Community Programs Coordinator- Substance Use Prevention & Harm Reduction

Community Programs Coordinator- Substance Use Prevention & Harm Reduction, Augusta, Full Time
Prevention & Healthy Living
Chestnut Street
Augusta, Maine, 04330

MaineGeneral Health is a leading health care system that is proud of the culture of excellence, compassion and collaboration that extends to our patients and their families. We are committed to attracting people who share our values and strive to provide excellent customer service. We are offering an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our team as a Community Programs Coordinator. If you have a passion for service excellence…we want to hear from you!

Position Highlights:
Competitive Benefit package including Health, Dental, and Disability options.
Generous earned time program.
Retirement plans with employer match.

This position will be responsible for implementation of our Substance Use Disorder Prevention and Harm Reduction grant program. This position will work closely with the central public health district to implement a 3 year Partners for Recovery grant that will address stigma, access to treatment and recovery to prevent drug overdose deaths. Candidates who have experience with drug overdose prevention, opioid use disorder, needle exchange and other harm reduction strategies is encouraged to apply Candidates with a demonstrated experience in group facilitation, planning, implementation and evaluation with a Public Health background are encouraged to apply!

Implementation of specific departmental goals, standards, and objectives which directly support the strategic plan and vision of the organization.
Initiate strategies within the community
Assumes a role in reporting
Coordination of efforts

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
Bachelor’s degree in a health related field required.
Experience with CHES preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability: In furtherance of MaineGeneral’s policy regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, MaineGeneral has developed a written Affirmative Action Program which sets forth the policies, practices and procedures that MaineGeneral is committed to in order to ensure that its policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action is accomplished. The Affirmative Action Plan for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities is available for inspection by any employee or candidate for employment upon request, during normal business hours, in the Human Resources Department. Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440.

For more information and to apply: