LifeLong Medical Care

Health Planner

Job Locations US-CA-Berkeley
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/7/2018 10:21 PM)
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LifeLong Medical Care is looking for a full time Health Planner to work from our Administrative Offices in Berkeley. The Health Planner plays a key role in the achievement of LifeLong’s annual income goal by supporting the development of grant proposals, tracking proposals and awards, and managing a portfolio of grants and contracts. S/he supports implementation planning for funded programs, ensures that an evaluation plan is in place, drafts qualitative and quantitative grant reports, and monitors s compliance with federal, state, local and private grant-related conditions. This position reports to the Associate Planning Director.


Please include a cover letter with your resume and application.   


LifeLong Medical Care is a large, multi-site, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a rich history of providing innovative healthcare and social services to a wonderfully diverse patient community. Our patient-centered health home is a dynamic place to work, practice, and grow. We have 16 primary care health centers and deliver integrated services including psychosocial, referrals, chronic disease management, dental, health education, home visits, and much, much more. LifeLong Medical Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision (including dependent and domestic partner coverage), generous leave benefits including nine paid holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403(b) retirement savings plan.


Supports preparation of timely proposals to foundations, corporations and government funders:

  • Identifies and reviews funding prospects through networking and database and document review.
  • Maintains effective relationships with funders.
  • Represents LifeLong at bidders’ conferences, public hearings and other forums.
  • Supports planning processes for grant proposals and strategic initiatives.
  • Conducts literature reviews, and extracts data from internal and external sources to identify trends.
  • Formats, edits and prepares for submission grant proposals and reports.
  • Drafts proposals including work plans, budgets, evaluation plans, documentation of need and relevant evidence or best practices, MOUs, letters of support, logic models and other documents.
  • Collaborates with project leads to ensure launch of grant funded programs in alignment with grant timeline, evaluation metrics, budget and deliverables.


Monitors grants performance:

  • Manages grants database; enter grants in database, develop summary reports, track grant deadlines, deliverables and notifications.
  • Develops grants updates and new grant announcements.
  • Manages a portfolio of grants and contracts.
  • Drafts qualitative and quantitative reports using program/agency data.
  • Coordinates and prepares for site visits and program audits.
  • Coordinates with finance department staff and project leads to monitor expenditures in alignment with contract budget.
  • Identifies and coordinates resolution of compliance and contract issues.
  • Monitors deadlines and deliverables for federal and other government grants programs;
  • Drafts progress reports, changes in scope, performance data reports and other documents.
  • Collects and enters agency data for grant-related reports (OSHPD and UDS).


Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration, Public Health or a related field (Master’s preferred).
  • Minimum of two years program development, grant writing and/or evaluation experience within a health care or social service nonprofit or public agency.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Capacity to remain flexible and to manage a varied and deadline-driven workload.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with funders, partners and colleagues.
  • Strong computer skills including competency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint, and ability to learn new data and reporting tools.
  • Strong analytical and strategic planning skills, including ability to prepare and analyze health center, population and community health data.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and accurate.


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