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Health Access Program Manager RADxUP

Date: Sep 28, 2021

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Health Department 

Pay:  $47,294.00 annually 

Work Schedule: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday with some evening and weekend work possible 

 

This is a full-time, temporary position in the Sedgwick County Health Department for COVID-19 response. The Program Manager RADxUP supervises a Community Health Worker who facilitates RADxUP project activities in the community, and a Care Resource Team Leader who supervises a team that connects COVID-19 positive patients to resources. The Program Manager will work with community members to guide a local health equity action team to develop new COVID-19 testing strategies to reach the most vulnerable community members. The Program Manager RADxUP will work closely with nine other counties across the State of Kansas and the University of Kansas Medical Center research staff to improve access to testing. The Program Manager must be an effective communicator and must be viewed as a trusted resource to the community.

 

Form and guide a local health equity action team to develop new COVID-19 testing strategies

  • Identify key community members to participate in a local health equity action team or equivalent
  • Serve as a point of contact for local health equity action team members
  • Coordinate team meetings to discuss new testing strategies
  • Coordinate team members to assist in being part of a COVID-19 KU learning collaborative with nine other counties
  • Facilitate virtual meetings with the local health equity action team and the COVID-19 KU learning collaborative
  • Facilitate reimbursement for local community members in consulting services

 

Coordinate needs assessments, surveys, and key informant interviews

  • Assist in overseeing the identification of community members to participate in the community needs assessment; qualitative interviews and quantitative surveys
  • Schedule interviews and assist in county level data collection
  • Distribute surveys and assist in survey completion

 

Manage grant work and supervise staff

  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of a community health worker and the Care Resource Team. Ensure procedures are written and up to date.
  • Oversee and guide implementation of COVID-19 testing strategies and support of people who are affected by COVID-19
  • Document activities and complete standard reports for the research team at University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Coordinate and communicate with the research team leads at the University of Kansas Medical Center; attend meetings with other program managers involved in the project
  • Assist in providing data for developing a community dashboard with performance measures
  • Work with and collaborate with Health Department staff and external partners for establishing additional testing strategies

 

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in nursing, public health, education or other related field or four years of work experience in a health department or healthcare setting and/or performing outreach to the public. Work experience with external community agencies. One year working or living in a multicultural setting. Work experience in data analysis and/or data management.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Master of Public Health Degree or other Master’s degree in a health, business or related field. Work experience in a health department or healthcare setting. One year of work experience in health education. One year experience working as a community health worker or health navigator. Two years of experience working or living in a multicultural setting.  One year of supervisory work experience, including employee evaluations. Two years of work experience in data analysis and/or data management. One year of work experience in survey development. Completion of Community Health Worker training; Proficiency in English and a language other than English. Proficiency is demonstrated by passing a standardized test.

 

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.


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