Point32Health Project Coordinator (HPI) in Boston, Massachusetts
Who We Are
Point32Health is a leading health and wellbeing organization, delivering an ever-better personalized health care experience to everyone in our communities. At Point32Health, we are building on the quality, nonprofit heritage of our founding organizations, Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, where we leverage our experience and expertise to help people find their version of healthier living through a broad range of health plans and tools that make navigating health and wellbeing easier.
We enjoy the important work we do every day in service to our members, partners, colleagues and communities. To learn more about who we are at Point32Health, click here (https://youtu.be/S5I_HgoecJQ) .
We are looking for an energetic and organized individual seeking growth opportunities in research grant management to support the project coordination needs of the Division of Health Policy and Insurance Research (HPI) located within the Harvard Medical School Department of Population Medicine at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute (HPHCI). HPI includes investigators and staff with diverse expertise who are passionate about studying how health policies affect populations. HPI places strong emphasis on building a collaborative, collegial, communicative, respectful, and enjoyable atmosphere where we strive to generate the most rigorous research about the most important health policies. Please refer to our public website, populationmedicine.org, for additional information.
The Project Coordinator will perform a variety of activities to support research projects on health policy and insurance, the submission of grant proposals, management of the Institutional Review Board (IRB), other various tasks as needed. This position requires excellent communication skills for close collaboration with investigators, project managers, and administrative staff, both within HPHCI and with external institutions and collaborators.
Key Responsibilities/Duties – what you will be doing
Perform day-to-day tasks in support of research studies; support preparation of administrative components of proposal/ grant submissions, some management of IRB tasks, and various administrative/project management tasks as needed
Coordinate and maintain project timelines and task lists; assist with deliverable preparation.
Organize teleconferences and in-person meetings. Participate in project meeting preparation and implementation, including creating slide decks, providing technical support, and preparing meeting minutes and action items.
Coordinate data collection for research studies, including creating and maintaining project databases (Access, Microsoft Project or similar). Provide support to internal and external collaborators.
Assist investigators with manuscript preparation and submission.
Perform out-of-the-box thinking, collaborate with others, and make a difference every day!
Other duties and projects as assigned.
Qualifications – what you need to perform the job
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Knowledge or understanding of healthcare organizations and their general operation is preferred.
Strong interpersonal and communications skills including written and verbal skills. Strong problem solving and process management and organizational skills; ability to prioritize work and operate under tight deadlines. Highly motivated with demonstrated ability to work independently and collaborate with staff at all levels of the organization
Strong presentation and facilitation skills (even when not subject matter expert)
Proficient in MS office applications, email, internet, basic web design and other systems
Resilient, collaborative, flexible, innovative, detail-oriented
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility (DEIA) and Health Equity
Point32Health is committed to making diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility and health equity part of everything we do—from product design to the workforce driving that innovation. Our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility (DEIA) and Health Equity team's strategy is deeply connected to our core values and will evolve as the changing nature of work shifts. Programming, events, and an inclusion infrastructure play a role in how we spread cultural awareness, train people leaders on engaging with their teams and provide parameters on how to recruit and retain talented and dynamic talent. We welcome all applicants and qualified individuals, who will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
At Point32Health, we strive to be a different kind of nonprofit health and well-being company, with a broad range of health plans, and innovative tools that make navigating health and well-being easier, guiding our members at every step of their health care journey to better health outcomes. We are committed to providing high-quality and affordable health care, improving the health and wellness of our members, and creating healthier communities across the country. The Point32Health name is inspired by the 32 points on a compass. It speaks to the critical role we play in guiding and empowering the people we serve to achieve healthier lives. Our employees are hard-working, innovative, and collaborative. They look for opportunities to grow and make a difference, and they help make us strive to be one of the Top Places to work in New England.