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HEALTH PROGRAM MANAGER 2 - Maternal Infant & Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV)

  • 502734
  • PHOENIX
  • DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES
  • Full-time

DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES

The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults. Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona. We strive to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership. ADHS promotes alternative work schedules, flexible hours. We have positions that can fit any stage in your career, from entry to senior level. We offer a robust benefit package, including the ADHS Student Loan Assistance Program, where eligible employees can receive up to $437.50 per month for their outstanding student loans. Come check us out and see how you can make a difference in the lives of all Arizonans.

HEALTH PROGRAM MANAGER 2

Office of Children's Health, Maternal Infant

and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program 

Job Location:

Address:  150 N. 18th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $52,000 

Grade: 21

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Office of Children’s Health, Maternal Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program Director, this position will engage with contractors, internal and external partners, and other community organizations that provide home visiting services, resources and support to identified health disparity affected populations. Health disparity affected populations are defined based on data received in statewide needs assessments and other reports to address the health and wellness of pregnant persons and families with children that are disproportionately impacted by negative health outcomes. Health disparity affected populations include pregnant persons and families with children that identify as Black, African American or Native American; multi-generational or kinship families raising children; pregnant under the age of 21; or residing in a health professional shortage area. This position will also work across programs and ADHS offices to support health equity projects, participate in a variety of related workgroups such as Adverse Childhood Experiences, Developmental Screening, Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs and other workgroups as requested.

This position will ensure that the tasks and deliverables of MIECHV and other BWCH grants, contracts and legal agreements are accomplished; provide support, guidance and mentoring on the customs and cultural issues of the health disparity affected populations for BWCH, MIECHV Leadership Team, Strong Families Alliance (Interagency Leadership Team, Local Implementing Agencies, Community Partners); organize, present and/or attend meetings, conferences, trainings related to home visiting, priority populations, health equity, and other topics related to the position. The Program Manager will provide regular reports on the progress of meeting goals, objectives and deliverables.

This person will prepare, administer and monitor up to 10 home visiting contracts and related contracts including monthly, quarterly and annual contract monitoring; review and approve invoicing and supporting documentation prior to payment; complete monthly, quarterly and annual reports including statistical and narrative components of agency, state and federal reports; implement operating procedures in accordance to federal, state and programmatic requirements; oversee the contracts and program implementation of the MIECHV American Rescue Plan funding which may include contract monitoring, training development; planning and execution of emergency supply distribution to enrolled families, and data collection and reporting for federal reports.

Job Duties:

- Manage up to 10 home and related contracts including monthly, quarterly and annual contract monitoring; review and approve invoicing and supporting documentation prior to payment; managing contract budget; complete scopes of work for contracts and amendments; complete monthly, quarterly and annual reports including statistical and narrative components of agency, state and federal reports.
- Oversee the contracts and program implementation of the MIECHV American Rescue Plan funding which may include contract monitoring, training development; planning and execution of emergency supply distribution to enrolled families, and data collection and reporting for federal reports.
- Ensure that the tasks and deliverables of MIECHV and other BWCH grants, contracts and legal agreements are accomplished; provide support, guidance and mentoring on the customs and cultural issues of the health disparity affected populations for BWCH, MIECHV Leadership Team, Strong Families Alliance (Inter-agency Leadership Team, Local Implementing Agencies, Community Partners). organize, present and/or attend meetings, conferences, trainings related to home visiting, priority populations, health equity, and other topics related to the position. The Program Manager will provide regular reports on the progress of meeting goals, objectives and deliverables.
- Work across programs and ADHS offices to support health equity projects, participate in a variety of related work-groups such as Adverse Childhood Experiences, Developmental Screening, Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs and other work-groups as requested.
- Engage with contractors, internal and external partners, and other community organizations that provide home visiting services, resources and support to identified health disparity affected populations.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Strong knowledge of agency/bureau/office practices and procedures.
- English, grammar, and mathematics.
- Google Suite and MS Office.
- Virtual meeting platforms (Google Meets, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, etc).
- Office machines, computers.
- State and ADHS policies and procedures.
- Health Disparity Affected Populations including the communities and culture of Black, African American, Native American, multi-generational/kinship families and parents under the age of 21.
- Health Professional Shortage Areas.
- Community resources available to pregnant persons and families with children under the age of 5.
- Adverse childhood experiences.
- State health policy; especially Federal guidelines concerning maternal and child health.
- Collective Impact strategies.
- Performance Management (PM), and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and Lean methodologies.

Skill in:
- Customer service and administrative support.
- Contract management and oversight.
- Efficient and meets deadlines.
- Excellent oral and written communication.
- Maintaining harmonious relations with a wide variety of internal and external contacts, including persons at all levels of the organization, representatives of other agencies, and representatives of the private sector and the community.
- Group process and organizational design as it applies to partnering with community stakeholders and consumers.
- Program and budget management, planning and evaluation.
- Developing and maintaining working relationships with internal and external customers.
- Applying prevention policy and environmental strategies and techniques to planning programs and projects.
- Word processing, spreadsheet software and database function (Google Suites and Microsoft Office).
- Virtual meeting platforms.
- Public speaking/presentations.
- Meeting facilitation.

Ability to:
- Collaborate and plan with office chief, staff, and other agencies.
- Work independently and with a team.
- Be flexible, prioritize tasks, meet deadlines.
- Exercise discretion and independent judgment.
- Develop plans and set goal; and the ability to communicate effectively.
- Demonstrate problem-solving and initiative on job related function.
- Adapt, multi-task and manage multiple projects.
- Act in a culturally competent and professional manner.
- Effectively communicate resources, supports and services to the public.
- Exercise discretion in handling confidential information.
- Read and interpret data.
- Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.

Selective Preference(s):

Bachelor's degree in a social service, public health, or business administration with 3 years of work experience in supporting at-risk populations; contract management; coordination and collaboration with internal and external partners; public speaking; and understanding data. Masters degree in a related field will substitute for 1 year of work experience.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11).

Benefits:

The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
− Affordable medical and dental insurance plans
− Paid vacation and sick time
− 10 paid holidays per year
− Wellness program and plans
− Life insurance
− Short/long-term disability insurance
− Defined retirement plan
− Award winning Infant at Work program
− Credit union membership
− Transit subsidy
− ADHS Student Assistance Pilot Program

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

To help you build a financially secure future, the State makes monthly contributions to finance your retirement benefit. The State will make a contribution to the ASRS in an amount equal to your contribution. In other words, you and the State will each pay 50% of the total cost of the benefit. New State employees have a 27 week wait period for contributions to begin.

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.