CHA requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Individuals may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reasons.

At CHA, we are dedicated to serving our neighborhoods and our employees are at the heart of this compassionate, quality care. We are building a skilled, dynamic workforce to meet patient needs.
Job Details

Program Manager, Psych Program Development

Date Posted: 01/29/2023

Requisition Number: 2761

Location: CHA Cambridge Hospital 

Work Days: M-F 8:30-5  

Category: Professional and Management  

Department: Mental Health and Addiction Admin  

Job Type: Full time  

Work Shift: Day 

Hours/Week: 40.00 

Union: No 

Union Name: Non Union


The Program Manager will provide active operational leadership and support including intensive project management and start up program management, around key initiatives and projects in the Department of Psychiatry, playing an integral role in the work of the Office of Program Development. These activities will be focused on driving the speed and effectiveness of the entire project design and implementation cycle. Project management activities will be applied to essential mission critical and high value projects whose complexity and operational challenges make such supplemental resources essential. Direct program management activities will carry essential functions as part of the program start up process.

This work will focus on recent, current, and future areas of development, including intensive services, ambulatory expansion, urgent access, and emergency services. Project areas may also include designing, balancing, and managing end to end MH/SUD service delivery across Psychiatry and Primary Care; designing, developing and delivering CBHC, CCBHC and Urgent Care services in response to new funding; and transforming the structure and clinical practice of ambulatory services.

Working closely with the Senior Director, as well as the Vice President, Psychiatry Operations, the Program Manager will contribute essential capacity to these projects including collaborative work with Department of psychiatry leadership and clinical teams, departments throughout CHA, essential funders, and community partners.


•Bachelor’s degree required.
•Three or more years’ experience and demonstrated ability in program management, project management or other relevant project oriented work.
•Excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Ability to successfully plan, facilitate, and document the outcomes of meetings.
•Ability to drive projects forward toward successful completion.
•Ability to organize, address, and prioritize multiple projects and problems concurrently.

In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) policy forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career development. Furthermore, we will not tolerate the use of discriminatory slurs, or other remarks, jokes or conduct, that in the judgment of CHA, encourage or permit an offensive or hostile work environment.

Cambridge Health Alliance brings Care to the People - including your neighbors, friends and family. Our local hospitals and care centers serve our vibrant, diverse communities, and play an integral role in improving health. As passionate advocates for the underserved, we actively partner with our communities to take on challenging public health issues, and conduct important research to help reduce barriers to care. We believe that everyone deserves access to high quality, convenient health care. This is why our employees believe in where they work and why many build long, rewarding careers at CHA.

Healthcare is changing rapidly. CHA has a strategic plan that charts a proactive course for our future. It is built on a vision of equity and excellence for everyone, every time. It also recognizes that our workforce is our most valuable asset and prioritizes competitive salaries, benefits and professional development opportunities for employees. The strategic plan is changing the way we provide care and improving the health and experience of our patients; we are looking for smart, committed, compassionate people who want to be part of making our vision of better health and equity a reality.

At CHA, you can believe in where you work and go home every day knowing you made a difference. Join our team and help us bring Care to the People.

Share this page