Program Coordinator - Colorectal Cancer Program

Date:  Feb 21, 2024

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Non Clinical Jobs
Job Type:  Day
Schedule Type:  Full-Time
Requisition ID:  929694

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.


PRIMARY PURPOSE Responsible for developing and coordinating program initiatives and activities in healthcare or other designated tasks including, but not limited to, training, supervision of volunteer and staff personnel, patient tracking, teaching, budget oversight, and carrying out the programmatic responsibilities of data analysis and reporting functions.



Education - Must have a bachelor's degree in healthcare, social services, business administration, or related fields.


- Must have three (3) years of experience in healthcare or a comparable organization.

- Experience relevant in healthcare field.


Equivalent Education and/or Experience

- May have an equivalent experience to substitute for the education requirements.



- Must have a Texas Class C. Driver's License and be insurable. Must have access to an automobile.

- Current license or certification in area of clinical expertise may be required.


Skills or Special Abilities

- Must be able to communicate effectively with clinical staff, administration, external organizations, and other groups as needed.

- Must be organized, detail-oriented, and have demonstrated management ability.

- Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

- Must demonstrate competence in technical skills and knowledge related to the assigned clinical area.

- Must have excellent interpersonal skills, particularly in working with a diverse population.

- Must demonstrate patient centered/patient-valued behaviors.

- Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimum supervision.



1. Oversees the maintenance and implementation of the designated or assigned program and ensures it meets the programmatic needs of all locations of care supported by the program in addition to any applicable other standards set by national organizations, grants, or others.

2. Educates instructors and/or staff from multi-disciplines in policies, protocols, procedures, standards, and management of specific patient populations as indicated. Participates in the evaluation of instructors¿ knowledge and skills to determine compliance with established standards. Maintains the documentation of education. May also serve as an instructor or facilitator.

3. Responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating program materials in accordance with Parkland and other regulatory standards.

4. Assists in developing, implementing, and monitoring departmental goals related to the program. Monitors and reports activities supporting departmental goals according to established standards. Evaluates work-related activities to ensure support of the goals and mission of Parkland and the department.

5. May organize and/or serve on various workgroups and committees as assigned.

6. Tracks appropriate grant or other funds that may apply to the program.

7. Analyzes work processes and flows for the department and/or program and suggests or implements appropriate changes to improve work effectiveness, productivity and efficiency that support the overall goals of Parkland.

8. Develops protocols and procedures and participate in other performance improvement activities to improve service delivery and enhance patient outcomes.

9. Serve as an advocate for client/patient services development as well as a community resource to maximize the understanding and development of initiatives and additional programs.

10. Serves as an inter- and intra-departmental resource through committee and/or other workgroup-related activities. Serves as a member, resource, and/or consultant for the greater healthcare community as needed.

11. Under the direction of an assigned manager, gathers and organizes project data, analyzing the information using available project management tools and methods. Prepares appropriate documentation (presentations, demonstrations, and other reporting processes) to share information regarding program, project status, and complete other tasks or projects assigned.



Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status. As part of our commitment to our patients and employees’ wellness, Parkland Health is a tobacco and smoke-free campus.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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