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Job Title: Health Educator and Accreditation Coordinator
Job Number:
Organization: Riley County Health Department
Posted: 7/17/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Manhattan,  KS    USA
Compensation: Hiring Biweekly Salary Range: $1,759.20 - $1,944.80.
Position Description: This full-time position directs planning and implementation for community health education and outreach onsite and in community settings. Promotes public health, facilitate, develop, implement, and evaluate public health efforts in the community in an integrated and collaborative fashion.

Integral to quality improvement efforts this position serves as performance improvement manager and accreditation coordinator. This position is considered a leadership position requiring strong communication skills to engage staff, community partners and the public to address identified population-level nutrition, physical activity, and identified health factors in the community in a culturally competent manner.

Serves as the Department Public Health Accreditation Coordinator facilitating ongoing continuous quality improvement efforts that meeting the Public Health Accreditation Board Standards and Measures. Provides leadership in development and implementation of the Community Health Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan working collaboratively with private and public entities. Collaborate with health specialists, schools and civic groups to determine community health needs and the availability of services, and to develop goals for meeting those community needs. Design and conduct evaluations to assess the quality and performance of public health efforts. Develop, conduct, or coordinate health needs assessments and other public health surveys. Develop and present health education and promotion programs such as training workshops, conferences, and school or community presentations.

Qualifications: Required: Bachelor degree with an emphasis in public health, kinesiology, nutrition or related area, excellent communication skills including writing and presentation, data management skills, proficient in English. Preferred: Master’s Degree in public health and experience in needs assessment and group facilitation. Community Health Education Specialist designation is desired.

Organization Description: The Riley County Health Department is a versatile and efficient organization that has been serving Riley County for well over 50 years! Our workforce of approximately 40 employees includes nurses, social workers, dietitians, support staff, and administration.

Our vision: Healthy people in a healthy community

Our Mission: To promote and protect the health and safety of our community through evidence - based practices, prevention, and education

Closing Date: 10/17/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Jennifer Green,  Health Educator and Accreditation Specialist
Contact Location: 2030 Tecumseh Road

Manhattan   KS  66502
United States
Contact Location: 2030 Tecumseh Road
 
  Manhattan   KS  66502
  United States
Contact Phone: 7857764779 7639
Contact Fax: 7855656566
Contact Email: jgreen@rileycountyks.gov
Web Address:
How to Apply: Apply here: https://www.hrepartners.com/

Riley County is proud to join with Kansas HRePartners, an association of employers pooling their resources to provide convenient access to information and excellent service to our customers. Riley County and Kansas HRePartners are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers.

Once you register, you can submit your eApplication for any regular position that comes available with any Kansas HRePartners member. You may also customize your eApplication by pasting in your cover letter, résumé, or other information. You will be able to update your eApplication information at any time.

Additional Information: Riley County Website: http://www.rileycountyks.gov/286/Health- Department

Web Site Delete Date: 10/17/2018