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Health Program Coordinator

Missoula (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Missoula (United States of America)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Managerial positions
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date:

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Job Overview:

Under the direction of the Deputy Director of Program, the Health Program Coordinator is responsible for addressing health and mental health focused service provisions for newly arrived refugees and Afghan Placement and Assistance clients resettled by the IRC-Missoula office including: implementing health and mental health screenings and referrals to individual treatment for newly resettled refugees, coordinating intakes to treatment and follow ups to care, consistent care coordination between partner agencies and clients, addressing severe health and mental health and community mental and emotional wellbeing needs, facilitating staffing meetings with mental health providers and acting as the primary reference point within the IRC office for health and mental health related activities and concerns.  Additionally, the Health Program Coordinator will oversee training for resettlement staff and outreach presentations to the refugee community on refugee health and mental health and trauma.

Major Responsibilities:

·Monitor data and information for all new arrivals for health and mental health related information

·Coordinate health and mental health intakes and follow up for all refugees referred to further health or mental health treatment from the health screening

·Provide regular reporting to Montana Department of Health and Human Service’s State Refugee Coordinator on initial health intakes referred from the screening, and monthly reports of direct service activities

·Coordinate transportation support and bus orientations for clients to and from care providers and groups

·Oversee Health and Mental Health Navigators and duties assigned

·Conduct monthly interagency staffing meetings and serve as liaison between health and mental health service providers and resettlement staff

·Conduct trauma informed care, self-care, and mental health first aid-focused trainings with staff and support staff in identifying and supporting client needs around mental health

·Track and analyze health and mental health screening data; provide recommendations for program improvement

·Recruit, train and supervise 1-2 health and/or mental health interns per semester

·Oversee and facilitate health and mental health focused groups

·Conduct outreach and training on refugee health and mental health and trauma-informed service provision for refugee populations

·Attend monthly advisory committee meetings, weekly meetings with health team staff

·Support overall functioning of health programs, projects and initiatives in tandem with in-office goals addressing health needs

·Comply with all policies and protocols of the agency

·Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

·Minimum 2-3 years of work experience in health and/or mental health; preferably with diverse/refugee population

·Master’s degree in health or mental health related field, Psychology, Public Health, or Social Work strongly preferred

·Familiarity with the local health care system and means of accessing care for individuals with low income and on Medicaid

·Fluency in written and spoken English, additional knowledge of languages spoken by refugees encouraged and appreciated

·Demonstrated ability to work as a team member in a multi-cultural environment

·Strong computer skill with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and ability to learn and utilize multiple electronic systems

·Competency in data management and entry

·Skill in understanding and complying by confidentiality guidelines and HIPAA

·Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively

·Commitment to the mission of IRC and the SLC office needs and outcomes

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires candidates who are selected for interview to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for this position.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity.We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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