Sr. Program Manager - Chronic Disease Medical Education
American Medical Association
January 26, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Medical & Health, Program Management
The American Medical Association (AMA), the nation’s largest professional Association of physicians, has a dynamic opportunity for the right individual. Work closely with Improving Health Outcomes (IHO) leadership; manage a portfolio of projects focused on chronic disease prevention and management including initiatives to improve medical student and resident education about chronic disease. IHO is leading a collaborative effort with 20 medical schools which are part of the Accelerating Change in Medical Education consortium with the goal of preparing all medical students to provide high-value chronic disease prevention and care. For this effort, you will act as the core project team lead and primary point of contact for the AMA. In this role you will manage the day-to-day operations and provide input on setting priorities and defining the tactics to execute plans so that this initiative meets established goals. You will develop and maintain effective working relationships with external organizations or individuals viewed as key collaborators and/or relevant stakeholders. This role will also involve coordination of key aspects of scholarly activities within IHO, including development of new research protocols and monitoring existing protocols to ensure compliance with IRB policies and procedures.
Working closely with senior leaders, serve as the over-arching program manager for of all aspects of the assigned programs:
Establish short-term and long-term plans with clearly defined milestones and regularly track progress; alert leadership to issues impacting progress;
Provide day-to-day planning and management support for the initiative;
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with external organizations or individuals viewed as key collaborators and/or relevant stakeholders, including data collection and analytics vendors/
Assist teams in initiating, planning, executing, monitoring assigned projects that contribute to overarching program goals;
Serve as the IRB point of contact for IHO, assist teams in preparing IRB submissions, and monitor active IRB protocols to ensure compliance.
Master’s degree preferred, preferably in public health, healthcare management, public policy, business administration, related fieldsor equivalent, applicable work experience.
Minimum of 5-7 years of relevant work experience; strong preference for experience in health promotion and chronic disease prevention and forming collaborations with physicians or medical educators, other healthcare professionals and other relevant external groups or organizations. Experience in cardiovascular and/or diabetes a plus.
Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in Project Planning and Project Management practices. Advanced knowledge of strategic planning, budget planning, implementation and evaluation of multiple, complex projects including, convening project teams, organizing multi-faceted project plans, managing towards established time lines and project deliverables. PMP Certification Preferred
Knowledgeable in medical education (UME and/or GME) and/or curriculum design. Experience managing scholarly projects, including developing research protocols and preparing/monitoring IRB submissions.
Demonstrated creative, analytic and strategic approach to issues; ability to work independently with minimal supervision and in a team environment; ability to implement and conduct multi-faceted projects with time pressure and high quality standards, including project planning, data analysis, and evaluation.
Demonstrated ability to work with individuals from different disciplines, contributing as a team member, as well as, being self-motivated and a strong individual contributor.
Strong writing skills required, especially in the ability to conceptualize issues, synthesize a response and write/develop reports.
Interpersonal skills and temperament to work collaboratively and cooperatively in a matrixed organization and complex work environment.
Strong presentation and public speak skills required, including experience presenting in a large group setting.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Some travel required.
The AMA offers competitive salaries, including an incentive plan; excellent benefits and progressive technology. Our office is a business casual environment and we respect work-life balance. Please apply at https://ama-assn.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=2&c=ama-assn&id=701&source=NPO. The American Medical Association is located at 330 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 and is convenient to all public transportation in Chicago.
We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. As an EOE/AA employer, the American Medical Association will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and veteran or disability status.
THE AMA IS COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF THE NATION