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Closes On: December 30, 2018 at 11:00 PM MST

Location: Helena, Helena, MT 59623
Department: Public Health
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Rate of Pay: $20.49 -
Details: Please attach a current resume and cover letter
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Job Description

Under general supervision of the State-wide CONNECT Referral Coordinator, this position coordinates community web-based referral system for Jefferson, Broadwater, Meagher, and Lewis and Clark counties.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinates web-based referral system for Jefferson, Broadwater, Meagher, and Lewis and Clark counties;
  • Recruit new local and regional partners to use CONNECT referral system
  • Provide onboarding, training, technical support and assistance for new local and regional agencies
  • Train and support other administrators in the region
  • Participates in change management discussions for successful adoption of the referral system;
  • Programs new agencies and users into the system;
  • Assists agencies to develop  unique referral forms;
  • Monitors data within the system to minimize duplication and provide reminders to users when referrals are not accepted and assigned;
  • Coordinates changes to the referral system with the State-wide CONNECT Program Manager  in response to evolving community and user needs;
  • Coordinates changes to the referral system with state-wide user team and software programs;
  • Creates reports and provides information about referral outcomes to agencies and State-Wide CONNECT Referral Coordinator;
  • Coordinates regional team meetings
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Montana Code Annotated and County regulations;
  • Health Department policies and procedures;
  • Health Department programs;
  • HIPPA regulations;
  • Data management systems and computer software;
  • Community health and human service resources;
  • Program support and development;
  • Network and referral systems; 
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing;
  • Create and implement referral system to comply with program goals;
  • Organize resources and establish priorities;
  • Use common office machines, including computers and software programs and video conferencing;
  • Evaluate programs according to prescribed standards;
  • Ensure compliance with federal and state confidentiality regulations;
  • Understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures, and instructions;
  • Establish effective working relationships with fellow employees, supervisors, and leadership and staff from partnering agencies.

Required Qualifications

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position are typically acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in communication, business management or administration, health promotion, or related and one (1) year experience working with resource and referral systems, teaching at the post-secondary level, or related. Experience with adult learners preferred.