In a state health program or project this class is accountable for assisting in the compilation and interpretation of fiscal and programmatic data and statistics, development and implementation of program plans, grant management and monitoring.
GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE
This class is the junior working level of the health program administration series.
Initially works under the close supervision of an employee of higher grade; may work more independently with acquired experience.
May lead trainees, interns or clerical staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Subject duties vary considerably depending on nature of program and current stage in its life cycle;typical examples of duties performed at this level include:
Assists in preparation of sections of state health plans;
Gathers fiscal, programmatic, census or other kinds of needed data from federal, state and other sources;
Compiles statistics and may do some less complex calculations and interpretations;
Assists in reviews of program grant requests and monitors fiscal and programmatic performance of grants using agency regulations and guidelines;
Assists in preparation of program objectives and evaluation of program results;
May serve a task force or committee;
May answer general informational questions for the public and prepare information for distribution;
May serve as a liaison between program or project and specific people or organizations for purpose of keeping information flowing;
May assist in epidemiologic investigations;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
objectives and programs of public health agencies including changing patterns
of preventive medicine and environmental health;
state and community
organizations and programs involved in health field;
oral and written
Ability to conduct
independent research, develop and gather data.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years of experience in a professional capacity in a health organization.
NOTE: A health organization is defined as a large multi-dimensional agency with responsibility for administering health programs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training may be
substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester
hours equalling one half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4)
years for a Bachelor's degree.
A Master's degree in
public health, health education, hospital administration or public
administration or other closely related field may be substituted for the
For state employees one
(1) year as a Health Services Worker and a Bachelor's degree or three (3) years
as a Health Services Worker may be substituted for the General Experience.
Successful completion of
a Connecticut Careers Trainee program approved by the Department of
Administrative Services may be substituted for the General Experience.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(11)-HEALTH PROF (P-1)
As defined by Sec. 5-196
of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of
positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single
title for administrative purposes. As
such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or
This replaces the
existing specification for the same class in the same Salary Group HC 19
approved effective March 12, 2010. (Revised to modify the Minimum
Qualifications - Substitutions Allowed section and modify content) Final 23-035