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BWPO Program Director / 40 Hours / Day / Needham at Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)

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Type: Full Time
Location: Needham, Massachusetts

Job Description:

The Program Director for Faculty Development and Wellbeing has a reporting relationship to the Executive Director of Population Health Management and Physician Engagement. The Program Director for Faculty Development and Wellbeing leads the development, implementation and management for various programs and projects aiming to advance Faculty development, wellbeing and professional fulfillment. The Program Director for Faculty Development and Wellbeing will also lead in collaboration with the Assistant Medical Director for Faculty Development and Wellbeing and other Medical Directors, the design and execution of a Faculty Development and Wellbeing strategy that seeks to advance faculty wellness, diversity and inclusion, and professional and academic advancement across Brigham Health. In addition, the Program Director will oversee initiatives aimed at improving quality, gaining efficiencies and enhancing professional fulfillment.

The Program Director provides direct supervision to a team of staff, including project managers and project coordinators. Oversight includes the management of these resources in the effective execution and evaluation of the program(s), as well as in their own professional development. S/he will also have the ability and expectation to manage within a matrixed organization additional staff, who may work directly on his/her initiatives, but have a separate direct HR reporting relationship. Direct/Indirect management responsibilities include completing or contributing to the annual performance review, creating plans for developing competencies, and providing coaching and mentorship.

The Program Director also leads the establishment and management of program/project budgets, champions the funding during the budget season, and monitors monthly actual spend, with support from the Executive Director of Population Health Management and Physician Engagement.

The Program Director works as a key administrative lead for multiple programs and projects, including but not limited to Faculty Wellbeing, Diversity and Inclusion, and Professional and Academic Advancement. In this role he/she collaborates and coordinates efforts with staff across/within BWH, BWPO, MGH/MGPO, and the Partners Healthcare System. He/she also ensures that information flows smoothly between the project teams, the Medical Directors, and BWPO, Hospital, and Partners Physician and Administrative leadership. In addition, he/she works within a matrixed organization to hold clinical and administrative teams accountable to the implementation of programs, and achievement of program goals, including assessment and adaptation of program design, measurement of performance, and influencing organizational leadership and strategy.

The Program Director participates in broader Brigham Care Strategies and Innovation work, including but not limited to mentoring peers and more junior team members, representing the Brigham Care Strategies and Innovation team to external entities, and collaborating in the development of strategic frameworks and tools.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


Designs, implements, and manages all aspects of large, complex, multi-disciplinary programs, including piloting projects, new technologies, etc., as needed

Manages all program budgets, including funding from multiple sources, negotiates and prepares contracts with external consultants, vendors, and venues in relationship to all managed programs. Prepares budget and financial analyses for all program budgets, development proposals and reports, and federally funded grants and contracts.

Evaluates the utilization and capacity planning of existing staff to inform strategic and financial decisions regarding the need for new roles and resources

Manages a team of resources, both directly and indirectly, to ensure the successful execution of key tasks and strategies, as well as supports individual professional development

Responsible for the recruiting, hiring, and training of new team members, in conjunction with Brigham and BWPO Human Resources and the hiring manager

Partners daily with clinical and administrative leadership across the team and other internal and external partners to ensure a collaborative approach

Ensures communication and smooth information flow between involved parties, including but not limited to team members, physicians, BWPO and MGPO administration, hospital leadership, and PCPO or PHS staff

Communicates in a strategic manner both directly and indirectly to stakeholders

Directs his/her team regarding marketing and branding efforts both internal and external

Collaborates across the Partners network to collaborate and when possible align like efforts

Evaluates key data and analytics related to process, outcome, and survey metrics to evaluate the success of the programs h/she oversees, and informs the revision/evolution of the program

Collaborates with faculty and administrative leaders in delivery of specialized leadership courses, e.g. the Brigham Leadership Program and the Womens Leadership Program as well as executing professional development programming.

Oversees annual data collection and personalized outreach to residency applicants in support of BWH/Partners training program recruitment and diversity efforts.


* Advanced Degree in public health, healthcare management or related field required

* Academic medical center or large healthcare system experience

* Minimum of 7-10 years experience in healthcare field, Faculty Development and Wellbeing and/or related Project Management skills
* Demonstrated experience in project management leadership

* Previous leadership experience preferred

* Experience in promoting healthcare provider behavior change is desirable

* Demonstrated expertise in managing working relationships in matrix structure

* Established scholarly record with focus on quality measurement and evaluation science

* Experience in statistical analysis as well as established record in data analysis and presentation.



Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

Excellent writing and presentation skills

Demonstrated skills around coaching and developing staff

Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and work independently

Ability to see projects through from conception to completion

Strong analytic skills and computer skills with MS office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

Demonstrated expertise in data and analytics

Ability to manage a team of resources within different levels of experience and skill sets

Ability to work well with others in a demanding and changing environment

Knowledge of budget planning processes and management and ability to assume financial oversight of multiple budgets and funding sources.


* Office-based environment

* Travel to various BWH/BWPO campus locations (Needham and Boston) as well as to other PHS facilities

* May require carrying meeting materials and small boxes


* Directly manages a program team of project managers, as well as indirect supervision of 2 or more FTES


* Champions the funding during the budget season, and monitors monthly actual spend, with support from the Executive Director of Population Health Management and Faculty Development and Wellbeing.

Brigham and Womens Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.