Health Educator II

  • Oklahoma State Department of Health
  • Stephens, Oklahoma
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: Up to $43,833.00 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 I or Health Educator II providing support to Stephens and Jefferson County Health Department. This is a classified position (PIN 34002463) located in Ducan, Oklahoma in state government. 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 $43,833.00, based on education and experience .

THIS POSITION MAY BE FILLED AT A LEVEL I OR LEVEL II. PLEASE APPLY TO THE LEVEL INTERESTED IN.

Description:
The primary purpose of this position is to be responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating health education programs at the individual, organizational and community levels in Stephens and Jefferson Counties. Fully support strategic planning needs and agency efforts towards the Oklahoma Health Improvement Plan (OHIP); Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnership (MAPP); Step Up Strategic Planning; Accreditation Process and Catch programs in order to address these four critical areas: Child Health, Cardiovascular Health, Obesity Reduction and Tobacco Reduction.

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. 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

Stephens, Oklahoma United States View Map