Design, plan, execute, and review projects in support of the CT PTN efforts to “transform” Federally Qualified Health Centers from a fee-for-service paradigm to one based on the quality of patient outcomes and smarter health care spending. Working contacts may include administrators, grant development officers, faculty, staff, teachers, students and other representatives of health care and education institutions, as well as representatives from business, governmental agencies, and nonprofit agencies
- Design, plan, execute, and review projects in support of CT PTN efforts.
- Build partnerships with FQHCs and others to implement special projects.
- Conduct planning, outreach, educational, and technical assistance sessions as needed.
- Recruit key champions for projects within the FQHCs.
- Prepare and monitor budgets as needed.
- Support state and federal policies and procedures that directly relate to special projects.
- Ensure linkage between the FQHCs and the PTN special projects for implementation and Transformation goals.
- Monitor programmatic performance, fiscal standing, and grant reporting with FQHCs subcontractors and CMS as required.
- Serve as liaison to the state and federal programs related to projects and represent CHCACT at state, regional, and national conferences.
- Perform additional agency-related duties or special projects as directed by PTN supervisor.
- Develop sustainability plans for special project interventions as needed.
- Ensure compliance with all contract requirements related to PTN special projects.
- Identify and prepare alternative funding for special projects as required.
- Prepare and provide verbal and written updates and reports on the status of all special projects as required and needed.
- Ensure internal collaboration and linkages of projects with other CHCACT program areas.
- Serve as an internal resource for Project Management.
- Represent CT PTN at state meetings, trainings, and conference calls.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Indirect supervision of support staff
- Experience implementing and managing small to medium-sized projects with multiple external stakeholders.
- Ability to understand and address inter-dependencies within projects.
- Experience managing deliverables and milestones on time, within budget, and aligned with needs of project.
- Experience in a health care setting required – FQHC preferred.
- Knowledge of population health and social determinates.
- In-depth understanding of and sensitivity to the unique characteristics of non-profit health care organizations.
- Ability to work in team environment and harness skills of team members to effect broad change.
- High comfort level of presenting in a professional setting.
- Ability to identify and translate objectives and data trends into action among internal and external stakeholders.
- Strong written communication skills and ability to analyze problems and recommend effective solutions.
- Prior experience with state and federal agencies is desired.
- Organized and efficient in work processes.
- Must be able to travel to FQHCs.
- Fundamental project management skills
- Knowledge of and experience using project management tools and techniques
- Knowledge of non-profit healthcare settings.
- Demonstrated proficiency in using computer systems, software (particularly MS Office Suite products), SharePoint, and related office/meeting audio/visual equipment.
- Able to work independently and in a team environment, contributing to the achievement of program objectives.
- Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills. Must be able to communicate well with all individuals within various agencies or community partners and also with the general public via email, telephone, and in person.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor’s Degree in a health-related field. (Master’s degree preferred.)
- PMP Designation preferred.
PHYSICAL AND VISUAL REQUIREMENTS:
While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to use computers and office equipment, manipulate documents, and move about the office. The employee may occasionally move materials up to 25 pounds.
The position requires the ability to read, interpret, and communicate information in English. Strong writing and speaking skills.
MENTAL DEMANDS AND REASONING ABILITIES:
This job requires attention to detail and thoroughness in completing work tasks. The ability to evaluate information and use logic to address work-related issues and problems is required. Able to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines.
The incumbent regularly performs work in an office environment. Travel (approximately 20%) to other locations within the state is required.
How to Apply
Please submit resume & cover letter to:
Luci Goodwin, CHCACT, 1484 Highland Avenue, Suite 2, Cheshire, CT 06410, or via facsimile (203) 250-0040, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org