Home / Community Health Program Coordinator

Community Health Program Coordinator

At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet ® recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.


Job Description

HOURS: Full Time; Some evenings/weekends may be required--regular shift would reflect these hours (not overtime). **This is a grant funded position through September 30th, 2024.

This position will be based at the Suburban Pavilion but will have travel/offsite work at community locations within the Pequea Valley and ELANCO School Districts. This is a position will work in conjunction with the grant Project Manager.

POSITION SUMMARY: Coordinate community health programs and support community health improvement efforts within the organization and throughout the service area.  This position requires a working knowledge of health equity and the social determinants of health. This position will specifically coordinate "Joining Forces for Prevention", a grant funded initiative to target early, upstream prevention of substance use. This position will assist the Project Manager to implement a dynamic public health campaign and two evidence-based programs – Lifeskills Training (LST) and Strengthening Families 10-14 (SFP) – to middle school/junior high school youth and their families. This position will work within the Pequea Valley and Eastern Lancaster County School Districts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Coordinate daily operations of assigned community health program(s) and ensure all requirements are met.
  • Maintain relationships with a variety of community agencies and facilitate communication between these agencies and patients, families and staff.
  • Set program goals, evaluate processes, and report program outcomes using Lean Management methods.
  • Coordinate effective person-centered outreach, assisting patients and families in areas of resource planning (such as community support services, housing, transportation issues, etc.).
  • Outreach to target populations using appropriate age and culturally competent strategies.
  • Meet all reporting requirements for funding sources.
  • Assist manager in tracking budget expenses and revenue related to assigned priorities as appropriate.
  • Serve as a role model for wellness to colleagues, staff and community at large.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Work collaboratively with team members on projects, continuous quality improvement, and team education.
  • Work as a team member with emphasis on ensuring internal/external customer needs met.   
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma or general equivalent (GED).
  • Three (3) years of clerical or clinical experience in a health care setting.
  • Three (3) years of patient outreach experience via telephone, electronic, or written communication.
  • Three (3) years of Microsoft Office experience including basic Excel navigation.
  • Skilled at handling stressful situations and providing a high level of customer service in a calm and professional manner.


  • Bachelors degree in public health or health related field.
  • Experience utilizing Epic as an electronic medical record.


Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.  The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute.  The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.  Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.

This position is located in Lancaster, PA. #LI-MD1

Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

CAMPUS Full Time Posted on 09/07/2021