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Program Administrator- Population Health

Requisition #: 318989
Location: Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Clerical and Administrative Support
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 or 36 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Dec. 29, 2020

Position Summary:

The Program Administrator reports to the Director of Administrative Services in the Office of Population Health and is responsible for managing one or more population health programs within the constraints of scope, quality, time and cost to deliver specified requirements and meet stakeholder satisfaction, which will include but are not limited to: 1) Program planning regarding planning, development, and implementation of key initiatives that seek to improve quality and reduce the cost of care and maintaining associated timelines and accountabilities of such initiatives, 2) Serving as the primary point of contact between the program and individual stakeholders to facilitate communication, coordinate activities, and/or to gather, distribute or provide access to data, as appropriate; 3) Supporting program efforts at the provider, practice, regional, and hospital level relating to program requirements, quality improvement and implementation activities; 4) Helping to coordinate program activities between the evidence-based practices core, quality improvement, information technology/electronic health records, and analytic teams; 5) Serve as liaison to vendors and contractors and assist with maintaining and meeting program requirements, regulatory or otherwise 6) Assisting with meeting/committee preparation, coordination, and sharing summaries, and 7) other activities as developed through course of program activities. The Program Administrator will also provide leadership and support to develop and manage new initiatives within the Office of Population Health.



  • Masters degree required in business administration, health economics, health care administration, public health, or closely related field.


  • Requires a basic knowledge of project management principles.
  • Requires knowledge and understanding of the interrelationship of business process and information systems applications, healthcare delivery and reform, data/analytics, government and regulatory programs, and healthcare policy issues.
  • Requires ability to work in a rapidly changing environment while considering new and untested approaches.


  • High level of interpersonal skills, diplomatic skills, written and oral communication necessary to interface with various levels of management.
  • Goal oriented and action-focused, pragmatic and self-disciplined, organized with ability to lead, facilitate, interact effectively with upper levels of management.
  • Ability to plan, organize, direct, implement and evaluate processes to lead people and manage resources to achieve desired result.
  • Must be able to work as a member of a problem solving team.

Required Licensure Certification, etc.:

  • None.

​​​​​​​Work Experience:

  • Requires demonstrated experience in project management or management as acquired during 2-3 years of progressive experience.


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