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Program Manager

Virginia Health Catalyst (www.vahealthcatalyst.org) strives to ensure all Virginians have equitable access to comprehensive health care that includes oral health. Catalyst seeks an experienced Program Manager to lead the data initiatives of our growing portfolio of collaborative, health-saving initiatives; this is a full-time, grant-funded position. Specific responsibilities and job requirements are listed below. The Program Manager will work alongside an outstanding team charged with advancing public health in the Commonwealth.


  • Lead data collection and analysis efforts; support partner efforts to incorporate quantitative and qualitative data collection findings into organizational operations
  • Research, compile, and disseminate resources to expand technical assistance efforts
  • Manage existing, and cultivate new, collaborative partnerships to drive adoption of patient-centric care models that promote prevention, data-sharing/analysis, and care integration
  • Develop and implement quality improvement (QI) initiatives to promote and test new care models
  • Facilitate state level workgroups and partner meetings to support Catalyst initiatives and drive change
  • Develop tools and resources to support the components of patient-centered care and The Triple Aim of health care with a strong focus on clinical integration, measurement, and evaluation
  • Help to grow Catalyst’s service opportunities to advance care integration, quality improvement, and health equity

Successful candidates will demonstrate:

  • Experience with data collection, data analytics, and dissemination
  • Data management skills: understand the principles of epidemiology, data management, and data equity
  • Database skills: familiar with health IT systems and databases
  • Analytic skills: proficient at both digesting and analyzing large amounts of data and creating comprehensive, health literate reports to communicate findings
  • Communication skills: excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience implementing and evaluating care models that support patient-centered care
  • Knowledge of quality improvement research and initiatives
  • Dedication to equity and commitment to continued learning on issues related to race, equity, and inclusion
  • Commitment to Catalyst’s core values: transparency, partnership, excellence, equity, and respect
  • Experience with managing grant-funded deliverables
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously and prioritize competing demands in a fast-changing environment
  • Experience working with clinical providers
  • Strong strategic thinking, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Commitment to producing consistently high-quality, detailed work, even under deadline
  • Flexibility, a sense of humor, and a desire to work in a collaborative, drama-free environment


  • At least five years’ experience in public health or related field
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s welcome
  • Experience with evaluation and data analysis
  • Quality improvement expertise (preferred)
  • Clinical expertise (preferred)
  • Some overnight travel

Salary Range:  $60,000-65,000 depending on level of experience 

Benefits:  This is a full-time, grant-funded position. Catalyst offers vacation, sick, and paid parental leave, health insurance,  life insurance options, and a Simple IRA with employer match after 12 months of employment.

Catalyst is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, employing, and promoting the best-qualified individuals. Catalyst aims to create an inclusive, safe working environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. Catalyst does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran’s status, political affiliation, socio-economic status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, three references, and up to two writing samples (3 page limit each – excerpts are accepted) to Daniel Hillard at dhillard@vahealthcatalyst.org. No phone calls, please. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All applications will be treated confidentially.

Applications will be accepted until March 30, 2021.