The Program Coordinator of the Hopkins Community Connection program will work and partner with the Program Manager in training, overseeing, and motivating a team of undergraduate student advocates (volunteers) from John Hopkins University to collaborate with patients to address their unmet social needs within the primary care clinical setting at the Harriet Lane Clinic.
Ideal candidates are detail oriented, exceptional communicators, and enjoy building strong relationships. This is a full time position reporting to the Program Manager.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Manage and develop Advocates and Student Leaders
Supervise a team of undergraduate student volunteers to screen and address patients’ social needs
Collaborate with a team of student leaders who oversee and support peers working as advocates
Be a daily presence at the clinic and various evening meetings to guide advocates’ professional and leadership development
Prepare training materials and facilitate quarterly day-long weekend training sessions for new advocates and semi-annual leadership retreats for veteran advocates
Develop and remain updated on vulnerable population’s access to social benefits, and community resources that address social needs
Coordinate Case Management Support & Clinical Integration
Observe and evaluate Advocates’ performance at clinic, keeping abreast of the most complex cases
Collaborate on design of and implement standards for quality case management
Monitor and facilitate Advocates’ communication with healthcare providers
Undertake direct casework
Maintain and develop strong working relationships with relevant Community Based Organizations
Assist with coordination efforts and management of clinic Patient Advisory Board
Work alongside members of the clinic team and closely with social workers (and interns), Community Health Workers, and case managers
High school diploma/GED required.
1-3 years progressively responsible administrative experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Previous experience in a clinical and/or social benefits setting desirable
At least 2 years relevant educational, professional or volunteer experience highly desired; experience working with undergraduate students and familiarity with the non-profit sector a plus
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite and comfort in technology-rich environments.
Experience utilizing Electronic Medical Record systems.
Understand the navigation of social benefits programs such as SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) and TCA (Temporary Cash Assistance)
Familiarity with community resources that meet the social needs of Baltimore’s vulnerable population desirable
Demonstrated leadership experience
Demonstrated ability to excel in a fast-paced, dynamic, diverse, and entrepreneurial environment, lead projects, meet concurrent deadlines, organize time and priorities
Strong attention to detail, communication skills, interpersonal skills and ability to take initiative
Demonstrated ability to engage and work closely with a wide range of individuals, including clinical providers, staff, and patients and families
Demonstrated capacity to respond to and provide professional feedback
15-25 student volunteers
Classified Title: Program Coordinator Working Title: Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/03/OF Starting Salary Range: $19.82-$27.27; Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, 40 hours/week Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003079-SOM Ped General Pediatrics Personnel area: School of Medicine
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