Health, Project Management/Program Development, Research and Information
4 Year Degree
The Division of Quality at the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare seeks a collaborative and strong project manager to manage activities associated with the primary care and hospitalist networks within the Quality Improvement Innovation Networks (QuIIN); implement the strategic priorities, conduct quality improvement (QI) efforts, and maintain partnerships with internal and external stakeholders; and provide staff support to network steering committees.
Some responsibilities include:
Leading QI activities, meetings and discussions in coordination with network leadership.
Participating in the development, planning, and execution of network QI projects, including project data collection, analysis, and development support.
Working with network leaders to establish project specific measurement and reporting systems. Ensure data is collected on a timely basis, data reports are distributed, and make recommendations for future improvements based on data.
Developing and implementing plans to evaluate network programs and activities.
In conjunction with network leaders, conceptualizing and writing manuscripts for publication.
In collaboration with appropriate AAP staff, developing and maintaining relationships with current and potential funders and prepare grant applications.
Managing the network and QI project budgets.
Preparing regular status reports to various internal constituents on the progress of teams, potential barriers, lessons learned, and related topics.
Supervising assigned staff.
Bachelor’s degree public health, health administration, public administration or related field required.
At least 3 years’ experience in program development, implementation, and evaluation related to health care delivery, quality, research or similar activities required.
Knowledge of QI methodology strongly preferred.
Experience with grant writing, supervising staff, and working within a health care or association environment a plus.
Comprehensive understanding of pediatric health issues and health care delivery system dynamics essential.
Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Access required.
Some weekend work and travel required.
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 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The AAP has approximately 66,000 members in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Members include pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists. More than 34,000 members are board-certified and called Fellows of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP).