HEALTH SERVICES CONSULTANT AND OUTREACH COORDINATOR
Ten years of experience in governmental and non governmental sectors. Experienced public health professional with an advanced knowledge in program design, implementation, analytical research, monitoring and evaluation of health programs to promote positive health outcomes. Expert in planning and organizing activities consistent with agency goals and mission. I am seeking a position with organization where experience and training provides the potential for career development.
Proficiency in French and English at a professional level.
Microsoft Office Suite
Data analysis and statistical skills. (SPSS, SAS, and STATA)
Management and project management skills. Project Management Certification, Pending; May 2016.
Relevant Professional Skills
*Program evaluation, financial planning, case management and budgeting *Personal and professional integrity.
*Advanced problem-solving, great organizational and interpersonal skills.
*Contracts, cost analysis.
*Health education: Health promotion, Infectious disease.
*Program management and design.
*Public health, social services, surveys, team player, time management.
Health Services Consultant and Outreach Coordinator01/2013 - CurrentInternational Center of KentuckyBowling Green, Kentucky
Support services of community and family health, health promotion, environmental public health, within and out of the local refugee community to ensure smoother transition among the newly admitted refugees and local health authorities.
Develop and arrange continuing education opportunities for all staff to increase knowledge and skills on emergency preparedness.
Develop relationship with stakeholders through community outreach programs leading to 11% decrease in organizational cost witnessed by the organization in the past 8 years.
Undertake assessment of conditions resulting from emergency situations affecting individuals and families from zone of acceptance into the United States.
Collaborate with local health departments and other community partners, and maintained up-to-date comprehensive electronic and paper filing systems of Medicaid and Medicare issuance for refugee families.
Conduct surveys and document findings as needed to influence health policies for grantees and policy makers towards supporting clients in their transition into the USA.
Manage technical projects with clients every 3 weeks to identify project goals that have to be accomplished every 6 months of rehabilitation such as hygiene and sanitation to name a few.
Organize health education workshop programs and training as part of federal requirement in completion of a proposal that worn an additional grant from federal to this organization.
Advocate for refugee women quarterly to help raise awareness and integrate them into host country's health systems and social services with the assistance of social workers.
Interim Health Advisor11/2012 - 11/2013CARE USAAtlanta, GA.
Prepared and analyzed project pipelines and ensured that all official documentation was completed and in compliance with USAID rules, regulations, and standards.
Collected project status reports from grantees and reported discrepancies to appropriate CARE leadership.
Developed, designed, monitored and implemented health programs to prevent infectious disease such as HIV/AIDS among women and children in Nepal.
Assisted in the design and execution of programs that contributed to a 15% growth of the organization in the 2015 fiscal year.
Conducted innovative approaches to broadening access to and use of key maternal and child health and nutrition interventions that addressed the most pressing causes of maternal and child deaths.
Organized and Participated in department meetings, brown bags presentation, and lectures, to stay current and share key information back to the country program and field staff 4 times a month.
Ensured that professional services were consistent with standards prescribed by grants, contracts, accrediting agencies, and national regulatory agencies.
Reviewed existing training materials, identified gaps in knowledge for field work monthly.
Supported the MCH Division Chief, Deputy Division Chief, and MCH team leaders as needed in routine efforts to support Division programs, staff, and initiatives.
Monitored and updated emergency program funding priorities and provided support to CARE representative in fund raising activities.
Volunteer01/2012 - 01/2015Grady Memorial HospitalAtlanta, GA.
Volunteer01/2011 - CurrentSheltering Arms for Kids Early Childhood Education American Public Health Association American College of Healthcare ExecutiveAtlanta, GA
Health Communicator/Outreach Coordinator10/2005 - 03/2011Bread for Life Medical Outreach. Immeuble Hajal, Suite 602,Yaounde, Cameroon, West Africa.
Provided comprehensive, innovative solutions that addressed several health communications needs, spread health-related news and information via printed materials and community gathering to curb the spread of HIV without incurring extra cost.
Assisted in the design and execution of programs that contributed to a 7.5% growth of the organization in the 2010 fiscal year.
Established and maintained positive relationships with government regulators, residents, families, other area health care providers, physicians and community in the Southwest, Northwest and East provinces of Cameroon.
Conducted research to identify causes of increased poor health care delivery to communities around the South West and North West Provinces of Cameroon.
Worked with Ministry of Health and Environment about 30% of the time, to assess and manage cost analysis and also with international donors and Stakeholders to establish funding resources.
Engaged client leadership regularly to learn, understand, and define a client's key objectives and measures for success in local health centers through the assistance of health center staff and local authorities, an 85% success.
Developed Program Charters in collaboration with Bread For Life clinical leadership team from the United State Of America in consideration of diverse community and supervised Chiefs of Field Offices.
Education and Training
August 2013Master of Science:Walden University - Public HealthMinneapolis, Minnesota, USAMember of American Public Health
Association and American College of Healthcare
September, 1999Bachelor of Arts:University of Yaounde I - Education, Linguistics and CommunicationYaounde, Central Province, CameroonEducation, Linguistics and Communication.