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Providence Project Coordinator - Health Equity in Beaverton, Oregon


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Project Coordinator - Health Equity to our location in Beaverton, OR.

We areseeking a Project Coordinator - Health Equity who will support program development, implementation and ongoing monitoring and management of Providence Health Plan's (PHP) Health Equity strategies and all related activities. This position works with internal and external stakeholders to assure completion of deliverables, supports development, spread and sustainability of Health Equity projects, programs and interventions to reduce health disparities and increase equitable health access for all PHP members. An ideal candidate will be familiar with diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) strategies, data analysis, project management, training and quality improvement principles.

In this position you will:

  • Support implementation, monitoring, measurement and report outs on the Health Equity Plan

  • Collaborats with multiple internal departments to assure appropriate focus on and achievement of Health Equity Plan deliverables.

  • Support and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders and community partners to deliver on community engagement plans for health equity.

  • Support development of health equity materials, resources and toolkits and maintain health equity content on PHP’s intranet and website.

  • Assist and coordinate activities with PHP staff and department experts to identify and implement best practices in health equity

  • Perform certain administrative tasks, organizing presentations, tracking health equity efforts, meeting coordination, document management, developing and maintaining a centralized information repository.

  • Provide programmatic and technical assistance to internal stakeholders engaged in building health equity culturally responsiveness practices in support of the health equity plan

  • Ensure policy, procedure, and reporting compliance for the various activities of programs offered, recommend changes to the leadership for needed improvements

  • Develop health equity dashboard, project trackers and analyze data to identify gaps in care and recommend strategies. Partner with departments in developing tracking tools, metrics, dashboards and mechanisms to report achievement of health equity goals.

  • Identify, propose and scope potential initiatives and approaches to improve health equity.

  • Partner with different departments to support project manage activities as needed

  • Coordinate, research and assist in developing health equity training and communication materials

  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, balance competing demands and meet concrete deadlines

  • Knowledge of all healthcare delivery and concrete understanding of cultural, racial, sexual orientation, gender identity, social factors and determinants that impact access and the ability to receive needed care.

  • Research health equity literature, interventions and new data models.

  • Highly organized with the ability to work and problem solve independently.

  • Develop rapport with others and establishes positive working relationships, both internally and externally

  • Maintain confidence, and uses sound judgment and discretion in dealing with highly confidential information.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, with particular emphasis on PowerPoint and Microsoft Excel.


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Social or Health Sciences or closely related field

  • 2 years proactive efforts towards health equity, diversity, inclusion and demonstration of health equity principles.

  • 2 years demonstrable project management, program management and business analysis experience in a large matrixed organization.

  • Demonstrated analytical skills

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills

  • Demonstrated written communication skills

  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills

  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Develops and delivers effective presentations

  • Effective conflict management skills

  • Ability to simultaneously handle multiple priorities

  • Assumes personal responsibility for actions

  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism

  • Performs work independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to work within tight timeframes and meet strict deadlines

  • Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion

  • Demonstrated project management skills

  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality

  • Experience in a regulated environment

  • Quickly troubleshoots and resolves problems

Preferred qualifications:

  • Current enrollment or graduation from a graduate program in Public Health, Public Administration, Healthcare Administration, Social Work or a related field

  • 2 years prior Health Plan or Health Care experience

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As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Project & Program Coordination (Non-Clinical)

Location: Oregon-Beaverton

Req ID: 298481