Community Health Specialist – Health Planner

Application Deadline: 2022-05-18
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Come work for one of the leading public health departments in the state and nation, and you will contribute to our mission to protect, nurture, and advance the health of our community. The Oneida County Health Department is working hard to achieve a vision of health equity, one in which the community is thriving and all people have what they need to be healthy.

Oneida County Health Department is recruiting for a full-time (37.5 hours/week) Community Health Specialist.

Role: The Community Health Specialist will be working to engage internal and external public health stakeholders in the development, maintenance, execution and evaluation of various departmental plans that address the health needs of our community and enhance operational processes of the department.

The Community Health Specialist will promote individual and population health by leading community health planning initiatives. This includes facilitating and developing a community health assessment in collaboration with other department staff, hospital systems, community stakeholders, elected officials, community members and other agencies and organizations. This also includes implementation and evaluation of the community health improvement plan.

The Community Health Specialist will seek out revenue sources and conduct frequent and ongoing grant applications to support efforts to address public health priorities.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Community Health Education, Nursing or related field with 1-3 years of experience. Knowledge of computerized information systems and data analysis. Skills in critical analysis, problem-solving, priority-setting, and group facilitation.

Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree in public health. Knowledge of local, state, and federal public health programs and planning activities.

Compensation and Benefits: This full time position has a starting hourly wage of $25.02 to $27.16 based on experience plus fringe benefit package including Health, Dental, Life and Income Continuation Insurances, plus PTO (Paid Time Off) with the ability to carry over unused hours into future years.

Complete job description and required Oneida County application are available at Completed applications along with resume, cover letter and transcripts should be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to Oneida County LRES, P.O. Box 400, Rhinelander, WI 54501. Please call 715-369-6153 with questions. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Oneida County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Deadline Note:

WCA President & CEO Mark O'Connell received Racine County Executive @jdelagrave “Community Impact Award” last night for his close working relationship with the county on a variety of projects impacting not only Racine County but also all of Wisconsin. @NACoTweets

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