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Job Opening - Closes 04/22/2017

HEALTH EDUCATION SPECIALIST

Eastern Idaho Public Health is recruiting for a Health Education Specialist. This is a limited service position.

Position:  Health Education Specialist
Hours: Full-time, Monday - Friday

Open for Recruitment: 

Closes at 5:00 p.m. on April 22, 2017
Starting Salary: $17.78 per hour + depending on education and experience
Location:  Idaho Falls
To Apply:

Register online at: https://labor.idaho.gov/DHR/ATS/StateJobs/Apply/login.asp

For More Info:

Call 533-3162 or email hr@eiph.idaho.gov

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, coordinate, and/or provide education and training sessions on all components needed for the Medical Home Coordinator program.
  • Introduce evidence-based quality improvement strategies to participating clinics.
  • Assess community needs, and provide program education and community outreach based on needs assessment.
  • Leads and supports assigned practice teams in defining, implementings, and continuously improving medical clinics utilizing medical home model of care.
  • Develops program evaluation and identifies ares for improvement.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Good knowledge of:

  • Public health education principles and practices to include needs assessment, information dissemination and community organization relating to common health problems; basic disease etiologies and preventive strategies; survey methods and basic statistics used to collect and interpret data; training methods.

Experience:

  • Developing or reviewing, and evaluating health-related informational material.

Must Have:

  • A valid driver's license

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Experience with quality improvement, community organization, and health education.
  • Self-directed ability to partner with medical providers to implement health education programs in their practice.
  • Strong communication skills

BENEFITS:

  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Retirement Plan

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