GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
The Center for Community Health and Health Equity (CCHHE) at Brigham and Women's Hospital serves as the coordinating department for community health programs and acts as a liaison for community-based organizations and the hospital. The mission of the CCHHE is to advance systems of care and community health strategies to eliminate health disparities and elevate the health status of the communities served by BWH. The CCHHE collaborates with hospital departments, including clinical and research areas, and works in partnership with external organizations and community-based groups in addressing the social determinants of individual and community health. Stronger Generations is the hospital's initiative to eliminate the racial disparity in infant mortality and promote maternal and child health equity. The initiative includes an array of both clinical and community-based programs aimed promoting health equity and social opportunity across the life course.
The Program Coordinator supports the Program Director in thedevelopment, implementation and strategic growth of women's health, community/family engagement and maternal and child health equity programs. Their primary responsibilities are to support the development of program priorities and to facilitate the implementation of programs through direct service programming, community partnerships, and clinical collaborations. The Program Coordinator position requires experience in program management, program delivery, group/meeting facilitation, outreach, grants management, monitoring and evaluation, data collection and reporting and quality improvement activities. In addition, the position requires the ability to work across multiple programs, have excellent interpersonal skills, and possess strong organizational, written and verbal skills.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages and delivers programming for all Proud2Parent Young Parent Programs
Manages the clinical-community partnership between the CCHHE and BWH, including the delivery and implementation of clinical interventions.
Supports the Program Director to develop programmatic priority areas, goals and objectives, evaluation strategies and strategic advancement
Provides technical assistance to programs and partner organizations on projects related to reducing racial disparities in maternal and infant health outcomes, and in promoting women's health equity.
Identifies and develops partnership opportunities with community organizations, health centers and other institutions that will enhance wraparound services for families in our priority neighborhoods
Coordinates family and community engagement activities including in-house activities, as well as community-based collaborations.
Represent programming at network meetings, coalitions, conferences, and in publications that increase the visibility of our programs and deepen the knowledge base for our work.
Support the Program Director in identifying additional funding sources and work with the BWH development team to ensure the financial sustainability of the work.
Coordinate grantee relationships, program support and reporting needs for grant-based programs
Oher duties as assigned
Masters of Public Health, Social Work or related degree required.
3-5 years experience working with perinatal health, women's health, or community health programs.
Knowledge of the social determinants of health, and experience working to implement public health solutions to upstream challenges.
English/Spanish bilingual required
SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
Demonstrated experience in, women's health programming, community-based programming, health disparities and/or working in a community-based public health setting;
Mastery of concepts related to health disparities and health improvement;
Comfort in bridging the hospital and community settings, as well as demonstrated success in facilitating collaborations with diverse, multi-cultural populations
Ability to be self-directed, demonstrate initiative, and to independently lead projects and staff, as well as work as part of a multidisciplinary team;
Excellent knowledge of Boston communities;
Strong interpersonal skills;
Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills;
Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks and agendas;
High standards of performance, quality, credibility and integrity
Knowledge of health improvement, program development and community-based resources
Demonstrated commitment to social, racial and gender justice issues
Ability to work with Microsoft office products, data collection software and social media platforms
Willingness to deliver direct services programming outside of business hours (15% of the time)
Brigham And Women's Hospital