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Senior Program Manager - AIM CCI

National Healthy Start Association


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Salary: $90,000 a year

Job Type: Full-time

Number of hires for this role: 1

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Senior Program Manager

National Healthy Start Association’s (NHSA) Alliance for Innovation in Maternal Health (AIM)-Community Care Initiative (CCI) Project, a cooperative agreement with the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS), Division of Healthy Start and Perinatal Services (DHSPS). Responsibilities for the position include coordination and administration of partner and pilot site communication, engagement and expansion, project implementation and monitoring in all selected AIM CCI communities. The Senior Program Manager (SPM) will work directly with national, state and community clinical and public health leadership, AIM CCI staff, pilot sites in current and prospective AIM CCI communities, and other stakeholders to coordinate national, state, and local activities to achieve project goals and objectives. Program meetings, technical assistance calls, and pilot site visits will be scheduled and facilitated by the SPM. The SPM will also support quality improvement activities by reviewing program data and identifying, monitoring, and communicating project-related issues, scope changes, variances, and contingencies. This position will also oversee and submit all required federal reports, contribute to written reports on behalf of the AIM CCI project, have oversight of quarterly newsletters, and other documents for purposes of promoting and disseminating information about the non-hospital focused maternal safety bundles and will assure timely and accurate dissemination of AIM CCI data, information, reports and publications. This position reports to the AIM CCI Project Director/NHSA CEO.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensure project quality, integration, and timely delivery of all contracted deliverables:

  • Provide the leadership for equity-based solutions to factors at the patient, provider and systems-levels of care that will contribute to demonstrated improved outcomes in maternal morbidity and mortality.
  • Work with AIM-CCI Leadership staff and (DHHS / DHSPS) to identify pilot site communities for implementation of AIM-CCI sites.
  • Develop programmatic infrastructure, systems, and strategic sustainability plan.
  • Provide leadership for evaluation elements of the project.
  • Serve as project liaison between NHSA and AIM CCI, staff pilot sites, consultants and partners.
  • Provide support to AIM-CCI Leadership to identify, convene and manage the national and local maternal safety workgroups to include community-focused public health and clinical experts to guide program activities and assure integration of community and clinical components of the project.
  • Take lead role in working with all AIM funded projects to share information and partnership development.
  • Seek and manage partnerships to create expansion to sister city pilot sites, emerging state-wide expansions and national expansion.
  • Work with AIM CCI Data Analyst to ensure the completion of accurate data collection, cataloging, management and reporting of pilot site data and website creation.
  • Provide leadership and partnership for implementation and adoption of existing non-hospital- focused maternal safety bundles (MSBs) and development and implementation of new bundles as identified during the project.
  • Work with Co-PIs, Data Analyst and Leadership Team to review outcome data to drive and ensure continuous improvement in the implementation of non-hospital focused MSBs, through a continuous quality improvement (QI) framework.
  • Ensure that pilot sites are aware of emerging issues in maternal health that impact maternal morbidity and mortality, and access to resources, training and support for implementation of bundles.
  • Timely and accurately submit all required federal reports.



Knowledge of Public Health, community health, women’s health, pregnancy, impact of social determinants of health (SDOH) on health outcomes. Improvement models for community and equity based approaches to improving birth outcomes. Community engagement principles and applications, and systems change with an equity focus as they relate to maternal and community health initiatives are helpful. Demonstrated leadership in establishing/maintaining clinical community partnerships. Demonstrated leadership in systems change, cross-system collaboration, and effectiveness working with federal and community partners. The candidate should also possess knowledge of project management, team leadership, program evaluation, analysis and report writing.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Master’s degree in public health or related; a clinical background is preferred.
  • A minimum of 10-15 years of demonstrated program development, implementation, management, and evaluation skills; experience in cross-system collaboration and systems change.
  • Strong verbal and writing skills, including reports, grant writing and public presentations; group process skills
  • Detailed oriented and strong organizational skills and concrete multi-tasking skills
  • Experience working in or with health-related, public health, out-patient and community-based organizations or agencies.
  • Knowledge and ability to use and communicate with others about public health and to translate clinical and other data; experience in negotiating agreements and partnerships.
  • Computer skills to include working knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; Internet research and desktop applications.
  • Knowledge and experience with federal grants, federal cooperative agreements, oversight and reporting responsibilities

Please submit your resume and a cover letter (in one document) stating your interest and experience.

No phone calls or direct emails about the position will be accepted in lieu of your Indeed application.

Position also includes employer paid health, dental, and vision insurance.

Work Location:

  • Fully Remote

Company's website:

  • www.nationalhealthystart.org

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

  • Yes

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Virtual meetings

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