Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford NX Policy Associate - Medical Home Project (0.5 FTE, Days) in Palo Alto, California
0.5 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shifts
Location: Berkeley, CA
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.
This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.
As part of Medical Home Project, provide outreach, training and technical assistance to pediatric providers in private practice and clinic sites. Work in collaboration with public health and other child agencies to promote developmental screening of and appropriate referrals for young children.
The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patients rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings. Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).
Identifies and outreaches to pediatric primary care practices and clinics in Alameda County that serve a high volume of low-income children;
Trains providers and office staff on medical home concepts, developmental screening, and referral pathways for children and their families;
Identifies systems barriers to provision of medical homes and developmental screening and identifies potential solutions;
Conducts site visits to practice sites to provide technical assistance, additional training, and consultation for pediatric providers and staff on medical home concepts, developmental screening, and referral pathways;
Assists in design, revision and distribution of medical home materials and other educational materials for pediatric providers, including updates on program, systems, and policy changes that affect pediatric practice and service to children and families;
Participates in the collection, consolidation and assessment of program data for the purpose of monitoring the results and overall effectiveness. May recommended areas of improvement.
Prepares project reports, policies, and procedures and disseminates them to senior management for project reports
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university
Experience: Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience; experience with child health and/or development is preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.
Ability to apply judgment and make informed decisions
Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus
Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job Knowledge and understanding of community and physician relations
Ability to work collaboratively with community partners, including pediatric providers, county Public Health, and other child-serving organizations
Physical Requirements and Working ConditionsThe Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.