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Sr Mgr, COVID Training Center at American Academy of Pediatrics in Itasca, Illinois

Posted in Other 23 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

**This is a 1-year grant.


Sr Manager, COVID Training Center Quality (Grant Funded)


Sr Director, Pediatric Practice and Health Care Delivery


Oversee the quality and evaluation components of the National Pediatric COVID-19 Training Center. Provide clinical insight into related infection prevention and control educational efforts.


1. Oversee translation of Project Firstline curriculum materials into resources for pediatricians and families in various formats from the clinical perspective. Ensure clinical accuracy and consistency of all educational resources developed through the National Pediatric COVID-19 Training Center, working with SVP, Primary Care and Subspecialty Pediatrics and member experts as needed.

2. Manage subrecipient relationship with the American Nurses Association (ANA), including conducting regular monitoring calls, development of progress reports, and ensuring financial stewardship. Provide technical assistance as needed.

3. Monitor innovations/trends in the delivery of pediatric care and communicate relevant changes to both the project team and Project Firstline organizational partners for consideration.

4. Identify opportunities for team-based approaches in delivery of pediatric care to support implementation of curriculum materials.

5. Interface with members at both the national and chapter level to explore opportunities for improved infection prevention and control in the pediatric health care setting, including areas where additional clinical or infection prevention and control guidance is needed by pediatricians or members of the medical home team.

6. Oversee the development an evaluation strategy and process and outcome evaluation protocols for the National Pediatric COVID-19 Training Center.

7. Provide supervisory support to the Manager, COVID Training Center Evaluation and Qualtiy Improvement and provide oversight on the evaluation of the National Pediatric COVID-19 Training Center, including interface with the Project Firstline Evaluation consultant. Analyze opportunities for rapid-cycle program improvement.

8. Provide infection prevention and control training based on Project Firstline curriculum, including at train-the-trainers events.

9. Manage subcontract for the clinical data registry, including identification of opportunities to develop measures which leverage data to inform National Pediatric COVID-19 Training Center evaluation efforts.

10. Coordinate efforts with other National Pediatric COVID-19 Training Center staff, participating in conference calls and meetings as requested.

11. Manage and/or assist with the development of grant proposals and progress reports for the National Pediatric COVID-19 Training Center.

12. Perform other duties as assigned.


Bachelors degree in nursing required. Master s in public health, research, or other related discipline preferred.


At least five years related work experience in health care or public health administration required, including experience with clinical education and program evaluation/needs assessment, with an emphasis on quality improvement and/or maternal and child health. Program management/development technical writing, grants management, and supervisory experience preferred. Experience with infection prevention and control and data registries desired.


Knowledge of medical terminology required, as well as excellent organizational, communication, internpersonal, budget management, and leadership skills. Must be able to oversee a heavy workload including multiple programs and projects simultaneously within deadlines, work both independently and as part of a team, and effectively collaborate with various internal and external constituents. Strong technical acumen with proficiency in MS Office and the ability to learn and apply new technologies required. Knowledge of the health care industry with an interest in programs designed to promote child health highly desirable. Travel and occasional weekend work required.

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The American Academy of Pediatrics offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.

Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.