Share this Job

Clinical Program Manager

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Scottish Rite 
Requisition #:  33449



The Clinical Program Coordinator for the Epilepsy Program works in partnership with departmental leaders to provide program leadership. Develops and oversees programs/services/practices which meet the needs of patients, families, and the community.  There are currently 9 providers within the program with plans to grow to 11 by the end of 2019.


The Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Neurosciences program features a team of pediatric neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuro-oncologists, neuroradiologists, neurointensivists and neuropsychologists. Each pediatric professional specializes in a particular discipline, such as head trauma, epilepsy, brain and spinal cord tumors and spine care. This approach enables the program to provide a broad continuum of care to patients. The multidisciplinary team at Children’s and Emory-Children’s Center, a joint venture by Children’s and Emory Healthcare, can treat patients with a variety of congenital and acquired neurological conditions. 

  • Bachelor of Science in nursing

  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the single State of Georgia or Multi-State through the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact

  • Valid Georgia driver’s license
  • 5 years of experience in program development and management
  • 2 years of experience in a related field
  • Experience in utilization management, case management, discharge planning, and/or quality improvement activities (if applicable in assigned department)
  • Experience in employee management, performance coaching, and fiscal management
  • Master’s degree
  • Strong business acumen within healthcare program management
  • Experience with community outreach and engagement with philanthropic activities related to the maintenance and growth of a program
  • Knowledge of / experience with ketogenic dietary programs
  • Experience in nursing management/administration
  • Ability to demonstrate effective critical thinking skills and anticipate patient discharge needs
  • Must possess excellent customer service, communication, organizational, interpersonal, strategic planning, and community partnership development skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  1. Leads in development, implementation, and evaluation of programs and services of assigned focus area in collaboration with program Medical Director.
  2. Assists in development and monitoring of strategic vision, annual goals, and program services in collaboration with program Medical Director.
  3. Ensures compliance and oversight with appropriate agencies, protocols, and practices.
  4. Works with departmental business and clinical leaders to ensure operational collaboration and oversight of departmental program, policies, and practices and to facilitate programs, policies, and practices which promote delivery of safe patient care.
  5. Develops and maintains internal and community relationships effectively to ensure excellent communication and collaboration regarding focus area programs/services and outcomes reporting.
  6. Manages employee performance effectively and encourages professional development of assigned staff by supporting participation in educational programs, professional organizations, and activities to promote competencies, develop and build job-related skills, and promote internal leadership.
  7. Identifies competency and learning needs of internal and community professionals and develops training programs/services.
  8. Coordinates with Legal, Marketing, Foundation, and Government Affairs on programs, projects, and initiatives.
  9. Develops and monitors annual operating budget for focus area.
  10. Responsible for all aspects of managing and leading a team including: interviewing, hiring, training, developing, directing work and processes, managing performance, recognizing, and rewarding employees.
  11. Mentor team members to encourage personal and professional growth.
  12. Encourage ongoing skill development by providing opportunities for continued education.

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for fourteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

Have questions about the recruitment process?  Check out What to Expect.

Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Nursing - Nursing - Management

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Program Manager, Neurology, Clinic, Oncology, Medical, Management, Healthcare