Position Available: SEAHEC Program Coordinator for Border/Bi-national Health

2017 BLAISER

Getting ready for “Patio Limpio” Program at Nogales, Sonora, Colonia Buenos Aires, Nogales, Son. Mex.

Position Title: SEAHEC Program Coordinator for Border/Bi-national Health

Location: SEAHEC Office, Nogales, AZ, with occasional travel to Pima, Santa Cruz & Cochise county sites

Reports To: Executive Director

Pay rate: Per salary scale see SEAHEC policy manual

BORDER BI-NATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAMS COORDINATOR: 

(50% time – potential to increase to 100%)

Coordinator is “ears and eyes” for SEAHEC regarding assessing, developing and maintaining working relationships with other key agencies on issues related to border/binational health. Coordinator is charged with updating Director and other staff on new and relevant health concerns and opportunities for coordination and collaboration on border health programs and initiatives.

SPECIFIC JOB FUNCTIONS FOR BORDER PROGRAMS COORDINATOR:

Assure high level of SEAHEC participation in the Binational Collaboration Network for Healthy Communities in the Arizona /Sonora Border Region, Ambos Nogales Bi-national Health Council and related activities

Identify and grow other areas relevant to border health and SEAHEC mission, with specific focus on support for MILAGROS project and others, TBD

In support of Project MILAGROS, Coordinator will work closely with University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS) and Casa Alitas Program to develop an inter-professional response to address immigrant health & humanitarian assistance needs in Southern Arizona. Coordinator will organize specific activities of the UAHS course, including

Create and manage student orientation

Schedule health professions student shifts and shadowing

Organize interprofessional teams of students to continue service to migrants, and

Manage course & student/mentor accountability

CORE SEAHEC JOB FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

Work consistently toward SEAHEC mission, contributing to program and policy development.

Promotion of health careers, rural practice and retention of healthcare providers.

Participation and/or coordination in existing community health coalitions/activities.

Collaboration with community agencies to provide health education, workshops and trainings.

Representation of SEAHEC at meetings, events and to schools and organizations.

Support other SEAHEC projects and initiatives.

Collaborate in production of SEAHEC quarterly and annual reports including compilation of statistical and narrative program information, under guidance of Executive Director.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in public health, health education, Latin American Studies or other related field.

Bilingual English/Spanish oral and written proficiency must be demonstrated.

Experience in working with rural, border and/or other underserved communities.

Familiarity with SEAHEC mission, programs and service area preferred.

Reliable transportation.

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