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The Managing Director will manage and direct efforts at the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform to advance understanding and inform policies that support clinicians in developing the skills needed to lead fundamental health care reform efforts that combine delivery system reform with financing and regulatory reform.
A minimum of 5 years of experience in managing research staff and complex cross-institutional partnerships
MD or related degree is required. Advanced degree or demonstrated experience in economics, medicine, public health or related field preferred.
Familiarity with a broad range of public policy issue areas, the ability to quickly and effectively distill and communicate complex information. Must have strong interpersonal skills. Proven ability to take broad direction and put it into action; ease in dealing with high-level individuals on complex issues. Must have the ability to address large and small groups and the ability to manage projects and individuals. Must have strong clinic and quantitative skills, strong management skills and style with exceptional writing skills.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
100% Key Responsibilities
- Manage and Direct the Daily Operations of the Center’s Dr. Richard Merkin Initiative on Payment Reform and Clinical Leadership.
- Co-author/author reports and papers.
- Handle day to day research, policy, events, outreach, personnel, budget, grant management, scheduling, and other activities as assigned.
- Supervise and works closely with research staff in conceptualizing and implementing research and policy agenda for clinical leadership activities.
- Serve as a key personnel lead on clinical leadership initiatives and data projects to support payment and delivery reforms.
- Provide guidance on research designs, policy questions and other aspects of product development and identifying outside authors for clinical leadership activities, with particular emphasis on the project’s research activities directed toward documenting evidence of successful models at the local and national levels.
- Support projects focusing on regional, state and multi-payer collaborations.
- Provide technical guidance and oversight to efforts to develop clinically informed payment reform models using quantitative methods and metrics to promote higher quality & cost effective patient care at the provider level.
- Oversee content development and logistics in carrying out policy roundtables, workgroups with partner organizations and other events associated with clinical leadership projects.
- Work closely with Center staff on related external relations of clinical leadership projects, including public events, web page content and listserv, media and distribution strategies for all publications, and other outreach and communications strategies.
- Provide substantive contributions to research products associated with clinical leadership.
- Lead and contribute to other clinical leadership products, such as discussion papers, case studies, and tools, before publication.
- Focus on staff relations, management systems, open communications, and other key elements for smooth management of the payment reform staff.
- Represent the Center at outside meetings or conferences; takes active or leadership roles in collaborative sessions or planning meetings with clinical leadership partners and other Center initiatives.
- Meet with and brief relevant external contacts on clinical leadership research programs.
- Work with outside authors, vendors, scholars, decision-makers, constituency groups.
- Manage adjunct scholars and fellows to maximize their contributions to the Center’s clinical leadership agenda.