A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your interest in this position, outline skills and experience that are related to this position.
The Center for Health and Research Transformation (CHRT) promotes the delivery of evidence-based healthcare, the improvement of population health, and the expansion of access to care. For further information about CHRT, refer to: www.chrt.org.
The Health and Social Equity Programs Project Manager will work with CHRT staff and leadership to support CHRT’s growing work focused on health equity and the integration of health and social care services through interventions powered by information and technology.
The project manager will be responsible for the direction, coordination, implementation, and completion of projects while remaining aligned with the strategy, commitments and goals of the organization. Project management skills, the ability to use project management software to track costs, tasks, time and project progress and the ability to adhere to tight deadlines are a must.
The project manager is the bridge between upper management, stakeholders and cross-functional teams tasked with the execution of the project. They will function as a key point of contact between CHRT, community-based organizations, Michigan Medicine, the Michigan Health Information Network, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and other stakeholders.
Manage programs and processes, monitor budgets, delegate tasks and manage communication with internal and external partners.
Document and monitor follow ups and responsible parties systematically and ensure completion of follow ups prior to the next meeting.
Work with the finance and legal teams to develop contracts, business associate agreements and data use agreements; manage workload and responsibilities; and develop quality improvement mechanisms.
Manage relationships with stakeholders and organizing meetings of diverse stakeholders.
Work with Michigan Medicine program staff to develop budgets, monitor progress to milestones, and overcome barriers to success.
Coordinate Work Group and subcommittees alongside other CHRT team members
Lead analysts in complex projects by assigning tasks, monitoring progress, and anticipating potential obstacles
20% Strategic Advising and Outreach Coordination
Manage and develop new partnerships with community stakeholders for CHRT’s portfolio of health equity programs
Supervise student interns and junior staff (as applicable) in various projects by ensuring project tasks are coordinated and completed in a timely manner, managing workload, and providing mentorship.
Identify revenue opportunities and seek grant funding.
Develop grant application and content writing.
10% Policy Analysis
Conduct policy and data analysis to synthesize issue briefs and complete reports for clients;
Seek funding opportunities and propose project ideas that align with funding opportunities;
Work with marketing and communications staff to promote external awareness of organizational services and capabilities.
Experience managing programs and processes, monitoring budgets, delegating tasks and managing communication with internal and external partners. Demonstrated ability to lead projects through to completion within defined guidelines.
Highly motivated with a strong work ethic.
Willingness to work in a highly interactive and collegial group of analysts. Excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, including demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple activities.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience with the use of public data writing grant proposals and identifying grant funded opportunities.
Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral. Capability managing multiple relationships with various stakeholders
Experience with qualitative and quantitative research methods, including collecting primary data, analyzing secondary data, and experience with community-engaged research
Project Senior Manager:
Master’s degree in public health, health care administration or a related field.
Minimum of 5 years of project management experience, including management of contracts, business associate agreements and data use agreements, and quality improvement activity
?5+ years of experience in health care or public health
Project Intermediate Manager:
Bachelor’s degree in public health, health care administration or a related field.
Minimum of 4 years of project management experience, including management of contracts, business associate agreements and data use agreements, and quality improvement activity.
Familiarity with the design and maintenance of IT platform for care management.
Experience with patient referral processes
Knowledge of state-level health information networks and social determinants of health (SDOH) screening processes and data exchange
Direct knowledge of and experience working with human services organizations that address housing insecurity, food insecurity, transportation and other social determinants of health
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
This role is subject to grant funding.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
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