Health Educator II

  • Oklahoma State Department of Health
  • Payne, Oklahoma
  • Jun 01, 2020
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: Up to $43,071.17 based on education and experience. USD

Job Description

Introduction

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.

OSDH is seeking a full time Health Educator II providing support to Payne County Health Department. This is a classified position (PIN 34000893) 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 $43,071.17 based on education and experience .
Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions
This position will be provide direct health education activities in a variety of settings, to citizens of all ages. The position is also responsible for building community coalitions and enhancing citizen involvement in public health and targeting activities that focus on developing health improvement plans to improve overall health status of the citizens of Payne County. Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. The position will occasionally be involved in health promotion and emergency preparedness and response activities outdoors. 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. Travel is required.

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 II:
This is the specialist level where incumbents are assigned advanced level responsibilities for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating health education programs such as serving as a team leader or lead worker on specific projects, programs, or activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Level II:
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, Public Health, or Nursing PLUS one year of experience in public health education or community development.

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

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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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

Payne, Oklahoma United States View Map