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Job Title: Health Program Manager
Job Number:
Organization: Focus
Posted: 1/23/2018
Type: Contract
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA   
Compensation: 31.14/hour
Position Description: Purpose of this classification is to perform duties related to developing and managing a health program and/or clinic and includes developing program budgets, plans, goals, and objectives; developing and interpreting policies and procedures; and overseeing clinic operations. Health Program Manager is distinguished from Health Program Administrator in that the former manages and oversees a single health program and/or clinic, whereas the latter manages and oversees multiple health programs and/or clinics. Essential Functions: The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. Assists in the planning and evaluation of programs: Manages culturally competent service systems, public health programs or cross-functional assignments in accordance with goals and objectives, work plans, and funding requirements; contributes high-level technical expertise and skills to existing or new projects (including but not limited to training, technical assistance, evaluation, organizational infrastructure development, program management, and/or research); ensures that procedures, controls and policies are adhered to and are appropriate to national, state, and local trends and best practices as well as to general policies of the county and the department; and recommends service changes based on study and results/outcomes. Oversees the activities of programs and projects on an ongoing basis: Evaluates, reviews and revises policies, procedures, and reviews, analyzes, develops, and makes recommendations to amend, update, replace, and/or convert programmatic operational, technical, and administrative-related missions and functions and all supporting directives, processes, procedures, etc. oversees daily activities and operations; manages service delivery scheduling; analyzes information to plan program changes or make recommendations to department administration to meet programmatic goals; oversees the use of data collection forms and procedures; evaluates client satisfaction with services; assesses customer needs and service outcomes; ensures that processes are in place to protect client confidentiality and that processes are followed; and analyzes problems, considers alternatives and project consequences and implements recommendations. Motivates, supervises and develops assigned staff: Performs supervisory functions including assigning work, managing employee performance and conduct, assessing training needs, recruiting/interviewing/selecting, and coaching/mentoring/modeling; provides assistance to supervisors in resolving employee discipline and other supervisory issues; supervises the preparation of periodic reports and or service analyses; promotes cooperation and teamwork; conducts and participates in staff meetings and case reviews; manages and resolves conflict, analyzes work flow and adjusts as needed; plans, organizes and coordinates projects; determines the allocation of resources; makes hiring or termination decisions/recommendations; and administers disciplinary action as required. Assists in the management of grants and contracts: Participates and may lead grant- funded project teams; manages ongoing contracts; develops requests for proposals;, selects contractors and monitors contractors’ performance ensuring contractors are meeting their required outcomes and monitoring their performance; seeks funding sources and implements strategies to secure project funding through grant amendments and revisions; reviews and monitors project budgets and expenditures; monitors quality of services; and participates in internal and external audits of grants. Oversees data collection and management activities: Provides coordination and direction for data security and confidentiality rules, processes and guidelines; develops data sharing agreements; ensures quality and timeliness of the appropriate use of test results data; provides oversight for the efficient receipt and entry of confidential testing and linkage forms; prepares detailed and statistical reports; enters data and other information into multiple databases; compiles, collects and summarized data from multiple sources; and provides oversight for the development of reports including sensitive and confidential data. Coordinates and collaborates with internal and external partners: Ensures coordination and reduced duplication in health areas under the County’s purview; confers with the Medical Director, management, supervisory and administrative personnel regarding policies, procedures, personnel matters, staff development, fiscal, and other program matters; participates with other program supervisors and administrative staff on department-wide projects and issues; serves as a member of the department's senior team; develops and maintains effective working relationships with external partners and the public; facilitates community partnerships; represents the department and/or program with internal and external entities by serving on task forces, committees, etc.; and represents County on coalitions, advisory councils and similar organizations; develops logical models for integrating prevention and other health programs and identifies mechanisms for administering and coordinating integrated work plans/strategic plans. Initiates environmental policies and system changes: Initiates and implements population based approaches to policy change in public health settings, school settings, faith-based institutions and in worksites. Conducts special projects and research: Directs and participates in research, planning and evaluation of projects that support and inform public policy and County practice. Plans, develops and controls program budgets and expenditures: Provides advice, analysis and assistance in the development, formulation, execution, and management of public health program budget; monitor expenditures and revenues; forecasts budget needs; and provides justification for budget requests, budget revisions, and carry-over requests. Additional Functions: Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Community Health or a related field required supplemented by three years of experience in Community or Public Health program oversight and staff supervision. Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver’s License. Specific Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities: Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in performance of the essential functions and learn, comprehend, and apply all county or departmental policies, practices, and procedures necessary to function effectively in the position. Performance Aptitudes: Data Utilization: Requires the ability to coordinate, manage, and/or correlate data. Includes exercising judgment in determining time, place and/or sequence of operations, referencing data analyses to determine necessity for revision of organizational components, and in the formulation of operational strategy. Human Interaction: Acting as a first line supervisor involving assigning work, reviewing work. Requires the ability to act as a first-line supervisor, including instructing, assigning and reviewing work, maintaining standards, coordinating

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 4/23/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Lisa Stokes,  Health Program Manager
Contact Location: 200 Galleria Parkway
Suite 595
Atlanta    GA  30339
United States
Contact Location: 200 Galleria Parkway
  Suite 595
  Atlanta    GA  30339
  United States
Contact Phone: 7709370410 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email:
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How to Apply: Please email resume to with subject line Health Program Manager

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