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Job Title: Health Program Assistant 2 (35 Hour)
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Organization: State of Connecticut Department of Public Health
Posted: 3/15/2023
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Hartford,  CT    USA
Compensation: $60,742 - $80,413/year
Position Description: The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health is hiring!

The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking a qualified individual to join our team as a Health Program Assistant 2. This position will help to support our Office of Local Health Administration (OLHA), and will report to the Epidemiologist 4. The individual in this role will ensure a competent and trained local public health workforce. See below for additional information on this great opportunity!

Please Note: This position is grant funded with an anticipated end date of June 30, 2024 and may be extended as needed.

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS: Work Schedule: Typically Monday - Friday Work Hours: Full-time, First Shift, 35 hours per week Location: 410 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT There may be opportunities for an alternate work schedule and working remotely in accordance with State policies.

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU: State of Connecticut employees participate in a competitive comprehensive benefits plan that includes: Industry leading health benefits with medical and dental coverage Generous paid time off, include 13 paid holidays per calendar year Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings Retirement healthcare offerings Professional growth and development opportunities A healthy work/life balance! WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING: Researching and compiling trainings required and offered in other States for local public health Providing input on trainings that may be offered by DPH Assisting with the coordination and marketing of trainings for local public health Redesigning the Office of Local Health Administration’s website, posting resources and trainings for local public health, making it user friendly and useful Managing local public health Everbridge listservs to ensure information being disseminated from the Department reaches the local public health workforce Acting as a DPH liaison at the State Emergency Operations Center during full or partial activations for declared emergencies and disasters

Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE Six (6) years of experience in a professional capacity in a health organization. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE One (1) year of the General Experience must have been in health care program administration, a health systems agency or other health care organization in at least one of the following areas:

1. grant writing or monitoring; 2. formal program planning, development, management or evaluation; 3. or program consultation.

For State Employees this is interpreted at the level of Health Program Assistant 1.

Note: A health care organization is defined as a large multi-dimensional agency with responsibility for developing health programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED 1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (l5) semester hours equals six (6) months of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree. 2. A Master's degree in public health, health education, hospital administration, or public administration or other closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience. 3. For State Employees one (1) year as a Health Program Assistant 1 may substitute for the General and Special Experience.

Organization Description: The Mission of the Department of Public Health (DPH) is to protect and improve the health and safety of the people of Connecticut by:

Assuring the conditions in which people can be healthy Preventing disease, injury, and disability Promoting the equal enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health, which is a human right and a priority of the state. DPH accomplishes this through the implementation of its Strategic Plan which outlines the actions that DPH is taking to accomplish its Mission.

The Office of Local Health Administration (OLHA) is responsible for ensuring the delivery of public health services at the local level. The mission of OLHA is to work with local partners to fulfill Connecticut General Statutes and Regulations thereby providing essential public health services statewide.

Closing Date: 6/15/2023
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Joseph Fried,  Health Program Assistant 2 (35 Hour)
Contact Location: 450 Columbus Blvd

Hartford   CT  06103
United States
Contact Location: 450 Columbus Blvd
  Hartford   CT  06103
  United States
Contact Phone: 8609247053 
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How to Apply: sp?R1=230313&R2=4405HC&R3=001

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