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Health Promotion Specialist

Company: American Lung Association
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The American Lung Association has an excellent opportunity for a *Specialist, Health Promotions (GA #2223-053). *Working as a member of the Health Promotion & Education department, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through research, education, and advocacy.

In this role you will implement Georgia Department of Public Health Infectious and Non-Infectious Tuberculosis grants by providing statewide case management for patients with Tuberculosis needing support and assistance while under directly observed therapy. This includes providing short-term housing for homeless TB patients and financial assistance while under quarantine and directly observed therapy. This is a grant-funded position. This is a hybrid position working both remotely and in the field throughout the Atlanta metropolitan area, primarily but not exclusively within DeKalb County. *This is a grant-funded position.*

*RESPONSIBLITIES: *

* Provide statewide case management services for Georgia TB patients including providing alternative housing for homeless TB patients and financial assistance for those in quarantine under direct observed therapy.
* Case management services include meals, transportation for medical appointments, as well as
* identifying and assessing social needs related to mental health and substance abuse.
* Coordinate all aspects of grant projects activities, including trainings, presentations.
* Develop and effectively utilize timelines and work plans to ensure completion of grant deliverables.
* Contribute to monthly and quarterly reporting of grant activities.
* Actively participate in coalitions identified by the Georgia Department of Public Health.
* Monitor, review and manage expenditures for the Barnwell Trust funding for South Carolina TB patients
* Represent the Association as a member of community, civic, and/or health coalitions and organizations related to the Association's mission. Actively participate in coalitions identified by the Georgia Department of Public Health.
* Build, maintain, and cultivate relationships with funders and community partners to encourage program delivery, sustainability, and growth across service territory, including American Lung Association signature programs.
* Select and participate in local, state, and national seminars and courses designed to increase skills and knowledge related to job requirements.
* Serve on American Lung Association's regional and national workgroups and committees as requested.
* Participate in and support area events and other activities as assigned.

*QUALIFICATIONS: *

* Bachelor's Degree in public health or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
* Minimum two years of experience developing and implementing community awareness, education, and programs specifically related to areas of public health.
* Prior experience in public health, social services, public policy, and/or advocacy.
* Must be a self-starter with excellent communication skills both written and oral.
* Positive attitude with the ability to work independently and cooperatively in a team environment.
* Must have a valid Driver's license and your own reliable transportation with the ability to travel within assigned area 65% of the time for meetings and conferences, as well as the flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends with some overnights required
* Able to work with minimum direct supervision, make decisions, and take initiative.
* Proven ability to cultivate and steward relationships across a diverse population
* Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Internet applications.
* Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
* Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free workplace, all employees must abstain from use tobacco in any form, including vaping. Also, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless approved for medical or religious exemption.

*APPLICATION PROCEDURE*

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to (include the job title and the job number in the subject of the email):

Human Resources Department

American Lung Association

Email: _Click on "Apply Now"_

* *\*Note: *Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location. The target hiring range for this position is between $40,000 and $45,000 per annum.

* The Lung Association provides staff a generous paid leave package including Paid Parental Leave for eligible employees. Additionally, we offer medical, dental, vision, and retirement benefits as well as a telecommuting option for staff.

*The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V*

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 - $45,000.00 per year

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Flexible schedule
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Parental leave
* Referral program
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability

Work Location: Remote%58047475%

Keywords: American Lung Association, Atlanta , Health Promotion Specialist, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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