• 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 Program Specialist in Telehealth and Outreach. This is a full-time, exempt remote and/or in-office 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 11, 2020.

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  • Position Summary:

    Telehealth and Outreach 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
    environment.

    We’re looking for a Program Specialist in Telehealth and Outreach. This is a
    full-time, exempt remote and/or in-office 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 Company:

    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
    • Workforce

    Our Mission:

    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:

    • Awareness
    • Innovation
    • Integrity
    • Collaboration
    • Excellence
    • Impact

    The Position:

    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.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in health, business or
    public administration, public health, allied health, nursing, health
    science, education or closely related field.
    • Master’s degree in related field preferred or equivalent work
    experience.
    • Four years of experience in health care, public health, business or
    public administration or a related area.
    • Knowledge of Delta Region, rural health issues, telehealth and health
    equity and disparities are desired.

    Responsibilities:

    • 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
    coordination.
    • 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.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    The Location:

    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
    States.

    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
    well-being.

    EEO STATEMENT:

    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.

    To Apply:

    Send letters of application and resumes to Robbie Nadeau at
    rnadeau@ruralcenter.org by October 11, 2020. In your letter of application,
    please indicate that you are applying for the Telehealth and Outreach
    Program Specialist position.