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Project Manager - Clinical

University of California - San Francisco Campus and Health
remote work
United States, California, San Francisco
February 16, 2024

Project Manager - Clinical


Full Time


Job Summary

The Project Manager uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of analytical practices, policies, and procedures; and researches, analyzes, and develops solutions to a wide range of issues. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Primarily deals with policies, programs, and proposals that are complex in nature and diverse in scope. Develops new programs, policies, or procedures for possible implementation.

The UCSF Center for Advancing Dyadic Care Services in Pediatrics ("CADP" or "Center") seeks a Clinical Project Manager with experience in supporting projects focused on early childhood mental health and/or healthcare settings. This position is focused on supporting progress with an initiative to leverage new Medi-Cal benefits to implement sustainable integrated behavioral health programs in pediatric primary care clinics. The range of responsibilities includes (1) project management, such as tracking and supporting the completion of project deliverables, reporting on progress to key funders and stakeholders, (2) development and delivery of education and workforce capacity-building materials to support the uptake of the initiative, (3) providing analytic support to advance quality improvement and change management processes, and (4) administrative coordination.

The ideal candidate will be able to function both independently and as part of a team. It is preferred that the candidate have experience with pediatric health care, early childhood health and mental health, and public health financing.

The Project Manager supports the development of the Center by developing project management platforms and efficient deliverable tracking mechanisms, coordinating stakeholders and deliverables to ensure progress with the initiatives, developing programmatic materials to increase capacity for clinicians and other stakeholders to access and understand the concepts of the target services, providing consulting services to clinicians and health workers learning to implement the service model, including administrative duties, and analytic support to aid progress with program evaluation.

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Department Description

The UCSF Center for Advancing Dyadic Care in Pediatrics is an initiative to support the expansion of early childhood/family-integrated behavioral health services into Medi-Cal serving pediatric primary care settings across California.

Our mission is to promote child and family well-being by working collaboratively with publicly insured pediatric primary care settings to develop sustainable early childhood integrated behavioral health services through technical assistance and training. Our vision is to make family-centered, dyadic behavioral health promotion and prevention a routine and sustainable standard of pediatric health care in early childhood. By destigmatizing behavioral health care and intervening early, we aim to transform how pediatric healthcare is delivered in California and mitigate child health disparities created by systemic inequities. Our areas of focus to support this mission are as follows:

  • Primary Care Practice Transformation
  • Clinical Service Delivery
  • Workforce Capacity Building
  • Systems Coordination
  • Program Evaluation & Sustainability

The CADP is a program of the UCSF at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital's Division of Integrated Behavioral Health. The Division of Integrated Behavioral Health is part of the ZSFG Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The Division provides behavioral health consultation, triage, assessment, intervention, psychotherapy, linkage, and treatment recommendations to inpatient and outpatient medical clinics at ZSFG. The Co-Director of Training and Workforce Development reports directly to the Director of the Center. The Project Manager reports directly to the Manager of the Center.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related area.
  • Three years or more of relevant experience/training.
  • Knowledge of common organization or research-specific and other computer application programs.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills to include analyzing, researching, and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant proposals/analyses.
  • Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes and to work independently and proactively anticipate programmatic and project management needs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related area and/or equivalent experience/training
  • Strong policy analysis techniques.
  • Knowledge of Medi-Cal behavioral health billing policies
  • Knowledge of policy issues related to early childhood mental health
  • Experience with capacity building and teaching medical providers
  • Strong consultation skills

About UCSF

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world's leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.

Pride Values

UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence - also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity - both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.



Job Code and Payroll Title


Job Category

Accounting / Finance, Financial, Project Management

Bargaining Unit

99 - Policy-Covered (No Bargaining Unit)

Employee Class





Flexible (combination of onsite and remote work), Hybrid, San Francisco, CA, San Jose, CA, Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG)



Shift Length

8 Hours

Additional Shift Details


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