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Program Manager - Healthcare Innovation Lab

Job Description

Job ID: 1210328
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.


Role Purpose

The Academic Portfolio and Business Manager will oversee the academically-focused innovation activities of the Innovation Lab. In addition, he or she will oversee the Inovation Lab’s business functions including human resources matters, budget planning and management, and vendor and contract management.


  • Identification, development, and oversight of academically-focused innovation activities.
  • Oversight of innovation grant program, including development of its structure, policies, and processes; solicitation of proposals; convening of reviewer panels and management of proposal selection; management of awarded grants and responsibility of their timely and effective completion and evaluation.
  • Oversight of Sling Health medical student entrepreneurial program, including development of its structure, policies, and processes; advising of Sling Health partners on Lab strategic priorities; connection of Sling Health project teams to relevant clinical and operational leadership; facilitation of all Lab support to program; primary interface with medical school leadership.
  • Oversight of Lab grant activities, including providing Lab support for grant proposals, assisting with writing of grant proposals, scanning RFPs of federal, state, and private funders for relevant opportunities
  • In conjunction with Lab administrative coordinator, oversee Lab business functions including budget creation and tracking, financial management, and vendor/contract management.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree


  • 2-5 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Master's Degree
  • - Business/HC Admin



  • 5-10 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 5-10 years

    Licenses & Certifications

  • PMP

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer