Community Health Educator

Somerset Public Health
Community Health Educator
Somerset Public Health has a 40 hour, full time grant-funded position with benefits available. This is a temporary 1 year position with potential for future funding. This team member will serve on the front lines of our obesity prevention programs. This position will be working on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed): Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Grant Program. This grant teaches eligible low-income community members how to eat healthy on a limited budget and lead physically active lifestyles. The candidate will work independently, be well-organized, and possess a strong attention to detail. Bachelor’s degree in public health, exercise science, nutrition, health education or behavioral sciences preferred. Must have excellent computer skills and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders in the community. Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Please see https://www.rfgh.net/Employment.aspx for details and how to apply.

Planning and Outreach Associate – Greater Portland Council of Governments

PLANNING & OUTREACH ASSOCIATE

The Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG) seeks a full-time Planning & Outreach Associate to join our innovative team. This staff person will support transportation and mobility planning, as well as land use and economic development, for local governments and regional partners throughout Southern Maine.

As Maine’s economic center, Greater Portland is an exciting region in which to work and live – and Portland is a world-class small city as shown in many “top ten” lists during the past ten years.

The position will include the following responsibilities:

  • Assisting with or lead the coordination, planning, and execution of public engagement events for a variety of audiences – including conducting outreach in support of transportation and mobility projects.
  • Planning, coordinating, and facilitating meetings.
  • Recruiting and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders – including but not limited to older adults, people with disabilities, people with limited English proficiency, people of color, and youth.
  • Researching, collecting, compiling, and performing basic analysis of data.
  • Interacting with stakeholders from healthcare, human services, transportation, housing, federal and state agencies, and the public.

GPCOG is looking for a candidate with the following skills and qualifications:

  • At least 2 years relevant professional experience required
  • Experience in facilitating meetings and group process – including moving groups to decisions.
  • Ability to build solid working relationships with people from a range of diverse backgrounds and sectors.
  • Experience with cross-cultural communication.
  • Creativity and innovative thinking.
  • Serving the Greater Portland and Lakes Region Communities
  • Ability to communicate professionally and interact positively in a wide range of circumstances, dealing with the general public, elected and appointed government officials at all levels, other professional staff, vendors, and other stakeholders.
  • Strong writing skills – including document creation, editing, and proofreading.
  • Proficient in the use of spreadsheets, particularly Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively as a member of team.
  • Ability to organize work effectively and meet deadlines.
  • Availability to attend occasional evening meetings as needed
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Desirable but not required:

  • Master’s degree in planning or other related discipline from an accredited college or university.
  • Four (4) or more years of planning or project management experience that includes an internship or other practical experience in community planning or a related field.
  • Proficiency in a language other than English.
  • Grant writing and grants management experience

GPCOG offers a comprehensive benefits package, competitive salary, a great work/life balance, and a fun and creative working environment. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to representing the region’s diversity in our staff and creating a positive, inclusive workplace where all can thrive. People of color, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Come join our team!

We will begin reviewing applications for this position on June 13, 2019 and continue accepting applications until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and minimum salary requirements (no phone calls please) to: Ms. Kaylei Coombs at kcoombs@gpcog.org . Email subject line: Application for Planning & Outreach Associate.

Physician

York County Community Action Corp.

Nasson Health Care
Nasson Health Care is a Federally Qualified Health Center located in Springvale, Maine. We serve the communities of western York County through provision of fully integrated medical, dental and behavioral health care.

Physician

Nasson Health Care is seeking a qualified clinical leader to work collaboratively with a team of health and administrative professionals to provide comprehensive primary care to patients while utilizing the Patient-Centered Medical Home model of care delivery. The Physician:

• Provides advice and counsel regarding a broad range of clinical, clinical policy, programmatic and strategic issues required to achieve the short and long-term strategies and objectives of Nasson Health Care;
• Provides direct clinical services and oversees physicians and advanced practice nurses; works in partnership with members of the practice team to manage the care of patients, assuring a high standard of medical care;
• Works collaboratively with behavioral health clinicians in assessment and treatment planning for patients with mental health challenges;
• Participates in the training and education of health center staff.

Applicants must have a degree from an accredited medical school in the U.S., Board certification in Family or Internal Medicine, an unrestricted Maine license to practice medicine, as well as a U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency license. Qualifications include:

• A minimum of three years’ experience in a primary care medical practice;
• Demonstrated respect for cultural diversity in serving patients and families;
• The ability to apply critical thinking skills in performing patient assessment and care;
• Working knowledge of the core concepts of evidence-based practice, social and behavioral determinants of health, population-based care, integration of medical, behavioral health and dental care, and Meaningful Use of health information technology;

Springvale is an iconic New England village located in western York County, Maine, less than an hour’s drive from Portland, Maine and Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Visit www.nassonhealthcare.org for an application. Completed cover letter, resume, and YCCAC employment application will be accepted until August 16th 2019.

York County Community Action Corp.
6 Spruce Street, P.O. Box 72
Sanford, ME 04073
(207)324-5762 or 1-800-965-5762
Fax (207)459-2811
apply@yccac.org
EOE

Nurse Practitioner

York County Community Action Corp.

Nasson Health Care
Nasson Health Care is a Federally Qualified Health Center located in Springvale, Maine. We serve the communities of western York County through provision of fully integrated medical, dental and behavioral health care.

Nurse Practitioner

Nasson Health Care is seeking a qualified clinical leader to work collaboratively with a team of health and administrative professionals to provide comprehensive primary care to patients while utilizing the Patient-Centered Medical Home model of care delivery. The Nurse Practitioner:

• Provides direct clinical services in accordance with the highest standards of medical and nursing practices and in full accordance with health center policies and protocols.
• Assures access for continuity of care through appropriate referrals for sub-specialty and inpatient services and prompt follow-up of patients discharged from inpatient settings.
• Engages population health strategies to identify and address health needs among various segments of the primary care patient panel and makes optimal use of the electronic medical record system.
• Collaborates with other members of the practice team to prepare for patients’ office visits and assure that all indicated services are planned and delivered.
• Actively engages in ongoing provider panel management activities; routinely scans patient records for gaps in care and takes steps to assure that appointments are scheduled and all indicated services are delivered.
• Fully embraces and carries out all applicable NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home standards and Federally Qualified Health Center requirements.

Applicants must have a Master’s degree in nursing, an unrestricted Maine license to practice as an adult, family or pediatric nurse practitioner, as well as a U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency license. Qualifications include:

• A minimum of three years’ experience in a primary care medical practice required.
• A working knowledge of the core concepts of evidence-based practice, social and behavioral determinants of health, population-based care, integration of medical, behavioral health and dental care, and Meaningful Use of health information technology.
• Demonstrated respect for cultural diversity in serving patients and families and ability to apply critical thinking skills in performing patient assessment and care.
• Willingness to work some non-traditional hours and ability to travel between YCCAC/Nasson Health Care clinical sites.

Springvale is an iconic New England village located in western York County, Maine, less than an hour’s drive from Portland, Maine and Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Visit www.yccac.org for an application. Completed cover letter, resume, and YCCAC employment application will be accepted until August 16th 2019.

York County Community Action Corp.
6 Spruce Street, P.O. Box 72
Sanford, ME 04073
(207)324-5762 or 1-800-965-5762
Fax (207)459-2811
apply@yccac.org
EOE