Dignity Health Outreach Education Coordinator in RANCHO CORDOVA, California

Overview

Dignity Health operates six hospitals in the Greater Sacramento Service Area - Mercy General Hospital, Mercy Hospital of Folsom, Mercy San Juan Medical Center, Methodist Hospital of Sacramento, Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital and Woodland Memorial Hospital; as well as Mercy Home Health and Hospice, and Dignity Health Medical Foundation, which includes Mercy Medical Group, Woodland Clinic and Mercy Imaging Centers. Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. In FY16, Dignity Health provided $2.2 billion in charitable care and services. For more information, please visit our website at dignityhealth.org/Sacramento. You can also follow us on Twitter @DignityHlthSac and Facebook.com/DignityHealthSacramento.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The Outreach Education Coordinator of the MS Achievement Center (MSAC) is responsible, with input from the Program Manager and Director, for the development of outreach education programs for the MS Achievement Center's, serving people and families living with multiple sclerosis. The Outreach Education Coordinator will coordinate and carry out the programs through collaborative relationships with other health and wellness entities and MS advocacy organizations. The Outreach Education Coordinator will also be the primary contact for development of the MS Achievement Center's consortium advocacy project.

Core Duties:

  • Serve as point of contact for MSAC outreach education

  • Contact other MS organizations to organize `road show' programs in rural areas of Northern California

  • Communicate with other collaborators (e.g. local colleges, community colleges) to organize adjunct wellness programming)

  • Communicate with other advocacy organizations on ways to incorporate wellness program outcomes into advocacy efforts

  • Work with Program Manager in identifying expert speakers and community resources to enhance the learning experiences for MS community

  • Assist Program Manager with nutrition education program

  • Work with Program Director on development of Consortium project

  • Cross train on all aspects of current program delivery to be able to assist and fill in during other staff paid time off. This would also allow MSACmanagement to more fully participate in outcomes management and fund raising

  • Other administrative duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a health-related field (or equivalent experience)

  • Two (2) years' experience of working with people with chronic neurological conditions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree

  • Experience working with people with multiple sclerosis (MS)

  • Strong written and oral communications skills, organizational skills, multi-tasking ability and problem-solving methodology

  • Able to organize work and adjust priorities accordingly, take instruction and follow established procedures

  • Must be able to maintain a variety of records and files, including confidential and administrative files, establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with all customers and co-orkers

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Job ID 2018-54264

Employment Type Part Time

Department Neuroscience

Hours / Pay Period 64

Facility Mercy Healthcare Sacramento

Shift Day

Location RANCHO CORDOVA

State/Province CA

Standard Hours 8:00 – 4:30 pm