Job SummaryThe Project Director (PD) is a grant-funded, fulltime position. The PD will work directly with the Network of community-based organizations and other community partners to build a healthier environment and expand prevention of chronic disease. The PD is a trained health professional that helps to manage a patient's care including monitor and coordinate patients' treatment plans, educate them about their condition, connect them with health care providers, and evaluate progress. The successful applicant will display a compassionate nature, be knowledgeable about health care practices, and provide exceptional customer service.
Experience in project management, planning, supervising, administering, developing or delivering social or health service programs.
Experience in care coordination or clinical practices.
BA/BS in Social Work, or a related field.
Licenses / Certifications:
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office.
Strong analytical thinking and the ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
Excellent customer service, compassion and empathy.
Ability to travel.
Spanish-speaking, a plus.
Margaretville Hospital, in Margaretville, NY, is home to Delaware County's most advanced critical-care access hospital. This 15-bed facility cares for more than 240 inpatients annually while performing 14,000 outpatient procedures each year. Margaretville Hospital was named one of the top 100 critical-access hospitals in the nation by the National Rural Health Association. It provides emergency care, ambulatory care services, laboratory testing, medical imaging, physical and occupational therapy, swing-bed rehabilitation programs, respite care, and board-certified specialist and wellness education.
WMCHealth is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with ten hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, a state of the art Telemedicine program, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.