Agency: Department of Health
Working Title: HEALTH EDUCATOR CONSULTANT - 64005680
Salary: $36,467.60 - $55,000.00
Posting Closing Date: 06/05/2020
The Florida Department of Health in Manatee (DOH-Manatee) is a customer driven public health organization in continuous pursuit of performance excellence. Our Mission
- To protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.
Our Vision - To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.
Our Values - Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Responsiveness, Excellence (ICARE)
Supports Performance Excellence throughout the organization, utilizing the nationally recognized Baldrige/Sterling Management Model. This includes working with leaders and co-workers in ensuring Accreditation readiness; implementing the DOH-Manatee Strategic Plan; improving customer satisfaction; review and analysis of the organizational and Division scorecards; participating in activities that foster workforce engagement; participating in quality improvement efforts such as process mapping, root cause analysis, process improvement and action planning; adhering to internal policies and procedures; and other activities which result in improved health and organizational results.
This is a highly responsible, full time professional position and functions under the supervision of the Community Health Director; works in conjunction with the Community Health Team, other DOH-Manatee departments, and community partners as needed. The person in this position must be experienced in research, and various computers and possess word processing skills. This position requires occasional travel and some weekend and evening hours. Position activities may occur before, during or after normal working hours and/or on weekends or holidays. This is a tobacco-free position, and a background check will be required. Must have a valid Driver's License.
The incumbent, an employee of the Florida Department of Health in Manatee County, represents the agency and its mission and values. The incumbent is part of the global public health organization and is expected to promote cooperation, courtesy, and teamwork, in a diverse environment.
Responsible for various public health promotion, education, programs, grants and projects through internal divisions, partnerships and collaboration with other agencies. These include public speaking, grant coordination, grant writing, project management, coalition building skills, marketing, outreach, research, data management and analysis, and reporting/publication needs for the Community Health Division. Other responsibilities include developing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating activities associated with public health programs and initiatives. Coordinating local partners for public health initiatives.
Duties will include participating on internal councils, committees and workgroups, participation in local public health initiatives, developing health education communication materials, as well as preparing grant applications, manuscripts, reports and other written materials.
Performs needs assessments, data analysis, program evaluation through various instruments and methodologies.
Attends scheduled training as required. Represents the Health Department at community events and functions. Attends required team meetings, trainings, and in-service programs for job competency; maintains computer competency necessary for job performance, performs other duties as assigned. Completes all mandatory trainings as outlined in DOH Policy 180-1-06. Other duties as assigned.
All information held in health records is confidential, with access governed by state and federal laws. The incumbent is expected to maintain client confidentiality at all times. Confidential information includes the client's name, address, medical, social and financial data as well as services received
Knowledge, skills and abilities
- Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of health promotion and public health education.
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of community-based health promotion planning.
- Knowledge of basic health marketing principles.
- Ability to work closely with youth and adults
- Ability to deliver health promotion and public health education services.
- Ability to develop audiovisual materials.
- Ability to collect data.
- Ability to prepare reports and other materials.
- Ability to plan, prioritize, organize and coordinate work.
- Ability to empower, recruit and motivate people.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and collaborations.
- Ability to speak in public and give presentations.
- Ability to lead meetings and coordinate meeting activities.
Other job-related requirements for this position:Emergency Duty
:Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural. Confidentiality:
Incumbent may have access to records containing Social Security numbers in the performance of their job dutiesWorking hours
: (A) Daily from8:00to5:00(B) Total hours in workweek40(C) Explain any variation in work (split shift, rotation, etc.) Requirements:Bachelor's Degree plus 3-4 years relevant work experience preferred. May substitute relevant work experience, year for year, for educational requirements.*Note:Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic submission process.
Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days
Current State Employees - Salary for current employees is based on employee's current payband / paygrade.
Only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.
Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, visithttp://www.sss.gov.
The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.
This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration.Note
:You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) to conduct this background check.
If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending on the date of your retirement. Veteran Information
: Certain veterans and spouses of veterans receive preference in employment by the state (applies only to positions within the Career Service).
Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women. The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise. Through the Departments VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country
All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.VETERANS' PREFERENCE.
Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes,candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. Nearest Major Market:
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