Director, Clinical Program

Full Time
  • Miami, FL
  • Post Date: January 5, 2019
  • Apply Before: July 25, 2023
Job Description

Where Excellence Meets Purpose
The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.
With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful purpose to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.
The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.
The University has been named on Forbes’s Best Employers list for two consecutive years, and is the only university in Florida to receive this honor.
The Director, Clinical Program develops, plans, and coordinates the administrative and clinical activities of the assigned facilities in regards to the program. In addition, the Director, Clinical Program plans, manages, and promotes all education and outreach activities, including classes, seminars, conferences, support groups, and special events.
• Administers the day-to-day operations of the program, and functions as the primary point of contact for administrative issues.
• Leads the development and execution of initiatives in alignment with the programs objectives to provide information, education, counseling,
guidance, support, and resources.
• Collaborates with senior administrators to solicit support for these initiatives.
• Develops initiatives to provide state-of-the-art, patient centered resources.
• Works collaboratively with other staff members to effectively guide patients and families in utilizing the program while emphasizing a team
approach to evaluation and follow-up.
• Develops and executes programs that foster collaborative and meaningful relationships between past and current patients and their
• Collaborates with liaisons in the development of content for newsletters, donor appeals, direct mail campaigns, websites, e-mails, blogs,
online postings, and other publications.
• Recognizes deviations from normal in the physical assessment. Works in collaboration with a physician in formulating treatment plans for
health problems and follow-up.
• Writes prescriptions for medication(s), order(s) routine diagnostic and follow-up studies, therapeutic measures, and post-discharge care
accordance with written practice protocols.
• Requests written consultation from physicians and other healthcare professionals to ensure appropriate and quality patient care.
• Assess and follow patients when required and independently of physician when needed.
• Interprets and evaluates findings of studies/tests and intervenes accordingly.
• Advises collaborating/primary attending physician of appropriate information regarding patient care and reports to the physician the
provided to the patients.
• Evaluates the quality of care provided and recommends changes for improvement.
• Maintains open and regular communication with department leadership in all areas related to program’s activity, operational plans, and
budgetary expenditures.
• Assesses the physical and psychosocial status of clients by means of interview, health history, physical examination, and diagnostic
• Able to understand Commission on Cancer and other accreditation requirements, deliver a survivorship care plan via in person and
document required information for accreditation purposes, and provides education, resources, and follow-up as it relates to the Cancer
Survivorship Program.
• Establishes and continuously assesses the effectiveness of the internal controls within the unit and compliance with University policies
and procedures.
• Ensures employees are trained on controls within the function and on University policy and procedures.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

• High school diploma or equivalent education
• 1 year of experience in an outpatient clinic setting, outpatient department or admitting department

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida’s only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We’re the challenge you’ve been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza (“the flu”) season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.