The Project Coordinator supports the development of workflows for referral processes, handoffs and follow up for Probation Clients who have requested treatment or assessed to be in need of treatment for behavioral health or substance use disorder. The Project Coordinator (PC) also supports the provision of Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) grant activities in a timely manner and in accordance with grant requirements. Interfacing with multiple stakeholders from many settings, the Project Coordinator supports effective information flow and communication to meet project requirements. In addition to tracking activities and facilitating project activities, the Project Coordinator collects and submits data reports as required. This is a grant funded position.
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCH Personnel Rules.
Tracks project activities and milestones. Informs leadership of incomplete activities or missed milestones.
Develops tools to support the collection of data required for reporting project activities.
Provides narrative when necessary to accompany reports.
Reviews data with project stakeholders to identify opportunities to improve outreach and identify best practices for the targeted population.
Monitors Department of Justice (DOJ) approved budget and ensures budget is adhered to.
Tracks vouchers to assure expenditures are submitted in a timely manner.
Master's degree in social work, mental health or substance use disorder counseling, public health or social service administration (official transcripts at time of interview)
One (1) year of experience providing direct service to justice involved population
Two (2) years of experience administering grants
Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook)
Knowledge of Mental Health (MH) and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) recovery providers in Cook County
Experience in the coordination or management of multi-agency, cross-systems human service or behavioral health initiatives
Must be able to travel throughout Cook County and participate in offsite meetings
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Thorough knowledge of project management techniques including experience with planning and tracking scope, time and budget associate with the project.
Knowledge of justice system stakeholders and priorities.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize work, and meet firm deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
* Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
* Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
* Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U. S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents bust be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 253441
About Cook County Health
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER