Community Health Program Coordinator

UnityPoint Health Rock Island, IL

The Program & Outreach Coordinator is responsible for planning and executing a number of comprehensive strategies impacting community health awareness programs to support UnityPoint Health – Trinity and its mission. This includes needs assessments, planning, promotion, coordination, implementation and evaluation of programs, projects and events at the direction of department managers.

This position will develop communication plans for targeted Trinity-supported community partnerships (ex: Trinity sponsored events, Quad City Health Initiative, Military Affairs outreach, and Parish Nursing), while serving on internal and external committees related to outreach initiatives. The Program & Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for data entry of community benefits, outreach, and volunteer information supporting CHIP and CHNA, and Parish Nursing to ensure accurate and up-to-date information.


Program Coordination

* Implements community health awareness programs related to the Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).

* Coordinates Trinity staff and volunteers, facilitators, vendors and key note speakers and recommends new programs, events, activities and promotions, and coordinates aspects of Trinity's involvement.

* Helps build sponsorship opportunities for Trinity into growing, mission- and vision-serving activities by identifying program topics that support Trinity's long-term goals and increasing value of sponsorships that increase brand awareness.

* Assist Manager of Community Engagement to identify potential funding sources to offset costs of community programs and special events.

* Serves on committees related to outreach initiatives to increases awareness in the community toward health-risk factors and prevention of illnesses and disease through presentations, events and focus groups.

* Work with department managers to implement a community plan for Trinity's Speakers' Bureau and community health fair participation.

* Trains Community Benefits representatives to utilize the Community Benefits tracking tool.

* Assist Manager of Community Engagement with oversight of Trinity Patient Advisory Council by

* recruiting new volunteers and establishing meeting agendas.

* Assist in the planning and development of cultural awareness initiatives

* Partner with Human Resources to maintain current list of Veterans and Retired Military employees and develop recruitment initiatives and programming that recognizes military staff.


* Implements communications plan for targeted Trinity-supported community partnerships annually (ex: Trinity sponsored events, Quad City Health Initiative, Military Affairs outreach, Parish Nursing,)

* Coordinate needed marketing materials with Creative Services as needed to complete projects.

* Update departmental webpages on UnityPoint Health – Trinity's website

* Coordinate with Creative Services to create marketing and advertising items

* Establish and execute plan for external volunteer recruitment.

Administrative/Data Entry

* Prepares appropriate reporting records, summary evaluation reports and year-end reports for measuring events, sponsorships, community benefits and community outreach programs.

* Make recommendations and adhere to departmental budget. Submits invoices in a timely and accurate manner for manager approval.

* Researches and examines national and regional programs for new ideas, events, media relations angles and product/process improvements at the direction of department managers.


Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.


Bachelor's Degree in related field or direct and applicable work experience.

Preferred fields: Public Relations, Communication, Community Relations, Population Health


Collecting, tracking and analyzing data.

Community outreach & sponsor relations.

2 years experience in developing, planning and executing projects. Experience working in a not for profit environment.


Valid driver's license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.


Interpersonal communication skills

Verbal and written communication skills.

Project Management

Planning & Organizing

Critical Thinking

Microsoft Office required.


Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

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