Healthy Home Program Coordinator

Healthy Home Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator position is a part-time
position with benefits. The Program Coordinator will work with a team to help
residents of senior housing achieve wellness goals.. The Program Coordinator
will also be responsible for developing Community Health Action Plans for each
site that addresses such issues as fall prevention, medication adherence,
chronic disease management, and transportation. Successful candidate will
enjoy working in a team, and have experience coordinating services, conducting outreach,
and documenting work.  Licensed Social Worker or Provisional eligible.

Children’s Home Society of West Virginia is seeking to hire a Regional Director

The Children’s Home Society of West Virginia is seeking to hire a Regional Director that would be located in Princeton WV.  Responsibilities would include oversight of foster care/adoption, mentoring, children’s therapy, and parenting apart programs in Mercer and McDowell Counties.  Additionally the Regional Director would provide leadership and support to the Paul Miller Home Shelter supervisor in McDowell County.  Other responsibilities include community engagement, fundraising, and local child welfare collaboration efforts.   Potential candidate must have five years’ experience with adoption and foster care programs and have the ability to provide oversight within the 2 counties.  Master’s Degree in Social Work is preferred.  Applicants must pass all FBI/CIB, CPS and APS background checks, have an insured automobile and valid driver’s license.  Some travel is required.  Interested applicants should send letter of interest and resume to Joanne Boileau, Children’s Home Society, 205 Center Street, Princeton WV 24740

Ability to Treat Opioid Use Disorder in West Virginia

We are asking physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners AND OTHER SUD HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS to complete an online survey, Ability to Treat Opioid Use Disorder in West Virginia, designed to assess providers’ availability and willingness to prescribe medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to patients with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). The resulting data will be used to help improve public policy to better address the opioid epidemic in West Virginia. This research project is a joint effort of the WV Department of Health and Human Resources (WVDHHR), Marshall Health, WV School of Osteopathic Medicine, and West Virginia University (WVU) under the direction of Garrett Moran, PhD, at WVU and Lyn O’Connell, PhD, at Marshall Health.

 

This survey link will be e-mailed directly from the WV DHHR to WV Medicare and Medicaid service providers. The survey may be accessed directly through the following link: https://bit.ly/2VokOBZ

 

Additionally, the survey is also available on the WV Rural Health Association’s blog page at https://bit.ly/2LJEwIZ. Voluntarily completing this survey should take no more than 7 to 10 minutes of your time and requires no examination of records. Your answers will remain completely confidential. Before completing the survey, or at any time, you may ask questions of the individuals administering it by contacting Brianna Sheppard, PhD, at 304-293-1444 or absheppard@hsc.wvu.edu. WVU IRB acknowledgment of this protocol is on file.