Position Summary Plans, develops, implements, supervises and evaluates assigned public health programs. Assures that program staff and community partners work effectively together toward defined goals and objectives of grant and project requirements. Develops program objectives and allocates resources to address identified needs. Utilizes professional public health skills in the management, supervision and delivery of programs. Coordinates special projects and programs as necessary to promote health in the community and to meet goals and objectives of the Public Health Division. Advises the Deputy Director of Public Health about health promotion trends, the County's health status and health services integration. Performs related duties as assigned.
Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities a) Provides consultation, supervision and professional/technical assistance to health promotion activities including the Tobacco Prevention and Education Program and the Alcohol and Drug Prevention Program.
b) Recruits, selects and assigns program staff. Supervises, motivates, supports and determines work assignments for Public Health Promotion Section staff.
c) Monitors work performance, conducts annual performance evaluations and promotes and facilitates workforce development. Coordinates internship opportunities, orientation and oversight for the Public Health Promotion team.
d) Assures compliance with Oregon laws and statutes for the Tobacco Prevention and Education Program and the Alcohol and Drug Prevention Program. Meets state annual plan, triennial review and state data and reporting requirements. Meets local requirements for Annual Report.
e) Plans, organizes and implements program changes and new programs.
f) Prepares annual budgets. Monitors and adjusts operating budgets monthly.
g) Serves as a member of the Public Health Managers Team, Public Health QI (Quality Improvement) Team, and the Department Executive Team.
h) Maintains knowledge of current trends, developments and evidence-based practices in the field by reading appropriate books, journals and other literature and attending related seminars and conferences. Applies pertinent new knowledge to performance of other responsibilities.
i) Facilitates community mobilization through developing effective working relationships with partner agencies and individuals and groups that have an interest in serving the County population. Builds and maintains community coalitions including contracting, consulting and collaborating as well as representing Department programs and promotional campaigns to interest groups, advisory boards, committees and other agencies.
j) Has working knowledge of all Department programs. Contributes to the integration of services across all Health and Human Services Divisions and programs.
k) Oversees data collection and analysis of health information relevant to public and community health; conducts targeted community assessments, participates in evaluation and interpretation of health research projects and reports; recommends health promotion programming and policies based on the data; writes, publishes and presents health and program data and narrative reports.
l) Coordinates Public Health accreditation activities with the Deputy Director.
m) Works to ensure the successful implementation of Public Health Modernization programs and practice throughout the organization.