Program Manager, Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Telehealth Initiatives
American Academy of Pediatrics
Itasca, IL, USA
Nonprofit - Social Services
This is a 1-year grant position.
Provide programmatic support to Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) cooperative agreement Supporting Providers and Families to Access Telehealth and Distant Care Services for Pediatric Care priority projects and activities. Provide support, technical assistance, and education to pediatricians and other stakeholders to enhance access, utilization, and implementation of telehealth services for all children, including children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN). Manage project communication, educational and capacity building initiatives.
Qualified candidates will have:
Bachelor’s degree in public health, health administration, public administration, health policy, education or related discipline required, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience.
3+years’ related experience in public health program coordination/management required, including budget management; preferably in a medical association or national advocacy organization.
Knowledge of health education, telemedicine technology, public awareness campaigns and communication strategies, and grant administration and management preferred.
Excellent organizational, communication, diplomacy, critical thinking, interpersonal, and verbal/written communication skills essential.
Must be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, take initiative, and collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents.
Strong technical acumen required with proficiency in MS Office and database management and the ability to learn and apply new technologies; knowledge of web collaboration platforms (eg, SharePoint) and web conferencing systems (eg, WebEx) preferred.
Travel and weekend work are required, as well as the need for flexibility in accommodating physicians’ availability.
To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit https://www.aap.org/employment.
The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.
Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a membership organization of 67,000 pediatricians and approximately 475 staff committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. The AAP promotes pediatrics and advances child health priorities by developing policy, conducting research, building coalitions, raising public awareness, funding community-based projects, and supporting training and professional education for our membership.
Mission: The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. To accomplish this mission, the AAP shall support the professional needs of its members.
Our fabulous benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, LTD/STD, Vacation, Sick, Holiday pay, 401K/403B, Health and Wellness Reimbursement Program, Goal Achievement Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts.