State Refugee Health Coordinator
Catholic Charities Maine Office of Maine Refugee Services (OMRS) now has an opening for a Full-Time State Refugee Health Coordinator.
Definition: The State Refugee Health Coordinator (SRHC) provides health expertise and complements the responsibilities of the State Refugee Coordinator (SRC). The SRHC ensures a holistic approach to refugee health services, including oversight of four core areas:
- First, the SRHC provides updated and inclusive information to resettlement agencies (RA’s) and medical providers for initial medical screening, labs, and consultations.
- Second, the SRHC facilitates ongoing health care for new arrivals through healthcare orientations, workshops, and educational materials, as well as by working with medical providers to set up PCP’s, maternal care, pediatricians, etc. for all ORR-eligible populations.
- Third, the SRHC works with RA’s to provide health education through presentations, pamphlets, and consultations. This also includes the growing implementation of mental health care for any ORR-eligible arrival who tests positive for trauma or other mental health conditions.
- Finally, the SRHC builds partnerships and outreach throughout the medical community across the state to provide equitable and accessible health care for all refugees.
The role will require regular on-site work at the OMRS office in Portland.
- Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
- Employer-paid Short- & Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance
- Optional Accident & Critical Illness Insurance with a “Be-Well” Benefit
- 6 Weeks of Earned Time (first year!) + an additional 6 agency holidays
- Bereavement Time off
- 401k Agency Contribution After One (1) Year Employment
- Electronic Health Record System
- 10% Childcare discount at our two Child Development Centers (Portland and Biddeford). Private pay only.
- Wellness reimbursement program providing up to $100 reimbursement per year on health and wellness purchases!
- ADP LifeMart Employee Discount Program
- A minimum of a master’s degree in health policy or a public health related field such as epidemiology, health education; or a master's degree in social work with health care concentration; or a master’s degree in public administration with a health care concentration.
- Minimum 5 years progressive work experience managing a public health program preferred.
- Minimum 5 years of experience in program monitoring, evaluation and grants management required; federal grant management experience highly desirable.
- Budget management experience preferred.
- Solid organizational skills with ability to multi-task, set priorities, effectively manage time and meet deadlines.
- Ability to be flexible and work well under pressure in a fast-paced team environment.
- Proven ability to negotiate and work with stakeholders; experience with organizational capacity strengthening and partnership building.
- Ability to travel frequently to different areas of Maine where refugees are resettled and participate in conferences, trainings and/or meetings; must have own transportation.
- Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, cloud-based applications, and databases.
You may submit your cover letter and resume (indicating the position title) via our website (www.ccmaine.org) or email ([email protected]), fax (207-523-2789), or mail to Human Resources Office, Catholic Charities Maine P.O. Box 10660, Portland, ME 04104.
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