Columbia, MD, United States
Jun 19, 2021
Health Promotion Program Manager
Howard County General Hospital,
Weekend Work Required:
June 11, 2021
Reporting to the Director of Population Health, the Health Promotion Program Manager will support development and implementation of Howard County's community health priorities, including community health needs assessment responsibilities, community education and outreach programs, grant opportunities, and strategic partnerships. Will oversee the development of a new Employee Wellness program including an employee needs assessment and program development to meet those needs. Will work closely with the Directors of Population Health and Strategic Planning as a liaison to local partners as a representative of Howard County General Hospital, and in coordination of community health activities that enhance the visibility of Howard County General Hospital and **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***..
Supports the planning and execution of community health projects, including coordination, research, project management, and development of presentations and reports.
Oversees development and implementation of community programs, initiatives, and events. Measures, evaluates, and communicates effectiveness of programs.
Researches and responds to community health grant opportunities.
Attends strategy sessions, policy meetings, community health coalitions, and other meetings on behalf of Howard County General Hospital and executes on associated action items.
Acts as a public face of Howard County General Hospital. Helps to build awareness of HCGH's health promotion programs and classes in the community and strengthens relationships with external audiences. Represents HCGH as a member of community organizations and coalitions.
Supports recruitment of interns and coordinates internship activities and deliverables in conjunction with the Senior Program Coordinator.
Support recruitment of and provides managerial oversight of coordinators and staff in the Health Promotion Division.
Oversee development of new lines of business (i.e., health promotion that local employers could utilize for a fee).
Work with Strategic Planning team to plan, write, and seek board approval for the triennial Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). Lead the CHNA implementation strategy at the hospital in conjunction with community partners.
Supports the Director of Population Health with projects and coordination of activities as required.
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some weekends, early mornings, and late evenings.
Skills & Abilities Required:
Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
High-level critical thinking capabilities.
Ability to understand and apply literature and research from a variety of fields to the community hospital setting.
Ability to think creatively, to understand stakeholders, to perform needs assessments, and work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Well-developed project management skills as it relates to timetables and implementation.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including excel, power point, and other applications.
Ability to lead, to make decisions and to act independently as part of a team.
Ability to represent Howard County General Hospital and the **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Health System in various community and local government venues and with key decision-makers.
Ability to build consensus and coalitions.
Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, and sound judgment.
Self-starter who can successfully manage professionals.
Minimum Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree in policy, public health or related field preferred.
2-3 years of progressive responsibility and experience directly related to the responsibilities and duties of the job.
Strong project management experience.
Knowledge of community affairs, including grassroots program implementation and community organization representation.
Knowledge of public and health policy issues affecting health centers, non-profit organizations, urban institutions, and hospitals.
Grant writing experience a plus.
Licenses & Ceritifications:
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) required.
Must obtain CPR certification within sixty (60) days of hire and maintain thereafter.
**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.