LOCATION: Newark, New Jersey- Hybrid (Office/Remote) Work Environment
CLASSIFICATION: Full-Time/Exempt- 37.5 hours/week
ANNUAL SALARY: $70,000-75,000/year
PRIMARY FUNCTION: Independently develops and submits grant proposals on behalf of PMCH. Provides member hospitals with support on quality improvement strategies and interpretation of regulations. Coordinates Quality Improvement Committee. Supports and maintains important relationships to facilitate grant proposal development and quality improvement initiatives. Manages the FIMR program.
- Identifies new grant opportunities and makes recommendations about Partnership response, considering strategic and operational implications.
- Serves as the lead grant writer, independently coordinating internal teams and taking responsibility for developing strong and competitive organizational responses to funding opportunities and submitting them in a timely manner.
- Identifies, analyzes, and interprets publicly accessible population data to compose needs assessments. Collaborates with QI team to include birth certificate data as relevant.
- Documents and summarizes PMCH activities and collaborations to demonstrate organizational qualifications.
- Coordinates internal teams to research, recommend, summarize, and communicate methods and organizational strategies for grant proposals and program development.
- Develops logic models, workplans, and evaluation strategies in collaboration with external teams.
- Supports grant application process including developing draft letters of recommendation, coordinating with internal staff to secure documents, and tracking/meeting deadlines, etc.
- Manages PMCH’s online grants application accounts with a variety of funders.
- Provides staff support to the Quality Improvement (QI) Committee of the Board of Trustees, including scheduling, coordination with committee Chair, preparation of agendas, and presentation of regional data as required by N.J.A.C. 8:33C and by Committee request.
- Collaborates to develop the Annual Regional Data Report, comparing Partnership data to statewide or other benchmarks.
- Collaborates to develop Regional Perinatal/Pediatric Plan and plan updates as required by N.J.A.C. 8:33C.
- Provides secondary support of member hospital staff on electronic birth certificate software, in collaboration with QI team.
- Responds to inquiries from internal and external stakeholders, including the interpretation of New Jersey Administrative Code regulations.
- Manages FIMR program, ensuring program objectives and funder expectations are met.
- Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
MPH, MPA, or similar degree with required.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
3+ years’ experience with grant writing, including documented skill set with government grants. Strong project management ability, with a drive to “close loops” and solve problems in a team setting while maintaining positive relationships. Knowledge of perinatal health indicators, clinical terminology, and experience in public health, preferably maternal child health. Comfort coordinating teams with a variety of backgrounds and skill levels to complete complex projects. Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines managing high-visibility projects.