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Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Program Manager

$80,000 – $85,000 yearly

The Center for Health Affairs & CHAMPS Healthcare

Last Updated: 4/05/24

Job Description

Embark on an Extraordinary Career Journey with Us!

At The Center for Health Affairs and CHAMPS Healthcare, we're more than just a workplace; we're a passionate community driven by exceptional talent. We prioritize your success. Whether you're looking to advance in your current role or explore new horizons within our organization, we provide the resources and support you need to thrive. Our consistent recognition as a top workplace underscores our unwavering commitment to excellence and the outstanding contributions of our team.

With over a century of dedication and service, The Center for health Affairs and CHAMPS Healthcare stands at the forefront of driving transformative change in healthcare and the communities we serve, not just locally, but on a national scale. Learn more about our storied legacy here.

The Position: Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Program Manager

Location: Northeast Ohio

Summary: Join our team as the Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Program Manager and play a pivotal role in enhancing disaster preparedness efforts within the Northeast Ohio healthcare community. Manage ASPR grant-funded program activities and initiatives to achieve regional disaster readiness objectives and goals.


  • Collaborate with community agencies to promote disaster preparedness at regional, state, and national levels in alignment with ASPR and ODH directives.
  • Oversee the ASPR Healthcare Preparedness Project, ensuring timely submission of deliverables per grant requirements.
  • Analyze healthcare needs, working closely with hospitals and healthcare partners to establish goals aligned with State and Federal guidelines.
  • Coordinate and lead regional healthcare coalition activities and workgroups to foster collaboration and preparedness.
  • Develop preparedness and response plans, focusing on regional healthcare facility readiness for potential medical surges.
  • Maintain records, databases, and inventory in compliance with Ohio Administrative Guidelines Manual and RFP requirements.
  • Prepare annual competitive and continuation grant applications and funding contracts within designated timeframes.
  • Represent the Healthcare Coalition (HCC) and The Center in regional committees and preparedness exercises. Serve as the Regional Healthcare Coordinator (RHC) in emergency operations centers as required.


  • Strong relationship-building skills with government agencies, first responders, hospitals, and the community.
  • In-depth knowledge of industry best practices in crisis and emergency management.
  • 5-7 years related experience in public health, hospital, or other healthcare related field.

If you are passionate about disaster preparedness and have the skills and knowledge to drive regional healthcare readiness, we encourage you to apply for this impactful position.

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Company Details

Join our passionate team at The Center for Health Affairs and CHAMPS Healthcare, where we recognize that our greatest strength lies in the exceptional talent of our workforce. We're dedicated to offering fulfilling careers with abundant growth opportunities. As a member of our organization, you'll be part of a collaborative community of professionals committed to making a profound impact on the co...