Hawaii Pacific Health Coordinator, Community Benefits - Community Education in Lihue, Hawaii

Job Description

Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is a not-for-profit hospital dedicated to providing the Kaua'i community with accessible, quality health care. The largest medical center on Kaua'i, it is a state-of-the-art acute care facility with a full suite of services offering 30 specialties and programs including cardiology, emergency, family practice, gastroenterology, health management, internal medicine, neurology, OB-GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics and urology. Its 20-bed emergency department is the first neighbor island facility to obtain a Level III Trauma designation and serves as the island’s Primary Stroke Center. The medical center also has four birthing suites, seven intensive care beds and 20 same-day surgery beds. The American Heart Association has recognized Wilcox in three areas of excellence: stroke (S) – gold plus award and honor roll elite plus, heart failure (HF) – gold plus award, and atrial fibrillation (AFIB) – gold award. Wilcox has also received an "A" in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, the QUEST citation of merit for high-value health care, and is recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.

As a non-profit organization, Wilcox Medical Center’s network of health care institutions are strongly committed to community outreach and education. We organize a number of events and workshops on a regular basis to educate the public about issues ranging from cardiovascular disease to cancer, diabetes, arthritis and the importance of maintaining healthy, active lifestyles. Our Community Education team ensures that these activities are well-organized and effective in connecting the organization to the community and promoting health education for Hawai‘i’s people.

In this unique role, you will be responsible for the management and coordination of the Community Benefit Program for Wilcox Medical Center. You will work closely with leadership to coordinate initiatives designed to promote the organization and its services to the surrounding area. We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills and a commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.

Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Work Schedule: Day - 8 Hours

Work Type: Part Time Regular

FTE: 0.500000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education, training, and/or work experience. Two (2) to four (4) years of experience in community health work or related experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in analyzing clinical and quality data to support strategic direction. Experience with advocacy initiatives. Experience in a hospital or health system with broad-based knowledge of health care operations. Experience in program planning implementation, and evaluation.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Coordinator, Community Benefits - Community Education

Category Administrative

Employment Type Employee

Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Req ID 10420