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HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM CONSULTANT - 64025985

Date: Nov 29, 2017

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 25026 

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM CONSULTANT - 64025985

Position Number: 64025985 

Salary:  $40,948.18 - $46,247.84 

Posting Closing Date: 12/13/2017 

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM CONSULTANT - CS

OPEN COMPETITIVE

TALLAHASSEE

SALARY: $40,948.18 - $46,247.84

 

DESCRIPTION:

 

This is a professional position in the Bureau of Family Health Services, Family Planning Program. This position is supervised by the Community Health Nursing Consultant, Family Planning Program Supervisor.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Serves as a county liaison for Title X family planning and maternal and child services in assigned counties. Participates in Quality Assurance reviews of county health departments for family planning and maternal-child health (MCH) services.

 

Provides health education information that help individuals, families, and their communities maximize and maintain healthy lifestyles. Collects and analyzes data to identify community needs prior to planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, policies, and environments. May serve as resource to assist individuals, other health professionals, or the community, and may administer fiscal resources for health education programs.

 

Assists in the development/writing of policies, protocols, standards and guidelines, educational materials, grant applications and any other documents necessary for the administration and implementation of the Title X family planning program and reproductive health services.

 

Develops training programs, plans and conducts educational meetings, workshops, or seminars for county health departments, Healthy Start staff, providers, and community to build capacity and integrate a variety of topics and services affecting men and women of reproductive age.

 

Participates in analyzing data and trends related to men and women of reproductive age in order to improve services and systems throughout the state. Reviews, on a regular basis, family planning/reproductive health and other health related materials that impact policy and program development. Presents information via emails, webinars and in person meetings.

 

Provides consultation, education and technical assistance to county health departments, contract providers and others as requested in matters related to comprehensive family planning and reproductive health services in areas that may include: HMS coding, Family Planning Waiver, Information and Education Committees, and other family planning/Title X program and MCH related topics. Participates in designing and developing documents and reports, and implementing services per state and federal statutes and Title X guidelines. Provides technical assistance and monitoring of services for compliance with state and federal guidelines.

 

Assists with the analysis of proposed legislative bills, budget issues and research relevant to men and women of reproductive age.

 

Performs other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or required, utilizing knowledge of the basic principles and practices of public health and education.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  (Including utilization of equipment, required for the position) :

 

Knowledge of program coordination and evaluation techniques.  Ability to plan and develop programs or program components;  Ability to maintain effective working relationships;  Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures;  Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; Ability to review, analyze and evaluate data; Ability to present information in a concise and organized manner; Ability to prepare various reports.

Other job-related requirements for this position: Ability to travel within and outside of the state of Florida.  Emergency Duty – Incumbent may be required to work during or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency.  Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters, or to perform other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threats of disaster, man-made or natural. Assigned Purchasing Card responsibilities.  Emergency duties may also include in-state and/or out-of-state deployment. Incumbent may have access to records containing social security numbers in the performance of job duties.

 

Working hours: (A) Daily from 8:00 to 5:00 (B) Total hours in workweek 40.

 

NOTE: Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

 

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check.

 

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov

 

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

 

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.  

 

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

 

Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women. The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise. Through the department’s VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee

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