Program Coordinator
Maternal and Infant Community Health Collaborative (MICHC)
DESCRIPTION

The MICHC Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the MICHC initiative including: development of the anual MICHC Assessment of Community Needs and Strengths in collaboration with multiple and diverse community partners; and development and implementation of the MICHC Improvement Plan in collaboration with multiple and diverse community partners, including ensuring strategies and activities are being implemented by the responsible parties/partners within the stated timeframe. Report to the MICHC Program Director.  

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assist in the development of short and long term goals for the MICHC Programs, monitor progress, assure adherence and evaluate performance.

  • Assist in design of performance objectives and implement and monitor programming to meet desired outcomes. 

  • Monitor each of the contractual agreements associated with the component and strategies in the targeted counties. 

  • Implementation of programs/activities designed to improve maternal and infant health outcomes including preterm birth, low birth weight, infant mortality and maternal mortality and to reduce racial, ethnic and economic disparities in those outcomes. 

  • Supports the program services in designing, implementing and monitoring activities to achieve project targets such as: increased availability of health services, increased accessibility to services, improved quality of services, creating enabling environments for health care delivery, and improving health-seeking behavior and practices. 

  • Supports services to ensure effective delivery of the project in compliance with NYSDOH rules and regulations, EOC policies and procedures as well as national and other relevant policies and guidelines.

  • Developmnet of the annual MICHC Assessment of Community Needs and Strengths in collaboration with multiple and diverse community partners.  

  • Assist in the development and implementation of the MICHC Improvement Plan.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Education and experience in maternal and child health;

  • Familiarity with the target community and target population;

  • Excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills. Experience managing maternal and child health programs;

  • Strong leadership and community organizational skills; 

  • Experience with implementation of collaborative strategies with diverse community organizations and stakeholders;

  • Experience managing maternal and child health programs; 

  • Experience providing outreach to find and engage Medicaid-eligible high-need low-income women and their families in public health programs; 

  • Writing ability sufficient to provide adequate documentation in the family record, referral forms and other service coordination forms, and reading ability to the level necessary to comprehend training materials and assist others to fill out forms. 

  • Depending on the community and families being served; 

  • Knowledge of the community, community organizations, and community leaders;

  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekend hours.  

The Economic Opportunity Commission of Nassau County, Inc., a community action agency, through collaboration and partnership, empowers income-eligible families to gain the knowledge, skills and resources to improve the quality of their lives.

In pursuit of this mission, the EOC will:

•  Advocate on clients behalf to provide more opportunities and fewer barriers.

•  Provide educational and economic resources to increase client self-sufficiency.

•  Help reduce the causes and effects of poverty.

•  Foster citizen participation to initiate programs and improve existing services based      

    upon local community needs

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