An exciting opportunity to develop, implement and facilitate an innovative bi-lingual psychoeducational initiative for people with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) in the Latino/a/x/ Hispanic community. Coordinator will conduct patient-centered research, needs assessments, program evaluations and outreach to inform the launch of this program. RA is a chronic systemic illness which can lead to significant disability and this population is at higher risk for poor outcomes. This innovative program seeks to addresses culturally relevant psychosocial-educational concerns of the Latino/a/x/Hispanic RA community and their loved ones, to support strategies for coping and managing this condition.
- Conducts literature reviews, interviews and research with key informants internally and within the community re: culturally relevant targeted outreach to Latino/Hispanic communities to develop culturally relevant content of curriculum and lectures.
- Develops, coordinates and facilitates an on-going series of culturally tailored support and education programs
- Conducts internal and external outreach related to program promotion
- Establishes and cultivates strong collaborative relationships with Community Partners
- Creates and conducts needs assessments and program evaluations
- Creates formal analysis of outcomes to inform program of future development
- Senior Manager, Inflammatory Arthritis Support and Education Programs, Department of Social Work Programs.
- The successful candidate must be bi-lingual (Spanish/English) and have earned an LMSW or LCSW with at least 2 years post-graduate experience. Highly qualified exceptional candidates with less experience will be considered. Self-directed, highly committed professional with excellent clinical, program development, and community outreach experience, with excellent written and communication skills required. Experience in group facilitation required. Experience in a healthcare setting and/or working with people with chronic illness highly desirable. Experience and/or knowledge of qualitative research preferred, including data collection and management. Microsoft Office skills required.