Current Open Positions Effective 7/2/1   

HEALTH EDUCATOR

JOB DESCRIPTION AND WORKER CHARACTERISTICS:

                                  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION: For purposes of 42 USC 12101:

 

1.     Under general and administrative direction, plans, develops, implements, and evaluates public health education programs; identifies grant-covered community needs for health education programming; monitors program implementation and adjusts activities to ensure efficiency and the effective delivery of information; evaluates program results to determine overall effectiveness in meeting stated goals; submits reports; tracks data information from programs; maintains consistent compliance with the guidelines and requirements of assigned grants; completes all required documentation and submits reports for grants to ensure the grant requirements are met.

2.     Conducts various health education programs for the public and community organizations; prepares and disseminates program materials; lectures on various public health topics; creates media press releases; receives and responds to participant questions and inquiries.

3.     Communicates with other agencies and organizations to identify community needs and promote health education programs; plans various community awareness activities (e.g., solicits donations, requests grants, publicizes activities, etc.); attends public meetings and gatherings to promote public health education.

4.     Attends meetings, seminars, conferences, and other job-related training sessions (e.g., child passenger safety courses, community preparedness courses, recruitment/retention of volunteers, etc.). 

5.     Contacts local schools, health departments, health partners, and/or government agencies, in order to obtain or disseminate information related to the essential position functions.

6.     Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions.

7.     Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.

8.     Maintains required licensures and certifications.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

9.     Attends meetings, seminars, and training sessions.

10.    Performs other duties as required.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE CHARACTERISTICS: (*indicates developed after employment)

Knowledge of: budgeting; finance; education techniques; PowerPoint software; government grant programs; department goals and objectives*; department policies and procedures*; public health; community resources and services; records management.

 

Skills in: computer operation; use of modern office equipment; motor vehicle operation.

 

Agency-Wide Competencies:

 

Policy Development/Program Planning Skills: strategic planning (i.e., contributing to the development and implementation of strategic plan);

Communication Skills: written and oral communication (i.e., communicating effectively in writing and orally with linguistic and cultural proficiency); customer service (i.e., interacting effectively with internal and external customers);

Cultural Competency Skills: population diversity (i.e., describing the concept of diversity and the diversity within a community);

Public Health Sciences Skills: foundation of public health (i.e., discussing the scientific foundation of public health and prominent events in public health);

Financial Planning and Management Skills: performance management (i.e., developing and using performance management system);

Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills: continuous improvement (i.e., contributing to continuous performance improvement); ethics (i.e., incorporating ethical standards of practice into all interactions).

Position Specific Core Competencies:

Analytical/Assessment Skills: data analysis (i.e., determining validity, reliability, and comparability of data; analyzing quantitative and qualitative data; interpreting quantitative and qualitative data); evidence-based decision making (i.e., making evidence-based decisions; advocating for the use of evidence);

Policy Development/Program Planning Skills: policy, program, and service development; policy, program, and service implementation (i.e., implementing policies, programs, and services; managing within budgets and staffing levels); policy, program, and service improvement (i.e., evaluating policies, programs, and services; implementing strategies for continuous improvement);

Cultural Competency Skills: policy, program, and service impacts (i.e., assessing the effects of policies, programs, and services on different populations);

Community Dimensions of Practice Skills: partner collaboration (i.e., facilitating collaboration among partners); community engagement (i.e., engaging community members; using community input for policies, programs, and services); behavior change (i.e., communicate to influence behavior);

Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills: advocacy for public health (i.e., advocating for the role of public health in population health).

 

Ability to: deal with variety of variables within somewhat unfamiliar context; define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; exercise independent judgment and discretion; understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, or regulations to specific situations; calculate fractions, decimals, and percentages; prepare accurate documentation; compile and prepare reports; write and/or edit documents for publication; prepare and deliver speeches and presentations; communicate effectively; train or instruct others; gather, collate, and classify information; maintain records according to established procedures; handle sensitive inquiries from and contacts with officials and general public; develop and maintain effective working relationships; travel to and gain access to work site.

 Equal Opportunity Employers

 Effective 5/31/2019

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Effective 3/12/19

Position: Part-time RN

RN

 

Part-time/ 2-3 days per week. This position will primarily function in immunizations, education and assisting in meeting grant deliverables. Qualifications include current Ohio RN nursing license, good communication and organizational skills and self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Familiarity with Electronic Health Records and Microsoft Office. Team work is essential. A valid driver’s license is required. EOE 

 

 

                                               

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