Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford Manager, Medical Affairs and Education Programs - Graduate Medical Education ( 1.0 FTE, Days) in Palo Alto, California

Clinical Services

1.0 FTE, 8-hour Day Shift

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.

Job Summary

The Program Manager manages the administrative and financial functions of the Graduate Medical Education Program and Medical Staff Services Department at Stanford Children’s Health/Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

Essential Functions

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).

  • Manages, coordinates and supports of the Medical Staff Well-Being Program.

  • Manages and Oversees oversight of Annual Medical Staff meetings/functions

  • Manages and supports LPCH Medical Staff and GME meetings

  • Manages and supports Mediated Competencies program.

  • Manages the Pediatric Graduate Medical Education Program, focusing on improving the accuracy of the current database, participating in efforts to improve the onboarding process for new residents and fellows at LPCH, and appropriate fiscal management.

  • Performs supervisory functions by interviewing, selecting and providing training for newstaff; by approving or disapproving recommendations from subordinate staff on personnel actions; by evaluating subordinates' performance; by hearing and resolving employee grievances; and by determining the need for and initiating disciplinary action in order to ensure adequate and competent staffing for the department, program, division or institution.

  • Develops and hardwires PQMS elements throughout Division, including visibility walls and dashboards. (PQMS Management Support)

  • Ensures appropriate staffing levels to accomplish tasks assigned. Provides expertise anddirection to staff for complex problem solving.

  • Assists the Administrative Director of Medical Staff Services in the design and development of efficient systems to promote departmental productivity, compliance with regulatory standards, and quality service.

  • Assists the Administrative Director with departmental fiscal and budgetary activities as well as special projects.

  • Functions as a liaison to both internal and external customers, including LPCH administrative departments, physicians, service lines, regulatory agencies, medical groups, hospitals, and health plans.

  • Development and coordination of grant funding opportunities for ACGME positions in coordination with Program Directors

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university Experience: Three (3) years progressively responsible directly related work experience


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

• Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information• Knowledge of computer systems and software used in relevant areas• Knowledge of Medical Terminology• Knowledge of principles and practices of organization, administration, fiscal and personnel management• Knowledge of principles, methods, equipment and theory of the practices of relevant areas• Ability to develop financial analyses and provide strategic input in the areas of responsibility• Ability to effectively prioritize work and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment• Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus• Ability to mediate and resolve complex problems and issues• Ability to provide leadership and influence others

Physical Requirements and Working ConditionsThe Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.