Community Health Engagement Coordinator
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Family Health/ La Clinica-Wautoma - Wautoma, WI

The Community Health Engagement Coordinator coordinates collaborative efforts between  Family Health La Clinica and The Central Wisconsin Health Partnership (CWHP), with  primary responsibility for the implementation of a Community Collaboration grant funded program to improve health equity in the CWHP region of Adams, Juneau, Green Lake, Marquette, Waupaca and Waushara counties. 75% time (30 hours) is dedicated to CWHP activities and 25% time (10 hours) to FHLC.  The Coordinator will work closely with each county’s Public Health Department and will:

  • Collect and analyze data to identify community needs
  • Plan, implement, monitor and evaluate programs designed to decrease health disparities, and improve the social determinants of health.
  • Promote, maintain, and work to improve individual and community health by assisting individuals and communities in adopting healthy behaviors
  • Enhance capacity, increase, and strengthen partnerships within the CWHP region to reduce health disparities and improve health equity
  • Deliver Community Health Outreach services as a member of Family Health La Clinic Outreach Department. 
  • Assist in managing the grant funding the CWHP Health Equity project and lead development of future funding initiatives.
  • Support FHLC diversity, equity, and inclusion activities.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. This position requires an individual, who has the ability to work independently, is able to work under pressure, is analytical and has excellent problem-solving skills. The ability to respect the confidentiality of patient information while performing job duties. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees and public.  Experience with race, equity, and diversity, and health disparities projects is essential. Experience working with community coalitions and collaborations is required and exceptional facilitator skills are a plus.

 

  • A degree in public health, nursing, community health education, community wellness, or closely related field with emphasis on health education.
  • Master’s degree desired.
  • At least three years relevant work experience, preferably in a community based setting.
  • Marketing, social media and web design skills preferred
  • Significant travel throughout the region is required, although there are current limits to this due to the pandemic.  Current unrestricted Wisconsin driver’s license and access to a motor vehicle is required.
  • Must be very self-directed and can independently organize his/her time to complete projects.
  • Strong meeting facilitation and project management skills are needed.
  • Grant writing and grants management skills are preferred.
  • A good understanding of and commitment to improving the health of those who are underserved and living in rural communities 
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.
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