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Project Manager II

Population Health & Informatics | Petaluma, CA | Full Time

Job Description


Job Description



Job Title:             Project Manager II

Department:       Population Health

Reports To:         Program Manager

FLSA Status:        Non-Exempt

Date:                    July 9, 2018

FTE:                      Full-time

Salary : $58,000- $68,000


POSITION SUMMARY:  This position is primarily responsible for the development, deployment, administration and evaluation of projects designed to improve population health and enhance quality improvement across our member health centers located in Marin, Yolo, Napa and Sonoma counties. This is a highly collaborative position that works closely with the Population Health Team, clinical resources, finance, partners, member health centers and community stakeholders in the development and deployment of projects.



  • Collaborates with team, members and partners to develop population health and quality improvement strategies
    • Partner with members to identify collective training or resource needs
      • Develop/procure and deliver/arrange training or resources
    • Research and investigate potential projects, opportunities and resources
    • Communicate opportunities to members and stakeholders
  • Contribute to the development and management of grants
  • Research and analysis
  • Plan and facilitate meetings
  • Project management in various configurations including:
    • Prepare for project deployment
      • Draft project plan, fund allocation or budget and timeline
      • Identify resources, stakeholders, partners and roles
      • Create or procure materials & trainings
      • Obtain necessary input, review or approvals
    • Deploy projects
      • Engage health center staff and community stakeholders
      • Disseminate project information and materials
      • Perform logistics and administrative tasks in support of projects and events
      • Manage subcontractors
      • Orchestrate and facilitate meetings, trainings, workshops, etc.
      • Coordinate and communicate with stakeholders
      • Develop/procure and deliver training
      • Liaison for ongoing project needs
      • Assist members and participants with tracking, registrations, deadlines, resources and reimbursements for projects
      • Wrap and celebrate project end
    • Prepare detailed project reports for management, funders, or others
      • Evaluate and report on project effectiveness including grant reporting and accountability
      • Collect, analyze and synthesize data into reports
      • Perform data extraction and research to validate outcomes
      • Ensure funding or project metrics are met and submitted to agencies as required
  • Provide member support via information dissemination, resources and follow up
  • Liaison with funders for site visits, reporting, meetings, updates, etc.
  • Participate as a member of the RCHC Population Health team in the development, implementation and evaluation of population health, quality and practice transformation strategies.

Additional Duties

  • Assist others in department and organization with projects
  • Participate in organization-wide meetings, committees and initiatives
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Budgetary Responsibilities

Population health projects are funded by member fees and grants.

  • Develops or assists with budget drafts for projects
  • Manages projects within budget parameters


Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:




  • Bachelor’s degree in public health or related field required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Project management methodology education or certification
  • Health center experience required; public health experience strongly preferred
  • Minimum two years’ experience with design, planning, implementation, management and evaluation of grant funded projects, including fiscal management, in a healthcare environment
  • Experience developing and delivering training in a comparable setting
  • Experience working with grants – proposals, budgets, accountability, reporting
  • Experience managing subcontractors



  • Skilled communicator, both written and oral
  • Skilled facilitator and presenter for meetings, trainings, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop relationships and work effectively with government and community partners
  • Advanced data skills including advanced Excel and the ability to perform data extraction, manipulation, synthesis and presentation
  • Proven ability to manage a variety of projects simultaneously with reliable outcomes
  • Strong collaboration and cross-functional partnership skills.
  • Ability to synthesize complex or diverse information, collect and research data
  • Ability to prioritize and plan work activities, set goals and meet deadlines
  • Ability to independently and proactively manage workload
  • Flexibility to meet changing needs and demands
  • Skilled in the use of personal computers, equipment and related software applications
  • Proficiency in spoken and written Spanish preferred



  • Demonstrated knowledge about population health management, health/insurance access, and public benefit projects
  • General knowledge of healthcare quality improvement methodologies
  • Understanding of project lifecycles
  • Understanding of grant lifecycles and requirements



  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Reliable transportation for travel to various sites
  • Occasional early morning, evening or weekend meeting attendance.


Physical Demands


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, carry, drive, speak, keyboard and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment The work environment may be busy, distracting and noisy. Travel to partner and member sites required. Member sites are public healthcare facilities.