Posting Date: April, 2017
The Community Health Center Association of Connecticut, Inc. (CHCACT) is a non- profit organization committed to primary healthcare access for all Connecticut residents, and to improving the quality of primary care services provided by the State s network of Community Health Centers.
With a strong collaborative approach, the Director of Clinical Programs works closely with CHCACT senior management, program team and FQHC staff to demonstrate internal expertise and provide leadership for all program requirements related to Ryan White, Special Populations, Healthcare for the Homeless ( HCH), Behavioral/Oral Health and Quality Improvement grant initiatives and programs.
- Develop and implement clinical programs designed to improve processes, health care delivery, and ultimately health outcomes for patients of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs).
- Provide leadership in CHCACT administered clinical programs within CHCACT, the FQHCs, and in representation of FQHCs at state and national level.
- Provide oversight of CHCACT administered clinical programs at FQHC locations to ensure that meeting deliverables and experiencing intended impact.
- Work collaboratively with the Clinical Programs Coordinator to ensure efficient and timely data collection, monitoring and reporting to funders.
- Develop comprehensive and timely reports to document effective program implementation, administration, and impact.
- Facilitate the development and implementation of data collection activities including the measurement and tracking of clinical programs processes and outcomes.
- Ensure the accuracy, substance and timeliness of program monitoring, reports, schedules and other relevant work products.
- Establish clinical policies and procedures to ensure delivery of high quality reports and documents to funders, and the ability to meet or exceed all program requirements.
- Maintain regular contact with FQHC program and clinical staff on state program and medical treatment guidelines, while working closely with the medical staff to ensure that guidelines are incorporated into patient care and quality management projects.
- Plan and conduct site visits of FQHC s and conduct desk audits of patient records served in review period for Ryan White Part D subcontractors.
- Represent CHCACT, as well as the FQHC s at health care statewide and national committees related to clinical initiatives, funder groups and other collaborative workgroups.
- Participate in Quality Management Projects with the CT Department of Public Health.
- Plan, coordinate and host Ryan White, Part D, Steering Committee, Youth Advisory Council and CHCACT Clinical Quality Committee meetings.
- Develop and coordinate effective and innovative training and awareness events for grants and projects.
- Develop competitive and innovative grant applications and continuation proposals including; needs assessment, progress reports, work plan and budget.
- Identify potential new grant opportunities for CHCACT and collaborate with staff to develop and submit funding applications.
- Provide oversight and input for the budget process, ensuring that grant expenditures are reviewed and that grants remain within the budget.
- Review budget modifications, program narratives and data reports to ensure compliance with standards and regulations.
- Responsible for achieving goals and requirements for clinical programs ranging from program deliverables/outcomes to financial performance.
- Clearly outline plans with operational staff using OneNote to achieve deliverables
- Motivate, develop and evaluate direct report CHCACT staff SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is responsible for the supervision, recruitment and mentoring of the Clinical Programs Coordinator and is also responsible for motivating and developing team members and promoting collaboration with CHCACT and FQHC staff.
- Exempt, Full Time (37.5 hours/week)
- Salary will commensurate with experience.
- Outstanding benefits package including employee and dependent health insurance. Team oriented, collaborative workplace culture that is focused on high quality outcomes, supporting FQHCs and underserved populations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
- Master s Degree (Pubic Health or similar, strongly preferred) with 5-7 years of related experience.
- Demonstrated knowledge and expertise in community-based health care. programs specifically those targeting underserved and vulnerable populations.
- Computer skills, including word processing, Excel, email, Internet and database.
- Strong interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, and ability to analyze problems and recommend effective solutions.
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of federal and state policies that impact FQHCs and their patients.
- Knowledge of contract administration and grant funding. Must have previous program management experience.
- Able to communicate complex information clearly and succinctly, both in writing and orally in multiple formats.
- Must have excellent organizational skills. Ability to multi-task, manage and prioritize various and differing projects, as well as work effectively toward numerous deadlines.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and listening skills. Must be able to build strong relationships with all levels of individuals within various agencies, FQHC leaders, advocates, community partners and other stakeholders.
- Show initiative in resolving issues/challenges proactively and identifying opportunities for improvement.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills.
- Strong supervisory experience with proven record of leading staff to achieve intended outcomes.
How to Apply
Deadline for Submission: Until position is filled.
Please submit resume & cover letter along with your salary requirements to:
Luci Goodwin, CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2, Cheshire, CT 06410, or via facsimile (203) 250-0040, or via email to email@example.com