Health Educator Specialist – Prevention & Healthy Living – MaineGeneral Health

Health Educator Specialist – Prevention & Healthy Living, 40 hrs

MaineGeneral Health
149 North Street
Waterville, Maine, 04901
United States

MaineGeneral Health is a leading health care system that is proud of the culture of excellence, compassion and collaboration that extends to our customers and caregivers. We are committed to attracting talented, ambitious people who share our values and strive to provide excellent customer service. We are offering an exciting full time opportunity for an individual to join our team as Health Educator Specialist. The primary role of this position is to assist the Program Coordinator with the development and implementation of activities for Substance Use Prevention and Expanded Recovery grant in the MaineGeneral Health service area. If you have a passion for service excellence, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities:

  • Assists Prevention & Healthy Living Team with needs assessments, program design, implementation and evaluation. 
  • Prioritizes multiple tasks and projects to ensure timely completion. 
  • Maintains data tracking spreadsheets, inputting data and performing quality assurance audits. 
  • Assists with special events and projects, communicating with partners/sponsors and ensuring availability of resources/materials. 
  • Interacts and responds to patients and communities.

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 
  • Proficiency in a suite of Microsoft Office applications 
  • Ability to work independently, effective time management and problem solving skills, able to manage multiple priorities 
  • Detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Confident and effective oral and written communication skills

 

Position Highlights:

  • Generous earned program plan
  • Robust employee wellness program 
  • Full time benefits package to include, health, dental, and retirement plan options

FMI: https://mainegeneral.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=6100&site=4

Project Coordinator – (National Strategy for Suicide Prevention)

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Project Coordinator – (National Strategy for Suicide Prevention)

Do you have a passion for public health in relation to suicide prevention?  Medical Care Development, Inc. (MCD), a non-profit public health services organization is seeking a talented professional to serve as the Project Coordinator to provide staff support for the Maine Suicide Prevention Program within Maine CDC, Division of Disease Prevention (DDP).  The Project Coordinator will be responsible for program implementation of the Cooperative Agreement to Implement the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention Project, through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).  This individual will report directly to the Program Manager and work at the Maine CDC Key Bank Building located in Augusta with the DDP staff.  This position requires a person with a keen attention to detail and skills to conduct routine follow up on project activities.  The Project Coordinator is a full-time, 40-hour per week position that is eligible for MCD’s benefit package.  This position is grant-supported through September 30, 2020 and may be eligible for renewal based on availability of funding.

This position will work directly with the Program Manager on the daily operations of the project to carry out the scope of work.  The Project Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing the work plan and ensuring grant deliverables are met in a timely manner.  This includes managing contracts statewide, tracking invoices, and coordinating and conducting internal and external meetings to plan and implement project activities.  This person will be responsible for facilitating technical assistance to partners and providing resources and tools as necessary.  The Project Coordinator will oversee the evaluation efforts to ensure local evaluation deliverables are being met and will be responsible for maintaining, collecting, and submitting data into federal databases from statewide partners and developing or adapting data tools, if necessary.  This person will work with partners to ensure the timely and accurate collection of data and will lead efforts in writing and disseminating project reports and work plans for SAMHSA.  The Project Coordinator will oversee activities to strengthen collaborations and shared protocols among hospitals, emergency rooms, and regional crisis service providers.  This position will interact with key internal and external stakeholders statewide and statewide meetings, as necessary.

 

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in social work, education, social sciences, community health, public health or related health field. Applicants should have a combination of six (6) years of education, training and/or experience in planning, program development, coordination and implementation in health, public health, or a related health field.  Applicants with a master’s degree in public health or a related field is a plus.  Competencies among successful candidates are to be consistent with those identified by the Public Health Foundation Council on Linkages as Level II.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse project partners, consumers, and providers of health care.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to communicate professionally both verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge and skill in evaluation methods including developing measures, collecting, analyzing and submitting qualitative and quantitative data, as appropriate.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, implement, and manage multiple activities at once.
  • Ability to gather, synthesize, and summarize a variety of information from many sources.
  • Ability and skill to organize and facilitate meetings in data collection and progress of deliverables.
  • Knowledge of contract and grant management.
  • Experience developing communication materials, including flyers, brochures, booklets, etc.

Successful applicant will be a creative thinker, energetic, self-starter who enjoys new challenges and is able to function comfortably in a fast paced team environment or independently, and relates 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

Project Manager – Maternal and Infant Substance Use Prevention Coordination

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Project Manager – Maternal and Infant Substance Use Prevention Coordination

Do you have a passion for public health in relation to Maternal and Infant Substance Use Prevention Coordination in the State of Maine?  Medical Care Development, Inc. (MCD), a non-profit public health services organization is accepting applications for a Project Manager for the Maternal and Infant Substance Use Prevention Coordination.  This position works to develop and implement a state-wide strategic plan for substance exposed infants (SEI) (including Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)) prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery services.  This full-time 40 hour per week position is housed at the Maine CDC Augusta office and is eligible for MCD’s benefit package.

Additional responsibilities are conducting and sharing research regarding current trends in SEI/FASD related topics.  Provide technical assistance and training to statewide partners and health care providers.  Engage healthcare and social service providers in the promotion and use of Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for pregnant women.  Work with hospitals in Maine to coordinate training and the standardization of care for families and children exposed to all substances during pregnancy.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in a nursing or social services field with at least 4 years of experience working in a hospital, clinical and/or social services field. Experience working within a hospital setting and candidates with a Nursing or Social Work license preferred.  Master’s level training in related field is a plus.  
  • Skilled in strategic planning, data analysis, and evaluation.
  • Experience and knowledge in substance abuse prevention and public health.
  • Experience in the field of Substance Exposed Infants and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and Maternal and Child Health.
  • Possesses strong organizational skills, exceptional writing and interpersonal communication skills and demonstrated cultural competence are essential.
  • Proficiency with all current Microsoft Office programs as well as any other software programs necessary to perform the job.
  • Competencies among successful applicants are expected to be consistent with those identified by the Public Health Foundation Council on Linkages as Level II.

Successful applicant will be a creative thinker, energetic, self-starter who enjoys new challenges and is 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

Project Coordinator – (Immunization Program – Adult)

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

 Project Coordinator – (Immunization Program – Adult)

Do you have a passion for public health in relation to immunizations in the State of Maine?  Medical Care Development, Inc. (MCD), a non-profit public health services organization is accepting applications for a Project Coordinator for the Adult Immunization Program.  This position works to develop and implement the Adult Immunization Program and ensure that enrolled providers meet minimum State and VFC program standards for eligibility screening, storage and handling, staff training, partnerships, and outreach and education activities in the community. This full-time 40 hour per week position is housed at the Maine CDC Augusta office and is eligible for MCD’s benefit package.

Additional responsibilities are customer service calls from the public and providers, development of curriculum for educational training and technical assistance, and ensure that providers are aware of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice (ACIP) and Maine Immunization Program (MIP) requirements for storage, handling, and accountability of federally purchased vaccines.  This position will maintain site visit data in the Provider Education, Assessment, and Reporting (PEAR) system and assist with completing the Cooperative Agreement reports.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in health related field, public health, community health education or 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.
  • Ability to travel around the State of Maine.
  • 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 necessary to perform the job.
  • Competencies among successful applicants are expected to be consistent with those identified by the Public Health Foundation Council on Linkages as Level II.

Successful applicant will be a creative thinker, energetic, self-starter who enjoys new challenges and is 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