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The Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) with the goal of reducing infant mortality, reducing the number of low birth weight babies & improving maternal, infant and child health and developmental outcomes. We seek business and social service professionals who want to grow with us and make a difference in the lives of families and children in our community. The Coalition’s office is located in Miami, Florida. We offer industry competitive salaries and an outstanding benefits package.

Current Vacant Positions

POSITION TITLE

Chief Program Officer

Full Time

The Chief Program Officer position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing quality control programs designed to ensure continuous production. This position develops and facilitates continuous process improvement techniques and methodologies that aim to achieve operational efficiencies and demonstrable, measurable, and sustainable results. This position is responsible for managing all programs components to include, but not limited to, Connect and Healthy Start Programs.  This position is responsible for appropriate and timely follow-up on new and old process improvement initiatives in order to ensure that these become a part of the Coalition culture.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • In coordination with the CEO and executive team, plays a key role in strategic planning.
  • Supervises program managers, coordinators, and consultants.
  • Participates in the budget development process and maintains a high level of fiscal responsibility for program implementation.
  • Supports fund development efforts through proposal writing and partnering with the CEO to steward funding relationships.
  • Assists the CEO with advocacy initiatives at the state and federal levels.
  • Represents the company on relevant committees and task forces, as well as at speaking engagements, conference panels and trainings.
  • Analyzes and assess programs based on data collected and implements corrective measures if required.
  • Analyses the appropriate data to inform the programmatic and operation decision-making process.
  • Participates and continuously identify ways to streamline the procedures and processes for contracts with the Healthy Start Contracted Providers.
  • Responsible for cultivating new and existing relationships with Funders, Community Partners, and Stakeholders.
  • Monitors and ensures contract compliance requirements.
  • Ensures that Coalition confidentiality standards are followed.
  • Prepares and conducts staff performance evaluations following designated schedule.
  • Assists with the Coalitions contract negotiation processes.
  • Reviews and monitors case files for both internal and external quality assurance standards.
  • Performs other duties as deemed necessary to the success of the Coalition.

Performance Standards:

  1. Attainment of Annual goals established between supervisor and employee.
  2. Annual Performance Appraisal for Administrative Level.

Skills & Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Experience and Education:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a Business or Public Administration or a related field.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience in implementing quality assurance practices.
  • Should understand maternal and child health issues.
  • Other trainings, education and/or experience may be substituted for certain minimum qualifications.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to analyze data and present findings.
  • Able to analyze specific problems and present appropriate and viable resolution processes.
  • Able to communicate technical information to non-technical staff.
  • Able to recruit and lead cross-functional teams through complex initiatives and multiple projects.
  • Able to work effectively with a diverse population and at all management levels.
  • Able to prioritize and work well in a fast pace and changing professional environment.
  • Able to travel and drive long distances (valid driver’s license, good driving record, and auto insurance are required).
  • Ability to motivate and provide guidance to a team.
  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral (bilingual preferred).
  • Knowledgeable in budget development and oversight.
  • Strategic thinking and planning abilities.
  • Understanding of cultural diversity.
  • Well-developed persuasive and facilitative skills.
  • Working knowledge of relevant State of Florida policies and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office products (i.e. Access, Excel, Word, and Outlook).

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, hear and use hands and fingers to operate and handle keyboards and controls. The employee is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms. Employee may be required to performed local and non-local travel. 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described in this document are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise levels in the work environment may vary but are usually moderately quiet.

POSITION TITLE

Community Outreach and Training Specialist

Full Time and/or Part Time

The Outreach and Training Specialist position is primarily responsible for providing outreach and education for the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade. This includes working primarily with OB/GYN offices as well as providers in order to ensure the successful implementation of the Healthy Start prenatal screening. In addition, this position provides education on all programs under the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade and ensures that they are promoted in the community. This includes working with public and private hospitals in ensuring appropriate outreach materials are distributed to help promote initiatives supported by the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade.

Required Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field (Master’s preferred)
  • A minimum of two (2) years experience in community organizing, local networking and knowledge of local maternal and child health service delivery system.
  • Training, education and/or experience may be substituted for certain minimum qualifications

Applications Accepted Until: Positions Filled

POSITION TITLE

Intake Coordinator

Full Time and/or Part Time

The Intake Coordinator completes the initial contact interview with pregnant women and parents of infants who were screened for or referred to Healthy Start and/or the Coordinated Intake and Referral (CI&R) unit. Through the initial contact, the Intake Coordinator will determine program eligibility and the need for further services based on the interview and comprehensive assessment. The Intake Coordinator will process Healthy Start pre- and post-natal risk screens and community referrals received from the local health department, and women with SOBRA Medicaid in Miami Dade County. All the work will be performed telephonically. The Intake Coordinator must observe HIPAA guidelines and maintain the confidentiality of information.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Initiate and complete initial client contact, within the specified program time frames and guidelines, based on information provided on the prenatal screen, infant screen, or referral.
  • Ensures that all client’s records are accurate, current and updated on a regular basis.
  • Determine and designate a “Program Eligibility” based on the information provided by the client during the initial contact interview and take appropriate actions (e.g., either refer the case to a home visitation programs, wraparound services, or other appropriate program based on client intake) based on these findings.
  • Provide referral information to educate and improve client’s knowledge and understanding of available community resources, as well as link clients to services that support the well-being of women during pregnancy and/or during child’s infancy (e.g., WIC, food banks, housing, mental health service, etc.). The referrals or information provided should be based on the risks identified through the prenatal or infant screen and/or the initial contact interview. Intake coordinator may facilitate the referral process, to ensure client is connected.
  • Ensure referrals, as well as closures, have been appropriately linked and documented within the database system and agency data function.
  • Ensure required efforts are made when attempting to reach clients, as stated in the program’s guidelines.
  • Follow appropriate telephone etiquette when answering incoming calls, when leaving messages (e.g., identify yourself and program, speak clearly when leaving messages, etc.) and or taking messages accurately by verifying callers information.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of maternal/child health issues that are deemed risk factors during pregnancy and early childhood.
  • Generate necessary correspondence in compliance with program guidelines of expected communications with clients and providers.
  • Responsible for maintaining established quantity and quality standards.
    Professional work documentation and time management skills.
  • Develop and maintain good working knowledge of the Well Family System and State of Florida Healthy Start Standards and Guidelines.
  • Ensure referrals, as well as closures, have been appropriately linked and documented within the database system and agency data function.
  • Prepare and submit appropriate administrative reports, accurately and on a timely basis (g., caseload reports, timesheets, etc.).
  • Participate in trainings, supervision and team meetings, as requested.
    Abide by all HSCMD policies and standards of conduct.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to work effectively with a diverse population
  • Able to work in a fast pace and constantly changing professional environment.
  • Able to work well with a team.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written English and Spanish.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding of cultural diversity.
  • Able to prioritize and work well in a fast pace and changing professional environment.
  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office products (i.e. Excel, Word, and Outlook)

Experience and Education:

  • Minimum BA/BS in human services, social sciences, social work, nursing, health education, health planning, healthcare administration, or related field in an accredited program plus 2 years of public health/community development experience.
  • Other trainings, education and/or experience may be substituted for certain minimum qualifications.

Applications Accepted Until: Positions Filled

POSITION TITLE

FIMR Medical Record Abstractor

Part Time

Program Description:

The overall goal of the FIMR Project is to enhance the health and well-being of women, infants, and families by improving the community resources and service delivery systems available to these families. FIMR brings together key members of the community to examine information from individual cases of fetal and infant death to identify the factors that contributed to those deaths, determine if those factors represent system problems that require change, fashion recommendations for change and assist in the implementation of change. To read more about the FIMR Project, please visit https://hscmd.org/fimr-project/ or https://ncfrp.org/ .

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Medical Record Abstractor (independent contractor) with the Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) Project of Miami-Dade County is responsible for conducting medical records abstractions, providing additional information on each case based on clinical interpretation of records, conducting family interviews, summarizing, and entering information into a secure database, writing a summary narrative, and presenting cases at FIMR Case Review Team Meetings. The abstractor regularly receives cases from the program coordinator and completes them within a specified time period. The abstractor is responsible for contacting hospitals to retrieve medical records for specified cases, filling out appropriate abstraction forms and retrieving the records electronically. Confidentiality is of the upmost importance with regards to case information. Position will report to the FIMR program coordinator.

Required Experience and Education:

    • Clinical background in obstetrics and pediatrics, neonatology, or perinatology.
    • Medical or nursing degree required.

Applications Accepted Until: Positions Filled

To be considered for the above positions, please submit the following:

1. A cover letter

2. Your current Resume

3. Salary history and minimum salary requirements

And send to HR@hscmd.org or fax to 305-541-0213 – ATTN: Human Resources. Please put the position title (i.e., ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT) in the subject line of any electronic submission.


The Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade (HSCMD) is an equal opportunity employer. HSCMD offers great benefits and competitive salary.

The Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade is a drug-free/smoke-free workplace.


* If no positions are listed, there are no current open positions. Opportunities can arise quickly based on the needs of the community so please check back periodically.

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