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JOB SUMMARY

The Program Coordinator is responsible for the development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of the tasks associated with executing interventions for the assigned projects, and the overall management of the projects. The Program Coordinator assists the Program Administrator/Senior Program Administrator as well as the Executive Director /Senior Management in planning activities to assure contract deliverables and other work are produced timely and in accordance with established protocols and procedures. The Program Coordinator will also facilitate assigned team activities such as team meetings, interventions, and management contract deliverables including using data management platforms to accept, aggregate and display outcome results. Program Coordinator assists with event management for CTC-RI sponsored events.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Operations

  • Coordinate and lead assigned projects for their team, ensuring the day-to-day tasks are completed.
  • Oversee the work of associates assigned to the project team for specific task assignments. Provide input to the Program Administrator/Senior Program Administrator and the Executive Director /Senior Management regarding team member performance.
  • Manage calendaring for projects with multiple stakeholders
  • Proactively monitor project deliverables and time lines, notify the appropriate members of senior management when issues arise, and take corrective actions, as needed.
  • Utilize data management platforms to accurately, efficiently and effectively obtain and display performance results.
  • Organize, lead, and facilitate project-related meetings, including the creation of agendas and preparation of materials producing and distributing minutes on a timely basis.
  • Document activities and develop feedback report to communicate project findings and activities to collaborators and other involved.
  • Create invoices and track budget expenses. May assist with budget analysis.
  • Develop presentations and reports and other deliverables as assigned by the Program Administrator/Senior Program Administrator or Executive Director.
  • Initiate and maintain communications with internal and external customers including project collaborators, taskforce, etc.
  • Serve as a resource for the assigned clinical area for both internal and external customers.
  • Provide regular written and oral reports of activity on assigned contracts.
  • Identify, implement and monitor continuous quality improvement (such as PDSAs) and internal quality controls processes for team activities.
  • Provide project management event management support for CTC-RI learning programs.
  • Provide back-up project coordination support for other team members.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
General Care Transformation Collaborative Requirements
  • Represent CTC-RI to all applicable external clients.
  • Prepare and give presentations to external audiences, as directed by the Program Administrator/Senior Program Administrator and the Executive Director /Senior Management.
  • Maintain positive relationships with all customers and assist them with issues or concerns.
  • Assist the team in the identification, implementation and monitoring of internal CQI processes as assigned.
  • Assist with the orientation and development of new associates.
  • Periodic travel required.
Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor's degree (Master's degree is a plus); Minimum five to seven years of providing project management support, management of projects or other directly-related experience required; background in health policy and data management is a plus.
  • Prior experience in public health preferred and/or related clinical area based on content area for assigned project coordination responsibilities.

Skills and Training

  • Ability to read and understand standard business documentation (e.g. contract language).
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and team skills; ability to proactively assist fellow team members based on organizational needs.
  • Proven ability to work on several projects simultaneously and under tight schedules.
  • Understanding of applied health services research.
  • Moderate computer proficiency, including, standard office software applications, (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Zoom, Teams, Adobe Sign), experience working with websites; experience using data management platforms such as Salesforce is a plus.
  • Knowledge of data collection and interpretation is preferred.
  • Experience in quality improvement, associated principles and tools are preferred.
  • Experience in project management and event management, associated principles and tools are preferred.
  • Ability to use all basic office equipment.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Associates that may work on related projects

 

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Anchor Medical Associates, Pediatrics – Lincoln, RI

Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician

Exciting opportunity to join a well-established, innovative and forward-thinking Pediatric practice and play a key role in our Integrated Behavioral Health program serving children, adolescents and families within a primary care setting. Full time preferred but may consider part time for the right candidate.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician is embedded within the primary care teams and works directly with the teams to assess children and adolescents with behavioral health and/or substance use symptoms and to provide brief treatment to children and adolescents, and as appropriate, parents and/or families within the primary care setting. The IBH Clinician will expand the teams’ ability to effectively treat persons with chronic medical conditions by addressing behavioral factors that impact mental and physical health.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES INCLUDED)

  • Maintains an active presence on primary care clinical teams. Participates in clinical staff meetings and multidisciplinary team conferences as needed.
  • Consults with primary care providers during the work day to assist patients and families with identified psychosocial issues. This is frequently done as a “warm hand off” during hours of clinical operation.
  • Assists the primary care team in recognizing, treating and managing mental health and psychosocial issues and acts as a contributing member to the primary care team.
  • Triages both scheduled and immediate referrals from the care teams, treating some patients with brief treatment/intervention and referring others to more appropriate resources. Advises the primary care team about which patients are better served at the primary care setting and which should be referred for specialty services.
  • Provides brief treatment interventions for mild to moderate behavioral health concerns as well as providing crisis intervention. Demonstrates competence in brief assessment, crisis management, triage, diagnosis, as well as mental health/substance abuse treatment and parent training within a brief solution-focused model.
  • Conducts patient assessments focusing on diagnostic and functional evaluations and makes recommendations to the primary care team concerning the treatment goals and plan for the child and family.
  • Provides consultation and training to the primary care team to enhance their skill and effectiveness in the identification of risk factors and the treatment of mental and behavioral health problems.
  • Gives primary care team timely feedback about the patient’s care, treatment recommendations, and progress via documentation in the patient’s shared electronic health record and verbal feedback.
  • Initiates follow-up to ascertain how patients are doing and to determine if any changes in treatment approaches are indicated.
  • Develops, where indicated, relapse prevention plans and helps patients maintain stable functioning. • Assists in the detection of “at risk” patients and in the development of plans to improve their condition from a behavioral health perspective.
  • Helps patients and families cope with chronic conditions like asthma, ADHD and social determinants of health.
  • Assists the patients and families with skills of self-management of their medical treatment initiated by the primary care team such as coaching parents and offering other strategies to cope with medication side effects.
  • Coordinates care and facilitates effective communication between the care team, patients/families and external agencies such as hospitals, mental health providers, DCYF, insurer based care managers, etc. to ensure follow up care is provided to patients in a timely and effective manner.
  • Development and implementation of effective treatment protocols for brief solution-focused interventions and necessary cultural competencies for treating children and adults with mental health /substance abuse issues, as well as, chronic disease lifestyle management within a primary care setting.
  • Adapts therapeutic strategies to individual characteristics of the patient, including but not limited to, disability, gender, sexual orientation, developmental level, culture, ethnicity, age, health status as measured by return visits and patient satisfaction.
  • Participate in meetings and trainings focused on implementation of integrated behavioral health within the primary care practice and other trainings necessary for the maintenance of professional licensure and or/supervisory requests for growth and improvement.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Masters in social work or mental health counseling, or Doctorate in psychology from an accredited college or university.
  • Independently Licensed in RI
  • Training in child clinical work required.
  • Previous experience or internship in a medical setting which supports a primary care integration model preferred. Training provided for an otherwise strong candidate who wants to learn how to work in an integrated setting.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS / KNOWLEDGE / SKILL:

  • Commitment to work in community health with the challenges of a high risk, and often uninsured and diverse patient population.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from providers, practice staff, external agencies/providers and patients and their families.
  • Ability to develop effective interpersonal relationships with the primary care team, and management staff.
  • Strong/demonstrated communication skills, written and verbal, required.
  • Cultural sensitivity necessary to work with a diverse patient and staff population.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage concurrent situations.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office required.
  • Previous experience in Electronic Health Records preferred.

 

TO APPLY: Please email resume to: ccarr1@lifespan.org. No calls please.

 

Rhode Island Free Clinic – Providence, RI

CEO

POSITION SUMMARY

Chief Executive Officer: Under the oversight of the Rhode Island Free Clinic (Clinic) Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) provides leadership to advance the mission of the organization in all facets of Clinic operations, management, and development. These areas include financial, administrative, donor cultivation, fundraising, revenue opportunities, partner and grant development, staff and volunteer supervision, regulatory and legal compliance, policy development and implementation, and advocacy. With the Board, the CEO is responsible to lead the Clinic, its volunteers, donors, and staff, in the expansion of a high-quality sustainable volunteer model of healthcare delivery for the uninsured through innovative and collaborative strategies and partnerships. The CEO reports directly to the Clinic’s Board of Directors.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Displays integrity, respect, accountability, and fairness in all relationships. Consistently strives for excellence in improving the health status of people of Rhode Island through the provision of culturally sensitive, accessible, and quality healthcare services.
  • Manages organizational change and transition to advance the Clinic’s impact with resultsdriven outcomes.
  • Promotes a spirit of excellence, teamwork and professionalism among the Clinic staff and team of volunteers, students and partners.

Administration/Finance:

  • Directs all financial administration, contracts, and related partnerships, including development of viable and on-going revenue streams, expense oversight, annual operating and capital budgets and audit. Overall, works to build a sustainable financial model for funding.
  • Displays leadership in promoting organizational integrity, systems management, program evaluation, accountability, effective communication and reporting throughout the organization. Is knowledgeable about local, state, and federal trends to remain current with healthcare, financial, economic, and political trends that may influence the direction and future success of the Clinic.
  • Recruits, hires, supervises, and evaluates clinical and administrative management staff ensuring that managers have appropriate credentialing and experience to effectively carry out the duties of their respective areas.
  • Develops and oversees all organizational and clinical operating policies and procedures in compliance with state and federal regulations. This includes areas of personnel, licensure, liability, and others as appropriate. Oversees development and implementation of corporate compliance. Serves as Privacy Officer for the organization.

Donor Cultivation/Fundraising/Revenue Opportunities:

  • The CEO proactively seeks diverse major revenue opportunities for the Clinic to ensure sustainable funding streams.
  • Working with Development, actively and regularly participates in the cultivation and stewardship of major donors, private foundations, and corporate foundations, including preparation of proposals, grants and reports. Actively builds new partnerships.
  • Oversees the work of Development to ensure effective and successful fundraising and public relations programs are created, implemented, monitored, and evaluated.

Board Relations:

  • Collaborates with the board leadership to ensure a strong, effective Board of Directors and working Committees. Partners with Board Chair to focus Board attention on strategic issues. Maintains strong and regular communication that enables the Board to fulfill their role of governance and oversight. Provides the Board with continuous education and information about the needs of the organization, its environment, and patients.
  • Provides guidance and input in the development of strategic and financial plans and board policies. In collaboration with the Board of Directors and other relevant constituencies, develops long-range strategic and operational plans that ensure continued growth, development, and sustainability of the organization, in accordance with the Clinic’s mission.
  • Recommends high quality candidates to participate on the Board and its Committees.

Community Relations:

  • Serves as the Clinic’s chief spokesperson, and advocates for the healthcare needs of the underserved with local, state, and federal agencies and organizations.
  • Communicates the mission of the organization to the community-at-large. Creates opportunities to inform audiences of the need for the organization and the important role it plays in Rhode Island’s healthcare system.
  • Develops and maintains a strong network of relationships with appropriate local and state agencies and organizations to build collaborations that further the mission of the organization among a wide variety of constituencies.
  • Advances the Clinic’s marketing and social media platforms.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements and Key Competencies:

  • Graduate Degree in health-related field, administration, or community development/relations required, with a deep understanding of clinical needs to support access and delivery of patient care.
  • Ability to think and act strategically, working in close collaboration with the Clinic Board.
  • Interest in, and knowledge of, the Rhode Island community (business, political, governmental, academic), with strong desire to improve healthcare programs for the underserved.
  • Ability to engage staff, volunteers, community partners and potential donors with Clinic’s mission and to the volunteer donor-driven model, influencing strategic partnerships and donor support to position Clinic for growth.
  • Act with accountability, integrity, and collaboration; demonstrate excellent communication and managerial skills, championing of the Clinic vision, and energetic tenacity.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 8 - 10 years of senior leadership experience in a not-for-profit or business/management organization, building high-performing teams.
  • Demonstrated leadership in the areas of administration, finance, strategic planning, supervision, regulation, compliance, policy development and implementation, grants management and advocacy.
  • Experience building strong multi-year corporate, philanthropic, and academic collaborations.
  • Able to lead donor cultivation, partnership development and fundraising.

 

A compensation package will be constructed commensurate with the background and experience of the selected candidate.

Interested candidates can submit interest to careers@rifreeclinic.org

 

Rhode Island Parent Information Network (RIPIN)

Community Health Worker, Policy & Systems Specialist

Job Summary:

The Community Health Worker (CHW) is a peer who has experience navigating Rhode Island’s health system for themselves, a family member, or through previous employment. This CHW will work collaboratively with RIPIN and the RI Department of Health (RIDOH) to identify the unique needs of RI communities to help address health disparities related to race, income, geographic location, or other sociodemographic characteristics. The CHW will serve as a link between health/social services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve service delivery.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Provide a parent/consumer perspective to inform statewide policy by participating in coalitions, committees, and workgroups as needed.
  • Provide insight and input in the development of policies, materials, and programs to help assure that all program policies and procedures, educational materials, and messages are family-centered and culturally competent.
  • Collaborate with partners to connect consumers with supports that will help address health disparities and social determinant of health and promotes equity.
  • Participate in diverse community outreach events and support groups to provide up-to-date information to families and professionals about children with special health care needs (CSHCN) and the support services available.
  • Develop and foster connections with partner organizations connected to Health Equity Zones, in Providence and Kent Counties.
  • Maintain timely, accurate records, documentation, and reports as required.
  • Assist in data collection, surveys, assessment, and reporting.
  • Actively participate and complete training and professional development activities
  • Assist in statewide system analysis, planning and coordination with state agencies, state and local boards, community-based organizations, and community programs.
  • Accept other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to relate to consumers and to address barriers to care, health, and wellness
  • Effectively demonstrate sensitivity to the issues facing consumers served
  • Knowledgeable of the Rhode Island health care environment and resources
  • Demonstrated prior success in accessing community-based resources in Rhode Island
  • Knowledge (or a willingness to build knowledge) on systems of care and health insurance coverage within the state of Rhode Island
  • High level of interpersonal communication skills to interact professionally and cordially with consumers and professionals
  • Ability to convey complex information in a clear and understandable manner
  • Time management and organizational skills to balance multiple engagements and effectively prioritize projects of varying complexity while meeting required deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A deep understanding of, commitment to, and ability to carry out the mission, vision, philosophy and values of RIPIN
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office/computer skills to enter data, prepare reports and correspondence

 

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma/GED required; Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Education, Health Policy, or related field preferred
  • Community Health Workers certification preferred; non-certified incumbents are expected to earn certification within 18 months of hire date
  • Personal experience navigating state and community services and programs on behalf of self or a family member
  • Previous experience working in the field of health and human service policy such as providing public testimony, part of an advisory council
  • Previous experience supporting families or individuals with special care needs or disabilities or families or individuals accessing health programs and services
  • Previous experience in working effectively with professionals supporting individuals/ parents/families of children with special needs
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as an effective team member
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations 
  • A combination of education and experience demonstrating acquisition of the skills and abilities required

 

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to climb stairs, reach, stretch, stand and bend. The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Community Health Workers are required to climb up to three flights of stairs to conduct home and community visits.

 

Working Conditions/ Work Environment:

  • Primary work location is remote (work from home); however, employee will also be required to conduct visits in private homes and various community locations
  • Must be able to provide own reliable transportation to facilitate visits to client’s home or community setting and travel between multiple provider sites.
  • Must have suitable space to work remotely at home
  • Flexibility for occasional travel related to job requirements
  • Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Provide own reliable transportation with proof of RI minimum requirements of auto insurance
  • Will be required to follow site’s COVID testing and vaccination requirements

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Please include letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements here to complete your application.

 

RIPIN provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Please note: As of January 4, 2022, all persons employed by RIPIN are required to have completed a full vaccination series against the COVID-19 virus or submit to weekly COVID-19 PCR testing.

 

Rhode Island Parent Information Network (RIPIN)

Community Health Worker, Communications & Evaluation Specialist

Job Summary:

The Community Health Worker (CHW) will work collaboratively with RIPIN and the RI Department of Health (RIDOH) to conduct outreach activities to support the evaluation of the impacts of CHWs through collecting stories, tracking encounters/data, reporting qualitative and quantitative examples of CHWs in action. The CHW will identify the unique needs of RI communities to help address health disparities related to race, income, geographic location, or other sociodemographic characteristics.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Cultivate and sustain community relationships to promote better health and education outcomes, increase health equity, and address social determinants of health.
  • Provide training, education, peer support, system navigation, and networking opportunities that build collaborative leadership skills for families, community members, and professionals; provide technical assistance, education, and training to families, family leaders, and professionals.
  • Partner with RIPIN and RIDOH colleagues and other stakeholders to develop an engaging outreach program that educates consumers and enables them to advocate for their needs.
  • Assist in collecting and analyzing compliance data regarding timely access to services and community supports.
  • Develop and foster connections with partner organizations connected to Health Equity Zones, in Providence and Kent Counties.
  • Develop and conduct events and outreach activities with the assistance of community stakeholders.
  • Provide culturally competent outreach to various target groups, including populations impacted by COVID 19, Latin X BIPOC and communities with high prevalence of chronic disease.
  • Assist in establishing and implementing an outreach evaluation system to pursue continuous outreach quality improvement.
  • Document and articulate the parent/consumer perspective to inform statewide policy and practices.
  • Participate in diverse community outreach events and support groups to provide up-to-date information to families and professionals about the impact of COVID 19 and community resiliency support services available.
  • Maintain timely, accurate records, documentation, and reports as required.
  • Assist in data, reporting providing both qualitative and quantitative examples of CHWs in Action.
  • Actively participate and complete training and professional development activities.
  • Accept other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to relate to consumers and to address barriers to care, health and wellness
  • Effectively demonstrate sensitivity to the issues facing consumers served
  • Possess intimate knowledge of health systems, terminology, supports, and services
  • Demonstrated ability and skill to work collaboratively with co-workers, consumers, families, service providers, and community members
  • Ability to promote and advocate for person and family-centered, culturally sensitive care
  • Knowledgeable of the Rhode Island health care environment and resources
  • Demonstrated knowledge of successful interviewing techniques, data collections tools to capture qualitative and quantitative data, and track encounters Problem-solving skills to facilitate empowering experiences and positive outcomes with consumers
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills to manage multiple priorities and tasks
  • A deep understanding of, commitment to, and ability to carry out the mission, vision, philosophy and values of RIPIN
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office/computer skills to enter data, prepare reports and correspondence

 

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma/GED required, Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Education, Health, or related field preferred.
  • Preferred minimum of two years’ experience supporting families and individuals with special healthcare needs, OR two years’ experience conducting outreach activities to diverse communities, OR any combination of the two.
  • Community Health Workers certification preferred; non-certified incumbents are expected to earn certification within 18 months of hire date
  • Previous experience in data collection methods and motivational interviewing techniques
  • Personal experience navigating healthcare, special education, and/or other social support systems and services for self or family member highly desired
  • Fluency (speaking, reading, writing) in English and Spanish
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as an effective team member
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations 
  • A combination of education and experience demonstrating acquisition of the skills and abilities required

 

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to climb stairs, reach, stretch, stand and bend. The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Community Health Workers are required to climb up to three flights of stairs to conduct home and community visits.

 

Working Conditions/ Work Environment:

  • Primary work location is remote (work from home); however, employee will also be required to conduct visits in private homes and various community locations
  • Must be able to provide own reliable transportation to facilitate visits to client’s home or community setting and travel between multiple provider sites.
  • Must have suitable space to work remotely at home
  • Flexibility for occasional travel related to job requirements
  • Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Provide own reliable transportation with proof of RI minimum requirements of auto insurance
  • Will be required to follow site’s COVID testing and vaccination requirements

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Please include letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements here to complete your application.

 

RIPIN provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Please note: As of January 4, 2022, all persons employed by RIPIN are required to have completed a full vaccination series against the COVID-19 virus or submit to weekly COVID-19 PCR testing.

 

State of Rhode Island

Rhode Island COVID-19 Response

There’s still work to be done to crush COVID and there are several job openings available today!

Our Mission

The mission of the Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island is to lead the transformation of primary care in Rhode Island in the context of an integrated health care system; and to improve the quality of care, the patient experience of care, the affordability of care, and the health of the populations we serve.