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Healthy Home Promotion Specialist


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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Healthy Home Promotion Specialist is responsible to  coordinate, implement,and oversee the process of the Healthy Housing Program. This individual plans, directs, inspects, and evaluates the day-to-day activities of the remediation projects for housing units throughout the county. The individual will act as a technical expert for the healthy housing program and resolve issues that may arise from a risk assessor, contractor or client; explain the healthy housing program to patients; provide education to patients related to a healthy home, approve projects, assist clients with understanding the risk assessments; enter data in multiple software systems; meet with clients/contractors to review and sign necessary documents; communicate with, and refer clients to, other local social service agencies for other housing assistance; oversee the expenditures of each remediation project; ensure program compliance; and prepare related reports.  This includes developing and implementing strategies that result in health care services, practices, and programs that effectively address identified needs. This position requires a working knowledge of health equity, social determinants of health, community building, and measurement.

LOCATION: Lancaster, PA

HOURS: Full Time (1.0 FTE; 40hrs/wk); occassional evenings and weekends

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

  • Plan and execute community health improvement efforts within the organization and throughout the community.
  • Apply performance improvement methodology to develop, implement, and evaluate comprehensive plans that address healthy home issues within our community.
  • Comprehensively review impact and success of the healthy home initiative, and recommending any modifications to improve effectiveness as part of the overall program.
  • Outreach to target populations using appropriate age and culturally competent strategies, striving to remove barriers related to health inequity and social determinants of health.
  • Effectively engage team, and workgroup members in an open dialogue to address gaps, overlap, and redundancy to collaboratively focus efforts on evidence-based tools and practices to achieve mutually agreed upon goals.
  • Establish and maintain robust local and state relationships with organizations that have missions and/or goals that compliment key focus issues.
  • Identify, write, and manage grants to advance our initiatives related to healthy home improvement.
  • Present to community/corporate groups on community health improvement efforts and/or health data.
  • 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:

  • Maintain healthy home files to ensure compliance.
  • Assist in tracking budget expenses as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors degree in Public Health, or Health related field
  • Strong statistical data collection, interpretation and reporting skills
  • Strong track record of problem solving and collaboration.
  • Strong working knowledge of health equity and social determinants of health
  • 3-5 years of community and coalition building experience
  • 3-5 years of public policy development and measurement experience
  • 3 + years of experience in hospital or health related field

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master degree in Public Health.
  • Healthy Home Accreditation from National Environmental Health Association
  • Experience with motivating and engaging diverse partners.

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. #LD-MD1

Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes

Disclaimer

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 04/26/2022