Health Education Specialist 2
PURPOSE: To design, develop, implement and deliver health education and public health preparedness projects for federal, state, and local government as well as private and non-governmental organizations. Provide health-related technical expertise and assistance to project teams in the design and development of assessments, health preparedness plans and procedures, decision support tools, training courses, seminars, workshops, professional meetings, drills, exercises, and evaluations. To serve as technical lead for tasks as needed.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Perform needs assessment, planning, and research activities and tasks in support of health education and public health preparedness projects.
Design, develop, and deliver health education and public health preparedness programs and materials (e.g., manuals, briefings, presentations, web pages, reports) for local, state, and federal agency meetings, trainings, seminars, workshops, drills, and exercises.
Review and evaluate health education and health preparedness programs, exercises, courses and materials. Design and develop evaluation plans, collect and analyze data, and write evaluation reports.
OTHER JOB DUTIES:
Develop plans, protocols, procedures, checklists, and decision support tools.
Provide coordination, logistics, and management support for exhibits, professional meetings, workshops, training programs, and exercises.
Serve as a task lead on training or public health preparedness projects by coordinating and directing task activities.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Health Studies or related field with two - four years’ experience with a minimum of three years’ experience. Must have at least two years of professional level public health, clinical healthcare, or pharmaceutical experience. Working knowledge of public health principles, methods and practices in infectious disease control, public health emergency preparedness, pandemic influenza and medical countermeasures. Working knowledge of public health and healthcare system organizations, infrastructures, issues and concerns. Knowledge of federal laws, policies, organizations and programs related to public health emergency preparedness. Must possess excellent oral communication skills including presentation and group facilitation skills. Must possess excellent judgement, and strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Ability to understand, interpret and analyze complex and detailed written material and quantitative data. Must possess excellent writing skills and ability to gather and analyze data, maintain accurate records, and prepare clear, concise reports. Must be a "self-starter" and able to prioritize tasks and meet strict timelines and work alone or collaboratively as a team member. Must have proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, and representatives of federal, state, and local agencies and public and non-governmental organizations and to coordinate with different types of subject matter experts and high-level officials to conduct public health preparedness projects. Must possess excellent customer relations/customer service skills. Assumes responsibility for professional development and competence in the field of public health and public health emergency preparedness.
Call (865) 576-6051, Monday through Friday, from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.