|Title:||Project Coordinator, MDI|
|Department:||Practice Improvement and Consulting (PIC)|
The National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council) is the unifying voice of America’s community mental health and addictions treatment organizations. A not-for-profit 501(c)(3) association, the National Council for Behavioral Health’s mission is to advance our members’ ability to deliver integrated healthcare. Together with our 3,400 member organizations, we serve our nation’s most vulnerable citizens — more than 10 million adults and children living with mental illnesses and addiction disorders. We are committed to ensuring all Americans have access to comprehensive, high-quality care that affords every opportunity for recovery and full participation in community life.
The Medical Director Institute (MDI) advises National Council board, staff, and membership on issues and topics heavily impacted by clinical practice. MDI members champion National Council policy and initiatives that impact clinical practice with clinicians employed by member organizations, national organizations representing clinicians, and governmental agencies. Visit the MDI webpage for more information (https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/about/national-council/medical-director-institute/).
This is a full-time, exempt staff position. The incumbent will function as a member of the MDI team, part of the Practice Improvement & Consulting team (PIC). PIC is central to achieving the National Council’s goal of providing timely and meaningful technical assistance and consulting to community behavioral health organizations and other key stakeholders. The Project Coordinator position is responsible for supporting a diverse array of administrative and operational functions of the MDI portfolio, including but not limited to, coordinating and tracking work products and timelines; documenting detailed meeting minutes and action items on complex clinical topics; scheduling and coordinating logistics for meetings and conference calls; drafting and formatting presentations and documents; liaising with other departments; and managing communication with an external advisory group of medical professionals. The incumbent must have strong skills and experience in program coordination, excellent customer service skills, detailed and highly professional written and oral communication abilities, and demonstrated organizational and time management skills. Successful candidates will be intensely detail-oriented and possess an ability to effectively prioritize and engage in multiple tasks and projects on any given day.
The National Council is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and commit ourselves to creating an inclusive environment for everyone.
Project and PIC Department Activities:
- Develops and monitors project outlines, work plans and timelines
- Schedules and coordinates logistics for in-person and virtual meetings
- Documents detailed meeting minutes and action items on complex clinical topics
- Drafts and formats presentations and documents
- Develops content describing project initiatives for distribution to the National Council’s network (via e-newsletters, website content, and other means of dissemination)
- Manages communication with external advisory groups, subject matter experts, consultants, project participants and staff in other National Council departments
- Monitors and reports on project budgets and financial performance
- Anticipates project support needs and roadblocks, and proactively collaborates with team members to complete tasks
- Responds to and tracks National Council member requests for clinical and other project-based information
- Manages calendars and logistics for department leadership
- Supports grants and contracts proposal development as needed
- Participates in departmental meetings and trainings
- Carries out other duties as assigned
- Bachelor’s Degree in related field
- At least 3 years of project coordination, team-based projects and administrative support experience; experience coordinating advisory groups in behavioral health care or public health settings is preferred
- Results-oriented with a high attention to detail, ability to multi-task, remain flexible, and meet deadlines in a demanding, fast-paced environment
- Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated writing and proofreading skills
- Ability to capture and synthesize expert opinion on complex clinical topics
- High level proficiency in Microsoft Office and Office365—MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, and Teams
- Proficiency in virtual meeting/collaboration and project management software (e.g., Zoom, Higher Logic, Survey Monkey, Asana and more)
- Experience in grant and proposal support is a plus
- Ability to travel up to 10%
- Problem Solving
- Analytical Thinking
- Results Oriented
National Council is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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