Project Coordinator II

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DCHA is the unifying voice for hospitals and health systems in the District of Columbia and works to advance health policy to strengthen the District’s world-class health care system to ensure that it is equitable and accessible to all.

District of Columbia Hospital Association (DCHA)
The Project Coordinator II, a 100% grant funded position, is responsible for fostering the work of the Association and the Association’s members through management of assigned projects, data analytics, and liaison activities in support of priorities for improvement and strategic goals. This role will support our member hospital improvement activities focused on health information exchange and interoperability. This position reports to the Director of Safety & Quality Initiatives within the Patient Safety & Quality Operations Department.

The Project Coordinator will achieve success by:

  • Garnering the respect of the Association’s leaders and the member’s clinical and administrative project champions and staff.
  • Developing proactive processes for monitoring issues important to assigned projects.
  • Being a collaborative partner with the Association’s leadership and members to develop proactive strategies and responses to facilitate project goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrating a “can-do” approach and sense of ownership on Association-wide projects as a member of a small team where “it’s not my job” is not an option.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Management of Assigned Projects

  • Assist with coordination and administration of grants, workgroups and other collaborations.
  • Coordinate with assigned project team members to develop workplans, project timelines, and deliverables.
  • Monitor workplans and timelines to develop interventions necessary to enable adherence to project deliverables.
  • Facilitate meetings and application of quality improvement methodology and tools.

Data Analytics

  • Responsible to learn and manage various software used by the Association for assigned project data management and reporting.
  • Facilitate successful data collection and reporting to support evaluation of project deliverables and outcomes.
  • Perform basic data quality and analytics activities.
  • Provide research, writing and related input for formulation and development of program evaluations.

Project Liaison

  • Provide staff liaison support, and coordination of activities for assigned projects.
  • Develop relationships to enable successful execution and completion of assigned projects.
  • Assist other professional staff in the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities to enable achievement of project goals.
  • Act as liaison to hospital and stakeholder contacts on assigned projects to support implementation of deliverables and goals.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education/Experience

  • Master’s degree in health care quality, health care management, public health, or related field with experience in a health care related setting. Bachelor’s degree in a related field with equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree.

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to coordinate basic project tasks
  • Basic understanding of statistics techniques
  • Ability to facilitate large and small meetings to achieve results
  • Excellent communication skills (listening, writing, and speaking)
  • Skills in establishing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders
  • Strong leadership and motivation skills
  • Strong skills in collaboration
  • Strong sense of personal and professional integrity

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands and work environment described below represent the activities and surroundings of the positions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work is typically performed in an office environment, with a moderate noise level. The position requires working in an office environment with the usual office equipment, including copiers, fax machines, and computers. The position also requires incumbent has at adequate off-site office environment for remote work. The employee is frequently required to talk and hear on the telephone and in person with individuals and groups. The incumbent may carry materials/equipment weighing up to 25 lbs. on occasion. The incumbent is required to read and respond to documents in hard copy and electronic form. The position requires occasional travel to member facilities and meetings requiring transportation. The position requires proof of vaccination against COVID-19.

To apply for this job email your details to apply@dcha.org

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