Community Health Program Associate- Possible

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Community Health Program Associate- Possible

Community Health Program Associate

Community Healthcare – Dolakha, State 3 
Possible is seeking an entrepreneurial Community Health Program Associate (CHPA) to be a senior leader within the Community Healthcare Team to ensure patient centered clinical care delivery is as close as possible to patient’s home.

Applications are being accepted on an immediate rolling basis from Nepali candidates.

The Organization: Possible
Possible is a nonprofit healthcare company that delivers high-quality, low-cost healthcare to the world’s poor. We are pioneering a new approach that brings together the best of private, public, and philanthropic models. Since 2008, Possible has treated over 400,000 patients in rural Nepal through government hospitals, clinics, community health workers, and a referral network.

Learn more about our culture and work in this feature from First Round Capital entitled “This Culture Deck Powers the World’s Toughest Work.”

The Opportunity: Are you the right fit?

We are looking for an entrepreneurial leader who will champion our vision of integrated decentralized care through community health workers. Strong preference will be given to those who can prove they can operate in fast-growth environments with limited resources.

Most importantly, your orientation toward the work should match well with our operating values, captured by our For-Impact Culture Code.

The ideal candidate will have the background in health science and experience managing public health interventions. She/He will be able to manage the relationship with the local stakeholders and have ability to engage with the communities. You are able to manage the team and coach your direct reports to achieve programmatic goals and also support their personal growth.

Lastly, you’re a believer, not an employee. And you’re looking for an opportunity to use your time and energy to transform an early stage organization and impact hundreds of thousands of lives.

QualificationBSc Nursing, BN or BPH with experience managing Public Health Programs.

 Management Structure:
 Reports To: Dolakha District Community Healthcare Director
Direct Reports: Community Health Nurses (CHN)
Team: Community Healthcare
Must-Have Characteristics:
Commitment to Possible’s Culture & Vision
We are looking for someone who believes in Community Health Workers model to provide decentralized healthcare to individuals at their home. You are a strong advocate of our integrated care model.
Experience in managing team and direct public health program implementation
We are looking for a team member who has experience in managing public health programs.
Experience in utilizing quantitative and qualitative data for decision-making
Our goal is to design a data-driven program. You have data skills required to utilize and take data-informed decisions.
Committed to working in rural communities
We are looking for someone who is passionate to serve and learn from rural communities. Experience working in rural areas is an additional advantage.

Big 3 Responsibilities:

  1. Ensure robust implementation of Community Healthcare Programs
  2. Manage team and provide mentorship to Community Healthcare team under her/ his area of responsibility to execute community healthcare programs
  3. Ensure utilization of data and metrics to monitor, evaluate and guide program implementation

Areas of Responsibility:

The Community Health Program Associate should see herself/ himself as a leader of the Community Healthcare Program ensuring individual centered healthcare service delivery in the community is close to patient’s home.

  1. Ensure robust implementation of Community Healthcare Programs
  • Ensure community healthcare program implementation, including the continuous surveillance system, and decentralized care delivery through Community Health Workers (CHW) home visits and group care delivery.
  • Engage with local stakeholders and government partners to coordinate and communicate Community Healthcare Programs and achievements.
  • Coordinate with other teams to ensure all financial, operations, and data systems are in place so that the annual and quarterly objectives are achieved.
  • Ensure adherence to Community Healthcare guidelines, protocols and supervisory schedule while implementing programs.
  • Support Community Health Nurses to ensure all supplies, materials, and training tools are available to plan and execute Community Healthcare delivery at the CHN and Community Health Workers (CHWs) level.
  • Train Community Health Nurses and Community Health Workers to roll-out different programs.
  • Supervise and support CHNs as they facilitate CHW training and meetings.
  • Engage in content generation process for Community Health Workers and Community Health Nurses training.
  1. Manage team and provide mentorship to community healthcare team to execute Community Healthcare programming
  • Supervise, mentor and serve as the direct contact for the Community Health Nurses (CHNs) working within her/ his area of responsibility.
  • Conduct bi-annual performance evaluations for all staff under her/ his direct supervision with comprehensive actionable recommendations provided to staff where needed using Possible’s [email protected] system.
  • Conduct a weekly one-on-one meeting with all direct reports.
  • Be responsible for corrective action and termination of any employees who are not meeting expectations.
  • Be the hiring lead for any direct reports; assist direct reports with their function as hiring lead for staff under them.
  • Ensure compliance to Possible’s communications platform, including asana, Gmail, and Gcal, for effective communication.
  1. Ensure utilization of data and metrics to monitor, evaluate and guide program implementation
  • Ensure utilization of Community Healthcare and Impact developed program tools for care delivery and data collection.
  • CHPA should review the CHP internal monthly data review with their direct reports, and then present findings from their overall coverage area to their manager.
  • Ensure each CHN is reviewing monthly data of their respective CHWLs coverage area in order to identify programmatic and individual gaps and establish and implement program priorities.
  • For targets not met, submit recommendations to your manager on the programmatic action that needs to be taken to improve program performance (program recommendations, HR needs, additional support etc).
  • Assist CHNs and CHWs to improve every aspect of data collection and reporting, including accuracy, internal consistency, completeness, and timeliness

Location: You will spend 100% of your time in Dolakha.

 The above list of responsibilities is not comprehensive, and the Community Healthcare Program Associate may be required to take on additional responsibilities, as determined by the Dolakha District Community Healthcare Director.

 Application ProcessPlease click “Apply for this Job”, follow the prompts, and supply all required information.

Email [email protected] if you have any questions.

 What happens after submission?

If we are interested, your submission will be responded to within 10 days. Please note that due to a large volume of applications, your application may not be responded to. If your application is advanced, we will ask immediately to set up an initial 20-minute phone interview to initiate the interview process.

ORIGINAL SOURCE OF INFO: BambooHR

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