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CommonSpirit Health Grant Project Manager - Population Health Services in Clive, Iowa


MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit, Catholic medical centers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) – along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state, with more than 7,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne, which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.



The Grant Project Manager will provide leadership and project management in the implementation of the grant held by MercyOne Population Health Services Organization (PHSO). The Project Manager will be responsible for managing the award project at the operational level. He/She will work with Network and / or Health System members to manage resources and oversee finances to ensure the project progresses on time and on budget. In conjunction with the clinical teams at Network and / or Health System facilities, the Project Manager will work to improve the patient outcomes as described by the grant protocol. This position will complete the reporting requirements and ensure compliance of the grant held by MercyOne PSHO. This includes coordination of the Grant Funding Agency and MercyOne Foundation expectations for managing grants.


  • Coordinate and facilitate meetings for the grant.

  • Provide oversight and leadership to Network and / or Health System stakeholders as directed by the grant expectations.

  • Responsible for maintaining accurate and complete grant records, ensuring grant expenditures are properly supported and approved and that all required reports are accurate and submitted on time.

  • Build positive working relationships with Network and / or Health System members to support successful grant outcomes.

  • Perform administrative functions to drive the promotional objectives of the grant.

  • Review and approve invoices and documentation for reimbursement of grant funds and ensure payments are made as outlined in grant agreements.

  • Assist with ongoing and close-out reporting requirements to the Grant Funding Agency.

  • Maintain detailed financial grant records as directed by the Grant Funding Agency and the health system parent organization, as well as to be available on demand in the event of an independent audit by funder.

  • Participate in an annual single audit for federal funds as needed.



  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Project Management experience.

  • Two years of experience in grants accounting and/or coordinating federally funded programs preferred.

  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills required.

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CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances .

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Requisition ID 2020-133592

Employment Type Full Time

Department Community Health / Education Grant Funded

Hours Per Pay Period 80

Facility MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center

Shift Day

Standard Hours Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Work Schedule 8 Hour

Location IA-Clive