In addition to individual training classes, UC Davis Health System offers programs that assist in developing internal talent for the next generation of UC Davis Health System health worker professionals and leaders.
Radiological Technologist Program
UC Davis Medical Center and other Sacramento hospitals have joined with Yuba College to offer a two-year Radiologic Technologist program. The curriculum begins after the student has completed the required prerequisite courses, an application, and been formally accepted into the program. The program consists of concurrent radiologic technology classroom training and internship at one of the approved clinical affiliates. The program is full-time.
Upon successful completion of all required courses, students receive an Associate’s Degree in Radiologic Technology and a Certificate of Completion and are eligible to the take a certification examination, which will qualify the graduate to work as a Radiologic Technologist. For information on how to get started, requirements/procedures, and how to apply for the Yuba College Radiologic Technologist Program, visit http://radtech.yccd.edu/.
School At Work Program
This Program is ideal for entry-level career, non-probationary employees interested in advancing within a healthcare environment. Selected employees complete a six-month program which combines mandatory classroom instruction and self-study with a coaching component. In addition to traditional workplace subjects (such as workplace communication), healthcare-specific courses such as medical terminology and patient safety are also highlighted.
Participants must be nominated by their current supervisor using the SAW Nomination Form, and pass a reading comprehension assessment. To successfully graduate, selected employees must complete the full six-month program. The program consists of weekly class sessions (2.5 hours per week) where participants are led by a coach-facilitator through interactive exercises, discussions and computer based course work. Participants also invest an additional two hours per week of self-study during non-working hours.
2013 SAW Program (pdf)
UC Davis Health System Clinical Laboratory Science Training Program
Students entering this program must have a baccalaureate degree. Accepted students will continue their education for twelve months in the UCDHS Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The program includes rotation through each section of the clinical laboratories and students will perform routine and specialized test procedures. Lectures include a variety of subjects such as hematology, serology, and quality assurance. Graduates of the program are awarded a certificate of completion and are eligible for the national certifying examination and the State of California licensure examination.
For more information, call (916)734-5631 to speak with a program representative.
UC Davis Health System-Coro Leadership Program
This program is designated for employees classified at the PSS Grade IV level or above. Candidates for the program should demonstrate the following characteristics and experience: • Intellectual curiosity • Strong personal initiative • Supervisory and leadership potential • Ability to work well within a diverse group
The program consists of eight mandatory bi-weekly sessions and concludes with a graduation ceremony. Candidates must commit to attend all sessions. Outcomes from this program include: • Enhanced leadership abilities particularly in the areas of interpersonal communication; analysis of resources and systems; and group dynamics • Skills to initiate innovations across all levels of the University • Cohesive networks with other leaders at UCDHS
UC Business Officer Institute (BOI)
This program is designed for employees with broad decision-making and/or supervisory responsibility and is also well suited for candidates who work in academic or administrative departments who hold mission-critical roles in the areas of budget, finance, internal controls, human resources, information technology or sponsored projects. Candidates must be classified at the Professional and Support Staff (PSS) or Managers and Senior Professionals (MSP) level to be eligible for nomination.
The Business Officer Institute (BOI) is a four-day residential institute that explores:
- The Business Officer's role at the University of California
- Operating principles, policies, and expectations for local practice
- Communicate expectations for business conduct across all locations
UC Management Development Program
This program is ideally suited for employees who manage supervisory classifications and/or lead complex programs or projects within the Health System. The complete program consists of three, full-day modules that include content relevant to the current demands facing our Health System managers including Change Management and Employee Engagement. Each candidate must attend all three sessions:
- Manager Redefined: Explore the evolving role of a manager in a dynamic environment charged with optimizing organizational results
- Employee Engagement: Learn specific workplace practices which promote employee engagement and development
- Change and Influence: Develop strategic approaches to making and influencing organizational change
Contact Training and Development at (916)734-2676 for more information about enrolling in this program.
UC Management Skills Assessment Program (MSAP)
This unique residential program is designed to assess current skills in the context of complexities facing UC managers. MSAP offers participants insights into their managerial competencies and potential by providing feedback on critical skills for successful management at UC.
Throughout the program participants will experience several simulated management scenario exercises, give and receive objective behavioral feedback, discuss their own strengths and areas for growth, and begin a plan for enhancing management skills in their careers at UC.
Selection is made through an online nomination process. The online MSAP application form (including applicant and supervisor components) and selection criteria are at http://msap.ucr.edu/. Completed applications must be submitted online by noon, Wednesday, August 6, 2014.
For more information about the program, contact Training and Development or go to http://msap.ucr.edu/