The Program Coordinator is responsible for performing a wide range of complex and unique functions to provide project coordination and facilitation for Horizons Community Solutions (formerly known as the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia). Incorporated in 2002, Horizons is a rapidly-recognized nonprofit organization. The Program Coordinator facilitates community-based chronic disease risk reduction, screening and early detection, patient navigation, and other disease control activities. Horizons serves multiple counties in South Georgia, with an emphasis on reaching and assisting medically under-served residents. The position is located at the Horizons' headquarters in Albany, GA. Specific duties include:

  • Community education in one-on-one and small group settings
  • Navigation services - case management for disease prevention and screening/early detection clients
  • Lifestlyle coaching - delivering programs to encourage healthy eating and physical activity
  • Documentation and reporting - document all activities in a timely and accurate manner using Horizons’ protocols, processes and forms

Required Education: Bachelor's degree in public health, health education, nursing, social work or related human services field

Minimum Experience:

  • 4 years case management, client/patient tracking, data collection and reporting, ideally within a healthcare environment
  • 3 years program or project coordination, managing multiple priorities and details
  • 3 years managing organizational and program processes to ensure optimal outcomes
  • 2 years managing confidential patient information and adhering to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations and/or human subject protections in research regulations
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