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Health Program Specialist

Company: University of Maryland, Baltimore
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

*The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) School of Pharmacy has an opening for a Health Program Specialist to work with their PATIENTS Program.*The PATIENTS Program is an interdisciplinary research team of community partners and researchers housed within the School of Pharmacy's department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research (PHSR). The PATIENTS Program works to change the way we think about research by creating a path for health equity in West Baltimore. The program uses development of quality measures, assessment methods, and patient reported outcome measures. The PATIENTS Health Program Specialist uses established principles and best practices of program and project management to coordinate the administration of projects and assignments within The PATIENTS Program including planning, organizing, and evaluating project deliverables. Established in 1841, the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is the fourth oldest school of pharmacy in the United States. As a leader in pharmacy education, scientific discovery, patient care, and community engagement, the School conducts cutting edge research and engages in a wide variety of professional practice activities to improve the health and well-being of citizens in the state of Maryland and beyond. *BENEFITS (Exempt - Regular):* UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 12 holidays, 3 floating holidays, 15 sick days, 3 personal days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools. *_UMB requires all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources._ * *PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:* * Manages and oversees assigned projects. Assists in the planning and implementation of new or revised projects, procedures, practices, and organization. Manages multiple projects simultaneously and supports senior staff in more complex projects. * Convenes and facilitates stakeholder advisory board meetings and provides administrative support to other committees as needed. * Assists in planning and coordinating administrative activities of the PATIENTS program, such as taking meeting minutes, delivering communications with primary investigators and key personnel, tracking milestones and deliverables. * Coordinates and assist with completion and preparation of periodic updates, final reports, recommendations, and other information resources for the improvement of The PATIENTS Program and its projects. * Supports grant writing activities. * Conducts qualitative interviews and focus groups for PATIENTS activities. Collects, compiles, and organizes data pertinent to various ongoing projects. Analyzes, summarizes, and communicates this information to appropriate officials. * Consults with project Principal Investigators (PIs), program head, and administrative officials regarding policies, trends, and interpretation of data and program needs. Updates The PATIENTS Program's directors on developments and progress of project deliverables and milestones. * Establishes effective communication channels and acts as liaison between the program and officials within and outside the institution. * Assists in the delivery of results of projects, including but not limited to presentations, website updates, blog posts, newsletter briefs, and social media. * Prepares IRB submissions, monitors and reports on adherences to IRB regulations, The PATIENTS Program, Department and School policies and procedures. * Assists in the execution of projects according to project protocols and addresses problems as they arise. Assist with project deliverables with regards to timeliness, budget constraints, and quality levels. * Sets priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities. * Performs other related duties as assigned. *MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:* *Education:*Bachelor's degree in a health-related field. Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business, Management, Communications, Public Health and/or a related field preferred. *Experience:*Two (2) years of experience in a healthcare field. Experience in program planning, coordination, or training is required. Experience in project management preferred. *Supervisory Experience: *N/A. *Certification/Licensure: *Appropriate state licensure may be required as defined based upon the nature of the program. *Other: *Related healthcare experience to program may be substituted for education. *KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:* Demonstrate time management and project management skills. in Ability to maintain high standards with the work being performed and maintain awareness with trends and influences. Ability to assess situations to determine their importance and urgency, and make clear, timely decisions that will positively impact outcomes. Ability to present ideas and information clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Ability to work cooperatively with others and demonstrate professional, ethical, respectful, and courteous behavior when interacting with others. Capable of interacting pleasantly and positively with other to meet customer expectations and provide follow up with customers. *HIRING RANGE:*Commensurate with education and experience. (Low to high $50K) UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department atHRJobs@umaryland.edu. If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit aUMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contactHRDiversity@umaryland.edu. Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. **Job:** **Reg or CII Exempt Staff* **Organization:** **School of Pharmacy - Pharmaceutical Health Services Research* **Title:** *Health Program Specialist* **Location:** *null* **Requisition ID:** *2200002U*

Keywords: University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore , Health Program Specialist, Healthcare , Baltimore, Maryland

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