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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Please include a cover letter and resume with your application.

Project Coordinator – Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education-SNAP-Ed

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Project Coordinator  –  Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education-SNAP-Ed

Do you have a passion for public health in relation to eating healthy on a budget 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 provide nutrition education to qualified recipients.  This position is located at the HCCA office in Gardiner and is a grant-funded position with -potential for renewal.  The Project Coordinator position may be part-time (32 hours per week) or up to full-time (40 hours per week) and is eligible for MCD’s benefit package.

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) Nutrition Educator works closely with the SNAP-Ed Project Coordinator and related HCCA staff to implement the SNAP-Ed work plan by delivering nutrition education and policy, systems, and environmental change strategies with fidelity, to SNAP eligible audiences in southern Kennebec County.

 

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health related field (nutrition, public health, community health education) is required. Master’s level training or Registered Dietitian (RD) 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.
  • Energetic, flexible, and detail-oriented self-starter with a conscientious work style.
  • 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. utilizing easy to read and culturally appropriate methods.
  • Demonstrated cultural competency.
  • Experience teaching a variety of audiences of all ages with knowledge of facilitation strategies to engage participants.
  • Competencies among successful applicant 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 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:  HCCA office in 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.

Project Coordinator – Youth Programs

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Project Coordinator  –  Youth Programs

Do you have a passion for public health in relation to youth engagement and empowerment to reduce substance and tobacco use, bullying, and support good mental health 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 Youth Programs.  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 Youth Programming Project Coordinator is responsible for 1) the coordination and primary delivery of Youth Engagement and Empowerment activities detailed in the Maine Youth Action Network (MYAN) /HCCA contract for efforts in the Central Public Health District (Kennebec and Somerset Counties) and 2) implementation of certain substance use prevention youth strategies in southern Kennebec County included in the contract between University of New England (UNE) and HCCA.

This position builds on strategies informed by Social Emotional Learning theories and includes youth initiated and youth led participatory action research and projects based on their research; working with existing youth groups and advisors, and assisting adult leaders, as well as evidence-based substance use prevention strategies.

This person will be a Prevention Team member at HCCA, attend trainings and meetings hosted by MYAN and UNE, engage new partners, and complete required monthly reporting.

 

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Community Health, Education, Public Health or related field preferred; experience, demonstrated expertise and skills may be substituted.  Experience of 2-3 years minimum preferred, but not required.  Demonstrated excellence and regular practice with positive youth development practices, facilitation, teaching and learning with both youth and adults. 
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of primary prevention, youth development, substance use prevention and community engagement.
  • 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 with basic software skills and internet research abilities. Proficient with multiple social media platforms. 
  • 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, as well as have the ability to travel across Kennebec and Somerset Counties.

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:  HCCA office in 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.