Health Educator III

  • Oklahoma State Department of Health
  • Garfield, Oklahoma
  • May 24, 2019
Full Time Education and Training Public Health
  • Salary: Up to $46,583.00 based on education and experience.

Job Description

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 Health Educator III providing support to Johnston County. This is a classified position PIN 34002899 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 $46,583.00 based on education and experience.

Position Description:
Responsible for the supervision of others in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating health education/promotion programs. This will include assigning and reviewing work, providing educator skills training and technical assistance, insuring the completion of required tasks and related administrative duties. May include the following: Conducts needs assessments at the individual, organizational, and community levels to determine appropriate theoretical basis from which to initiate programmatic and strategic planning. Conducts programmatic and strategic planning with stakeholders in regard to health issues and infrastructure development. Implements and/or monitors the implementation of evidence based health education curricula and health promotion programs with an emphasis on program completeness, fidelity, and evaluation. Evaluates the effectiveness of health education/promotion programs and makes necessary changes. Assists in the development of grant related documents and proposals. Establishes and maintains partnerships with agencies, communities, or organizations in determining the need for specialized health education programs and the planning, implementation, and evaluation of such programs; this includes strategic planning, the use of logic models, development of performance measures, and specific application of health behavior theory. Prepares and delivers public presentations for selected audiences. Additionally, complete other duties as assigned.

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.

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 assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of health education/promotion programs.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS The Health Educator job family consists of three levels, which are distinguished by the complexity of the duties performed, the depth and breadth of accountability, and the level of expertise required for completion of assigned tasks.
Level III:
This is the leadership level where incumbents are assigned responsibilities for the supervision of others in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating health education/promotion programs. This will include assigning and reviewing work, providing educator skills training and technical assistance, insuring the completion of required tasks and related administrative duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Level III:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor's degree in Health Education, Health Promotion, Community Health, School Health Education, Health Studies, Nutrition, Health Behavior, or Nursing and three (3) years of experience in public health education or community development plus certification as a Certified Health Education (CHES) pursuant to the criteria established by the National Commission for the Health Education Credentia ling or a master's degree in Health Education, Health Promotion, Community Health, School Health Education, Health Studies, Nutrition, Health Behavior, or Nursing and certification as CHES .

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT Some positions may require that the education and/or experience or the certification may be in a specific area .

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.

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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: 8/22/2019 11:59:00 PM