GME Program Specialist

New Mexico Primary Care Training Consortium (NMPCTC) is seeking a Program Specialist to provide leadership in NMPCTC operations, community residency program development, resource development, policy analysis, and community and constituent engagement. The Program Specialist will be a key representative of NMPCTC at the community, state and federal levels, and will be responsible for the operational success of the NMPCTC, ensuring residency policy, program development and delivery, quality control and compliance of all grants and contracts and accreditation requirements.

Required skills and experience include Master’s Degree in Business, Public Administration, Public Health or related field or 3 years of experience in health care or public administration. Send resume and letter of interest by Friday, February 19, 2021 to ltecca@chi-phi.org.    Please share with your networks, friends, and colleagues!

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to NMPCTC’s Executive Director, the Program Specialist will be responsible for the operational success of the NMPCTC, ensuring residency policy, program development and delivery, quality control and compliance of all grants and contracts and accreditation requirements. In this role the Program Specialist will provide leadership in NMPCTC operations, community residency program development, resource development, policy analysis, and community and constituent engagement. The Program Specialist will be a key representative of NMPCTC at the community, state and federal levels.

The delivery of quality service and positive interaction with our customers is critical to the completion of all the tasks within this job description, thus the employee is responsible for establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships with internal and external customers in a courteous, respectful and professional manner.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES

Program Development:

    • Support the development of primary care residencies in New Mexico through community development, needs assessment, partnership and affiliation development, ACGME application development and related activities
    • Support policy and financing efforts of NMPCTC to ensure residency sustainability at the state and federal levels
    • Support faculty development, recruitment and retention efforts
    •  Be accountable for organizational performance standards and compliance with all accreditation, grants and contract requirements.

Resource Development

    • Fund Research potential funding sources. Oversee and write grant proposals (including federal grants and private foundations)
    • Provide support for resource development activities as assigned by the ED
    • Provide local, legislative and other policy support for programs
    • Provides monthly or ad hoc narrative and other reports regarding project work plans

Community Relations and Marketing

    • Establish positive strategic relations with all NMPCTC members and prospective members, public and private agencies, NMPCTC collaborators and partners as well as key funders at local, state and national levels.
    • Market and promote the organization; increasing the public profile and visibility of NMPCTC and partner organizations as designated by the Executive Director.

Financial Planning and Management

    • Assist with the development of budgets and work plans
    • Prepare reports and present to NMPCTC and key partner organizations.
    • Budget management of assigned programs with compliant, timely and accurate reporting and staying within approved budget.

Leadership and Advocacy

  • Actively participate in stakeholder meetings
  • Advocate for policies that support NMPCTC programs and contracts or those if its partners at the local, state and federal levels.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education: Master’s Degree in Business, Public Administration, Public Health or related field or 3 years of experience in health care or public administration

 

Knowledge: Nonprofit administration, primary care systems, health and human services program development and management, all aspects of grant writing and resource development, grants administration, organizational processes, administrative systems, team and leadership development, policy and advocacy.

 

Experience and Skills: A minimum of 3 years management and / health care experience preferred.  Ability to execute complex problem solving and creative thinking.  Demonstrated skills in collaboration, community engagement, and team building. Skills and experience in grant writing and grants management. Excellent writing and communication skills. Experience in the development, coordination and assessment of programs. Ability to develop and monitor budgets. Proficient in web-based research and Microsoft Office.  Demonstrated ability to generate income through services, grants and contracts. Adept at engaging and motivating others to achieve desired outcomes. Keen ability to manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines

 

Flexible, self-motivated, fosters cooperation, achievement focused and inclusion-oriented.  Independent judgment.

 

DESIRED SKILLS

Well organized and detail oriented

Established history of forgoing strategic partnerships and alliances

Genuine interest in environmental health, health equity, environmental justice

Personal computer experience.

Effective verbal and written communication skills

 

PHYISICAL DEMANDS

 

Standing                      May require standing for periods of time and on an intermittent basis.

Sitting                          Requires sitting for long periods of time; Frequent use of computer and keyboard.

Walking                       Requires walking on an on intermittent basis; Occasional prolonged walking.

Pushing/Pulling           Push carts with materials, etc. from time to time.

Squatting/Kneeling     Kneels or squats to plug/unplug various equipment intermittently. Frequent reaching, stooping, bending, and crouching

Lifting                          Lifts necessary supplies and equipment utilized for job function: Occasionally lifts, supplies/equipment up to 50 lbs.

Carrying                      Carries materials, etc. from time to time

Vision                          Ability to read correspondence, reports, books, periodicals, and computer screen etc.

Hearing                       Ability to perceive speech at normal loudness levels and to be able to respond to alarms, answering phone, and overhead page

Psychological              Ability to respond appropriately to stressful work and multiple demands.  Resolves conflicts effectively, prioritizes task, responds to emergencies and reacts calmly.  Knowledge or relevant office equipment.  Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions establish a safe work environment.

Physiological               Work is primarily performed indoors in a controlled environment

Travel                          Frequently drives sort and/or long distances

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Occasional pressure due to deadlines and working with the public

Sedentary Office Work

Frequent Travel

 

The above statement reflects the general details and considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and should not be considered as a detailed job description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.