Community Health Center

  • Program Manager, Weitzman Institute West - Denver, CO

    Job Locations US-CO-Denver
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/30/2018 10:47 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Administration/Clerical/Support Services
  • Overview

    The Weitzman Institute West (WI-W) is the western office of the Weitzman Institute, a nationally recognized research, development, and education institute established in 2005 as a division of the Community Health Center, Inc., a comprehensive health care organization based in Connecticut. The Weitzman Institute has initiated multiple innovative services and organizations, all focused on improving health and health care through workforce education and training, technology innovations, and practice transformation. The WI-W has been established to support, develop and expand key initiatives in Colorado and nationally. The largest of these during the initial phase is the National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA), which is a highly innovative national education and training program for Medical Assistants (MAs) to participate and practice effectively in high performing primary care settings. NIMAA provides students an effective and low-cost educational program that introduces them to the exciting world of health, and paves the way to a career in primary health care. Colorado is the focus of a major expansion and development initiative of NIMAA. In addition, the Program Coordinator will support other organizational CHCI and Weitzman Institute initiatives including CeCN, an eConsult organization, NNPRFTC, an organization supporting advance of postgraduate NP training and accreditation, and the National Cooperative Agreement (NCA), CHCI's federally-funding collaborative on primary health care practice transformation.


    The Program Manager is responsible for providing coordination and support to all aspects of the WI-W operation. The Program Manager reports directly to the NIMAA ED and then CEO once that person is hired, and collaborates closely with NIMAA and other program leadership both at WI-W and at CHCI in Connecticut.  This position will be based in the new NIMAA location in Denver, CO.


    Please Note: Applicants who wish to be considered are required to submit a CV page with their resume (please paste the CV as page 1 of your resume and upload as 1 document).


    • Lead coordination responsibility for all aspects of NIMAA, including support of executive team, project management, communications with key partners and schedule management.
    • Support executive team in managing NIMAA projects through project initiation, prioritization process, implementation, evaluation, and improvement.
    • Lead coordination responsibility for all other programs of WI-W, including support of executive team, project management, communications with key partners and schedule management.
    • Develop and maintain project plans. Monitor project progress and performance to ensure completion of milestones, major tasks, and deliverables on schedule.
    • Work with executive leadership on issues of compliance, reporting, governance, and grants management to ensure full adherence to external requirements.
    • Identify and escalate critical issues in a timely manner.
    • Ensure technology platforms in use at WI-W are satisfactory to the needs of the multiple projects and users and coordinate training and upgrades as indicated.



    • BA/BS required
    • Previous work experience in organizing complex projects (required)
    • Significant experience in program coordination
    • Demonstrated ability to establish positive working relationships with customers, stakeholders and team members 
    • Strong ability to collaborate with individual contributors to define business process issues, analyze operational efficiencies, implement creative solutions and measure delivery results
    • Excellent oral, written, and social media-based communication  skills
    • Impeccable attention to detail and organizational skills
    • Experience with troubleshooting problems
    • Desire to assist in developing processes and systems
    • Strong business acumen; ability to make high quality decisions and demonstrate excellent judgment
    • Possess and display sensitivity toward the needs of others
    • Self-motivated, pro-active and independent worker
    • Sensitivity to low income and ethnic minority communities

    If you are interested in applying please go to and click on the “Career Opportunities” tab.


    To learn more about the Community Health Center and the Weitzman Institute please visit the following:




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