This position functions as a Program Assistant Supervisor for 5-7 physicians and 2-3 mid-level providers in the Hematology, Medical Oncology & Palliative Care Division of the Department of Medicine, including support to the Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT) Program, its Director, and the Hematology T32 Training Grant. Hematology/Oncology Physicians have a focus on patient cancer care, training fellows and residents in Hematology/Oncology and conducting clinical cancer research.
This position coordinates complex daily activities for the physicians in all areas: clinical, medical teaching, and clinical research.
The Program Assistant Supervisor must be able to communicate effectively and confidentially with patients, physicians from other clinics and departments, residents, fellows, and program leaders from national agencies (such as National Cancer Institute or National Institutes of Health), UW Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC), School of Medicine and Public Health, and UW Health programs. This position requires a person with the ability to work independently with general supervision. Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, knowledge of the complex procedures and regulations regarding patient confidentiality, University policy and procedures, as well as the ability to exercise good judgment are also required.
The Hematology, Medical Oncology & Palliative Care Division is composed of 55 physician faculty members, 3-4 physician clinical instructors, 12-16 fellows, 21 nurse practitioners, 30-40 academic research staff, and a 12 person administrative staff team located at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Veteran's Administration Hospital, 1 So. Park Cancer Clinic, and 8 outreach clinical sites.
The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.
List of Duties
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
No degree required. Bachelor's degree in Business Management preferred.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
5+ years of experience providing administrative support work in The Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care at UW-Madison required. Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite required. Experience with medical systems and knowledge of medical terminology required.
Preference will be given to candidates with education and experience in the principles and practices of reporting on T32 grants and tracking progress of participants.
Hire will be subject to criminal background check requirements.
Monday-Friday, 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m., flexible to meet the needs of the division.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $17.60 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
Click on the 'Apply Now' button to get started. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and cover letter. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application.
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