- Date: 09/25/2020
- Hospital: National Rural Health Resource Center
- Address: 525 South Lake Avenue, Suite 320, Duluth, MN 55802
- Contact Information:
Make rural health care transformation a reality!
We’re looking for a Community Program Specialist. This is a full-time, exempt position. The pay range we’re offering is competitive to national non-profits. The Program Specialist should have at least four years of experience in health care, public health, business or public administration or a related area. Knowledge of Delta Region and rural health issues, telehealth and virtual care models, and health equity and disparities are desired.
Please review the job posting for full details. Application deadline is October 12, 2020.
- Position Summary:
Community Program Specialist
We are a growing national non-profit based in Canal Park, Duluth, MN that
offers its employees a breathtaking view of Lake Superior, continuous
professional growth, world-class technology support for remote workers and
a generous, comprehensive benefits package all within a collaborative team
We’re looking for a Community Program Specialist. This is a full-time,
exempt position. The pay range we’re offering is competitive to national
non-profits. We offer our employees the opportunity to work for a truly
mission driven organization with colleagues who are passionate about rural
health care transformation.
The National Rural Health Resource Center is a nonprofit organization
dedicated to sustaining and improving health in rural communities.
As the nation’s leading technical assistance and knowledge center in rural
health, The Center focuses on five core areas:
• Transition to Value and Population Health
• Collaboration and Partnership
• Performance Improvement
• Health Information Technology
The National Rural Health Resource Center provides technical assistance,
information, tools and resources for the improvement of rural health care.
It serves as a national rural health knowledge center and strives to build state
and local capacity.
Our Core Values:
The Program Specialist should have at least four years of experience in
health care, public health, business or public administration or a related
area. Knowledge of Delta Region and rural health issues, telehealth and
virtual care models, and health equity and disparities are desired. In
addition, the candidate should have experience working in a team
environment and be capable of independent decision-making. Effective
written and oral communication skills to include presentation and facilitation
experience and possess excellent relationship-building skills are necessary.
Experience preferred with working remotely and with Microsoft Office Teams,
and Zoom Meetings or similar platform.
• Bachelor’s degree in health or business administration, health science,
promotion or education, public health, a closely related field. Master’s
degree in related field preferred or equivalent work experience.
• The ideal candidate should have at least four years of experience in
health care, community planning and development, public health,
business or a related area.
• Knowledge of Delta Region and rural health issues, health equity and
disparities and facilitation concepts desired.
• Assists and works with team to provide education, coaching and
technical assistance to rural health providers (including rural hospitals,
clinics, providers and other community stakeholders, state and federal
organizations and rural health policy makers) on topics such as
strategic planning, and community engagement, community care
coordination, performance improvement and system frameworks,
health system development, and population health service
• Deliver presentations and education content to customers through a
various mode of communications to include phone, face-to-face,
remote presentation technology on a one-to-one basis and through
group discussions. Assist team in coordination of technical assistance
services to ensure a productive, efficient team environment.
• Assist team with coordination and completion of regular reporting
requirements (including evaluation and information tracking
processes) and perform analysis.
• Work collaboratively onsite and remotely in a team environment to
collect best practices from rural communities, write program reports,
provide direct technical assistance, develop and promote resources
and tools, and improve technical assistance service delivery.
• Participate in organizational team meetings, rural health conferences
and workshops as appropriate.
• Other regular and ad hoc duties as assigned.
The Program Specialist will work primarily in an office setting either on site
at the Duluth office location or in a home office environment in southern
states, with preference in the Mississippi Delta Region. Additionally, some
overnight travel may be expected to various locations through the United
Employees at The Center enjoy a casual, friendly, supportive work
environment focused on important, mission driven work.
The Center has offices located in the Historic Canal Park neighborhood of
Duluth, MN on the shores of Lake Superior, just feet from the iconic Aerial
Lift Bridge. The Center promotes a healthy workplace culture by providing a
healthy work/life balance and focusing on a holistic approach to employee
The National Rural Health Resource Center is an equal opportunity employer.
We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive
environment for all employees.
Send letters of application and resumes to Robbie Nadeau at
email@example.com by October 12, 2020. In your letter of application,
please indicate that you are applying for the Community Program Specialist