Project Manager, Integrating COVID-19 Vaccines in IL Primary Care Practices
Illinois Academy of Family Physicians
Preferred Education: Masters
Telecommuting is allowed.
TITLE: Project Manager, Integrating COVID-19 Vaccines in IL Primary Care Practices
REPORTS TO: Vice President of Education & Meetings
LENGTH: Contracted position from October 2021 to February 2023 with possible opportunity for expansion.
SUMMARY: The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP) is hiring a Project Manager who will take a strong role in supporting IAFP’s grant to 1) support the expansion of COVID-19 vaccine administration into primary care practices, 2) implement training and technical assistance to support providers in distributing COVID-19 vaccination, and 3) to incorporate vaccinating into routine medical care workflows. The goal of this project is to ensure Illinoisians are being immunized at every opportunity. The Project Manager will work closely with the Vice President of Education to execute grant deliverables in a timely fashion. This position will work with primary care physicians, especially family physicians, and grant partners to meet project goals.
IAFP is a 501c6 organization that seeks to promote the value of family medicine and improve health for all through advocacy, education, and action. Founded in 1947, the IAFP is a professional medical society dedicated to maintaining high standards of family medicine representing over 5,000 family physicians, residents, and medical students. IAFP provides continuing medical education (CME) programming, advocacy through all levels of government and opportunities for member engagement and interaction.
Target outreach and recruitment of primary care practices located in or near communities with a high social vulnerability index and serve a high proportion of patients enrolled in Medicaid, such as Federally Qualified Health Centers, Rural Health Clinics, etc.
Perform outreach and recruitment of family physicians in clinical leadership at health systems and physician groups across the state.
Track number of physicians, groups, outlets that receive do-it-yourself toolkit and decide to implement change in practice workflow.
Support Vice President of education with the development of:
vouchers, budgets, and budget reports
monthly reports for funder, including summaries of deliverables
Manage and contribute to:
Developing a podcast section of the grant, including subject matter experts and production sub-contractor to deploy tips and tools in a widely accessible and enduring format.
Work with physician faculty and medical writer to create education curriculum.
Creating social media posts and messaging for provider organizations.
Create public facing messaging around COVID-19 vaccines in primary care areas of the state with a high social vulnerability index (e.g., posters, public service announcements, billboard ads).
Updating the IAFP Immunization webpage with collective current, evidenced-based, primary care Covid-19 vaccine content (resources in collaboration with grant partners) including information on I-CARE, ordering, and storing vaccine, etc.
Developing surveys, updates, and executive summaries as needed throughout the grant’s timeline.
Perform pre/post award activities
Participate in grant meetings
Track IAFP grant activities, expenses, deadlines and reporting duties
Track IAFP Scope of Work in relation to compliance with overall grant
Perform other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS: Desired candidates will be exceptionally detail oriented, work independently, enjoy working in a fast-paced, diverse environment with multiple competing priorities and demonstrate commitment to increasing COVID-19 vaccine rates and availability. Additional qualifications include:
3-5 years of work experience in public health grants or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
Extremely organized and detail-oriented
Excellent problem-solving skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to prioritize and work on multiple issues at once
Excellent computer skills, knowledge of leading-edge platforms, webinar tools, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Dropbox, social media platforms
IAFP seeks to provide a competitive salary based on budget and duration of grant funds for this consulting position. The position is remote but travel for the needs of the project will be required to meet the goals. Travel will be approved by the Vice President of Education Contracted positions are without benefits. IAFP is an equal opportunity employer and recruits all qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other protected class. Please send resume and a cover letter to: email@example.com.
The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP) is a professional medical society dedicated to maintaining high standards of family medicine representing over 5,000 family physicians, residents and medical students. IAFP provides continuing medical education (CME) programming, advocacy through all levels of government and opportunities for member engagement and interaction. We are a constituent chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), representing over 129,000 members nationwide around the world through the Uniformed Services.
Membership: IAFP has approximately 5,000 members (2,700 active members, 650 residents, 1,300 medical students, plus Life members and Transitional members)