Oklahoma State Department of Health

  • Oklahoma City, OK, USA

The Oklahoma State Department of Health, through its system of local health services delivery, is ultimately responsible for protecting and improving public health with strategies that focus on preventing disease. Five major service branches - Community Health, Family Health Services, Prevention and Preparedness, Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and Protective Health Services - provide technical support and guidance to 68 county health departments as well as guidance and consultation to the two independent city-county health departments in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.

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Oklahoma State Department of Health Woodward, Oklahoma, USA
Jun 15, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. OSDH is seeking a full time Nutrition Therapist II providing support to the Woodward County Health Department. This is an unclassified position, PIN 34002768, in state government, located in Woodward, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $45,464.12 based on education and experience . Position will be open until filled. Please be advised that applications will periodically be considered, as such this position could be filled any time. Position Description This position will provide direct and indirect nutrition education and outreach services for the Women, Infant and Children (WIC) program in Beaver, Harper, Texas, Woods and Woodward County Health Departments. Duties include, but are not limited to • Plan, conduct and promote nutrition education. • Conduct surveys and studies to assess nutrition problems and to evaluate changes in nutritional status of individuals or groups. • Provide Women Infant and Children (WIC) certification and recertification services including, measurements, and biochemical tests using standardized procedures. • Support and assist breastfeeding mothers with problems and solutions. • Coordinate dietary services in regards to total patient care. • Participate in the planning for specific programs and health problems in conjunction with other program areas, and signing requests for and ordering dietary supplies. Education and Experience Consist of Registration as a Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and Licensure with the Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision. This position has a preferred qualification : Bilingual speaker in English and Spanish, with an ability to communicate verbally and in writing with English/Spanish speaking respondents. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements include knowledge of current dietetics and institutional diet management; nutrition and its relationship to health; nutritional values, costs and accounting; available community resources; health requirements and personal hygiene; administrative principles and practices; modern methods, materials and equipment used in food preparation and service; conducting and interpreting nutrition surveys; of economic and social trends in nutrition; and of program planning and nutrition education techniques. Ability is required to plan menus for general and special therapeutic diets; keep necessary records; establish effective working relationships with others; present and prepare educational materials; develop curricula for nutrition education programs; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and to evaluate and judge the quality of food materials and develop menus. Physical Demands and Work Environment Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position. NOTES REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Conclusion Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service. Closing Date/Time: 12/14/2019 11:59:00 PM
Oklahoma State Department of Health Oklahoma, USA
Jun 15, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. This position will cover multiple counties, the duty station will be determined upon hire. Counties Covered : McIntosh, Pittsburg, Coal, Atoka, Bryan, Choctaw, Pushmataha and McCurtain Counties. OSDH is seeking a full time Program Grant Consultant (Immunization Field Consultant) providing support to Immunization Services within the Oklahoma State Department of Health. This is an unclassified position (PIN#34000250) in state government, located possibly in McIntosh, Pittsburg, Coal, Atoka, Bryan, Choctaw, Pushmataha or McCurtain Counties. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $45,464.12 based on education and experience . Position Description : Immunization Field Consultants help accomplish the VFC program's mission of providing vaccines at no cost to children who might not otherwise be vaccinated because of inability to pay by ensuring VFC program integrity and VFC vaccine viability through recruitment and enrollment of VFC providers,, providing education, training and technical assistance to these providers, and conducting required compliance site visits, storage and handling visits, and other visits as needed. The area covered by this position is McIntosh, Pittsburg, Coal, Atoka, Bryan, Choctaw, Pushmataha, and McCurtain Counties. Duties include, but are not limited to: • Conduct all VFC related visits including Quality Assurance visits; Unannounced Storage and Handling visits; Assessment, Feedback, Incentive, eXchange visits (AFIX); educational visits, child care facility audits; and new VFC Provider Enrollments including orientation visits as assigned by the Regional Immunization Coordinator Supervisor. • Assist private and public healthcare providers with program-related issues including vaccine storage incidents, inventory management, and any other program-related issues. • Regularly inform and educate county health department staff, private vaccine providers, and other partners regarding any changes in immunization schedules or presentations using various tools, such as vaccine information statements, protocols and Reminder/Recall reports. • Review useful tools/resources from the Oklahoma State Immunization Information System (OSIIS) such as Missed Opportunities, Invalid Doses, Not-Up-To-Date Report, and Coverage Rate Assessments. • Work as the main point of contact to the local providers, school and child care facilities and communicate with the Immunization Service on a regular basis regarding all provider issues. Education and Experience A bachelor's degree in a biological science, health science, social science, or a closely related field plus two years of experience or six years of experience in performing duties such as public health inspections and investigations, preventive health programs, or as a public health nurse or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of public health practices, medical terminology as applied to immunizations and vaccine preventable diseases; vaccines, dosing schedules, vaccine administration; child care and school state immunization requirements. Skilled in communicating the role of public health within the health system and community to diverse audiences establish effective working relationships; communicate effectively to technical and non-technical audiences in both written and verbal methods; to plan, organize and prioritize time and workload to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines; create and implement training and presentations; development of distance training methods, including conference calls and webinar tools. Ability to use relevant information and individual judgements to determine whether events or processes comply with laws and use of common software products such as Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Excel. Physical Demands Combination of office, vehicle, and public establishments. Travel may include traveling during inclement weather. Perform varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, and reaching. Ability to drive for hours at a time. Work Environment Office Environment; Computer Based. NOTES REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Conclusion Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service. Closing Date/Time: 6/28/2019 11:59:00 PM
Oklahoma State Department of Health Oklahoma, USA
Jun 15, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. OSDH is seeking a full time Program Grant Consultant (Immunization Field Consultant) providing support to Immunization Services within the Oklahoma State Department of Health. This is an unclassified position (PIN#34002863) in state government, located possibly in Oklahoma City, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $45,464.12 based on education and experience . Position Description : The purpose of this position is to ensure that the Oklahoma State Department of Health can provide immunization services for all Oklahoma children in the assigned counties regardless of the inability to pay for the vaccine through compliance with federal Vaccines for Children (VFC) program. Duties include, but are not limited to: • Conduct all VFC related visits including Quality Assurance visits; Unannounced Storage and Handling visits; Assessment, Feedback, Incentive, eXchange visits (AFIX); educational visits, child care facility audits; and new VFC Provider Enrollments including orientation visits as assigned by the Regional Immunization Coordinator Supervisor. • Assist private and public healthcare providers with program-related issues including vaccine storage incidents, inventory management, and any other program-related issues. • Regularly inform and educate county health department staff, private vaccine providers, and other partners regarding any changes in immunization schedules or presentations using various tools, such as vaccine information statements, protocols and Reminder/Recall reports. • Review useful tools/resources from the Oklahoma State Immunization Information System (OSIIS) such as Missed Opportunities, Invalid Doses, Not-Up-To-Date Report, and Coverage Rate Assessments. • Work as the main point of contact to the local providers, school and child care facilities and communicate with the Immunization Service on a regular basis regarding all provider issues. Education and Experience A bachelor's degree in a biological science, health science, social science, or a closely related field plus two years of experience or six years of experience in performing duties such as public health inspections and investigations, preventive health programs, or as a public health nurse or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of public health practices, medical terminology as applied to immunizations and vaccine preventable diseases; vaccines, dosing schedules, vaccine administration; child care and school state immunization requirements. Skilled in communicating the role of public health within the health system and community to diverse audiences establish effective working relationships; communicate effectively to technical and non-technical audiences in both written and verbal methods; to plan, organize and prioritize time and workload to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines; create and implement training and presentations; development of distance training methods, including conference calls and webinar tools. Ability to use relevant information and individual judgements to determine whether events or processes comply with laws and use of common software products such as Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Excel. Ability to use relevant information and individual judgements to determine whether events or processes comply with laws and use of common software products such as Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Excel. Physical Demands Combination of office, vehicle, and public establishments. Travel may include traveling during inclement weather. Perform varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, and reaching. Ability to drive for hours at a time. Work Environment Office Environment; Computer Based. NOTES REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Conclusion Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service. Closing Date/Time: 6/28/2019 11:59:00 PM
Oklahoma State Department of Health Oklahoma, USA
Jun 15, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. OSDH is seeking a full time Community Program Coordinator providing support to Center for Chronic Disease, Prevention, & Health Promotion. This is an unclassified position (PIN#340002627) in state government, located in Oklahoma City. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $52,047.00 based on education and experience . Position Description: The Community Program Coordinator provides high-level and culturally competent support for program initiatives administered through the Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and external state-level partners. The Coordinator has delegated responsibility regarding assigned community grant programs providing support and technical assistance regarding identification of tobacco-related disparities and evidence-based solutions and policy tracking. Knowledge skills and abilities encompass competence in providing consultation and technical assistance. The Coordinator will engage and train community health workers regarding chronic disease and health promotion efforts and addressing the social determinants of health. These functions are performed due to the fact that tobacco use, lack of physical activity, and poor nutrition are leading contributors to illness and early death from chronic diseases. These functions are also performed to build capacity within local programs and state partners to properly achieve health equity. Duties include, but are not limited to: Serve as a content expert in evidence-based and best practices for tobacco control. This includes providing outcome-driven consultation and technical assistance by advising and guiding the proper identification of disparate populations in local communities, appropriate ways to mobilize communities, and individualized selection of culturally appropriate interventions. This position has preferred qualifications: A minimum of four years' experience working at a community-based agency and/or with community programs that focused primarily on addressing disparities. Function independently: • As point of contact for assigned community grant programs in regards to compliance of programmatic grant requirements, conducting site visits, developing program reports on consulting and technical assistance involving performance measures and outcome achievements. • Overseeing/conducting the policy reviews and maintaining the database (includes responding to requests and completing from beginning to end), and providing content expert recommendations and instruction on health equity in relation to evidence-based, best and proven/promising practices in health promotion. • Develop statewide partnerships external to the OSDH to assist the Center with identifying and addressing tobacco-related disparities and achieving health equity. • Engage and train Community Health Workers. • Produce specific training (or products e.g. fact sheet, talking points, website information, etc.) content regarding identifying and addressing disparities, health equity, chronic diseases and risk factors (tobacco use, physical inactivity and poor nutrition), and social determinants of health. • Develop individualized training (or product e.g. fact sheet, talking points, etc.) content to meet the needs of OSDH staff and local programs funded through the Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and any internal or external partner requests. Statewide travel to provide technical assistance and consultation Coordinator will perform other duties as assigned based on needs of the service area. Education and Experience Master's Degree in Public Health, Health Education, Community Health or other related field and four years of experience in a community or public health position with duties related to health promotion, population-based strategies, chronic disease and its risk factors, and/or wellness. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Proficient in written and oral communication • Knowledge of and experience in effective public speaking techniques and the ability to present complex information in an effective and concise manner. • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of disparities, health equity, and social determinants of health. • Demonstrated experience in forming effective relationships and communicating with individuals, groups, and communities of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and cultures • Knowledge of public principles and population health as well as chronic disease prevention and management and the associated risk factors • Knowledge of programmatic components of public health or social services program implementation. • Ability to communicate technical and program details to staff, grantees and applicants, orally and in writing • Ability to think and act decisively about grant compliance issues and corrective plans involving non-compliance • Demonstrated experience in providing technical assistance and consultation to various organizations in planning and managing programs. • Ability to objectively analyze a situation and evaluate pros and cons of any course of action • Capacity to grasp abstract ideas and form a coherent picture. • Proficient in project management processes for managing complex projects and assuring timely delivery of quality products/deliverables. • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multifaceted team. • Technical skills and proficiency in computer applications for research and education, proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher); Skill in developing and delivering oral presentations. Ability to develop, facilitate, and conduct outcome-based training. • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities with various deadlines and tasks. • Ability to be organized, proactive, work independently and be a self-starter. Physical Demands and Work Environment Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position. NOTES REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Conclusion Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service. Closing Date/Time: 6/28/2019 11:59:00 PM
Oklahoma State Department of Health Logan, Oklahoma, USA
Jun 15, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. OSDH is seeking full time Administrative Technician III providing support to Logan County Health Department. This is a classified position (PIN#34002290) in state government, located in Guthrie, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $27,601.67 based on education and experience. Position Description : This position will provide frontline clerical support for programs offered at Logan County Health Department. Duties include light typing; answering phones, scheduling appointments, providing general information to public; maintaining client records, filing and preparing reports, collecting fees and related services. • Maintains a variety of records such as perpetual inventories of supplies and materials, and statements of expenditures; reconciles departmental records with central records; prepares correspondence, forms and reports. • Initiates and handles correspondence relating to a special field or program in regards to agency or program rules, policies, procedures, or requirements. • Performs a variety of sorting and filing tasks; answers the phone, takes messages, and disseminates information; opens, sorts, distributes, collects, and delivers mail; performs a number of tasks such as posting and recording data. • Produces documents of various levels of complexity, ranging from plain copy typing to the manipulation of data to create complex presentations. • Enters and retrieves information using personal computer or other data processing equipment, and receives and reviews coded and uncoded source documents; proofs previously entered data and makes routine corrections. • Examines, checks, verifies reports and other documents for completeness, appropriateness, adequacy, and conformity to established requirements, and follows up on discrepancies. • Assists customers in securing needed information and documents; conducts interviews to obtain information from clients; provides assistance to clients as required. • All other duties as assigned. Physical Demands and Work Environment Office environment Occasional travel is required. STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE "INTERNAL JOBS" LISTING HERE . DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT. BASIC PURPOSE Positions in this job family are assigned duties and responsibilities involving document production and management through a variety of manual or technological processes. This may include preparing correspondence, reports or other documents, maintaining various filing systems, including computer records of various activities, reviewing and processing applications for permits or licenses, assisting agency customers with inquiries or problems concerning an assigned program area, processing various types of claims, requisitions, purchase orders and invoices for payment, and similar duties. LEVEL DESCRIPTORS The Administrative Technician job family consists of four levels of work which are distinguished by the complexity of job assignments, the extent of responsibility, and specific duties assigned, the level of expertise required for the completion of assigned tasks, and the responsibility for the supervision of others. Level III: This is the specialist level where employees will independently perform most complex and technical duties, such as preparing presentations through manipulation of data, or preparing documents for audits or special reports. Some responsibility may be assigned for the functional supervision of other employees on a limited basis. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Level III: Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of two years of clerical office experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. NOTES NOTES/REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Selection Plan Scores based on: 100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire. ***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time. Closing Date/Time: 6/28/2019 11:59:00 PM
Oklahoma State Department of Health Carter, Oklahoma, USA
Jun 14, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. OSDH is seeking a full time Wellness Coordinator I providing support to Carter County Health Department. This is a classified position (PIN 34001704) in state government, located in Ardmore, Oklahoma. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $49,417.00 based on education and experience . Position Description : This position will be assigned duties for oversight of Healthy Living Grants for Tobacco Control, Nutrition and Fitness, and other Wellness Program events, activities, and community/county partnerships; mobilize, recruit, and coordinate the activities of coalition members and serve as the community/county resource for wellness initiatives. Duties include, but are not limited to: • Develop and maintains strong collaborative partnerships with key stakeholders (local, county-wide, and state-wide) and community partners for involvement in tobacco control, nutrition and fitness, and other wellness initiatives. • Communicate program goals and success to professionals, decision makers, community leaders, contractors, and the media. • Oversee the details of each phase of the program. • Ensure use of accurate demographic, scientific, statistical and programmatic information related to tobacco control, nutrition and fitness, and other wellness issues. • Coordinate and facilitate resources for coalition meetings (may include but are not limited to providing meeting accommodations and notices, logistical assistance, training opportunities, health communication resources, budget support, and other assistance as may be needed by the coalition.) • Provide and coordinate training and technical assistance to the coalition and local partners. • Assure that the coalition's members are provided opportunities to develop or enhance specific experience and expertise in effective tobacco control and nutrition and fitness interventions, through participation in training workshops, conference calls, and evaluation activities. • Mobilize community organizations to develop and implement community interventions and system and organizational level changes. • Develop media messages (press kits, fact sheets, and other materials tailored to local tobacco, nutrition and fitness, and other wellness needs) for professional and lay audiences based cultural, social and behavioral factors in the delivery of tobacco control, nutrition and fitness, and other wellness information and cultivates media relationships. • Analyze and stays abreast of public health policy and standards. • Plan, coordinate, and conduct on-site educational and training activities and provide technical assistance on various tobacco control, nutrition and fitness, and other wellness related topics. • Provide education to designated local stakeholders, city council members, and state legislators. • Monitor the grant budget, including the rate of expenditures and compliance with budgeting requirements, including indirect costs, if applicable. • Develop grant reports, collect data and maintain data on the grant program. • Compile with all program, financial and evaluation guidelines and requirements of the grant. • Develop and maintain a communication mechanism to keep coalition members fully informed of community issues, events, and activities as well as grant related plans, budgets, and issues. • Coordinate the strategic planning process and meetings involving the coalition and its partners. • Review and analyze local strategic plans and works with the coalition and partners and lead agency staff to implement the plans as well as formulate future strategic plans under the grant program for submittal to TSET annually. • Recruit, develop, and maintain a diverse coalition membership mirroring the community's population. • Research promising and best practices interventions, and continually develop knowledge involving tobacco control, nutrition and fitness, and overall wellness in order to assess the best strategies for achieving grant outcomes. • Attend all conferences, trainings and other meetings required by the grant; Participates in all grant-related evaluation activities. • Ensure completion of invoices and expenditure reports for submission to TSET. • Work with TSET, technical assistance providers and the external evaluator to facilitate fulfillment of grant requirements, effective implementation of programs, and appropriate use of funds. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Ability to provide technical assistance to various organizations in planning and managing community-based programs. • Technical skills and proficiency in computer applications for research and education resources; Skill in developing and delivering oral presentations. • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. • Ability to coordinate training events and workshops for adults and youth. • Knowledge of tobacco control, nutrition and fitness, and other wellness trends and strategies that target children, youth and adults, including advertising, policies and standards, and promising or best practices. • Knowledge of programmatic and fiscal components of public health or social services program implementation. • Ability to analyze budgets and expenditure data; Ability to formulate and implement policies and procedures. • Ability to think and act decisively about financial issues and corrective plans involving non-compliance. • Capacity to grasp abstract ideas and form a coherent picture. • Ability to objectively analyze a situation and evaluate pros and cons of any course of action. • Analytical skills with financial and programmatic processes for improving the grant program. • Ability to design and implement effective workflow processes and procedures. • Ability to show cultural competence in working with diverse populations. • Willing to be a team player and work collaboratively with coalitions and community agencies. • Ability to be organized, proactive, work independently and be a self-starter. • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities with various deadlines and tasks. Education and Work Experience: Bachelor's degree in a health related, behavioral health related, or social science related field. Substitution for the education and work experience require a minimum of two years of college with a minimum of two years of experience working within communities on community development and mobilization and/or the implementation of preventive health programs or education. NOTES REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Conclusion Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service. Closing Date/Time: 6/27/2019 11:59:00 PM
Oklahoma State Department of Health Cherokee, Oklahoma, USA
Jun 14, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. OSDH is seeking a full time Registered Nurse II providing support to Cherokee County Health Department, located in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $48,776.00 based on education and experience . Position Description : Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for providing direct or indirect professional nursing services in a variety of settings. This includes providing nursing assessments, planning, interventions, evaluations, health related education, case management, and execution of the medical regime including administering medications and treatments prescribed by any person authorized to prescribe by state law. Duties include, but are not limited to: The functions performed by employees in this job family will vary by level, but may include the following: *Assesses health status of individuals, families, and communities; develops plans and implements appropriate nursing interventions. *Evaluates and determines health resources necessary to meet individual, family and community health needs. *Delivers professional nursing care in an assigned unit, clinic, home, or other setting. *Educates individuals, families, communities, and members of the health care team about the principles of disease prevention and health promotion. *Provides supervision to other professional or paraprofessional personnel; collaborates with other professionals in the management of health care. *Delegate tasks that may safely be performed by others, consistent with educational preparation and that do not conflict with the provisions of the Oklahoma Nursing Practice Act. *Assures quality health care through use of various measures such as record review, peer review, direct observation, and assessment of individual, family, and community for the desired outcome. *Performs specialized nursing functions as educationally prepared. *Other duties as assigned. Education and Experience Requirements consist of possession of a valid Oklahoma license as a registered nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing or, Registered Nurse License recognized by the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) and one year of professional nursing experience, OR, a Bachelor's in Nursing and possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a Registered Nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing or, Registered Nurse License recognized by the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC). Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required at this level include knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, and techniques; of health promotion and disease prevention; of nursing management of available health care resources; of nutrition and diet therapy; and of the functions of various clinical departments. Ability is required to assist in the development, organization, and implementation of an effective nursing care plan; to provide education and training; to assess condition and needs of patients, families and communities appropriate to the care setting; to take appropriate intervention; to counsel and teach patients and families; and to provide direction or guidance to non-licensed personnel in assigned area of responsibility to ensure quality care. In addition, this job requires, knowledge of available health programs and resources; of federal and state rules and regulations concerning health services; of accreditation, certification and licensure standards; of preventive health practices; of principles and methods of teaching; of nursing standards; and of nursing policies and procedures. Ability is required to develop, plan, and implement an effective nursing care program and to provide education and training. Physical Demands and Work Environment Must be able to move to provide examinations 80% of the time. Combination of office and exam offices. May be exposed to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, and medicinal preparations. Varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, and reaching. NOTES REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Conclusion Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service. Closing Date/Time: 8/13/2019 11:59:00 PM
Oklahoma State Department of Health Oklahoma, USA
Jun 14, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. OSDH is seeking a full time Registered Nurse III providing support to Oklahoma Early Intervention. This is an unclassified position (PIN 34003187) in state government, located in Oklahoma County with home office located in Oklahoma City. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $55,453.00 based on education and experience . Position Description : Provides Nursing services to children ages birth to three and education for their families for the SoonerStart program. Employees at this level develop and present educational programs relevant to nursing practices and standards or care and follow-up with evaluation of learning. May train staff and perform some supervisory duties may be assigned. Duties include, but are not limited to : Monitors growth and health, assesses neurological/musculoskeletal systems and determines any need for genetics/medical appointments. Observes hygiene, behavior, well-being, development, or safety and educates parents on health/safety topics. Assesses how parents administer medicines, formula, or nutrition intake for tube feeding and collaborates with physicians. Screens hearing/vision and attends doctor appointments with families if needed to understand and navigate the medical system. Tests and teaches developmental skills in all five areas of development and helps families perform activities to enhance developmental levels with their children in homes or daycares. Education and Experience Requirements consist of possession of a valid Oklahoma license as a registered nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing or, Registered Nurse License recognized by the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) and one year of professional nursing experience, OR, a Bachelor's in Nursing and possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a Registered Nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing or, Registered Nurse License recognized by the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC), plus one additional year of professional nursing experience in a field of nursing appropriate to the health care setting. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements include knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, and techniques; health promotion and disease prevention; nursing management; available health care resources; nutrition and diet therapy; the functions of various clinical departments; availability of health programs and resources; federal and state rules and regulations concerning health services; accreditation, certification and licensure standards; preventive health practices; of principles and methods of teaching; of nursing standards; and of nursing policies and procedures. Ability is required to perform assessments and nursing functions; provide education and training; assess condition and needs of patients, families and communities appropriate to the care setting; take appropriate intervention; counsel and teach patients and families; provide direction or guidance to non-licensed personnel in assigned area of responsibility to ensure quality care and to develop, plan, and implement an effective nursing care program and provide education and training; knowledge of available health programs and resources; of federal and state rules and regulations concerning health services; of accreditation, certification and licensure standards; of preventive health practices; of principles and methods of teaching; of nursing standards; and of nursing policies and procedures. Ability is required to develop, plan, and implement an effective nursing care program and to provide education and training. Physical Demands and Work Environment Travel is required. NOTES REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Conclusion Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service. Closing Date/Time: 11/13/2019 11:59:00 PM
Oklahoma State Department of Health Jackson, Oklahoma, USA
Jun 14, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. OSDH is seeking a temporary Healthy Living Coordinator providing support to Jackson Health Department. This is an unclassified position, PIN 34001762, in state government located in Altus, OK. The salary for this position is up to $15.00 per hour based on education and experience. Position Description : Position is assigned duties for oversight of Health Living Grant for Tobacco Control, Nutrition and Fitness and other Wellness Program events, activities and community/county partnerships. This position mobilizes, recruits and coordinates the activities of coalition members and serves as the community/county resource for wellness initiatives. Duties include, but are not limited to: Assist the Nutrition & Fitness Coordinator in carrying out responsibilities of the grant. Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in a health related, behavioral health related or social science related field. Substitution for the education and work experience require a minimum of 2 years of college with 4 years of experience working within communities on community development and mobilization and/or the implementation of preventive health programs or education. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Skill in developing and delivering oral presentations • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing • Ability to coordinate training events and workshops for adults and youth • Knowledge of tobacco control, nutrition and fitness and other wellness trends and strategies that target children, youth and adults including advertising, policies and standards and promising or best practices • Ability to formulate and implement policies and procedures • Capacity to grasp abstract ideas and form a coherent picture • Ability to objectively analyze a situation and evaluate pros and cons of any course of action • Ability to design and implement effective workflow processes and procedures • Ability to show cultural competence in working with diverse populations • Willing to be a team player and work collaboratively with coalitions and community agencies • Ability to be organized, proactive, work independently and be a self-starter • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities with various deadlines and tasks Physical Demands and Work Environment Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone. NOTES REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Conclusion Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service. Closing Date/Time: 6/27/2019 11:59:00 PM
Oklahoma State Department of Health Beckham, Oklahoma, USA
Jun 14, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. OSDH is seeking full time Public Health Specialist I providing support to Beckham County Health Department. This is a classified position, PIN 34002512, in state government, located in Elk City, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependent s . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $35,682.00 based on education and experience. Position Description : Performs inspections, surveys and investigations to identify and eliminate conditions hazardous to life and health; provides consultative services and assistance in assigned areas of responsibility ensuring corrective actions are taken to eliminate public health or other hazards and ensuring compliance with applicable statutes and regulations. Assigned areas of responsibility are Beckham, Roger Mills & Washita Counties. Physical Demands and Work Environment Combination of office, vehicle, and public establishments. Travel may include traveling during inclement weather. Perform varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, and reaching. Ability to drive for hours at a time. STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE "INTERNAL JOBS" LISTING HERE . DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT. BASIC PURPOSE Positions within this job family are assigned responsibilities for planning, performing or supervising technical and professional work involving consumer protection and public health services. This includes performing inspections, surveys, and investigations to identify and eliminate conditions hazardous to life and health, providing consultative services and assistance in assigned areas of responsibility, ensuring corrective actions are taken to eliminate public health or other hazards, and ensuring compliance with applicable statutes and regulations. LEVEL DESCRIPTORS The Public Health Specialist job family consists of five levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity of specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned for specific tasks, the level of expertise required for completion of the assigned work and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others. Level I: This is the basic level of this job family where incumbents are assigned duties and responsibilities in a training status to build their skills in conducting inspections and investigations, performing basic professional analysis, and interpreting state and federal laws. In this role they will, under close supervision, perform tasks involving the evaluation of inspection or survey data and the preparation of technical records and reports, and assist in making recommendations concerning remedial actions to correct public health hazards and provide for consumer protection. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Level I: Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of the statutory requirements of Title 59 O.S. Section 1150.7, (A 2): A bachelor's degree with a major in public health, environmental health, environmental science, physical science, natural science, biological science, agricultural science, or equivalent, from an accredited college or university with at least thirty (30) semester hours of work in physical, natural and biological science, public health and/or environmental health or environmental protection or both environmental health and environmental protection. NOTES REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Selection Plan Scores based on: 100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on a supplemental questionnaire. ***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time. Closing Date/Time: 7/11/2019 11:59:00 PM
Oklahoma State Department of Health Beckham, Oklahoma, USA
Jun 14, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. OSDH is seeking full time Public Health Specialist II providing support to Beckham County Health Department. This is a classified position, PIN 34002512, in state government, located in Elk City, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependent s . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $41,918.40 based on education and experience. Position Description : Performs inspections, surveys and investigations to identify and eliminate conditions hazardous to life and health; provides consultative services and assistance in assigned areas of responsibility ensuring corrective actions are taken to eliminate public health or other hazards and ensuring compliance with applicable statutes and regulations. Assigned areas of responsibility are Beckham, Roger Mills & Washita Counties. Physical Demands and Work Environment Combination of office, vehicle, and public establishments. Travel may include traveling during inclement weather. Perform varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, and reaching. Ability to drive for hours at a time. STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE "INTERNAL JOBS" LISTING HERE . DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT. BASIC PURPOSE Positions within this job family are assigned responsibilities for planning, performing or supervising technical and professional work involving consumer protection and public health services. This includes performing inspections, surveys, and investigations to identify and eliminate conditions hazardous to life and health, providing consultative services and assistance in assigned areas of responsibility, ensuring corrective actions are taken to eliminate public health or other hazards, and ensuring compliance with applicable statutes and regulations. LEVEL DESCRIPTORS The Public Health Specialist job family consists of five levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity of specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned for specific tasks, the level of expertise required for completion of the assigned work and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others. Level II: This is the career level of this job family where employees are assigned duties and responsibilities at the full performance level and perform a full range of task involving inspections, surveys and investigations related to public health services, consumer protection, and the enforcement of applicable state and federal laws in the assigned area of responsibility. In this role they will evaluate inspection and survey data, prepare technical records and reports, make recommendations concerning required remedial actions, and provide technical assistance and training as needed to correct public health or consumer protection problems. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Level II: Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of the statutory requirements of Title 59 O.S. Section 1150.7, (A 2): A bachelor's degree with a major in public health, environmental health, environmental science, physical science, natural science, biological science, agricultural science, or equivalent, from an accredited college or university with at least thirty (30) semester hours of work in physical, natural and biological science, public health and/or environmental health or environmental protection or both environmental health and environmental protection PLUS one year of professional public health or consumer protection and successful completion of state standardization to conduct food establishment inspections; OR a master's degree in a listed field and successful completion of state standardization to conduct food establishment inspections. NOTES REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Selection Plan Scores based on: 100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire. ***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time. Closing Date/Time: 7/11/2019 11:59:00 PM
Oklahoma State Department of Health Beckham, Oklahoma, USA
Jun 14, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. OSDH is seeking full time Public Health Specialist III providing support to Beckham County Health Department. This is a classified position, PIN 34002512, in state government, located in Elk City, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependent s . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $50,002.08 based on education and experience. Position Description : Performs inspections, surveys and investigations to identify and eliminate conditions hazardous to life and health; provides consultative services and assistance in assigned areas of responsibility ensuring corrective actions are taken to eliminate public health or other hazards and ensuring compliance with applicable statutes and regulations. Assigned areas of responsibility are Beckham, Roger Mills & Washita Counties. Physical Demands and Work Environment Combination of office, vehicle, and public establishments. Travel may include traveling during inclement weather. Perform varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, and reaching. Ability to drive for hours at a time. STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE "INTERNAL JOBS" LISTING HERE . BASIC PURPOSE Positions within this job family are assigned responsibilities for planning, performing or supervising technical and professional work involving consumer protection and public health services. This includes performing inspections, surveys, and investigations to identify and eliminate conditions hazardous to life and health, providing consultative services and assistance in assigned areas of responsibility, ensuring corrective actions are taken to eliminate public health or other hazards, and ensuring compliance with applicable statutes and regulations. LEVEL DESCRIPTORS The Public Health Specialist job family consists of five levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity of specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned for specific tasks, the level of expertise required for completion of the assigned work and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others. Level III: This is the advanced level where employees are assigned responsibilities for performing advanced level work involving consumer protection or public health protection. This will involve a high degree of technical and administrative freedom to plan, develop, organize and conduct all phases of the work necessary for completion within broad program guidelines. Some responsibility may also be assigned for providing limited guidance and training to entry-level employees, including Environmental Technicians, in performing various consumer protection program duties. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Level III: Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of the statutory requirements of Title 59 O.S. Section 1150.7, (A 2): A bachelor's degree with a major in public health, environmental health, environmental science, physical science, natural science, biological science, agricultural science, or equivalent, from an accredited college or university with at least thirty (30) semester hours of work in physical, natural and biological science, public health and/or environmental health or environmental protection or both environmental health and environmental protection and three (3) years of professional public health or consumer protection and successful completion of state standardization to conduct food establishment inspections; or a master's degree in a listed field and successful completion of state standardization to conduct food establishment inspections and two (2) years of professional public health or consumer protection. NOTES REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Selection Plan Scores based on: 100% Qualification Review ***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time. Closing Date/Time: 7/11/2019 11:59:00 PM
Oklahoma State Department of Health Oklahoma, USA
Jun 14, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. OSDH is seeking full time Health Policy and Planning Director providing support to Health Policy, Planning and Partnerships .This is a classified position, PIN 34003341, in state government, located in Oklahoma City. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here] . The annual salary for this position is up to $93,000.00 based on education and experience. Position Description: The Health Policy and Planning Director provides daily oversight, direction, and management for Policy, Planning and Partnerships operating within the Chief Governmental and Regulatory Affairs Office. The Health Policy and Planning Director works in conjunction with the Chief the identification of key strategic public health opportunities, objectives and policies. The Director interfaces with OSDH executive staff, OSDH internal staff, external stakeholders, and other government agency officials in the representation and development of key strategic priorities. The Director provides expertise and consultation in the establishment of integrated strategies and policies for the OSDH and oversees, directs, and manages the coordination functions in regard to public health planning, rule and policy implementation services and public health consultation for the OSDH. The Director leads the planning, development and implementation of high priority projects related to rule promulgation, policy adoption, strategic priority identification and quality improvement efforts. Manages and leads a team of professionals in performing planning, project management, continuous quality improvement, grant administration and fostering critical external partnerships for the agency. Duties include, but are not limited to: The Health Policy and Planning Director provide the unit direction and oversight to ensure that: 1. Agency rules and policies are implemented and adhere to the law; 2. The strategic plan and direction of the executive staff , the Board of Health, and the State Health Improvement Plan is updated and executed as intended; 3. Internal divisions receive technical assistance and consultation services for continuous quality improvement and grant administration, implementation and evaluation; 4. External partnerships are developed and maintained, especially those established within the tribal liaison, minority health and primary care offices; 5. Project management and grant administration practices achieve high-level execution and performance. The Health Policy and Planning Director function is imperative to the agency in order to achieve strategic priorities and to ensure adherence to applicable laws and regulatory rules. The Director provides guidance, consultation and oversight to management team responsible for identifying areas for improvements in effectiveness and efficiencies, grant management and administration, and maintaining critical partnerships needed to leverage resources and maximize results. Preferred Qualification: Requirements include a Master's degree in healthcare, public health, public policy, public administration, business, or a closely related field; and 7 years of extensive experience in health planning, policy research, project management, health policy, strategic planning, program development and management, formal research, or grant writing and 3 years of supervisory experience. Physical Demands and Work Environment Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone. Work related travel is required for this position. STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE "INTERNAL JOBS" LISTING HERE . DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT. BASIC PURPOSE Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the direction or supervision of programs related to the delivery of agency services on a statewide basis. This may include the supervision of professional level staff in providing a variety of services and assistance to eligible clients, responsibility for a work unit of a division or a single program area, assisting in directing a major multifunctional program or unit, or overall responsibility for major program activities involving the principle operations of the agency. LEVEL DESCRIPTORS The Programs Manager job family consists of five levels which are distinguished based on the scope and breadth of responsibility associated with the program responsibilities assigned. Level IV: At this level employees are assigned overall responsibility for planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the principle operations and major program activities of the agency and will be found only in programs or divisions large in size, scope and complexity and which have a major impact on the principle operations of a large agency. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Level IV: Education and Experience required at this level consists of a master's degree and four years of professional supervisory, managerial, consultative or administrative experience in public health administration, social work, child support, adult protective services, child welfare, guidance and counseling, nursing, developmental disabilities, probation and parole, employment services, public administration, community-based prevention and diversionary youth services programs, juvenile justice, rehabilitation or disability services or counseling, or vocational evaluation or vocational rehabilitation, experience in instructing/directing a community service or recreational program, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of professional level experience in the above listed areas for each year of the required education. NOTE: No substitution will be allowed for the required professional supervisory, managerial, consultative or administrative experience. NOTES Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Selection Plan Scores based on: 100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire. ***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time. Closing Date/Time: 6/27/2019 11:59:00 PM
Oklahoma State Department of Health Jefferson, Oklahoma, USA
Jun 13, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. OSDH is seeking a full time Registered Nurse III providing support to Jefferson County. This is an unclassified position (PIN 34003330) in state government, located in Johnston-Tishomingo. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $55,453.00 based on education and experience . Position Description : This position will provide direct care services at county health departments with primary responsibility being quality improvement efforts of clinical services and management of community health initiatives such as chronic disease programs and childhood vaccination efforts to improve health outcomes. Duties include, but are not limited to: *Assesses health status of individuals, families, and communities; develops plans and implements appropriate nursing interventions. *Evaluates and determines health resources necessary to meet individual, family and community health needs. *Delivers professional nursing care in an assigned unit, clinic, home, or other setting. *Educates individuals, families, communities, and members of the health care team about the principles of disease prevention and health promotion. *Provides supervision to other professional or paraprofessional personnel; collaborates with other professionals in the management of health care. *Delegate tasks as may safely be performed by others, consistent with educational preparation and that do not conflict with the provisions of the Oklahoma Nursing Practice Act. *Assures quality health care through use of various measures such as record review, peer review, direct observation, and assessment of individual, family, and community for the desired outcome. *Performs specialized nursing functions as educationally prepared. Education and Experience Requirements consist of possession of a valid Oklahoma license as a registered nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing or, Registered Nurse License recognized by the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) and one year of professional nursing experience, OR, a Bachelor's in Nursing and possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a Registered Nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing or, Registered Nurse License recognized by the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC), plus one additional year of professional nursing experience in a field of nursing appropriate to the health care setting. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements include knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, and techniques; health promotion and disease prevention; nursing management; available health care resources; nutrition and diet therapy; the functions of various clinical departments; availability of health programs and resources; federal and state rules and regulations concerning health services; accreditation, certification and licensure standards; preventive health practices; of principles and methods of teaching; of nursing standards; and of nursing policies and procedures. Ability is required to perform assessments and nursing functions; provide education and training; assess condition and needs of patients, families and communities appropriate to the care setting; take appropriate intervention; counsel and teach patients and families; provide direction or guidance to non-licensed personnel in assigned area of responsibility to ensure quality care and to develop, plan, and implement an effective nursing care program and provide education and training. Physical Demands and Work Environment This position is set in an office environment. While performing the duties of the job, employees are frequently required to stand, walk, lift, and reach. Travel required. NOTES REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Conclusion Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service. Closing Date/Time: 6/26/2019 11:59:00 PM
Oklahoma State Department of Health Oklahoma, USA
Jun 13, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. OSDH is seeking a full time Epidemiologist (Program Grant Consultant) providing support to HIV/STD Service. This is an unclassified position (PIN#34002831) in state government, located in Oklahoma City. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here] . The annual salary for this position is $44,169.69 (Level I); $52,215.28 (Level II), based on education and experience. Position Description : This position will perform duties in support of the statutorily required duties of the HIV/STD Service. This position will be responsible for managing the Ryan White CAREWare database, HIV Prevention Counseling, Testing, and Referral database, and creating, analyzing, and uploading the Ryan White Services Report (RSR) and Ryan White ADAP annual report (ADR). The additional duties this position will perform will include managing CAREWare database upgrades; analyzing data for performance measures utilizing SAS; analyzing, reporting, and evaluating data from Ryan White Care clinics, AIDS Service Organizations, and community based organizations (CBOs) across the state; and managing all data analysis and evaluation of HIV CTR (counseling, testing and referral database) for the state. Duties include, but are not limited to: *Participates in research activities, special investigations and descriptive and analytic studies relating to specific diseases; interprets results and adapts to epidemiology programs and related programs. *Prepares technical reports and scientific articles and participates in grant writing activities. *Determines and utilizes appropriate statistical methods to evaluate and interpret data. *Interacts with the media and conveys information to the public. *Provides consultation to health care professionals, community organizations, and others on specific disease, injury, or conditions. *Lectures for various organizations on diseases, injuries, or conditions; prepares educational materials for public distribution. *Interprets data to determine risks from exposure to chemicals or biological agents. Education and Experience (Level 1) Master's degree in public health, biological, medical, or health science which includes 6 semester hours in epidemiological methods and 6 semester hours of other epidemiological coursework and 9 semester hours in statistical methods and analysis. (Level 2) Master's degree in Epidemiology and one year of experience in a field involving the use of epidemiological research, investigation, and analysis or a doctorate in epidemiology. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Level 1) Knowledge of epidemiology methods, human biology, laboratory methods, environmental analyses interpretation, parasitology, toxicology, immunology and pathology; of medical terminology; of statistical analysis, biometry, and demography; of epidemiological or statistical software; of social and economic conditions; and of current epidemiological developments and techniques. Ability is required to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to meet with the public and conduct public information programs; to write technical and non-technical information material; and to use a personal computer and applicable software. (Level 2) In addition to the level 1 requirements, knowledge of environmental toxicology, intervention strategies, diagnostic laboratory methods, and medial microbiology. Ability is required to manipulate large databases. Physical Demands and Work Environment This position is set in an office environment. While performing the duties of the job, employees are frequently required to stand, walk, lift, and reach. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position. NOTES REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Conclusion Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service. Closing Date/Time: 7/12/2019 11:59:00 PM
Oklahoma State Department of Health Carter, Oklahoma, USA
Jun 13, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. OSDH is seeking a full time Construction Maintenance Technician providing support to Carter County. This is a classified position (PIN 34003046) in state government, located in Ardmore Oklahoma. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here] . The annual salary for this position is up to $40,390.19 based on education and experience. Position Description : This position is responsible for the supervision and oversight of all construction and renovation activities for seven county health departments to include the evaluation of contract workers and housekeeping/custodial worker engaged in building and grounds maintenance, inspection of buildings, premises, and equipment for needed repairs or maintenance, estimating cost for materials, preparation of various reports and all information concerning work activities. STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE "INTERNAL JOBS" LISTING HERE . DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT. BASIC PURPOSE Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities related to the construction, maintenance, repair or upkeep of buildings, grounds or other state property, requiring no license. This may include assisting in the construction or renovation of buildings, general maintenance and upkeep of plumbing, heating, air conditioning, electrical and other systems, minor repairs to machinery or other equipment, and general maintenance of grounds or lawns. LEVEL DESCRIPTORS This job family consists of three levels which are distinguished based on the complexity of work assignments, the expertise required to perform assigned duties, and the responsibility assigned for providing supervision to others. Level III : At this level employees are assigned responsibilities for the supervision of workers engaged in building and grounds maintenance and repair operations or construction and renovation activities, including employees, inmates and others. This may include overall responsibility for a maintenance program which is small in size, scope and complexity or serving as an assistant to a higher level position in a larger maintenance program, with responsibility for one or more phases of the overall operation. Responsibilities also includes the inspection of buildings, premises, or equipment for needed repairs or maintenance, estimating costs for labor and material, determining equipment and personnel needs, making on-site inspections to evaluate work in progress, and preparation of various reports and other information concerning work activities. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Level III : Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of five years of experience in one or more of the building trades or an equivalent combination of education and experience. SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS Some positions may require training or experience in a specific field of construction or maintenance work. NOTES REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Selection Plan Scores based on: 100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire. ***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time. Closing Date/Time: 6/26/2019 11:59:00 PM
Oklahoma State Department of Health Johnston, Oklahoma, USA
Jun 13, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. OSDH is seeking a full time Administrative Assistant providing support to Johnston County Health Department. This is a classified position (PIN 34003335) in state government, located in Ardmore. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $36,307.00 based on education and experience. Position Description: Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for providing administrative support for program area and support functions, or serve as an assistant to, or provide administrative support to an administrator or an official. This may include supervising an administrative or clerical unit, responsibility for an administration program providing various services to agency customers, and similar duties and responsibilities. It may also include responsibility for supervising an assigned staff of administrative technicians in performing duties involving the processing of applications for various types of permits or licenses, maintaining various records, preparing correspondence or other materials, and similar activities. STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE "INTERNAL JOBS" LISTING HERE . BASIC PURPOSE Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for providing administrative support for program areas and support functions, or serve as an assistant to, or provide administrative support to an administrator or an official. This may include supervising an administrative or clerical unit, responsibility for an administration program providing various services to agency customers, and similar duties and responsibilities. It may also include responsibility for supervising an assigned staff of administrative technicians in performing duties involving the processing of applications for various types of permits or licenses, maintaining various records, preparing correspondence or other materials, and similar activities. LEVEL DESCRIPTORS The Administrative Assistant job family consists of two levels, which are distinguished, based on the level of complexity of specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned, and the level of expertise required for the completion of assigned projects. Level II: At this level duties and responsibilities will be at all levels of complexity. Employees will coordinate activities both internal and external to the organization or program and may supervise others in performing various administrative duties or other activities. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Level II: Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of five years of technical clerical office work or an equivalent combination of education and experience. NOTES NOTES/REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Selection Plan Scores based on: 100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on a supplemental questionnaire ***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time. Closing Date/Time: 6/26/2019 11:59:00 PM
Oklahoma State Department of Health Atoka, Oklahoma, USA
Jun 12, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. This position will cover multiple counties, the duty station will be determined upon hire. Counties Covered: Coal and Atoka County OSDH is seeking full time Patient Care Assistant II providing support to Coal/Atoka County Health Department. This is a classified position (PIN#34001309) in state government, located in Coalgate and Atoka, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependen ts . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here] . The annual salary for this position is up to $28,427.74, based on education and experience. Position Description : This position assists coordinating/nursing staff with: Maintaining Inventory; ordering supplies, consent forms and medications through the ISS system; Assist in maintaining and providing a clean, safe environment, ensures that rooms are prepared for client use; Other duties as assigned; Prepared to respond to public health emergencies, including, but not limited to, natural disasters, disease outbreaks, or catastrophic events. Physical Demands and Work Environment This position is set in an office environment. While performing the duties of the job, employees are frequently required to stand, walk, lift, and reach STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE "INTERNAL JOBS" LISTING HERE . DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT. BASIC PURPOSE Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for providing direct and indirect non-professional nursing care or outreach services in a clinic, hospital, institution or home setting under nursing or medical supervision. This includes performing duties such as taking vital signs, obtaining lab specimens, charting, escorting patients, assisting with activities of daily living, and ordering and receiving supplies. LEVEL DESCRIPTORS The Patient Care Assistant job family has three levels which are distinguished based on the level of skill required, responsibility and complexity of specific assignments, and the responsibility for providing leadership to others. Level II: This is the career level of this job family where employees perform a full range of patient care duties or services under nursing or medical direction. This includes taking vital signs, obtaining lab specimens, assisting with activities of daily living, observing and charting patient information, and reporting appropriate information to supervisors. It may also include providing various outreach services to clients within the community. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Level II: Education and Experience required at this level consists of one year of experience in providing patient care. NOTES REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Selection Plan Scores based on: Non-competitive ***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time. Closing Date/Time: 6/19/2019 11:59:00 PM
Oklahoma State Department of Health Kay, Oklahoma, USA
Jun 12, 2019
Full Time
Introduction This announcement is being used to fill multiple positions in multiple counties and will be open until any vacant positions are filled. Please be advised that there may not be positions available in each listed county but that applications will periodically be considered according to the needs of the counties listed, as such these positions could be filled any time before the closing date. Duty station will be determined upon hire. The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. OSDH is seeking a full time Registered Nurse II providing support to Community Health Services. This is an unclassified position, in state government, located in Kay, Noble, Pawnee, or Payne County Health Department. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $48,776.00 based on education and experience . Position Description : Under general supervision, provide direct preventative clinical services, assessing the health status of individuals, families, and populations, and providing nurse case management and health education as necessary. Duties include, but are not limited to : Monitor and assess the health status of individuals, families, and population as well as define a plan of care and provide nurse case management and health education in the areas of Family Planning, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Tuberculosis, Women, Infants and Children, Immunizations, Adult Health and General Child Health. Collaborate with other professionals in the management of health care, such as offering in-services to community partners to provide health promotion and education. Provide direction or guidance to non-licensed personnel in assigned area of responsibility to ensure quality care. Education and Experience Requirements consist of possession of a valid Oklahoma license as a registered nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing or, Registered Nurse License recognized by the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) and one year of professional nursing experience, OR, a Bachelor's in Nursing and possession of a valid permanent Oklahoma license as a Registered Nurse as approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing or, Registered Nurse License recognized by the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC). Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements include professional nursing theory, practices, and techniques; of health promotion and disease prevention; of nursing management of available health care resources; of nutrition and diet therapy; and of the functions of various clinical departments. Ability is required to assist in the development, organization, and implementation of an effective nursing care plan; to provide education and training; to assess condition and needs of patients, families and communities appropriate to the care setting; to take appropriate intervention; to counsel and teach patients and families; and to provide direction or guidance to non-licensed personnel in assigned area of responsibility to ensure quality care. Physical Demands and Work Environment Combination of office and exam offices. May be exposed to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, and medicinal preparations. Varied activities including sitting, walking, stooping, lifting, bending, pushing, and reaching. NOTES REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Conclusion Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service. Closing Date/Time: 12/11/2019 11:59:00 PM
Oklahoma State Department of Health Kay, Oklahoma, USA
Jun 12, 2019
Full Time
Introduction The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy. OSDH is seeking a full time Local Emergency Response Coordinator providing support to the Payne, Kay, Noble, and Pawnee County Health Departments. This is an unclassified position (PIN#34002764) in state government, located in Stillwater, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here] . The annual salary for this position is up to $46,549.92 based on education and experience . Position Description : This position coordinates emergency public response service activities at the county and community level, responds to public emergencies, lead the development and maintenance of community level coalitions (Local Emergency Planning Coalition, Mass Immunization/Prophylaxis Strategy (MIPS), Local Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps chapters, local medical system partners, etc.). Additionally, the position coordinates with the County Emergency Operations Managers within the administrative regions. Duties include, but are not limited to : • Develop and maintain strong collaborative partnerships with key stakeholders (local, county-wide, and state-wide) and community partners for involvement in emergency management activities • Respond to emergencies: Coordinate the CHD response to public health emergencies • Organize activities related to the development and maintenance of county Emergency Response Plans (these include Mass Immunization/Prophylaxis Strategy (MIPS), Pandemic Flu, Emergency Response Plans and Continuity of Operation Plans) • Prepare for CDC site visits to inspect and score county MIPS plans. Must organize all partner cooperation, planning, training and documentation • Participate in local preparedness exercises and drills. Includes: organizing and facilitating planning meetings for staff and stakeholder organizations • Represent the CHD at emergency-management related coalitions • Maintain local Incident Command System and preparedness-related training records • Act as Medical Reserve Corp (MRC) Coordinator for each county. Coordinate trainings, recruitment activities, meetings, response activations • Maintaining local contact lists, calling trees, and call down rosters of staff and partner agencies. Education and Experience Requirements consist of a Bachelor's degree in a health science, communications, or business related field plus one year of emergency management experience; or a combination of education and experience; or a master's degree in public health, planning, community health, emergency management, or closely related field. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: Local, state, and federal laws and regulations regarding emergency services, disaster response, recovery, and mitigation; planning, development, implementation, and assessment of emergency management programs and response strategies relative to natural and manmade disasters. Ability to: Coordinate various emergency preparedness and response activities across organizational lines; communicate effectively orally and in writing; train others in emergency response procedures and develop and conduct simulated drills and exercises; work under considerable pressure and stress in emergency situations; identify and recommend appropriate solutions to problems (decision making); and promote, establish, and maintain effective working relations with others. Work Environment and Physical Demands Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. Some work will be performed in the community with exposure to varying conditions. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone. May be required to work hours other than regular schedule such as nights and weekends. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position. NOTES REQUIREMENTS: If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application. No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted. Conclusion Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service. Closing Date/Time: 6/25/2019 11:59:00 PM