Title:  Program Manager/Research Operations Associate

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $50,251 - $59,007
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  5281

The Program Manager/Research Operations Associate works with the Texas state partnership of the EMSC. Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) is a federally-funded program that aims to ensure that emergency medical care is available to children when needed and that pediatric services are well integrated into the existing state emergency medical services (EMS) system. The goal is to ensure that the entire spectrum of emergency services is provided to children at the same level as adults. The program manager is the primary coordinator and project manager for the federal component of the support for these efforts.


Job Duties
  • Supports data collection from hospitals, EMS agencies, and key stakeholders for EMSC projects utilizing online tools for data management/organization
  • Works with family representatives and an advisory council to develop policy statements regarding pediatric prehospital and hospital-based emergency care
  • Affects improvements in pediatric emergency care by collaborating with regional and state governmental organizations and local EMS agencies
  • Fosters collaborative relationships between organizations in Texas to improve pediatric emergency education, research, and patient care by utilizing communication strategies and social media
  • Monitors funded grant projects assuring performance measures are being met
  • Identifies and prioritizes initiatives to improve the emergency care of children within the state utilizing data and model programs developed by other states
  • Seeks and applies for Federal funds to support program priorities and initiatives
  • Ensures the operational capacity to provide pediatric emergency care in the prehospital and hospital settings in Texas
  • Out of state travel required 2-3 times a year for up to 4 days at a time – travel currently suspended, but it will resume post-pandemic, when safe to do so
  • In-state travel will be required at a minimum of 4 times a year for at least 2-4 days, and a maximum of once a month – travel currently suspended, but it will resume post-pandemic, when safe to do so
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. 
  • Two years of relevant experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior experience working in public health and/or policy, pediatric care, emergency care, or within the EMS system
  • Master's in public health or policy
  • Past or current EMT certification
  • Experience with grant writing and policy development
  • Database management experience - specifically Excel, Smartsheet, RedCap or similar
  • Experience and/or prior knowledge of website design and social media management






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