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Job Title: Adolescent Health Performance Coordinator
Job Number: DOH4288
Organization: Washington State Department of Health
Posted: 11/5/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Maternal and Child Health
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Olympia,  WA    USA
Position Description: Reporting to the Perinatal and Adolescent Health Program Manager, the Adolescent Health Performance Coordinator is responsible for performance coordination activities of the Adolescent Health program. This position is responsible for ensuring quality improvement, sustainability, and data collection with partners. The Adolescent Health Performance Coordinator provides training and technical assistance to partners and ensures adequate tracking and reporting by partners in collaboration with the program epidemiologist. This position also monitors fidelity of evidence-based and evidence-informed programs and works with federal Project Officer(s) and the federal Office of Adolescent Health, along with other funders, on performance measure reporting. The Adolescent Health (AH) unit promotes the availability of systems, tools and services to better the health of adolescents in Washington State. This position is an integral member of the Adolescent Health Program and engages in appropriate program activities to support the overall health and well-being of adolescents and young adults. The Prevention and Community Health Division supports the Department of Health's mission by collaborating with our partners and stakeholders to enhance the health of individuals, families, and communities. We work to prevent disease and promote a healthy start, healthy choices, and access to services. The division employees work in two primary locations and a few local health departments, to deliver public health services statewide. This is a permanent full-time Health Services Consultant 3 position.

What will you be doing? – Duties include -- Responsibility for the Pregnancy Assistance Fund (PAF) program evaluation plan, working in collaboration with the program epidemiologist.

-- Obtaining input and buy-in from PAF program partners and sub-grantees while developing or updating evaluation materials.

-- Working with grant partners to provide technical assistance through development of training materials.

-- Collaborating with program partners during and after continuous quality improvement activities to maximize program reach and effectiveness.

-- Responsibility for Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) program evaluation plan.

-- Reporting on TPP program performance measures.

-- Developing and implementing sustainability plans for Adolescent Health programs.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate is a team player, defined as having a driving passion for the work, bringing humility to their job and people interactions, and understanding how their words and actions affect others.

Required Qualifications Five (5) or more years of experience in the following: -- Implementing public health programs with diverse community partners. -- State or local experience with community development, youth development, community mobilization, community planning, or community systems development, with focus on adolescent health.

Two (2) or more years of experience in the following: -- Program evaluation experience working with community partners on use of data and performance measures for program planning and decision-making. -- Working with diverse community partners in continuous quality improvement to improve program reach and effectiveness, optimize program success and ensure ongoing response to any challenges identified.

Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with evaluation methods in the design of studies and investigations.

Organization Description: Washington State Department of Health (DOH) works with federal, state, tribal, and local partners to help people in Washington stay healthy and safe. Our programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide education to help people make good health decisions and ensure our state is prepared for emergencies.

Closing Date: 2/5/2019
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Contact Name: Zach Covington,  Adolescent Health Performance Coordinator
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