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Puentes de Salud Education Supervisor

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Job ID: 173394
Category: Management/Leadership
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Per Departmental needs

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Location: Puentes de Salud, Penn Medicine Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Department: Family Care


The Education Supervisor for Puentes de Salud (Bridges of Health) will be responsible for the operations of Puentes Hacia el Futuro's elementary programming, as well as co-supporting those of its middle school programming. This position reports to the Director of Education.


    • Support families and clients in accessing food services, hygiene products and essential information in collaboration with various organizations and collaborators across the region.

    • Support Director of Education and Puentes team at large in shaping relief efforts and making strategic decisions regarding such work for the coming six-twelve months.

    • Strategic development, implementation and evaluation of service structures in collaboration with students and families

    • Manage one .75-time staff member and approximately 60 volunteers.

    • Oversee and grow relationships with Southwark School’s administration, teachers and staff, as well as other partner organizations.

    • Daily implementation of after-school programming and summer camp for elementary age group; support of middle school age group and related staff member for after-school program.

    • Deepen constellations of opportunities for youth and families through cultivating new relationships.

    • Collaborate with other Puentes de Salud staff and teams to further integrate services, knowledge and action

    • Performs duties in accordance with Penn Medicine and entity values, policies, and procedures

    • Other duties as assigned to support the unit, department, entity, and health system organization

      Education or Equivalent Experience:

      Bachelor's Degree Human development


      2+ years of work experience in a related field, as well as experience with refugee or immigrant populations are required.

      Degrees may be considered in lieu of work experience.

      Oral and written fluency in Spanish preferred.

      Required Skills:

      X Demonstrate competence with building and growing family relationships.

      X Navigating local structures for educational and mental health support.

      X Working as part of a multi-faceted team spanning Puentes de Salud and various partner organizations.

      X Proficient in Microsoft office and Google suite.

      X Self-directed and able to work well independently.

        We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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        We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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