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Director, Healthy Start Program

Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center • LaGrange, Georgia • Day Shift • Full Time • JR-15116

Facility: Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center

Job Summary:

The Director of Wellstar's Healthy Start program serves as the leader of Wellstar's Healthy Start Program. This role is responsible for program development, implementation, oversight, forward movement and growth of Wellstar's Healthy Start Program and consortium partners throughout Troup, Butts, and Spalding counties. The goal of bringing Healthy Start to these counties is to reduce the alarming rate of maternal mortality and morbidity, more specifically, the disparity between the high rates of Black to white mortality by using a comprehensive, coordinated and integrated strategic approach that addresses upstream factors associated with social determinants of health - creating an ecosystem of care around each pregnant woman, child, and their families to ensure access to high quality healthcare and social services support. This Director will be responsible for ensuring this ecosystem of care is efficient, effective, and impactful for families in these communities.

Required Minimum Education:

  • Bachelors Degree is required.

Required Minimum Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years Professional experience in the non-profit sector is required and
  • Minimum 3 years Experience and working knowledge of program and contract management and oversight is required.
  • Minimum 3 years Experience working with racially diverse communities, organizations, and agencies is required.


Required Minimum Skills:

  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and strong ability to manage email.
  • Ability to analyze, organize, and prioritize work while meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer service skills required.
  • Collaborates in the proper documentation, tracking and organization of program data, including outreach.

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