Public Health Program Coordinator

  • Merced County, CA
  • Merced, California
  • Mar 19, 2019
Full Time Project Management Public Health
  • Salary: $35.81 - $43.55 Hourly

Job Description

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Plan, organize and coordinate the operations of public health programs.
  • Develop, evaluate and monitor public health program budgets and ensure proper administrative and financial controls.
  • Supervise staff assigned to the program.
  • Build and maintain professional rapport with a variety of stakeholders including, but not limited to, public and private agencies, community organizations and professional groups.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of current public health policy, potential sources of funding, laws/regulations and contract negotiation.
  • Develop and implement community public health education tools and programs in accordance with department and State mandated requirements.
  • Develop, evaluate and monitor program objectives and goals.
  • Participate in community health education programs and conferences.
  • Develop program proposals for new and continued funding, monitor expenditures and activities and complete all required reporting.
  • Write proposals including program goals for contract proposals.
  • Plan, organize and direct the department in-service education program.
  • Approve local health education protocols in accordance with state mandated programs.
  • Provide consultation and guidance to individuals and or community groups.
  • Supervise, evaluate and train public health professional and technical staff.
  • Research and understand social, economic and equity issues impacting populations and program areas.
  • Attend training conferences relevant to current public health problems.
  • Establish and maintain liaisons between the Public Health Department and other public and private agencies, community organizations, and professional groups.

Minimum Qualifications:
Three (3) years of professional level experience providing health services in the community.Experience working in a public health agency and/or direct supervision of public health professional/technical staff is highly desired. (A Master's degree in public health, administration (health, business, program, public or related) may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience).

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in public health, administration (health, business, program, public or related), social sciences, natural sciences or related field.

Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain.

Some positions in this classification will be subject to criminal history background checks pursuant to the human resources rules and regulations, section 2, b.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous