Apicha Community Health Center Food & Nutrition Project Coordinator in New York, New York
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Our mission at Apicha Community Health Center is to improve the health of our community and to increase access to comprehensive primary care, preventive health services, mental health, and supportive services. We are committed to excellence and to providing culturally competent services that enhance the quality of life. We advocate for and provide a welcoming environment for underserved and vulnerable people, especially Asians and Pacific Islanders, the LGBT Community and individuals living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.
We are currently seeking a Food and Nutrition Project Coordinator to work in our 400 Broadway location.
Position Summary: F&NPC responsible for all aspect of financial related to the Nutrition Health Education program. The major duties of the position include key deliverables, reporting, quality assurance and improvement. Work with the Assistant Director - Health Home & Nutrition Health Education (AD-HH&NHE) to create the program budget including modification as needed. Collaborationacross various stakeholders to ensure best quality care for client. Work closely with Community Nutrition Educator (CNE) to provide administrative and programmatic support to program activities. Computer competency in operating a computer and the applications needed in your work. Ensure data entry accuracy entered to various reporting system (e.g., eICARE, AIRS) in a timely manner. Writing Skills - to write clearly, concisely, logically and free of grammar errors. Write and submit both external and internal reports adhering to deadlines (i.e., monthly financial report). Documents progress notes that summarize client progress, accomplishments, further needs and referrals. Adapt to changes that happen in a company/funding without losing focus on the program goals. This also includes your ability to apply knowledge to new circumstances. Provide coverage, as part of a backup to CNE.
Qualifications: AA in health or human services field with 1 years of experience working in the field of HIV/AIDS or other chronic illness required; BA/BS preferred; May consider AA in non-health or human services field with 2 years of experience in working in the field of HIV/AIDS or other chronic illness; Experience with bookkeeping is required; Fluency in one or more Asian languages is preferred; Strong socio-cultural identification or experience working with the target population required; Excellent organization, written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills in English required; Consistent team player capable of effectively operating within the organizational structure; Ability to follow through instructions, and attention to detail; Ability to communicate well with medical providers and support staff; Ability to adapt changing needs of communities and funder’s requirements; Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks by due date including during stressful environment; Ability to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends; Basic ability to use common office software (Microsoft word and Excel). Familiarity with AIRS preferred; Proof of immunization or immunity to certain communicable diseases (including influenza during the flu season) and testing for tuberculosis is required. These certifications are required by the NYC DOHMH Health Code, NYSDOH and OSHA.