Posted 3 weeks ago

Program Manager, Tobacco Control and Prevention

Company: American Academy of Pediatrics
Category: Healthcare, Management

 Itasca

Type: Full Time

The Program Manager for Tobacco Control and Prevention will manage the “Digital Clinical Resources for Youth Tobacco Cessation” (Youth Cessation) project funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including the planning, implementation, and monitoring of project activities. Responsibilities:

  • Provide primary staff support for the Youth Cessation project, working closely with and managing the activities of the project advisory committee (PAC).
  • Plan and execute meetings of the PAC and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) staff. Prepare meeting agendas, minutes, and reports.
  • Manage the design, development, implementation, dissemination, and evaluation of resources to assist pediatric health clinicians in screening youth for tobacco use and providing appropriate treatment to support cessation.
  • Manage the content design and development of a digital application (app) to train and support pediatric clinicians in addressing youth tobacco cessation.
  • Identify and serve as primary point-of-contact with an external consultant to manage the technical development and beta-testing of the app.
  • Work with the PAC, subject matter experts, national public health partners, external consultants, and end-users to ensure the app and related resources meet the needs of pediatric clinicians.
  • Manage the process of applying for and securing continuing medical education, maintenance of certification, or other relevant credits for participants utilizing the Youth Cessation app and resources.
  • Develop and manage a dissemination and implementation plan to ensure the Youth Cessation app and resources reach a wide audience of pediatricians, other clinicians, and trainees.
  • Develop and implement an evaluation plan to track the dissemination, implementation, and success of the Youth Cessation app and resources.
  • Monitor progress on all grant deliverables and provide regular reports to supervisor, internal stakeholders, and funder as required.