Community Health Center

  • Project Manager--Weitzman Institute (Full Time)

    Job Locations US-CT-Middletown
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/24/2018 2:39 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Weitzman Research Institute (Research & Development)
  • Overview

    Community Health Center, Inc. (CHCI). CHC is one of the country’s most creative and dynamic providers of primary medical, dental and behavioral health services, and a leader in practice based research, health professionals training, and use of innovative technologies to advance health and health care.CHCI is designated as a federally qualified health center and a patient centered medical home by HRSA, the Joint Commission, and NCQA, respectively. WE deliver more than 500,000 patient visits per year from primary care hubs and community clinics across the state of Ct, all connected by technology and common standards for quality. We employ several hundred medical, dental, and behavioral health providers who are engaged in practice, teaching, and research. Our Weitzman Institute is devoted to research and practice transformation, and is recognized around the country as one of the premier research institutes focused on improving health care and health outcomes for special and vulnerable populations. In addition, the organization has developed three wholly owned subsidiaries from the original pilot developments within the Weitzman Institute, the National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Training Consortium (NNPRFTC), the National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement, and the Community eConsult Network.National Nurse Practitioner Residency and fellowship training Consortium, National Institute for the Advancement of Medical Assistants and the Community eConsult Network.



    The Project Manager for the All of Us Research program is responsible for all aspects of coordination of project activities, supervision of AOU research team, and ensuring that the All of Us team are fully in compliance with the contractual obligation and playbook processes approved by NIH and its IRB. The Program Manager coordinates the activity of the team, ensuring that excellent communication is facilitated between and within the team, the PIs and stakeholders. The All of Us Research Program is an NIH funded national initiative that seeks to enroll one million people living in the United States in a 10 year longitudinal study and takes into account an individual’s variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle. The goal of the program is to help researchers to learn more about what affects people’s health. The program will give new information and tools to people researching health. Their discoveries may lead to more personalized care and treatments. The Community Health Center, Inc. was awarded a grant to be part of the Health Provider Organizations that enroll patients into the program. The Project Manager will work under the supervision of the Contact PI and Co-PI for the program.


    • Managing and coordinating all aspects of the All of Us (AoU) Research Program including:
      • Participant Outreach/Enrollment, Engagement and Retention
      • Informed Consent Process
      • Participant information, Biospecimen, and Physical Measure collection
      • Electronic Health Record Transfer Process
      • CHC staff facing and Participant facing electronic portals.
    • Having a working knowledge of the AoU program established infrastructure and its relation to and operations at CHCI:
      • Data and Research Center (DRC)
      • Biobank
      • The Participant Center (TPC)
      • Participant Technology Systems Center (PTSC)
      • Healthcare Provider Organizations (HPOs)
      • Communication and Engagement
    • Supervising AoU team of research technicians and project coordinator; including but not limited to: managing employee relations, attendance and paid time off, and competencies and trainings,
    • Responsible for the quality assurance tracking of the AOU Program Components
    • Organization and facilitation of all project meetings and webinars
    • Acting as liaison between CHCI and Mitre (A subcontractor of NIH to work with FQHCs to implement the AoU Program)
    • Communication with stakeholders and other participants
    • Ensuring timely completion of all project benchmarks
    • Development of interim and final reports
    • Other tasks and assignments as indicated


    • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a related field
    • At least 2 years of related work experience
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
    • Ability to supervise, motivate, mentor and retain employees
    • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communications skills
    • Strong relationship development skills with problem solving techniques
    • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Proven ability to multi task and meet established deadlines
    • Fundamental respect, cultural competency and ethical standards that meet agency expectations




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