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Job Title: Program Manager - Behavioral Science
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Organization: Unity Health Care
Posted: 10/2/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Care Administration
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Washington,  DC    USA
Position Description: The Program Manager will directly assist with programmatic development as well as the development of policies and procedures relevant to managing Unity's Behavioral Health program. This position will be instrumental to the administrative management and coordination of Unity's Behavioral Health programs including but not limited to: preparation and dissemination of regular programmatic communications, writing proposals and reports, contract management and data monitoring. The Program Manager will interact both with internal team members and external partners and stakeholders, including sub-recipients, community-based partners, government representatives, and the general community. This position will be an integrated member of Unity's Behavioral Health leadership team.

Major Responsibilities • Oversees and manage aspects of Unity's Behavioral Health program • Collaborates with the Behavioral Health leadership team to formulate, organize, and monitor Unity's patient- centered Behavioral Health program • Monitors compliance for all federal, state, local requirements related to management of Unity's Behavioral Health program

Essential Functions Program Management: • Oversees and manages aspects of Unity's Behavioral Health program. • Collaborates with the Behavioral Health leadership team to assess chronic care service needs among District residents and among Unity patients. • Works with Behavioral Health leadership team to set annual program goals that align with organizational, local, and national goals around Behavioral Health. • Collaborates with the Behavioral Health leadership team to determine an effective strategy for the implementation of annual goals and monitoring of department work plan. • Seeks, applies for, and manages funding for Behavioral Health and related health services. • Develops and monitors Behavioral Health program budgets, ensures appropriate expenditure allocation. • Prepares progress and annual reports, and facilitates program evaluation activities. • Analyzes data trends; performance evaluation, and prompting team discussion for quality improvement.

Leadership • Consistently exercises discretion and sound judgment to analyze, interpret, and act. • Evaluates possible courses of action and making decisions for the best outcomes for the team and the organization. • Strives to maintain updated knowledge on all existing and emerging Behavioral Health topics (may include but not limited to topics such as substance use disorder, mental health, medication assisted therapy, and opiod use disorder) and the relevant political landscape. • Maintains a high level of ethical conduct regarding confidentiality, relationships, and professional stature. • Attends operational and quality improvement meetings to ensure integration of program and engage in creating and maintaining a culture of excellence.

Qualifications: Education and Experience Minimum Experience: 2+ years of professional program management experience in a community based health program, experience with grant writing and program evaluation a plus. Minimum Education: Master's Degree (Public Health or Health Care Administration, preferred) from an accredited college or university in a related field of study.

Organization Description: As the largest network of community health centers in Washington, D.C., Unity Health Care provides a full-range of health and human services to meet the needs of our communities through a network of over 20 traditional and non-traditional health sites. Our team of compassionate and multicultural health professionals place Unity values into action every day to bring whole-person care and wellness to over 104,000 patients through 500,000 visits annually. Deeply rooted in the District’s neighborhoods for over 30 years, Unity strives to promote healthier communities through compassion and comprehensive primary and specialty health care and wrap-around services, regardless of ability to pay.

Closing Date: 1/2/2019
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Contact Name: Mich20003ael Russo ,  Program Manager - Behavioral Science
Contact Location: 1100 New Jersey Ave SE

Washington   DC  20003
United States
Contact Location: 1100 New Jersey Ave SE
  Washington   DC  20003
  United States
Contact Phone: (202) 873-0087 
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