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Project Coordinator (WTHC)

Gardnerville, United States

Position Title

Project Coordinator (WTHC)

Job Type

Full-Time

Classification

Exempt

Grade

E7 (21.65 - 32.48)

Department

Clinic Healing Center

Supervisor

Position Summary

Under direct supervision, this position is responsible for oversight for the Good Health & Wellness in Indian Country (GHWIC) grant-funded project including supervising all project staff and consultants (evaluator). Responsibilities will include, but not limited to, coordinating, planning, designing, implementing & monitoring (also working with evaluation) of work plans. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in healthcare or business and two years’ experience in clinical and/or community project implementation or Tribal, non-profit and/or public service experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must be able to be insurable by the Tribe’s Driving Policy.

  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

  • Preference given to qualified Washoe Tribal Members and American Indians.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Engage in community outreach.

  • Prepare and conduct meetings and presentations effectively.

  • Co-develop and -implement project action steps.

  • Utilize and train others on cultural and evidenced-based techniques and tools.

  • Co-develop and implement a project monitoring system (routine analysis on project process and outcome data).

  • Facilitate cultural-based information gathering and sharing sessions with youth and their family members.

  • Facilitate cultural-based information and gathering sessions with professionals, partners and the public.

  • Represent the Washoe Tribal Health Center in a positive manner with tribal members and professionals.

  • Provide routine progress updates regarding project process and outcome with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Health Center Clinical and Prevention Team Members, Community Members and other involved agencies.

  • Seek training and knowledge in project management to remain current with appropriate standards of care.

  • Adhere to all healthcare standards as related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

  • Performs other duties as required for the position.

Knowledge, Abilities, Skills, and Certifications
  • Knowledge of Washoe and American Indian/Alaska Native People and their history.

  • Knowledge of records management procedures and use of electronic health record system

  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and regulations including established professional standards.

  • Knowledge of community resources related to health issues a plus.

  • Ability to analyze problems, devise solutions, and make sound decisions.

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative/effective work relationships with participants, partners, professionals and the public (especially with American Indian/Alaska Natives).

  • Ability to plan, organize, and express ideas clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to represent the organization in a professional manner, building respect and confidence.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Skill in operating personal computer and using computer software.

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  • Skill in budgeting and monitoring budgets.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee occasionally is required to operate a motor vehicle, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment
  • Work is generally performed in an office setting with a moderate noise level.