Manager, Program & Services (Tuba City, AZ)
Tuba, AZ 
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Job Description
Reports to: Medical Director, Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation
Direct Reports: None
Status: Full Time Non-Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY
The Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation (TCRHCC) is seeking a Program Manager to lead the first psychosocial oncology support program on a Native American Reservation. The Program Manager is responsible for the leadership, development, administration and clinical oversight of the TCRHCC Cancer Support Community (CSC) program of psychosocial support for people impacted by cancer. TCRHCC is located within the Navajo Nation in Tuba City, AZ.  Psychosocial services are provided in collaboration with the TCRHCC Specialty Clinic and House of Hope, a freestanding home-like location used for classes, groups and other activities specific to the TCRHCC CSC program. The Program Manager will partner with the TCRHCC Mental Health Department, Office of Native and Spiritual Medicine, tribal programs and local subject matter experts and volunteers in the delivery of services. 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Considerable culturally appropriate judgement and innovative approaches are essential and required in interpreting and applying program guidelines.
  • In collaboration with other CSC program staff and TCRHCC staff leadership, develops strategic goals and objectives as it relates to program delivery, reach and evaluation.
  • Develops content for the CSC program calendar including recruiting and supervising workshop leaders and adjunct instructors, creating calendar descriptions, program flyers and regularly evaluate member satisfaction and facilitator and program effectiveness using workshop evaluations, and annual surveys.
  • Facilitates a weekly support group and monthly networking groups, including crisis intervention and short-term counseling to members in distress as needed and with consideration to spiritual wellness and cultural sensitivity needs. 
  • Plans and implements regular social events for patients and cancer caregivers, including educational workshops and special programs.
  • Employ a myriad of case management and psychosocial interventions to help patients and families manage the multidimensional impact of a cancer diagnosis. This management can range from distress and depression screening to assisting with transportation issues. 
  • Establishes and maintains administrative procedures for tracking and implementing member groups, newcomer meetings, educational workshops, mind-body programs, member social events and other relevant member-focused programs.
IMPORTANT SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS
  • Education: Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling or a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Licensure/Certification: Eligible for licensure in AZ as a mental health professional.
  • Experience: Minimum one-year post-graduate, preferred. Some supervisory/management experience preferred. Knowledgeable about individual and family coping styles, resources, clinical interventions.
OTHER PREFERRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Ability to speak Navajo, Hopi or San Juan Paiute.
  • Understanding of the impact of social determinants of health.
  • Passion for practicing in a rural setting.
  • Project management and program development experience.
  • Track record of effective use of technology.
  • Excellent listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing.
  • Strong proofreading and editing skills; grant-seeking/grant-writing experience a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Creative thinker.
  • Keen attention to detail.

ABOUT CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY

The mission of the Cancer Support Community (CSC) is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. In 2009, The Wellness Community and Gilda’s Club joined forces to become the Cancer Support Community.  The combined organization, with more than 50 years of collective experience, provides the highest quality social and emotional support for people impacted by cancer through a network of 47 licensed affiliates, more than 170 satellite locations and a vibrant online community, touching more than one million people each year.

Backed by evidence that the best cancer care includes social and emotional support, the Cancer Support Community offers these services free of charge to men, women and children with any type or stage of cancer and to their loved ones.  As the largest, professionally led nonprofit network of cancer support worldwide, the Cancer Support Community delivers a comprehensive menu of personalized and essential services including support groups, educational workshops, exercise, art and nutrition classes and social activities for the entire family.  In 2018, CSC delivered more than $50 million in free services to patients and families.  The Cancer Support Community is advancing the innovations that are becoming the standard in complete cancer care.  So that no one faces cancer alone.

The Cancer Support Community is an equal employment opportunity employer.
 

 

Special Notes/Instructions
HOW TO APPLY To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Susan Ash-Lee, Vice President, Clinical Services that describes how your experience and skills relate to the above-described responsibilities and qualifications for this position, as well as your salary requirements.
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 10 years
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