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COVID - Program Coordinator (Temporary)

Company: LifeLong Medical Care
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Supporting Community Healthcare is a rewarding role. LifeLong Medical Care is looking for a temporary COVID Program Coordinator in Berkeley. The COVID Program Coordinator works closely with the COVID Program Manager to coordinate and expand LifeLong’s COVD-19 vaccine and testing services at LifeLong health centers, pop-up community sites, and in-home/congregate care settings.

 

This is a temporary (6 months, with possibility of extension), exempt, full time, benefit eligible position, with regular weekend work. This position will require a hybrid of remote and in-person duties.

 

Compensation: $28/hour.

 

LifeLong Medical Care is a large, multi-site, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a rich history of providing innovative healthcare and social services to a wonderfully diverse patient community. Our patient-centered health home is a dynamic place to work, practice, and grow. We have over 20 primary care health centers and deliver integrated services including psychosocial, referrals, chronic disease management, dental, health education, home visits, and much, much more. LifeLong Medical Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Benefits

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision (including dependent and domestic partner coverage), generous leave benefits including nine paid holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403(b) retirement savings plan.


  • Manages staffing schedules for COVID-19 vaccine clinics and testing sites, in coordination with operations team and clinical staff. Communicates schedules to relevant staff and leadership.
  • Oversees onboarding and scheduling of volunteers at vaccine clinics.
  • Works closely with Center Managers / Supervisors and Site Leads at vaccine clinics.
  • Provides leadership and assistance in troubleshooting specific issues that arise at vaccine and testing sites, ensuring smooth operations on the ground.
  • Supports development and implementation of expansion of vaccine services to community sites, reaching underserved neighborhoods in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.
  • Works with community partners to develop and maintain vaccine schedules for congregate care and other community settings.
  • Monitors scheduling templates of multi-dose and single-dose vaccine clinics to maximize reaching the greatest number of patients.
  • Utilizes Electronic Health Records to schedule in-home vaccine appointments, including pre-screening and registering patients.
  • Coordinates driving route and patient scheduling for in-home vaccine services. Manages cancelations and re-routes mobile team as needed.
  • Coordinates vaccine supply in collaboration with Pharmacy and Operations teams. Orders and maintains other supply inventory as needed.
  • Elicits and incorporates feedback from employees involved in COVID testing and vaccinations.
  • Attends and presents at COVID-19 logistics and operations meetings relevant to program development.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

  • Commitment to the provision of COVID-19 services for low-income and underserved populations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written skills and ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds, demonstrating cultural sensitivity.
  • Proven ability to prioritize needs and manage time efficiently in a demanding work environment.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in leading projects, meeting deadlines, and working collaboratively with stakeholders.
  • Proactive in identifying problems and working towards solutions with superior analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to seek direction/approval on essential matters, yet work independently with little onsite supervision using professional judgment and diplomacy.
  • Flexible and adaptive to change in the process of completing complex tasks.
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft applications – which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint – and other web-based applications and health information technology.
  • Work in a team-oriented environment with a number of professionals with different work styles and support needs.
  • Conduct oneself in internal and external settings in a way that reflects positively on LifeLong Medical Care as an organization of professional, confident, and sensitive staff.
  • Ability to see how one’s work intersects with that of other departments at LifeLong Medical Care and that of other partner organizations.

Job Requirements & Preferences:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred in health administration, public health or relevant field;
  • AND/OR 3+ years’ experience in healthcare services or non-profit social services; community health a plus.
  • Baseline knowledge of disease prevention and treatment programs, risk stratification, targeted outreach; statistical analysis a plus.
  • Working knowledge of community health problems including social and economic factors relating to health.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English strongly preferred.
  • Ability to commit to 40 hours per week, including regular weekend work, and consistent attendance.
  • Access to a vehicle is strongly preferred.

Keywords: LifeLong Medical Care, Berkeley , COVID - Program Coordinator (Temporary), Other , Berkeley, California

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