Program Coordinator for Louisiana Breastfeeding Program

August 14, 2014 at 4:16 pm Leave a comment

Southeast Louisiana Area Health Education Center together with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) Office of Public Health (OPH) Bureau of Family Health (BFH) seeks a full time program coordinator who will be responsible for the coordination of statewide, regional and community efforts to help build and strengthen the state’s breastfeeding program. Duties will include:  identifying and cultivating partnerships needed to develop and advance a collective impact strategy around breastfeeding; providing hands on technical assistance to hospital leaders and staff and facilitating sharing of best practices around prenatal and post-natal breastfeeding education and support; coordinate a physician office-based training; presenting information to community partners and to relevant agencies; assisting with collection of data to track program integrity and success. Statewide travel will be required. Position location: New Orleans.

Qualifications: Masters in Public Health, Public Policy, or other relevant field. Experience working in breastfeeding promotion. Experience working with diverse populations and community engagement. Excellent communication skills.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume with 3 references to Marci Brewer at marci.brewer@la.gov. Deadline: September 12, 2014.

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