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Company: University of California
Location: San Francisco, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what's possible for the patients we serve – a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as seventh in the country – UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.

Department Description

Major Capital Projects is responsible for delivering the design and construction for new healthcare buildings and other major capital projects as assigned. Typical project budgets are hundreds of millions of dollars.

Our goals are delivered through Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) methodologies.

Our vision is to be recognized as an innovative and collaborative owner through new processes, innovation of new delivery models, contracts and commercial terms that will attract the most qualified teams.

Our projects are managed in an Integrated Center for Design and Construction (Big Room), and our work emphasizes development of highly integrated and collaborative team work. We fully support and integrate Lean tools in our project work.

Job Summary

Reporting to the VP, Major Capital Projects this position is responsible for leading the design and construction process for all imaging equipment and related systems for highly complex healthcare projects which may include the proposed new UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights (NHPH) and the Mission Bay Block 34 Clinical Building (Block 34).

UCSF Medical Center is a top-ranked hospital system in California and consistently among the top ten nationally, according to U.S. News & World Report. The NHPH building will be a new, 21st-century hospital designed and equipped to provide an unsurpassed level of care for patients, and will be a key business unit of UCSF Health. The UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center will be part of a broader revitalization of the Parnassus Heights campus that will modernize facilities supporting UCSF's research and education priorities.

The NHPH program budget is estimated at $3.8 billion with a project completion date of 2030. The complexity of the project cannot be overstated. The new UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights is an atypical healthcare project requiring intensive coordination of highly complex engineering requirements. Constructability is extremely complex given ongoing patient services and a restricted site with limited construction access.

The Block 34 clinical building located in Mission Bay will include an ambulatory surgery center, adult multi-specialty clinics, and state of the art radiation oncology treatment with proton therapy. The Block 34 budget is estimated at $400 million and expected to complete by 2024.

The Imaging Specialist position directs project development of medical equipment from feasibility phases through first patient including defining project scope, facilitating user input, design coordination, ensuring on budget and schedule completion, overseeing construction administration, fit-up and coordination with transition planning and move-in. Work includes short-, mid- and long-range planning, feasibility studies, surveys, major / minor alterations, renovations / restorations, and new construction.

Required Qualifications
  • 10 years experience in planning through fit-out of major medical equipment for a tertiary care facility (over 250 beds preferred) and with state-of-the-art medical equipment technology
  • Over five years of experience in project management and team leadership with strong organizational skills
  • Over five years of experience with Integrated Project Delivery methods and Lean processes and tools
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including skill to work effectively with multiple constituencies to advance organizational objectives
  • Ability to use computers effectively as well as strong software skills (e.g., Excel (especially use of pivot tables), Access, MS Project, PowerPoint, CAD, etc.). Knowledge of software systems in tracking large procurement processes

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Attainia - Medical Equipment Planning Software
  • Bachelor's degree and / or equivalent experience / training in architecture, engineering, business management
  • Background in nursing, clincial engineering or equivalent work experience

  • California Driver's License

Living Pride Standards

Service Excellence

  • Demonstrates service excellence by following the Everyday PRIDE Guide with the UCSF Medical Center standards and expectations for communication and behavior. These standards and expectations convey specific behavior associated with the Medical Center's values: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence, and provide guidance on how we communicate with patients, visitors, faculty, staff, and students, virtually everyone, every day and with every encounter. These standards include, but are not limited to: personal appearance, acknowledging and greeting all patients and families, introductions using AIDET, managing up, service recovery, managing delays and expectations, phone standards, electronic communication, team work, cultural sensitivity and competency.
  • Uses effective communication skills with patients and staff; demonstrates proper telephone techniques and etiquette; acts as an escort to any patient or family member needing directions; shows sensitivity to differences of culture; demonstrates a positive and supportive manner in which patients / families/ colleagues perceive interactions as positive and supportive. Exhibits team work skills to positively acknowledge and recognize other colleagues, and uses personal experiences to model and teach Living PRIDE standards.
  • Exhibits tact and professionalism in difficult situations according to PRIDE Values and Practices
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to privacy, confidentiality, and security policies and procedures related to Protected Health Information (PHI) or other sensitive and personal information.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Assumes accountability for improving quality metrics associated with department/unit and meeting organizational/departmental targets.

Work Environment

  • Keeps working areas neat, orderly and clutter-free, including the hallways. Adheres to cleaning processes and puts things back where they belong. Removes and reports broken equipment and furniture.
  • Picks up and disposes of any litter found throughout entire facility.
  • Posts flyers and posters in designated areas only; does not post on walls, doors or windows.
  • Knows where the Environment of Care Manual is kept in department; corrects or reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate departments.
  • Protects the physical environment and equipment from damage and theft.

The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Health locations is required.

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. Further information about the University of California, San Francisco, is available at UCSF seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

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