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Yale University Project Specialist, YCOS in New Haven, Connecticut

Position Focus:

Reporting to the Associate Director of Yale Clinical Optimization Services (YCOS), the Project Coordinator will provide direct support for the successful completion of clinical operational assessments in the Yale School of Medicine.

Essential Duties
  1. Participate in clinical operations assessments from inception to completion. 2. Provide independent analysis, on point and timely results and delivers assessed information in a formalized structure. 3. Ascertain a plan to autonomously collect, analyze and maintain clinical operations data. 4. Independently convert clinical operations data in to a deliverable format and present to YCOS team. 5. Creates a wide variety of sensitive and high-level analyses. 6. Independently acts as a point of contact with (i.e. clinic management) and communicates assessment deliverables (i.e. data) to all participants. 7. Monitor assessment progress/deliverables. 8. Autonomously analyzes non-structured data, builds analysis’ from data, and maintains comprehensive assessment documentation. 9. Ability to work independently with minimal direction. 10. Collectively work in partnership with the entire YCOS team, and help build a department of collaboration and teamwork. 11. Attend bi-weekly workgroups with YCOS team and YSM departments/sections. 12. Assist with the completion of action items from bi-weekly workgroup meetings. 13. May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience

Bachelor's Degree in a related field and a minimum of two years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Prior experience working in clinical operations or a related field

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Demonstrated ability to analyze data with a high degree of accuracy

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Excellent interpersonal verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work effectively with all levels of management and leadership demonstrating high degree of tact and confidentiality

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Ability to organize, manage and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously including the follow-through of deliverables

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Exceptional Excel skills as well as working knowledge of EPIC, Think Cell, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, MS Access, MS Visio, MS Project including familiarity with Oracle. Prior work experience in the healthcare, consulting and change management

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement:

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email:

Original Posting Date: 12-Feb-2019

Supervisory Organization: Clinical Affairs - YMA

Posting Position Title: Project Specialist, YCOS

Bargaining Unit: None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)

Time Type: Full time

Duration Type: Regular

Compensation Grade: Administration & Operations

Compensation Grade Profile: Supervisor; Senior Associate (23)

Work Location: Medical School Campus

Worksite Address: 300 George Street New Haven, CT 06511

Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)

Total # of hours to be worked: 37.5

Drug Screen: No

Health Screening: No

Note: Yale University is a tobacco-free campus