Community Health Program Management Specialist

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  • Belfast, ME
  • Waldo County General Hospital
  • Full Time - Day Shift
  • Professional - Nonclinical
  • Req #: 168306
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~ 32 Hours a week, Day shift ~

Position Highlights

  • A rewarding opportunity for a Community Health Professional to support improving the health of your community!
  • High attention to detail, organization and strong technical skills are needed.
  • Exceptional benefits package includes medical/dental/vision, Paid Time Off, life & disability insurance, retirement with employer match, paid family leave, tuition reimbursement, wellness programs, and more!
  • Work for MaineHealth, a non-profit organization and the largest healthcare system in Northern New England. Named by Forbes as a Top 100 Large Employer in 2022!

Position Summary

Coastal Healthcare Alliance has an immediate need for a Community Health Program Management Specialist to join our Community Health team. The Program Management Specialist will be responsible for assisting with the coordination and implementation of State and Federal Community Health Grants for Waldo County General Hospital and Pen Bay Medical Center. The primary responsibility of this position will be to coordinate evaluation and communication needs related to Tobacco Use Prevention and some food insecurity and other community health initiatives.

The Program Management Specialist is responsible for implementation, evaluation and oversight of assigned programs. The Program Management Specialist will draft program work plans, monitor day to day activities, timelines and other operational aspects of assigned programs. With minimal direction, may lead one or more small programs. Community & Public Health professionals are encouraged to apply.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  1. Education: Bachelor's Degree in health care related field preferred.
  2. License/Certifications: N/A
  3. Experience: 2+ years of program coordination work experience. 2-4 years of health or related work experience.
  4. Strong communication skills
  5. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  6. Technical acumen or subject matter expertise for programmatic tools (e.g. Microsoft office suite, Survey Monkey, SmartSheet)
  7. Able to work independently with little supervision
  8. Strong prioritization skills
  9. Able to collaborate well with all stakeholders
  10. Demonstrated ability to model professional behavior by working as a high functioning team member, respecting others, and maintaining open and honest communications

Waldo County General Hospital is a 2017 Becker’s Hospital Review Critical Access Hospital to Know that operates as a family of services with Waldo County Medical Partners and Penobscot Shores Retirement Community. Through these organizations, we are committed to providing excellent care for patients and their families in a friendly, caring atmosphere. Services are provided as efficiently as possible with an eye on the future and in collaboration with other community-minded agencies. Waldo County General Hospital is part of the Coastal Healthcare Alliance and the MaineHealth system. We are proud to be part of MaineHealth, a not-for-profit family of high-quality providers and health care organizations committed working together so our communities are the healthiest in America. As the largest health care organization in Maine and a leading health care provider serving northern New Hampshire, MaineHealth is recognized as one of the nation’s top integrated health care delivery networks.

Additional Information 

MaineHealth was ranked one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.”  MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

Additional Information

MaineHealth is a health system whose members and affiliates include hospitals, physician practices, long-term care facilities, home care agencies, and support services. Learn more about this system at

Recruiter Information

Sarah Polk

MaineHealth policy requires all care team members to be vaccinated, including for Covid-19 and influenza, subject to eligibility for medical or religious exemptions which can only be granted in compliance with applicable law.

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