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Maternal and Child Heath Coordinator

United States

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Job Description

United States
  • Country: USA
  • Vacancies No: N/A
  • Salary: N/A 
  • No of Jobs: N/A
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience: 1 year
  • Gender: Both

Major Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Identify, curate, and develop maternal and child health education and health literacy materials from reputable sources for effective health education campaigns.
  • Co-develop a community outreach plan to promote maternal and child health education workshops and project services.
  • Coordinate all aspects of maternal and child health education workshops including securing location, arranging beneficiary transportation, interpretation, and participation incentives.
  • Ensure client eligibility by securing documents and completing enrollment application.
  • Create and maintain partnerships with community-based organizations, medical providers, child-care centers, early childhood education, and social service organizations.
  • Schedule medical appointments, provide medical advocacy, and secure transportation for beneficiaries.
  • Ensure project participants are adhering to their medical plans of care prescribed by health professionals.
  • Refer and enroll beneficiaries in mainstream social services.
  • Maintain inventory, collect, and distribute donations.
  • Facilitate and conduct activities designed to gather data about maternal and child health knowledge, attitudes, and practices.
  • Maintain up-to-date documentation in clients’ case files and ensure services are properly documented in required databases.
  • Ensure client confidentiality and abide by federal, state, and local government privacy guidelines.
  • Participate in monthly meetings with project leads across the IRC network and Arizona to share strategies on project deliverables, discuss best practices, and tackle challenges.
  • Comply with all IRC policies, procedures, and protocols including adherence to the IRC Way and Child Safeguarding.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to:  Health Promotion Supervisor
Position directly supervises: 
 Interns and volunteers within program

Indirect Reporting: Senior Health Program Manager, IRC HQ
Other Internal and/or external contacts:

Internal: IRC staff, interns and volunteers

External:  Community partners, sub-grantees, stakeholder partners, State Refugee Health Manager, DES, NRC-RIM, medical providers, Ethnic Based Community Organizations

Job Requirements:

EducationUndergraduate degree in a related field or 2 years of experience in health-related case management or health promotion position working with a minority population, is preferred.

Work Experience: 1+ years of professional work experience; preferably in public health, non-profit, or social services environment

Demonstrated Skills and Proficiencies:

  • Experience working with refugees and/or immigrants; cross-cultural or overseas experience accepted.
  • Experience coordinating Health Promotion events and/or Community Health Worker programming.
  • Knowledge of the US health care system.
  • Computer proficiency with an emphasis on Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Teams, Outlook). Proven experience in web-based data entry systems, with both data extraction and design preferred.
  • Highly organized self-starter with proven success prioritizing multiple tasks, making critical decisions, and delivering results in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Flexibility with demonstrated ability to maintain responsibility for multiple tasks in the context of a diverse, fast-paced work environment.
  • Strategic, creative, problem solver capable of working well independently and as a part of a team.
  • Demonstrated understanding of coaching and motivational interviewing.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a personal, insured vehicle.
  • In accordance with Arizona State Law, must possess or be eligible to receive a fingerprint clearance card.

Language Skills:  Fluency in written and spoken English, bilingual ability preferred in Dari, Pashto, and/or Farsi.. Cross-cultural understanding and strong communication


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