Klamath County Oregon
  • 29-Nov-2017 to 30-Mar-2018 (PST)
  • Public Health
  • Klamath Falls, OR, USA
  • DOE (LH20 or LH21)
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

L737


Summary                                                                                                                                          

The Community Outreach Program Coordinator plays a vital role in engaging people from diverse backgrounds and in coordinating the efforts of Klamath County Public Health's modernization efforts around communicable disease prevention and treatment. This is responsible professional and liaison work in facilitating the accessibility to outreach projects and training to community members at risk of contracting communicable diseases, including sexually transmitted infections. Work includes responsibility for planning, implementing and assisting in the administration of department-targeted programs for communicable diseases experienced by community members.

Duties include a high degree of public contact with clinical professionals, lay community representatives, and public health partners, and entails making independent work decisions based on experience and knowledge of departmental operations, but the more difficult technical policy or procedural questions are referred to a supervisor for decision. An employee in this position is expected to be able to perform any and all work tasks and comply with any work schedules or attendance or duty requirements, which may be established by the needs of the community. Work is performed independently under general supervision and is evaluated through observation and analysis of results achieved.

This position requires the ability to facilitate and understand complex health conversations with a diverse population. The successful candidate will effectively build rapport with communities of color and other priority populations, and build strong relationships with diverse individuals and organizations. You will be committed to equity, community-based projects, and community-led initiatives.

This is a grant funded position that ends June 30, 2019. There is a possibility of the position being extended depending on additional grant funding.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following may not be all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

01 Understand health equity, health disparities, and the social determinants of health

 02 Proficient interpersonal and group facilitation skills

03 Experience with public speaking and leading groups

04 Develops and implements new innovative programs in conjunction with public health clinical staff and community partners

05 Collaboratively plans activities and programs and offers presentations

06 Oversees the department's communicable disease outreach effort and assists in establishing measurable performance goals

07 Coordinate and manage logistics for meetings and trainings

08 Able to think strategically, develop and implement effective work plans

09 Possess strong time management skills, with the ability to prioritize, have great attention to detail and excellent follow through

10 Excellent written and oral communication skills

11 Excellent organizational and record-keeping skills

12 Able to work as a part of a team and to respond to feedback and supervision

13 Proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and social media

14 Spanish and English bilingual preferred.

15 Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

01 Current Oregon Driver License.

Progrm Coordinator I Range: $20.51-$22.18 (LH20)

Bachelor's degree from four-year College or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience in research, data collection, and focus group facilitation is preferred.

Experience working with diverse populations and providing culturally appropriate information.

Experience in policy analysis and development strongly preferred.

Program Coordinator II Range: $21.54-$23.30 (LH21)

Education and/or Experience

Master's degree from an accredited college or university; or three to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience in research, data collection, and focus group facilitation is preferred.

Experience working with diverse populations and providing culturally appropriate information.

Experience in policy analysis and development strongly preferred.

Work Schedule

The normal work schedule is 8.00 hours per day 5 days per week; exact schedules are assigned by management. This position may require evening or weekend work.

It is the attendance standard of the employer that all employees be present and on time each shift they are scheduled to work. Full or partial absence during any scheduled shift, arriving late, or leaving early, for whatever reason, may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. 

Time off may be approved if allowed by applicable policies covering illness, injury, or other personal emergency.

Availability for public health emergencies. "The Public Health Employee may be required to stay at or return to work during public health incidents and/or emergencies to perform duties specific to his/her position, or to perform other duties as requested in an assigned response position.  This may require working a non-traditional work schedule or working outside normal assigned duties during the incident and/or emergency."

DRUG POLICY                        

Klamath County enforces a drug free work place. Successful applicants may be required to submit to drug testing.

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