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Rural Health Association of TN

Program Coordinator (RCORP)

Rural Health Association of TN


Job Summary

Position Description:

The Program Coordinator will be part of a collaborative team that supports RHA’s grant initiatives, with a focus on the Rural Community Opioid Response Program (RCORP).  Responsibilities include tracking, collecting, and reporting quantitative and qualitative data across multiple programs, developing; organizing, and hosting online and in-person training; distributing resources, and community engagement. The Program Coordinator reports to the Program Director.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for coordinating data collecting and reporting processes across programs as requested by the funder; create tracking tools and teach partners/staff to use the toolset.

  • Learn to use and submit data in specialized portals provided by funders (PIMS, RedCap)

  • Plan, organize, and host 6-8 online learning events aligned with grant objectives.

  • Work with RHA staff and “Regional Champions” in planning regional spring events targeting audiences such as EMS, law enforcement, and healthcare professionals.

  • Inform research-based training, best practice resources, and training opportunities for RCORPs audiences. Identify conference opportunities for disseminating materials.

  • Develop, prepare, and promote monthly newsletter for RCORP audience, and track engagement.

  • Represent RHA at partner meetings and events (virtual and in-person)

  • Assists Program Director with TruServ entry and contributes to monthly and biannual reporting on RCORPs deliverables.

  • Assists with recruitment and tracking of attendance at events, training, and certification of individuals in RCORPs-specific training opportunities.

  • Work collaboratively with the “FindHelp” team to learn about and teach healthcare providers how to adopt a “closed-loop referral” system.

  • Assists the membership team in increasing RHA membership through communication channels. 

  • Assist with resource development including ordering and distribution of RCORPs materials.

  • Research, develop, and maintain lists of potential partners and resources relevant to consortium members.

  • Prepare and deliver presentations related to RHA and/or its programs, as requested.

  • Solicit member feedback through evaluations, surveys, committees, etc.

  • Work cross-functionally with other RHA staff to support all programs and organizational goals as identified by RHA’s strategic plan and contracts.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with RHA Members and Partners.

  • Assist with special projects as needed.

Travel Requirements – Up to 30% Time

  • Travel is required for RHA’s Annual Conference, Regional Events, and meetings as required by the funders. (some overnights are required)

  • Occasional travel to visit program staff and/or partners across Tennessee.


  • Bachelor’s degree required with knowledge of health and 5 years experience or Master’s Degree. Experience as a health educator, community health worker, etc. preferred.

  • Organized, proactive, and able to meet deadlines.

  • Comfortable speaking in front of large audiences.

  • Demonstration of excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem-solving, communication (verbal and written), and project management skills required.

  • Proficient using technology (Microsoft Suite)

  • Experience working with a high-performing and collaborative team.

  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to improving health among rural and other minority populations.

  • Commitment to learning new things and developing as a leader.

  • Commitment to providing exceptional customer service.

  • Flexible with the ability to manage multiple projects.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience managing complex projects and/or grants.

  • Experience with developing communications, i.e., newsletters, social media, resource production

  • Experience working with a remote team and remote management.

Additional Information


Additional Information:

  • Starting salary is $45,000, exempt

  • Hybrid position – 2-3 days expected in office (Shelbyville, possibly Nashville)

  • 37.5 hour work week, Monday – Friday, option to start/end day one hour early/later.

  • Unlimited PTO (10-day minimum requirement); must be supervisor approved

  • 100% employee health insurance benefit option, Teladoc subscription

  • $50/month home office stipend, travel reimbursement (does not include travel to office)

  • Professional development opportunities.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter detailing interest to: info@tnruralhealth.org

RHA is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


  • Date Posted: January 17, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Other
  • Start Date: 01/16/2024
  • Salary Range: $45,000-$48,000
  • Working Hours: 37.5 hrs/wk; M-F