Project Coordinator, Community Health 9/8/2016

Partners HealthCare(PHS) Somerville, MA

Company
Partners HealthCare(PHS)
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
3024468
AJE Ref #
576117384
Location
Somerville, MA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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As a not-for-profit organization, Partners HealthCare is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our system. Founded by Brigham and Womens Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Partners HealthCare supports a complete continuum of care including community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care and other health-related entities. Several of our hospitals are teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School, and our system is a national leader in biomedical research.

Were focused on a people-first culture for our systems patients and our professional family. Thats why we provide our employees with more ways to achieve their potential. Partners HealthCare is committed to aligning our employees personal aspirations with projects that match their capabilities and creating a culture that empowers our managers to become trusted mentors. We support each member of our team to own their personal developmentand we recognize success at every step.

Our employees use the Partners HealthCare values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk, and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration

Community Health works with leaders across the Partners system to carry out the system-wide commitment to improve the health and well being of low-income and vulnerable populations. Our commitment to the community is the largest of any health care provider in Massachusetts, representing over 80 programs benefiting 115,000 residents. Community Health works closely with Partners hospitals, community health centers, and local organizations to ensure health care access for patients, increase economic opportunity, and improve the health of communities through prevention initiatives and addressing longstanding health disparities.

Under the direction of the Assistant Director, Administration and Finance, the Project Coordinator will track and monitor the departments spending. Community Health has a $12M annual operating budget and multiple other sources of funding which support community health improvement efforts at Boston area community based organizations and programs at Partners hospitals. In addition, the Project Coordinator will assist with the collection and submission of all required financial community benefit reporting to government agencies. Community Health is responsible for reporting on behalf of 10 hospitals within the system. This position is primarily focused on budget and reporting but also includes tasks that support youth workforce development initiatives with Partners hospitals.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Budget preparation: With oversight from the Assistant Director, Administration and Finance, review monthly financial reports to monitor expenses and identify variances. Ensure that expenses are allocated to appropriate funding source, work with finance contacts to resolve any discrepancies identified. Help to create short and long term budget projections to aid in decision making.
Reporting: Assist with collection and submission of all financial community benefit reporting to City, State, and Federal government agencies. This includes data entry, formatting excel spreadsheets, and communicating with hospital contacts.
Support youth workforce development programs at BWH, MGH, and Partners HealthCare through working with hospitals to understand, collect, and analyze financial projections and program information related to the youth scholarship program and summer jobs.
Provide general administrative and special project support as needed.
Uses the Partners HealthCare values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk, and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelors Degree required
Interest and/or experience in financial or budget analysis preferred.
Interest in public health and youth programs
A combination of education and experience may be substituted for requirements

Competencies Required
Must have the ability to conceptualize the big picture and be creative and flexible, while simultaneously keeping close track of the details.
Ability to organize time and priorities effectively, asking for direction when appropriate. Flexibility to handle multiple tasks and deadline pressures.
Possess strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and build relationships with cross functional teams including staff at all levels of the organization across the system.
Strong problem solving and negotiation skills.
Requires minimal direction from leadership and possesses the ability to learn quickly and the judgement to seek assistance and guidance
Ability to successfully negotiate and collaborate with others of different skill sets, backgrounds and levels within and external to the organization.
Technological Skills: Strong computer skills. The person in this position will work mostly with Excel, Vision (internal budget system), PeopleSoft, and SharePoint.
Partners HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer & by embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law.