Public Health Educator

Application Deadline: 2023-02-28
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Public Health Educator

This position is partially or fully grant-funded. Employment beyond the term of the grant award may be subject to approval by Executive Council.

Provides individual and population-based health education, conducts individual and community based health needs assessments, leads the health improvement planning activities, and collaborates with community partners on the implementation of strategies that promote health and well-being.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists with the development and implementation of multiple strategies, initiatives and activities for individuals, families and population groups that promote health and prevent disease within the FCP Community
Assists in the development, implementation and evaluation of strategies that address established community health improvement priorities in partnership with Tribal and Local partners
Designs and conducts health educational programs for the FCP Community
Serves as Public Health Accreditation Coordinator and ensures the Community Health Department is meeting all requirements to maintain Public Health Accreditation.
Develops and promotes and/or markets health education materials and information; delivers targeted, culturally appropriate information
Gathers, organizes and maintains data for program monitoring, evaluation and improvement
Assists in the development and coordination of community and agency partnerships, initiatives, programs and events Promotes the community’s understanding of, and advocacy for, policies and activities that will improve the community’s health
Develops and maintains various departmental plans including Community Health Improvement, Quality Improvement, and Community Health Assessments
Maintains and promotes the Tribal Wellness program and facilitates Tribal Wellvation meetings.
Implements health education and youth programing in partnerships with other Forest County Potawatomi entities; completes Event Evaluations for Health Education and Health Promotion events and programs held by the department
Assists in the departments grant efforts which may include trainings, conference and meetings

.Requirements (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):
Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Health Education, Health Promotion or other related field
Three (3) years of experience in Public Health or Community based setting required
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred
Experience with Public Health Accreditation preferred
Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be eligible for coverage under the Tribe’s Insurance

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