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*Mohave County is currently recruiting for the position of Community Health Education Specialist I in Public Health as assigned within Mohave County Areas*
This position may be under filled with a requirement of meeting the minimum qualifications of a Community Health Education Specialist I successfully within two (2) years.
Depending on qualifications, may under fill position as:
Public Health Specialist: Range 7, Step 1-3: $13.87 - $15.29
Office Specialist: Range 11, Step 1-3: $16.85 - $18.57
THIS IS A GRANT FUNDED POSITION THAT WILL BE WORKING IN THE HEALTH START PROGRAM.
- Promote increased prenatal care services to pregnant women.
- Reduce the incidence of preterm and/ or low infant birth rates including children affected by childhood diseases.
- Establish or increase children receiving age appropriate immunizations by 2 years of age.
- Implement or develop a network of Health and Social service providers in the communities and neighborhoods that are accessible to all women, children and families.
- Fingerprint clearance card required prior to being in the classroom and CPR required within probationary period.
- This position is a mandated reporter.
Health Start is a free Community home program that collaborates with pregnant women and their families throught Mohave County. The goal of Health Start is to give the enrolled families the best chance of success with a strong support system through education and referrals to community resources.
Performs professional journey level work involved in the coordination and administration of projects related to a variety of public health education grant programs to include but not limited to health, exercise, sports science, tobacco use prevention, and other issues as may be defined by the grant program. Work includes planning, developing, implementing and evaluating county-wide public health assessments, education, prevention and intervention programs, and responsibility for the proper care of clients referred for health and intervention programs.
Positions at this level require prior community health education services experience. Appointment to this level requires that the incumbent be performing the full range of duties and meet the qualification standards for the class. The incumbent is expected to perform the more complex or difficult case problems. Responsibilities include assistance in public health education grant program forecasting, implementation and evaluation requirements, planning, personnel, and statistical and program evaluation.
Work is performed under general supervision of a higher level of authority. The employee is expected to exercise initiative and independent judgment in accordance with established procedures and regulations.
May exercise technical or functional supervision of subordinates.
Job Type: Full Time-Classified
Location: As assigned within Mohave County, Arizona
Agency: Public Health