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Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator

The Health Federation of Philadelphia

The Health Federation of Philadelphia

Administration
United States · Philadelphia, PA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Job Details

Experienced
Market St - Philadelphia, PA
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Day
Health Care

Description

Equal Opportunity Employer

The mission of the Health Federation of Philadelphia is to promote health equity for marginalized communities by advancing access to high-quality, integrated, and comprehensive health and human services. Health equity is at the heart of all our work. We believe in and are firmly committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, sex or gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, military or veteran status. This commitment applies to all aspects of the Health Federation of Philadelphia’s employment practices, including recruiting, hiring, training, and promotion.

** Cover Letter Required**

JOB SUMMARY

The Prevention Coordinator will be responsible for coordination of activities related to viral hepatitis prevention, including outreach, training, education and collaboration with appropriate programs to facilitate access to hepatitis services. Hepatitis B and C Elimination planning and activities will inform many priorities of this position, and the Coordinator will help define and execute the citywide implementation of this work. This position works in close coordination with viral hepatitis surveillance activities to elevate Viral Hepatitis Program priorities and initiatives.

JOB SUMMARY

The Prevention Coordinator will be responsible for coordination of activities related to viral hepatitis prevention, including outreach, training, education and collaboration with appropriate programs to facilitate access to hepatitis services. Hepatitis B and C Elimination planning and activities will inform many priorities of this position, and the Coordinator will help define and execute the citywide implementation of this work. This position works in close coordination with viral hepatitis surveillance activities to elevate Viral Hepatitis Program priorities and initiatives.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Strategic planning for prevention, community collaboration, patient outreach, and policy-related activities for Viral Hepatitis Program.
  • Coordinate outreach, education and access to healthcare services for those at highest risk for hepatitis B & C infections in Philadelphia.
  • Support administrative and logistics for the Hepatitis C Allies of Philadelphia (HepCAP) coalition to mobilize city stakeholders to improve the delivery of hepatitis C services including prevention, diagnosis, care, and support services.
  • Create and foster working relationships with relevant organizations, community members, and government agencies to support coordinated interventions and efforts.
  • Collaborate with state and national partners to advance viral hepatitis elimination goals and objectives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and nationally.
  • Facilitate technical assistance to improve the delivery of viral hepatitis services in Philadelphia.
  • Assist in grant writing and submission of local and federal cooperative agreements and funding opportunities.
  • Develop and provide training, education, and presentations for viral hepatitis targeted to at-risk individuals and providers who serve the general public as well as at-risk populations
  • Organize and convene HepCAP citywide and steering committee meetings.
  • Develop and maintain online marketing campaigns through PDPH and HepCAP’s marketing tools (Mailchimp, Phillyhepatitis.org website, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook).
  • Collaborate closely with the Hep B United coalition to develop culturally-competent strategies to improve access to hepatitis B services in high risk populations, including foreign-born Asian and African communities.
  • Participate in program dissemination and manuscript preparation activities.
  • Produce grant deliverables for federal partners in timely manner.
  • Participate in local, state and national conferences, conference calls and workgroups addressing viral hepatitis and related public health topics.
  • Identify clinical and social service settings where adults at risk for viral hepatitis receive services, and promote integration of viral hepatitis prevention, vaccination and testing programs into those settings.
  • Support disease surveillance and data management activities through close work with the viral hepatitis surveillance team.
  • Participate in emergency preparedness exercises and real response activities at the discretion of the Viral Hepatitis Manager and Division Director.

Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree, & preferably a Master of Public Health or related graduate degree
  • Experience may be considered in lieu of education

Skills/Experience

  • Experience in viral hepatitis, public health, and harm reduction, preferred
  • Comfort providing training and/or technical assistance
  • Preferred experience with the public health field
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize projects and manage time effectively
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Proficiency in fact-checking, fact-finding, comprehension of peer-reviewed research
  • Command of the English language, including grammar and sentence structure
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn new tasks quickly
  • Excellent writing, communication, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Cultural competency regarding populations impacted by viral hepatitis including racial and ethnic minorities, people who use drugs, and LGBTQ people
  • Skilled in Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel

Work Environment: Standard office setting with extended periods at workstation and periodic use of office equipment.

Position Type and Work Schedule: Full time position, typical hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Work location is the Philadelphia Department of Health Division of Disease Control office at 1101 Market St. 12th Floor in Philadelphia with the option of a hybrid schedule in accordance with City policy..

Travel: This position requires minimal travel for local meetings and potentially 2-3 overnight trips annually for conferences and meetings.

Physical Demands: Ability to transport materials on occasion; walking to meetings in nearby offices.

Application: If interested, please send a resume/CV and a cover letter. Applicants who do not submit a cover letter will not be considered.

Salary and Benefits: Our employees are our most valuable resource, so we offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package, which can include:

  • Medical with vision benefits
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life, AD&D and long-term care insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan, with a company contribution
  • Paid time off including vacation, sick, personal and holiday
  • Employee Assistance Program

Eligibility and participation is handled consistent with the plan documents and HFP policy.

DISCLAIMER

The Health Federation reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the Company desires. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee assigned to this position. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, responsibilities and/or skills to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This job description is not an employment contract, implied, or otherwise. The employment relationship remains “at will.” The aforementioned job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals.