Project Coordinator  –  Tobacco Prevention Program

Project Coordinator  –  Tobacco Prevention Program

Do you have a passion for public health in relation to tobacco prevention in the State of Maine?  MCD Public Health, a division of Medical Care Development, Inc., a non-profit health services organization in collaboration with Healthy Communities of the Capital Area (HCCA), is accepting applications for a Project Coordinator to oversee the Tobacco Prevention Program.  This position is located at the HCCA office in Gardiner and is a grant-funded position with -potential for renewal.  This 40 hour per week position is eligible for MCD’s benefit package.

The Project Coordinator is responsible for implementing tobacco use and exposure prevention by providing community education, policy and systems changes, and environmental enhancements at the community level for the prevention of tobacco-related diseases and assuring implementation of District Prevention strategies.  This position reports to the HCCA Project Director on all administrative and programmatic matters.

The Project Coordinator will perform the additional job duties.

  • Utilizes media for a variety of community awareness strategies.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders to implement the tobacco prevention program.
  • Collects and enters required data into reporting systems.
  • Assists with grant reporting requirements for accuracy, meeting required deadlines.
  • Works closely with other HCCA staff to assure that project activity meets budgetary expectations.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health related field, public health, community health education preferred or an equivalent of education and experience. (A combination of four (4) years of education, training, and/or experience in health, public health, or related field.)   Master’s level training in related field is a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Strong organizational skills and the flexibility and ability to manage time and multiple tasks with little supervision.
  • Proficiency with all current Microsoft Office programs as well as any other software programs, online communication platforms, and other technology necessary to perform the job.
  • Experience developing communication materials, including flyers, brochures, booklets, social media posts, etc.
  • Competencies among successful applicant are expected to be consistent with those identified by the Public Health Foundation Council on Linkages as Level II.

Successful applicants will be a creative thinker, energetic, self-starter who enjoys new challenges and are able to function comfortably in a fast paced team environment or independently and relate well to co-workers, customers, organizations, and the public

This position offers a career path to growth and development within the organization.  MCD and HCCA deeply value diversity, inclusiveness, empowerment, and collaboration.

 

Position:  Professional level

Location:  Gardiner, Maine

Projected start date:  October 1, 2019

 

Application Requirements

NOTE:  All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Your salary expectations
  • Two writing samples
  • Three professional references

Applications should be sent to MCDCorpHR@mcd.org.  Position is open until filled. Send all of the requested information to be considered.  No phone calls please.

Medical Care Development, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Organization and Affirmative Action Employer

Overdose Health Educator Specialist – Prevention & Healthy Living

Health Educator Specialist – Prevention & Healthy Living, 40 hrs/week
149 North Street
Waterville, Maine, 04901
United States

MaineGeneral Health has a full time opportunity for a Health Educator to join the staff at the Prevention & Healthy Living Department. The primary role of this position is to conduct health education presentations throughout the MaineGeneral Health service area which may include substance use prevention, harm reduction, naloxone administration, HIV/HCV prevention and safer sex practices.
If you have a passion for community health improvement, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities:

  • Assists Prevention & Healthy Living Director and Grants Program Manager with Community Health Improvement assessment, program design, implementation and evaluation.
  • Organizes and implements Prevention & Healthy Living education initiatives, as assigned.
  • Assists MaineGeneral Health Department managers with prevention and health education program design related to priority clinical service lines.
  • Provides health education, overdose prevention and harm reduction services to patients and the community. .
  • Serves on community health coalition boards, as assigned.
  • Collects outcome and process data, maintains statistical records, writes and files reports for Overdose Prevention and harm reduction services..
  • Assists with special Community Health Improvement projects, including advocacy and public policy, as assigned.
  • Organizes with special Community Health Improvement projects, including advocacy and public health department(s), as assigned.
  • Assists Service Director with collaborative relationship building and partnerships with local, state and federal agencies and organizations, as assigned.
  • Works collaboratively with other MGH departments on worksite, school-based, and community outreach activities, as assigned.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Community Health or related field preferred
  • 1 or more years of health education instruction experience is preferred
  • Group facilitation experience and skills
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred
  • Substance Use Prevention experience strongly preferred
  • Needle Exchange Program experience Strongly Preferred
  • Proficiency in a suite of Microsoft Office applications

Position Highlights:  

  • Competitive Benefit package including Health, Dental, and Disability options
  • Generous earned time program
  • Retirement plans with employer match 

To Learn More & Apply, please visit: https://mainegeneral.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=5616&site=4

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.

Project Coordinator – Youth Suicide Prevention

Do you have a passion for public health in relation to youth suicide prevention in the State of Maine?  Medical Care Development, Inc. (MCD), a non-profit public health services organization is accepting applications for a Project Coordinator to oversee statewide grant-funded youth suicide prevention activities within the Maine CDC Adolescent Health and Injury Prevention Program.  The Project Coordinator will work directly with the Program Manager on the daily operations of the project to carry out the scope of work, including overseeing the work plan and ensuring grant deliverables.  This full-time 40-hour per week position is housed at the Maine CDC Augusta office and is eligible for MCD’s benefit package.

In addition to directing and overseeing the day-to-day project activities, the Project Coordinator will collaborate with project agencies, coordinate the development and submission of required reports and data collection, and ensure all program evaluation requirements are completed.  This position will plan, conduct, and facilitate meetings to ensure coordination of activities as well as overseeing the development and dissemination of project related materials.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health-related field is preferred; however, equivalent related work experience may be considered.  Such as training and/or experience in planning, program development, coordination and implementation in youth mental health, public health, or a related health field.  Master’s level training in related field is a plus. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Strong organizational skills and the flexibility and ability to manage time and multiple tasks with little supervision.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, implement, and manage multiple activities meeting project deadlines.
  • Knowledge of contract and grant management.
  • Proficiency with all current Microsoft Office programs as well as any other software programs necessary to perform the job. Experience developing communication materials, including flyers, brochures, booklets, etc.
  • Competencies among successful applicants are expected to be consistent with those identified by the Public Health Foundation Council on Linkages as Level II.

 

Successful applicants will be a creative thinker, energetic, self-starter who enjoys new challenges and are able to function comfortably in a fast paced team environment or independently and relate well to co-workers, customers, organizations, and the public. 

This position offers a career path to growth and development within the organization.  MCD deeply values diversity, inclusiveness, empowerment, and collaboration.

 

Position:  Professional level

Location:  Augusta, Maine

Projected start date:  Immediately

 

Application Requirements

NOTE:  All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

To apply, please submit the following:

  • A cover letter and resume
  • Your salary expectations
  • Two writing samples
  • Three professional references

Applications should be sent to MCDCorpHR@mcd.org.  Position is open until filled. Please ensure to send all of the requested information to be considered.  No phone calls please.

Medical Care Development, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Organization and Affirmative Action Employer

Health Promotion Coordinator

The Health Promotion Coordinator will be employed by Central Maine Healthcare. S/He will be working with Bridgton and Rumford Hospitals and Health Androscoggin to support Central Maine Healthcare’s Community Health Needs Assessment Implementation Plans. This person will coordinate the implementation of the community health priorities for each hospital including assessing assets to support the plans, building capacity to implement the plans, and supporting programs, policies, and environmental strategies that promote healthy lifestyle. In addition, the person will coordinate the Hunger Vital Signs programs at each hospital. This is a full-time position. The position will be supervised by Healthy Androscoggin and the person will work two days a week at each hospital and one day a week at Healthy Androscoggin.

To see full job description and to apply, please go to https://www.cmhc.org/health-professionals/employment/

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