Position Title: Coordinator, U.S. Public Health Accompaniment Unit, Technical Assistance
Reports to: Technical Lead, U.S. Public Health Accompaniment Unit
Location: United States, Remote
Position Type: Full-time for up to 9 months (may include evenings and weekends)
Leveraging PIH’s experience and lessons learned from our COVID contact tracing collaboration with the state of Massachusetts, and our 30 years of global work in emergency epidemic response and health systems strengthening, PIH has launched a new team to accompany U.S. states, cities and community partners in rapidly scaling up contact tracing and building more equitable and effective public health responses to COVID-19 in the US.
The U.S. Public Health Accompaniment Unit team works to accompany public sector and community partners on the frontlines of the public health response to COVID-19, to address this acute-on-chronic public health crisis, by providing technical assistance and knowledge sharing platforms to accelerate implementation of effective, equitable COVID-19 responses. Our approach to providing technical assistance to different public sector and community partners in the United States includes providing expertise and advice on design and implementation, incorporating an equity lens into execution, and creating a community of partners across the US to share best practices and challenges in order to fortify efforts amidst the national response to COVID-19.
• Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
• Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills; demonstrated cultural competency and ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders across departments and country sites.