We are seeking a Strategic Partnerships Project Administrator. The Strategic Partnerships Project Administrator reports to the Assistant Director, Strategic Partnerships of the Armstrong Institute, and provides high level project management coordination of program planning and assists in implementation of programs to improve the quality, safety, and costs of care. This position supports Armstrong Institute's collaborations with Johns Hopkins International affiliates and contracts with other healthcare organizations and other industrial and academic partners seeking to improve quality, safety, and value of care.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Tracks activities, milestones, deliverables and report out on a routine basis. Works with clients to help them meet targets and milestones by doing much of the leg work to accomplish them. Works with specialists to define and provide data to leaders based on issues raised.
Utilizes knowledge of quality literature, theories of innovation and operational expertise to help external collaborator's improvement teams develop goals and strategies to achieve those goals.
Develops work plans to achieve assigned contract goals and organize all activities in support of contract goals.
Provides technical support for quality improvement activities of external collaborator's clinical departments and work units, specifically providing them with the necessary tools and approaches to improve specific measures of quality.
Organizes cross-functional unit activities in support of goals; including the coordination and facilitation of meetings, knowledgeable of clinical and administrative operations and physician practice in order to develop plans of action.
Assists improvement teams on methods of improvement, metric selection, data collection and analysis.
Provides necessary technical expertise, just in time training and follow-up to ensure the success of improvement teams.
Identifies the need for training and/or additional support for the success of improvement teams. Ensures knowledge, skills and abilities of individual improvement team members to meet project goals.
Identifies and implements measures of performance for external collaborators with the goal of improving quality and supporting innovation in patient care.
Integrates quality activities across the Institute to support open communication, continuous quality improvement and service-oriented, efficient and cost-effective operations.
Facilitates the design, development and upgrade of information systems to support both improvement team projects and Institute activities in quality improvement and innovation. Identifies potential new technologies to support specific quality initiatives.
Uses professional judgment in handling information based on the situation and is sensitive to individual and organizational concerns.
Assist in development of budget and contracts for external collaborations.
Supervise project coordinator(s) on their work within the external collaborations.
Special Knowledge Skills & Abilities
Position requires a high level of organizational skills to manage projects, timetables and implementations.
Advanced interpersonal skills to direct and coordinate the activities of multiple external departments, to positively communicate and work with professionals at all levels of the organization.
Analytical ability to develop and interpret data, excellent oral and written communication skills.
Bachelor's Degree in healthcare administration, policy, engineering, or other related field required.
Five years of related project management experience with progressive operational experience required.
Proficiency in Excel, Power Point and other desktop applications required.
Master's Degree preferred.
Technical knowledge of metric development, data collection and analysis is critical to success in this position.
Skill and experience in methods of improvement, theories of change, and current concepts of team-building
Additional education may substitute for required experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Classified Title: Project Administrator Working Title: Strategic Partnerships Project Administrator Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MF Starting Salary Range: $72,940 - $100,380 (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30am - 5PM Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/JH Downtown Center Department name: SOM Admin Armstrong Institute Personnel area: School of Medicine
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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