As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
The Senior Program and Policy Analyst position resides within the Nemours National Office of Policy and Prevention. This is a grant-funded position funded for up to 30 months with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The position supports the Advancing Equity in Families and Children (AEFC) project, which works with states and local communities to reduce disparities in health outcomes for young children ages birth through five. Nemours partners with two other national organizations, various stakeholders and RWJF to design and implement this project in multiple states and communities.
The Senior PPA will perform the key work functions (data gathering and analysis, partnership development, strategic planning, evaluation development) of the AEFC project for Nemours in the initial planning period (six months) and will serve as Technical Assistance Manager during implementation (for the remaining 24 months). During implementation, this position will oversee the entire TA process, serving as a single Nemours point of contact for each state. This position will develop and implement the TA aspect of the infrastructure to include delivery (proactive and reactive), use of national partners to provide TA, tool development and coordination and management of TA.
Master's degree in education, public health, public policy/administration, community health, child behavioral health, child psychology or related field. Minimum 5 years of job-related experience.
Established comprehensive knowledge of prevention and population health, and ability to demonstrate the skills in applying this knowledge for effective strategies.
Knowledge of population-based approaches in the development of policy analysis and practice implementation.
Knowledge and experience with project development and management, including the ability to delegate within project teams.
Availability for limited travel, including occasional evenings and weekends.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique "Bridge to a Healthy Future" pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more.
As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.