Program Manager/Research Operations Associate - Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine (90002424)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7072152 (Ref:5281-en_US)

Posted: November 13, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


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






Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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