Program Implementation Specialist

Organization
Global Health Corps
Location
New York, NY
Job Type
Fellowship
Deadline for Applications
01/17/2018
Contact Information
apply@ghcorps.org

Overview

The Program Implementation Specialist will be placed primarily at Community Pediatric Programs (CPP), the flagship project within the Children’s Health Fund (CHF) network. CPP often works together with the CHF National Office Department of Medical Affairs to develop new projects, field test initiatives, develop best practice models, or modify them for the health center or mobile medical unit model. The Program Implementation Specialist will share time between Children’s Health Fund, located in Manhattan, and CPP, located in the South Bronx. At CHF, the Program Implementation Specialist will be involved in the design and evaluation of various projects throughout the CHF network. At CPP, the Program Implementation Specialist will be responsible for supporting the Resiliency Initiative. The mission of the Resiliency Initiative is to identify and mitigate toxic stress in pregnant women and parenting families through universal screening for parental stress and support in prenatal and pediatric care, the provision of group prenatal and pediatric care, intensive counseling for families in need, linkages to community resources, and maternal-infant dyadic therapy. This work will require the Program Implementation Specialist to directly assist with organizing and running group care, as well as helping to institutionalize social determinant of health screening in primary care visits. Additionally, the Specialist may be involved at various levels of data collection, patient, and community outreach efforts, and project management. This work will involve working closely with patients, as well as with clinical teams of physicians, nurses, nutritionist, and mental health specialists as well as the staff of the Starr Center, CPP’s program planning and evaluation team.

Eligible Citizenship: USA
Position Code: US05-Nat
Job Function: Direct Client Service – Non-Medical, Health Promotion / Education, Program / Project Management
Issue Area: Education / Health Education, Healthcare Access, Maternal and Child Health

Responsibilities

Work with Community Pediatric Programs to support program design, implementation, management, and evaluation of selected projects
Work on selected special health initiatives with clinical teams such as group care and screening for, and follow up of, social determinants of health in primary care visits
Support dissemination of results at the completion of projects
Data collection and entry
Management of databases
Identify indicators to monitor programming
Identify opportunities that could be leveraged to enhance health impact of programming
Work with patients and families, community members, and community partners to learn about their priority needs and interests and develop program ideas to meet these needs
Support existing organizational goals and deliverables

Skills & Experience

Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

Bachelor’s degree*
Experience facilitating groups*
Experience working with pregnant women and young children*
Experience with data management and analysis*
Self-directed and able to work independently*
Ability to build positive relationships with diverse stakeholders and achieve collaborative goals*
Excellent interpersonal skills*
Comfortable with public speaking*
Experience using SPSS
Comfort with Excel spreadsheets
Experience in primary care settings
Experience implementing clinical programs and initiatives
Proven ability to manage large workloads and to multi-task
Strong time management skills
Strong communication skills
Detail-oriented
Ability to work independently

Additional Information

Go to the following link to learn how to apply for the fellowship: https://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/