporting Tool
Work in close collaboration with Clinical Pathway stakeholders such as Service Line Management, Quality and Clinical Analytics
Facilitate working group meetings to maintain the integrity of the clinical pathway content
Schedule meetings with providers and other allied health team members involved in pathway development, maintenance, and reporting work
Build relationships and collaborations with community site partners to ensure the standard of care is happening across all community sites
Bachelor's degree and/or a minimum of four (4) years of equivalent healthcare work experience
Proficient with Microsoft Project, Excel, Visio, and other Office 2010 & 2013 applications
Strong technical writing and process documentation experience required
Demonstrated group facilitation and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of individuals and groups
Excellent time management, task prioritization and organizational skills with demonstrated experience in managing multiple projects and coordinating the activities of various resource pools
Excellent communicator with strong customer focus. Ability to communicate clearly, effectively and concisely to a variety of audiences.
Broad expertise and project management knowledge, with skills to achieve goals in creative, innovative and effective ways
Ability and experience working in ambiguous and dynamic environments
Strong attention to detail in all efforts
Master's degree in a related field and/or 5+ years of equivalent work experience. A degree in nursing, health care administration or business preferred
Knowledge of hospital and healthcare systems and/or experience in an academic center
Strong combination of technical and business skills acumen. Product/Program Managers are good examples
Experienced in developing and maintaining documentation templates and creating project specific deliverables
Demonstrated ability to determine the key business issues and develop appropriate action plans from multidisciplinary perspectives
Demonstrated ability to conduct and interpret quantitative/qualitative analysis
Proven leadership skills in leading cross functional project management and consulting initiatives
Experience directly working with physicians and other clinicians
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The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance was incorporated in 1998 as a separate, jointly governed non-profit that included the cancer programs of three partners. Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is a cancer treatment center that unites doctors from Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, University of Washington Medical Center, and Seattle Children’s. The purpose of this organization is to provide state-of the-art patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond. The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is the only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Northwest, and according to the National Cancer Data Base, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance patients in general have better survival rates than patients treated at other cancer treatment centers.