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Health Promotion Coordinator

Company: Piedmont Triad Regional Council
Location: Kernersville
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

CATEGORY: Area Agency on AgingEOE STATEMENT: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.DescriptionThis full-time position within the Area Agency on Aging will develop programs and creative strategies to address needs of older adults and their caregivers. The individual will work with stakeholders, participants, funded partners, community service providers, health care professionals, and volunteers to build coalitions and community groups to plan and develop programs which will promote health services for older adults. Position includes grant writing and the managing and administration of grants; training participants in evidence based programs, caregivers, volunteers, contract partners, and train the trainer opportunities; and expanding infrastructure through outreach, advocacy, and promotional activities. Work also includes application of knowledge of Medicare and related processes for billing. The position will also be responsible for implementing and tracking program(s) progress and assessing the need for expansion and effectiveness of existing services; providing assistance to local planning committees, agencies, and community groups; networking and building coalitions with stakeholders; creating marketing tools; promoting legislative changes affecting older adults and caregivers; engaging in public speaking opportunities; facilitating and providing leadership; and providing technical assistance. Job posting will remain open until filled.POSITION REQUIREMENTS: The Health Promotion Coordinator position requires knowledge of the aging process, trends, needs, and issues for older adults related to health, caregiving, employment, and finance.This position requires knowledge of Medicare and related processes for billing. Employee must be able to work independently, multi-task, and problem-solve. Individual must possess excellent skills in problem solving, decision making, interpersonal communication, verbal and written communication, critical thinking, and analytical skills. One must have the ability to think and plan strategically, as well as be innovative.Employee must possess the talent to maintain composure and work with diverse groups on a daily basis.Employee must have skill in establishing and sustaining effective working relationships while working both independently and with a team.Experience in facilitating and training individuals with complex community issues is desired.A Master's degree in public administration, health promotion, public health, business, or closely related field is required, with minimum five (5) years' experience in human services and health related programs. An equivalent amount of education and experience sufficient to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered. Individual should have working knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, equipment, and various computer products, including Microsoft programs.Strong organizational skills, superb communication, verbal and written, as required to interact with a variety of customers including coworkers, general public, elected officials, healthcare professionals and other organization representatives.Position requires the ability to resolve problem situations on own accord and be resourceful in gathering and giving program information in a diplomatic manner. Special requirements include the possession of a valid NC driver license. Travel throughout 12-county region is required.Other travel may be required on occasion. Successful candidate must pass organization's pre-employment drug screen and background screening process. PM21ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: At the Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC), we work to implement creative regional solutions to improve the lives of the community. When you visit our vibrant office conveniently located in Kernersville, the center of the Triad, you find our passionate staff members working diligently to fulfill our mission. Our office is on the southside of the Interstate 40 at the NC Highway 66 interchange. It is a 20-minute drive to downtown Greensboro, Winston Salem, or High Point. Our location is equipped with an electric charging station. Our organization has seven core departments; Area Agency on Aging, Criminal Justice, Economic Development, Community Development Services, Management Services, Regional Planning, and Workforce Development. Our staff in each department specializes in serving its niche of the Triad community. PTRC employees are constantly looking for ways to innovate and expand our programs. We look for ways to enrich our lives in and outside of the workplace. If you are passionate about serving the public and desire to grow and expand your skillset, the PTRC could be an excellent fit for you! The PTRC hires and retains staff that is at the top of their field. See why our employees love working at the PTRC.SALARY RANGE: Salary $48,770 DOQ. Organization provides excellent benefits including NC Local Governmental Employee's Retirement System (NCLGERS).EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: ExemptFULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Full-TimeLOCATION: NC, KernersvilleOPEN DATE: 7/22/2022PI188023275

Keywords: Piedmont Triad Regional Council, Winston-Salem , Health Promotion Coordinator, Healthcare , Kernersville, North Carolina

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