Seeking a project/program manager for a federal grant aimed at providing resiliency training to members of the pharmacy workforce, particularly those in tribal, rural, and underserved communities for the sake of optimizing patient outcomes and access. Project management experience required; Experience implementing federal grant efforts in a professional association, or other related setting preferred. Our office is closed right now; when the office reopens we will be following a hybrid model. This position will be fully remote until the office reopens.
Seeking a project/program manager for a federal grant aimed at providing resiliency training to members of the pharmacy workforce, particularly those in tribal, rural, and underserved communities for the sake of optimizing patient outcomes and access. The proposal is aimed at supporting the well-being and resilience of the pharmacy workforce in those settings with opportunities to support the overall healthcare workforce across all settings. This job will oversee the daily operations of the planning, staffing, implementation, and review of the ASHP Wellbeing grants. This will be a three year position with opportunity to continue if more funding is achieved.
What You'll Be Doing:
Implements project goals, work plans and budgets, based on the awarded funding and work plan.
Engages and educates leadership at target implementation sites.
Demonstrates a data-oriented approach and in collaboration with Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the Evaluation & Outcomes Core, develops appropriate project metrics and outcomes during the project.
Works collaboratively with Grants Manager and other ASHP staff to ensure all grant requirements are met under federal standards.
Delivers the HRSA work plan on time and on budget, providing guidance, oversight, and evaluation to the project team and quarterly progress reports to HRSA.
Assists Financial and Data Analyst in the preparation of dashboards, and reports [Pharmaceutical Information Management System (PIMS), 42 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)] that inform Core and Workgroup work and acts as a liaison and provides HRSA with project updates.
Provides leadership and oversight to small, multidisciplinary project team. Directly supervises a small team of employees that are integral to grant administration and operations.
Supports HR needs including hiring of ASHP contract workers. Other duties include but not limited to, approving hiring actions, training and development, ongoing supervision, personnel issues and actions.
Works with the leadership staff of ASHP as well as other organizations and service lines to engage, coach, and support the adoption and implementation of various programs funded by the HRSA Grant.
Develops and controls annual budget consistent with the strategic goals of ASHP and the HRSA Grant. Works with the grant manager to ensure budgets assigned for grant-funded activities are met.
Submits progress reports to HRSA through the Electronic Hand Books (EHBs) on a quarterly basis. Identifies and develops additional funding sources to support long-term sustainability, as needed.
Reviews financial statements for accuracy and to ensure that budget is within the HRSA budgeting guidelines. Responsible for reporting the status of the funding along with any necessary corrective plans to the Project Director and HRSA.
Establishes guidelines for distribution of expenses as it relates to the grant budget. Approves payroll, personnel actions, invoices, requisitions, and supply records.
Establishes outcome measurements, in collaboration with Evaluation Lead, which will be collected and measured throughout the term of grant to evaluate success and support appropriate research reporting and publication.
On a regular and ongoing basis, analyzes and interprets program information, identifying key drivers and underlying issues, performs appropriate in-depth queries and summarizes and presents findings and opportunities to achieve specified project goals.
Prepares reports, and presentations backed by data, financial analyses and evidence-based methods when applicable.
Supports and assists in the publications from grant recipients and institutions (publications in AJHP, posters presented at ASHP meetings, etc.).
Engages HRSA in discussion of opportunities and challenges, providing recommendations for moving forward.
What You Bring to ASHP:
Bachelor’s degree required
Master's degree, equivalent work experience, or specialized experience in healthcare preferred
Project management experience
Requires five years or more of prior related work experience and is recognized as a subject matter professional in their field/discipline.
Experience implementing federal grant efforts in a professional association, or other related setting preferred.
Exceptional oral and written communication skills required; previous publishing experienced preferred.
Proficient analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to build and maintain positive professional relationships and networks.
A proven commitment to teamwork and consensus building.
Familiarity with various direct mail marketing systems, contracts databases, customer management software and virtual learning platforms.
ASHP has adopted many policies to keep staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic including a mandatory vaccination policy.
ASHP is the collective voice of pharmacists who serve as patient care providers in hospitals, health systems, ambulatory clinics, and other healthcare settings spanning the full spectrum of medication use. The organization's nearly 58,000 members include pharmacists, student pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians. For 79 years, ASHP has been at the forefront of efforts to improve medication use and enhance patient safety. For more information about the wide array of ASHP activities and the many ways in which pharmacists advance healthcare, visit ASHP's website, www.ashp.org, or its consumer website, www.SafeMedication.com.