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Program Coordinator - Healthcare Transformation Initiates

Program Coordinator - Healthcare Transformation Initiates

**Texas**

Education / Child Care

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 170000M0

**Position Summary:**

Provides overall design, execution, management, and effectiveness of public education and/or outreach programs in order to ensure the achievement of its assigned goals and objectives.

**Position Key Accountabilities:**

1. Coordinates, develops, implements, and evaluates the delivery system for education and outreach programs in targeted communities.

2. Participates in all phases of projects and in research related activities, including assessing regional needs for program education, developing regional outreach plans based on needs assessment findings.

3. Researches and analyzes data pertaining to education, and attends functions to keep abreast of relevant scientific and technical developments related to programs.

4. Communicates with community and a variety of health care professionals to share objectives, outcomes by writing articles for newsletters, web pages, and other publications. Acts as a liaison with appropriate institutional agents; prepares/makes oral presentations at professional meetings.

5. Uses program databases to collect program evaluation data; writes program reports and case studies to document outreach efforts; submits abstracts to professional meetings.

6. Maintains current scientific, technical and regulatory environment information concerning relevant developments related to program area.

7. Interact extensively with the public and/or external organizations to facilitate programs. Participates in national and regional task forces and work groups to provide capacity building assistance and information to partners; applies health education theories, models, and concepts to partner activities.

8. Ensures that plans and protocols are followed to ensure compliance with all federal, state laws and UTHSC-H policies, rules and regulations.

9. Other duties as assigned.

**Certification/Skills:**

Knowledge of MS Office, SPSS or statistics software applications.

Bilingual in Spanish may be preferred.

**Minimum Education:**

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Health Education or related field.

**Minimum Experience:**

Three years experience working in community health or public health administration, including working with community intermediaries, public health, and volunteer organizations.

**Physical Requirements:**

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

**Security Sensitive:**

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code 51.215

**University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)**

Established in 1972 by The University Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston's Health University and Texas' resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical schiences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center and a growing network of clinics throughout the region. The university's primary teaching hospitals include Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center, Children's Memorial Herman Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon b. Johnson Hospital.

**UTHealth Benefits** UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.

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**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement** UTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

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