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Full-Time Position: Community Outreach Program Manager


Ochsner Health System is seeking candidates that share their Ochsner values of Patients First, Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, and Teamwork.


This job is responsible for public outreach during community events, public meetings, government agency meetings, and other opportunities to communicate the current and upcoming projects. Coordinates the work of contractors and internal stakeholders. Responsible for coordinating all project communications, collaborating internally with various teams and externally reaching out to communities.

  • Advises management of potential and actual community issues and concerns related to projects.
  • Coordinates community outreach meetings on specific projects.
  • Coordinates presentation on public setting on construction projects and programs.
  • Attends various public meetings upon request and provides professional responses to public concerns and issues.
  • Researches, develops and prepares information and resources for use in presentations and outreach efforts.
  • Works with various OHS teams to determine whether outreach for a specific project will be handled by a consultant or internal teams.



  • Required – Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Business or Healthcare or related field

Work Experience

  • Required – 6 years experience developing and executing communications and community outreach programs.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information. Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.
  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information
  • Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard
  • Good leadership skills

Apply Today!


June 7, 2017 at 1:53 pm Leave a comment

Full-Time Job Opportunity: Planned Parenthood Health Educator


Planned Parenthood of New Orleans is seeking a Health Educator to join their New Orleans team! In this position the Health Educator will provide and advocate for sexuality and reproductive health education to internal and external customers. The Health Educator will also be responsible for planning and implementation of educational programs for youth, parents/adults, as well as other professionals in New Orleans and the surrounding service area.

This position requires strong interpersonal skills to make connections and build relationships with the target patient/client base. The Health Educator works collaboratively with other departments at Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast (PPGC) as well as other community-based agencies with the purpose making the critical linkages to health information and services for community members. As an advocate for community health, the Health Educator also works to educate the general public on the services available at Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast and the eligibility requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement education programs in New Orleans, Louisiana by providing education and resources to the community in conjunction with the affiliate’s strategic goals.
  • Work closely with the Education Program Manager to provide vision and direction to all program areas within the department.
  • Maintain necessary knowledge and skills to implement education to program; stay current on recent studies on sexuality, sexual health and reproductive rights and education, family communication, educational approaches to children, teens, and parents, sexuality and developmental disabilities, and LGBTQ communities.
  • Design and implement curricula for specific populations.
  • Train educators and other professionals working with youth and parents.
  • Create and implement community education programs.
  • Ensure that program goals and objectives are met by reporting on a program timeline and reaching quarterly goals and serving as trainer, presenter and lecturer as needed.
  • Increase capacity through the creation and fostering of collaborative partnerships.
  • Market and promote PPGC programs, locally and regionally.
  • Work in collaboration with the Education Program Manager to foster public awareness and to provide expertise and to influence decision makers at the local, state, and national levels.
  • Work with the Education Program Manager on strategies to build relationships with local press/media to raise awareness about PPGC’s educational programming in Louisiana.

Follow this LINK for more details and directions on how to apply

June 5, 2017 at 11:35 am Leave a comment

2015 MHP Salud Border Community Health Summer Fellowship

MHP Salud logoThe MHP Salud Border Community Health Summer Fellowship Program provides current professional or graduate students pursuing clinical and/or public health careers the opportunity to be part of an interdisciplinary team partnering with a MHP Salud Promotor(a) de Salud (Community Health Worker) to design and implement community-based health programs in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley.

The 2015 program will run for 8 weeks from May 28th – July 24th, 2015.  Fellows must be available to work full-time but flexible hours during this period.  Fellows cannot undertake clinical or other school obligations or competing employment during the program.  No exceptions will be made.

For Summer 2015, MHP Salud intends to award as many as 6 Summer Fellowships.

Stipends of up to $3,000 per fellow will be awarded to offset travel and living expenses during the fellowship.


March 17, 2015 at 3:31 pm Leave a comment

Job opening: Program Director for Healthy Start New Orleans


The City of New Orleans Health Department seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Program Director for Healthy Start New Orleans. The position will report to the Deputy Director of the New Orleans Health Department.

About Healthy Start New Orleans: The mission of Healthy Start New Orleans (HSNO) is to promote healthy communities by nurturing healthy pregnancies, healthy babies, and healthy families. HSNO offers outreach, health education, teen, male, and grandparent programs, and case management services to help families who are pregnant or have a child under two years old get off to a good start and have a healthy start in life.

HSNO recently received a $10 million, five year grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). With this grant award, HSNO will pioneer a cross-sector, zonal approach to improve quality of life for families. The project will focus its activities on the four neighborhood “zones” with the highest rates of low birth weight: Hollygrove, Behrman, and the Little Woods and Plum Orchard sections of New Orleans East. HSNO will develop neighborhood-based, wrap-around service hubs to comprehensively address family health from preconception through infancy. Ultimately, the project aims to help transform neighborhoods and improve birth outcomes by working with partners from health, education, economic, and community sectors to drive true community change.

Job Requirements: Masters in social work, nursing or public health with 2 years large grant management, and 5 years management experience required. Background in Maternal Child Health case management preferred. Experience in personnel management and oversight required.


October 7, 2014 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Job opening: Program Lead for Best Babies Zone




The City of New Orleans Health Department seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Program Lead for Best Babies Zone. The position will report to the Program Director of Healthy Start New Orleans.

Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ experience with project/program implementation. Master’s Degree may substitute for 1 year experience. Experience in organizing and building community collaboration, including both high-level and grassroots stakeholders. Proven track record and experience working with diverse partnerships – including other coalitions, program staff, community members, and clients – to achieve goals.

About Best Babies Zonebbz logo: New Orleans is one of three cities selected nationally by the Kellogg Foundation to implement a Best Babies Zone (BBZ) and work in partnership with national leaders to change outcomes for families. BBZ is an innovative, multi-sector approach that mobilizes local partners in defined neighborhood zones to ensure that all babies have the best chance to thrive and reach their full potential. The New Orleans BBZ is focused on the Hollygrove neighborhood; in 2012, nearly 20% of babies born in a three-quarter mile section of Hollygrove were born with low birth weights.


October 6, 2014 at 9:50 am Leave a comment

Presentation at Tulane: 9/2 12-1p

Best Babies Zone presentation
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
12:00 – 1:00 pm
GCHB Library (Room 2341, Tidewater)
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Best Babies Zone in New Orleans is holding an information session to discuss the unique multi-sector approach in addressing low-birth weights in the Hollygrove neighborhood. Currently, 22.5% of babies in Hollygrove are born under 5.5 pounds compared to 12% in Orleans Parish.  Best Babies Zone’s mission is to give every baby born in Hollygrove the best chance at life by working together with community partners and Hollygrove residents. We build on neighborhood strengths and link together health, education and economic development for collective impact. Come on up during lunch to hear more about the work we do and about weekly volunteer opportunities!
Sponsored by the Tulane Maternal and Child Health Leadership Training program
Light refreshments will be served

August 27, 2014 at 6:07 pm Leave a comment

Internship for non-violence youth program; Deadline 8/18

PAID INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY! American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is looking for interns aged 16-24 for its Peace by Piece program, which is its non-violence youth program that teaches conflict transformation to youth ages 16-24 through trainings, artistic expression, and youth organizing. Peace by Piece interns will work with local youth in schools and community programs throughout New Orleans. The internship will go from September 2, 2014 to May 15, 2015 (6.25 hours/week; 25 hours/month) and interns are paid a stipend of $200 on the 15th of each month. The application deadline is NEXT MONDAY, August 18th, so apply NOW!
Please email or fax the app to Dee Dee Green, AFSC Area Director,, (504) 565-3599. For questions, call (504) 565-3596.
To learn more about Peace by Peace activities, visit their blog:

Click ‘more’ for application


August 11, 2014 at 11:48 am Leave a comment

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