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

Administrative Assistant

This position supports Healthy Androscoggin in the Lewiston office.

Performs administrative duties to a team and/or department with moderate direction. Responsible for supporting communications, calendars, meeting minutes and department records. Organizes and may coordinate projects. Has basic word processing word, spreadsheet, and graphic software skills.

This position is 32 hours per week with full benefits and flexible schedule.

Essential Duties:
· May greet visitors/team members.

· Answers phones and routes calls to appropriate team members.

· May support and update records/files complying with regulations.

· May schedule, coordinate, prepare, and attend monthly/quarterly meetings.

· May support, organize, and administer department projects.

· May type, transcribe, proofread, and compose correspondence, reports, etc. from notes, drafts or dictation.

· Maintains departmental records, files, and procedure manuals.

· Files and retrieves corporate records, documents, and reports.

· Attentive to the value of staying under budget while planning event specifications. Performs job duties in a manner that maximizes expense control.

· Opens, reviews, and distributes incoming mail.

· May perform office duties that include ordering supplies and managing a records database. Trouble shoot minor problems with office equipment.

· Process expense reimbursements and invoices.

· Supports the time and attendance procedures.

· Complies with all organizational policies and practices.

· May lead the coordination of educational and/or certification programs.

· Maintains confidentiality.

· Performs job duties in a manner that maximizes expense controls.

· Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

· High School Diploma

· One year or more experience as an office assistant or other relevant administrative support experience

· Basic computer knowledge with some understanding of MS Office suite

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· Self-Directed

· Professional level verbal and written communication skills

· Ability to organize a daily workload by priorities

· Must be able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced quickly changing environment

· A proactive approach to problem-solving

Typical Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

· Ability to use computers and other technical systems required to perform job functions

· Perform repetitive hand and arm motions

· Stand, walk, or sit for extended periods of time

· Bend and lift products weighing up to 15 pounds occasionally

Please apply online at
https://www.healthcaresource.com/cmmc/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=10173485&fwkMethod=L&fwkKey=2005_2487_0_0_190925153727_1569440247136_4179

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

Substance Use Prevention Program Coordinator

The Opportunity Alliance is seeking a full time Substance Use Prevention Program Coordinator to join the Public Health Program as we support the Agency as it tackles some of our community’s most pressing problems. This mission driven work is innovative, fast-paced and meaningful.

The Substance Use Prevention Program Coordinator will implement community-driven efforts to advance substance use prevention in communities of high-need. The Coordinator will build upon work already happening in neighborhoods with the highest rates of child abuse and neglect to implement effective, evidence-based strategies to reduce substance use and address behavioral health disparities among youth. They will be responsible for helping to develop a Learning Community model, bridging four school districts to improve their behavioral health infrastructure. The Coordinator will also partner with healthcare providers to implement evidence-based practice improvements to meet the behavioral health needs of young people at greatest risk for substance use.

The grant-funded project will focus on specific neighborhoods in Cumberland County: East Bayside, Riverton and Parkside neighborhoods of Portland; Redbank/Brickhill neighborhood of South Portland; Brown St. in Westbrook; and Lower Main St., Bridgton. While supporting neighborhoods in developing individualized, data-driven assessments and action plans, the Coordinator will also focus on implementing universal strategies to reach all youth living in the four communities.

The ideal candidate will:
• work intimately and collaboratively with TOA’s Community Builders and neighborhood social service providers;
• utilize the Strategic Prevention Framework to design neighborhood-specific activities and supports;
• be highly skilled at developing relationships to build consensus and buy-in for prevention efforts;
• possess the ability to see and communicate the “big picture” vision for the community;
• meanwhile, maintain a results-oriented, data-driven approach to their day-to-day project management.

This is a Full Time, 40-hour per week, hourly position serving Cumberland County.

Qualifications:
• A Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Community Health or Public Health. A graduate degree in Public Health, Community Health, Public Policy, or a related field preferred.
• Experience with coordinating a team to plan and implement multi-stage community-based public health work;
• Preferred knowledge of restorative practices, social-emotional learning, and/or social justice work in some combination;
• Excellent facilitation and training skills;
• Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects;
• Competent in working with multiple partners and in soliciting input;
• Experience working with diverse populations, including engaging geographically isolated communities, LGBTQ youth, youth and adults of color, and/or youth, adults and families living in poverty;
• Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills;
• Exhibits extensive software skills and Internet research abilities;
• Proficient in interpersonal communication;
• Prevention Specialist-Certified (PS-C) or Prevention Specialist-Provisional (PS-P) preferred – must complete application for provisional Prevention Specialist Certification within 90 days of employment and obtain certification within the established certification period and then maintain and uphold certification status.
• A valid driver’s license and good driving record is required.
• All candidates must pass an extensive criminal background check, child protective services and sex offender check and must not be on the state or federal suspension and disbarment list.

Pay is competitive and based on experience and education. The Opportunity Alliance has an extensive benefit package including:
• Generous paid time off
• 9 paid holidays per calendar year and up to 3 floating holidays per calendar year
• Excellent medical benefits at very reasonable cost
• Dental and Vision insurance options
• Agency paid basic life insurance and STD & LTD disability insurances
• 403(b) retirement with a generous agency match

The Opportunity Alliance (TOA) is a multi-service, comprehensive, high impact organization providing 46 integrated community based and clinical programs serving more than 20,000 people annually throughout the state of Maine. TOA tackles some of our community’s most pressing problems: poverty, homelessness, mental illness, substance use, and domestic violence. Our programming draws from a wide range of resources, blending evidence-based practices with practical experience and community resources. TOA is a trauma informed organization and we utilize clinical approaches in training staff and designing programs.

The Opportunity Alliance is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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