Community Health Promotions Specialist

Northern Light Health Brewer , ME 04412

Posted 5 days ago

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Job Summary

The Community Health Promotions Specialist works with the Coalition/DFC Project Coordinator and staff to assist in the development and implementation of the Coalition's work plan. The Community Health Promotions Specialist develops relationships with local law enforcement, civic and youth organizations, worksites, schools and other community partners to mobilize volunteer efforts and synergy around identified health priorities.

The position will work with the HealthySV Coalition to implement assigned prevention strategies targeting physical activity, nutrition, tobacco, and substance abuse. The Community Health Promotions Specialist will follow the established HMP, Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health and Drug Free Communities work plans to achieve short term and long term project outcomes. This position is grant funded.

Job Responsibilities

Follows established work plans to meet short and long term goals

Implements specific strategies as assigned

Works to achieve measurable results

Ensures that all work strategies align with all grant requirements

Collaborates with regional and local partners, subcontractors, and partnering coalitions to establish an efficient system for health promotion and prevention strategies

Coordinates with coalition staff and community partners to assist with youth development and leadership initiatives

Serves as a community contact for assigned programmatic work plan responsibilities

Attends required state, regional, and staff meetings/trainings

Serves as an active member of the HealthySV Coalition

Maintain a safe environment which includes knowing and understanding hospital and departmental policies and procedures.

Report and directly address identified environmental hazards when appropriate.

Report and directly address violations of patient safety policy and/or protocol when involved or observed.

Other duties as requested by Manager

Required

B.S. required. Degree in Public Health, Community Health, Education or related field preferred.Valid Driver's license is required.

Preferred

Has a successful track record of collaboration, facilitation, and community engagement. Knowledge of Maine's Public Health infrastructure and evidence-based prevention strategies a plus.

Physical Demands

Offside travel throughout state; lifting of audiovisual equipment/displays/materials; sitting for a prolonged period of time; extended time on phone or computer.

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