Description

Job Summary: IRC Background:
Founded in 1933, the IRC is a leading nonsectarian, voluntary organization providing relief, protection and resettlement services for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict. In the U.S.; IRC provides assistance to refugees resettling here through 26 offices operating in 16 states. IRC resettles approximately 11,000 refugees per year and provides numerous program services to assist the refugee from their arrival through citizenship. The IRC in Salt Lake City opened it office in 1994, and provides resettlement services through extended case management to newly arrived refugees for up to 24-months as well as over twenty different programs to educate and empower refugees.

Job Overview:
Under the direction of the Safety and Equity Program Coordinator, the Maternal & Child Health (MCH) Program Specialist will be responsible for implementing culturally-appropriate interventions to improve health outcomes for refugee mothers and children.

Major Responsibilities:
• Coordinate pre-natal/post-partum care and education.
• Coordinate new-born appointments and follow up.
• Facilitate access to WIC through enrollment and orientations.
• Distribute car seats and conduct education on proper use.
• Coordinate immunizations for school aged children.
• Develop and update program curricula.
• Research and develop maternal and child health program strategies.
• Track outcomes, analyze data, and provide recommendations for program improvement.
• Conduct outreach. Maintain and cultivate partnerships.
• Supervise 1-2 Maternal and Child Health Interns per semester.
• Comply with all policies and protocols of the agency.
• Support overall functioning of Health Programs, projects and initiatives.
• Participate in all program meetings and staff development activities.
• Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:
• Undergraduate degree in Public Health, Health Promotion or Social Work preferred.
• Experience in health education/administration; preferably with diverse/refugee population.
• Familiar with Medicaid, US health care system, and refugee health needs/issues strongly preferred.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and demonstrated success working and communicating effectively in a multi-cultural environment and with limited-English speakers
• Demonstrated ability to work individually as well as a team member.
• Strong computer skill with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook); database experience a plus.
• Well-organized with proven ability to prioritize duties and manage time effectively.
• Commitment to the IRC mission and core values.
• Valid driver’s license, current insurance and access to reliable transportation required.

IRC- leading the way from harm to home

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Please apply at http://www.rescue.org/careers
How to Apply: Please apply through the IRC Careers Portal linked below.
Salary/Wage: TBD
Location: Salt Lake City, UT

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Contact Name: Pamela Silberman
Email: Pamela.Silberman@rescue.org