Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
The Project Manager will report to the Senior Program Manager of the Cancer Care Equity Program (CCEP). This position will project manage the development, implementation, and evaluation of strategies and initiatives that broaden clinical access to historically marginalized groups across the cancer continuum.
The role will focus primarily on building a new Oncology Nurse Navigator led ambulatory safety net program at Dana Farber Cancer Institute???s community-based, hospital-licensed outpatient cancer care facilities, starting at Dana-Farber ??? Merrimack Valley and expanding to other sites in the future, in partnership with local hospitals to reduce gaps in timely cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment for patients most at-risk to loss to follow up. The goal is to start with colorectal cancer and then expand to breast, prostate, and lung cancers. The Project Manager will be responsible for identifying and tracking project tasks to ensure completion by set deadlines, planning and facilitating effective meetings with internal and external stakeholders that result in decisions and clear action steps, drafting and communicating project updates across various audiences in both virtual and onsite settings, and ensuring the timely completion of grant requirements. The project will require travel to local hospitals.
In addition to the ambulatory safety net, the Project Manager will drive project management activities related to the expansion of CCEP???s community-focused patient navigation program across adult medical oncology treatment centers at Dana-Farber???s Longwood, Chestnut Hill, and regional campuses as well as work on other priority projects identified by program leadership.
Lead project management for strategic and operational priorities (e.g., define project scope, develop workplan and timeline, manage budget, escalate risks/issues, design workflows, etc.)
Organize and facilitate multidisciplinary project related workgroup meetings (e.g., schedule meetings, create agendas, develop meeting materials, facilitate discussion, take notes, and follow up on next steps)
Assist in development and refinement of project metrics and data collection tools, conduct data quality checks, and work with the Informatics team to analyze, visualize, and present data in an impactful way
Communicate and collaborate closely with internal clinical, research, administration, and operations departments as well as external community-based partners to plan and implement projects
Ensure completion of requirements outlined in grant contracts including writing reports with project narrative, milestones and deliverables, preliminary data based on metrics, and financial updates
Create high quality PowerPoint presentations and reports for internal and external consumption
Assist Philanthropy Office with the development, writing, and submission of funding proposals
Bachelor???s degree required; Master???s in Public Health, Business Administration, Health Administration, or Social Work preferred.
3 years of relevant work experience required, preferably in a highly complex, matrixed organization such as an academic medical center, medical school teaching hospital, or consulting environment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Working knowledge of health care and academic medicine.
Strong strategic thinking skills, project management experience, and an analytic orientation are essential.
Ability to take broad concepts or ideas and translate them into actionable activities.
Exceptional interpersonal skills and strong managerial ability.
Ability to interact and influence at the most senior levels of an organization and to work collaboratively across departments toward shared objectives.
Ability to work cooperatively and strategically in a team environment with all levels of professional, technical, and administrative staff and to integrate resources on a timely and organized basis.
Excellent writing and communication skills.
Ability to distill complex information into key takeaways and present to various audiences.
Experience in preparing executive-level presentations, reports, and visuals.
Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel.
At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong.?? As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff.?? Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to under-served members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.