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Community Health Program Manager

We are in search of a Community Health Program Manager to join our team!

Position Overview:
On behalf of the Willamette Health Council (WHC) and the Marion-Polk CCO, the Community Health Program Manager is responsible for collaborating with local health system partners and other key stakeholders to lead the development, implementation, and oversight of the region’s Community Health Assessment (CHA) and Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). Additionally, this position will consult on WHC community investment strategies aligned with the current CHIP priorities, which include behavioral health supports, substance use and housing.

This position will also lead and/or coordinate other major community health initiatives aligned with the WHC’s mission (e.g., regional vaccine coordination efforts, school-based health programs, and health and housing policy work).

Essential Responsibilities:

  • On behalf of the WHC and the Marion-Polk CCO, collaborates with local health system partners and other key stakeholders to lead the development, implementation, and oversight of the region’s Community Health Assessment (CHA) and Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).
  • Consults on WHC community investment strategies aligned with the current CHIP priorities, which include behavioral health supports, substance use and housing.
  • Leads and/or coordinates other major community health initiatives aligned with the WHC’s mission (e.g., regional vaccine coordination efforts, school-based health programs, and health and housing policy work).
  • Develops an intimate understanding of the Marion-Polk community as it pertains to historical, contemporary, and future efforts related to the CHA/CHIP.
  • Establishes and maintains positive rapport with the Marion-Polk CHA/CHIP Collaborative partners, and represent the WHC on pertinent committees and workgroups.
  • Supports improved coordination and alignment between the various entities engaged in CHA/CHIP work.
  • Ensures the WHC is fulfilling its responsibilities under the Marion-Polk CHA/CHIP Collaborative Memorandum of Understanding.
  • Manages consultant contracts related to various elements of the CHA/CHIP work.
  • Develops partnerships with tribal partners, social care and community-based organizations that have historically been underrepresented in the region’s CHA/CHIP work to support their participation and engagement.
  • Identifies and pursues opportunities to align community health initiatives with the WHC committee structure, including the Clinical Advisory Panel, Community Advisory Council, Community Impact Committee, and System of Care.

Qualifications and/or Skills:

  • A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in the public health or human service field or a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a specialization in public health or human service field and two years of professional experience, or any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience relevant to the position.
  • Possesses and maintains a current Oregon driver’s license and an acceptable driving record and is able and willing to drive for WHC business.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Starting salary is $80,000 depending on experience
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 10 Holidays and two Floating Holidays
  • Volunteer Hours

The WHC team currently observes a hybrid work model (i.e., combination of work in office and work-from-home).

To Apply:

WHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer