HTC Program Manager

Aurora, CO
Mar 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Pediatrics

HTC Program Manager

Position # 00732219- Requisition 08828

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

Job Summary

The Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center (HTC) is a specialized disease management center for children and adults within the School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. It provides direct comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services to over 2000 patients with rare chronic bleeding and clotting disorders throughout a multiple state region. The unit is comprised of clinic services, pharmacy services, research laboratory services, clinical research services and patient support programs.

This is a management position in the center that interfaces directly and collaboratively with Department of Pediatrics Section of Hem/Onc/BMT and Children's Hospital Colorado Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (CCBD). This position oversees and administers the HTC's grants responsibilities as dictated by its federal program grants from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), or its intermediaries of The Mountain States Hemophilia Network (MSHN), the American Thrombosis & Hemostasis Network (ATHN) and the Colorado State Hemophilia Treatment Program. The position has primary responsibility to administratively oversee the center's clinical and contractual (grants) programs and to integrate these programs into the CHCO clinic, which includes direct supervision of CU clinical personnel; management of the HTC Clinic partnership with Children's Hospital Colorado; development and execution of new center initiatives; and representation of the program to internal campus leaders and external constituents at the regional and national levels. Travel is/will be required.

Examples of Work Performed

Essential tasks include, but are not limited to the following areas:

CDC, MCHB and Colorado Grants Programs oversight to ensure goals are in alignment with all stakeholders: Manage the center's overall relationship with the CDC, MCHB, ATHN or MSHN to maintain the center's status as a federally qualified hemophilia program and a leading national center of excellence in bleeding and clotting disorders. Write and submit program grants to all agencies in a timely manner including budget development and required progress reports. Direct the development, implementation, and analysis of quality improvement projects that fulfill the program grants and/or collaborative agreements and the center's mission.

  • In accordance with MCHB grant requirements, document and report the delivery of high quality multi-disciplinary services to both adult and pediatric patients. This includes development of patient and/or staff training materials and programs, satisfaction surveys or other metrics used for measuring progress; these activities are usually conducted as part of regional or national initiatives.
  • In accordance with CDC grant requirements, document and report basic demographics of the population served with more comprehensive data extraction on bleeding disorders patients.
  • Implement and administer grant contractual obligations to serve the target population. This includes: identification of outreach medical, educational and advocacy needs; organization and implementation of outreach clinics and follow-up, patient education weekends and camps; and expansion of telemedicine services. Advise the HTC Director regarding emerging program needs and opportunities.
  • Develop metrics in collaboration with the Data Manager to measure success of clinical programs. Analyze data and make program changes as needed.
  • Develop and manage a patient/family advisory group and other focus groups to provide input on development of clinical, educational and support programs.
  • Coordinate establishment of a standardized educational program for patients served by the center. Analyze existing programs, identify gaps in patient education, and oversee the development of new materials and methods to address gaps. Examples include education materials for newly diagnosed patients, young children and families, teenage transition to adulthood and adult programs.
  • Coordinate efforts of both the thrombosis and stroke programs to ensure integration and collaboration with the overall program.
  • Create and manage the grants program budget. Establish short and long term needs. Create new positions as needed.
  • Develop staff orientation and training programs across all areas of the HTC regarding the grant mission and priorities
  • Integrate the requirements of program grants/collaborative agreements into the CHCO clinic operating agreement
  • Manage the Data Manager position to ensure the ability to extract and report data for all national and regional projects.
  • Serve as the center's program liaison and/or committee member on all regional/national projects of MCHB, CDC, ATHN or others
  • Collaborate with 340B Program and Finance associates to ensure proper use and reporting of all program income funds generated through the 340B MCHB grant program
  • Supervise the Grants Program Clinical and Translational Research personnel and procedures. The Grants-funded research team includes 6 Clinical Research Associates/Senior Research Associates, a statistician (to be named) and a data manager. The CRs and the data manager made lead contributions to the CDC surveillance efforts nationally.

General administration

  • Provide critical input into the overall strategic planning process of the center
  • Lead the liaison activities of the center with its community partners, the Colorado Chapter of the National Hemophilia Foundation, the Rocky Mountain Bleeding Disorders Association (Montana), and others. This will include agreements for services, funding agreements, and development of content and implementation of shared programs.
  • Represent the grant programs with campus leadership in the School of Medicine and Department of Pediatrics
  • Oversee and manage the Communications Coordinator role to produce internal and external communications that publicize and promote the center. This includes marketing collateral, website maintenance, and social media.
  • Manage the center's external training programs
  • Contribute as required to the external fundraising activities of the center.

Salary and Benefits

The hiring salary for this position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in public health, healthcare administration, business, nursing or other related business or healthcare degree
  • The position requires extensive, diverse and progressively responsible experience at the management level, including direct responsibility managing a health care program and personnel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in public health, healthcare administration, business, nursing or other related business or healthcare degree
  • Minimum of 5 years previous experience managing a health care program and personnel
  • Clinical experience with bleeding and clotting disorders patients
  • Experience with non-profit organizations, volunteer experience accepted.
  • Experience working in an institution of higher education
  • Experience with healthcare reimbursement environments
  • Previous health information technology management experience, including data extraction and analysis functions
  • Previous experience with grants, creating and managing budgets
  • Previous experience in policy management


  • Effective leadership and strategic development, management and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply accepted theories and practices of general management and administration
  • Ability to evaluate, analyze and interpret data with recommended solutions and implement. a course of action
  • Ability to work collaboratively with faculty and section and campus leadership
  • Ability to communicate effectively in brief, focused and well organized oral and written presentations
  • Excellent organizations skills including ability to manage and prioritize projects for self and subordinates
  • Advanced skills in use of computer programs-outlook, word, excel and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve
  • Capacity for flexibility, adaptability and creativity in different work situations
  • Ability to operate in a culture of ambiguity and make appropriate interpretations on behalf of the program
  • Demonstrated willingness to take personal accountability
  • Demonstrated professionalism, a strong work ethic and a commitment to high standards, integrity and discriminating judgment

Special Instructions to Applicants:*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at * REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A cover letter/letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2) A current resume/CV. 3) List of 3-5 professional references. Questions should be directed to Spencer LaFasto at

Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 3-5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by March 27, 2017 Those who do not apply by March 27, 2017 may or may not be considered.

Job Category: Business Services

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20275 - SOM-PEDS Hemophilia Center

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Mar 13, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Spencer LaFasto

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00732219


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