To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
The Community Health Project Coordinator will support the Vision of Yale New Haven Health System to enhance the lives of those we serve by supporting ongoing community health initiatives across the DN and/or YNHHS, including building capacity for expansion of reach and impact. The Community Health Project Coordinator:
Works in collaboration with the community health team within the delivery network and YNHHS to facilitate project management, communications, collaborative efforts, data collection and reporting, evaluation, and resource development.
Works in partnership with key community and internal stakeholders that are collaborating on community health initiatives.
Plans and coordinates program activities for community health projects as assigned.
- 1. Manages the implementation of the community health improvement plans for community partnerships and the DNs including data-driven and evidence-based program planning and relevant community events.
- 2. Builds relationships with community partners and stakeholders in order to forward the work and identify opportunities for deeper engagement; represents the organization with community partners.
- 3. Coordinates the efforts of related partnerships, work groups, task forces, and action teams including scheduling meetings, record keeping, communications, marketing (in conjunction with public relations).
- 4. Prepares bi-annual dashboards of CHIP accomplishments for both hospitals and partnerships. Prepares annual reports and associated presentations for both hospitals and partnerships.
- 5. Develops communications tools for internal and external audiences in order to share the successes and accomplishments of the community health team. Involved in website development and maintenance.
- 6. Works with other organizational resources to collect, compile and share data to support DN and partnership decision-making and performance, including tracking progress on identified metrics. Participates in regulatory-required reporting and continuous quality improvement activities.
- 7. Identifies opportunities and develops applications for potential program resources including grants, community support, and budget requests. Tracks results as required.
- 8. Researches and remains current with best practices, innovating community health models, policies, education and other related topics for the purpose of providing information to assist with recommendations and/or address a variety of community health initiatives.
- 9. Communicates clearly, concisely and effectively. Ensures that other team members and community partners have the information they need to do their jobs.
- 10. Meets performance expectations for customer service, teamwork, resource utilization, and staff and self-development.
- 11. Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure smooth operation of the department/system team.
- 12. Major project involvement in addition to the above will include but not be limited to the following:
- 12.1 Health Enhancement Communities (HEC)
Bachelor?s degree with significant experience working in a health or social determinants of health related environment. Master?s degree in a public health, and/or social service related degree strongly preferred.
The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 2-5 years of experience in community health, public health, or social work, have experience in developing and operationalizing community health programs as well as have experience engaging diverse communities.
Must be proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Must be proficient in data analysis.
Willingness to take on a steep learning curve and be exposed to and part of a changing health care environment.
Ability to schedule activities, meetings and/or events; gather and/or collate data; and use basic, job-related equipment.
Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups.
Problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans.
Ability to communicate with diverse groups; displaying tact and courtesy; maintaining confidentiality; setting priorities; being attentive to detail; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships; working as a part of a team; and working with frequent interruptions.
Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding and/or coordinating others; and tracking data
Ability to travel to sites across the health system to support community health activities.