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Wellness Coordinator

Recruitment #190423-UNCX-154

Introduction

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy.

OSDH is seeking a full time Wellness Coordinator providing support to the Okmulgee County Health Departments. This is an unclassified position (PIN#34003091) in state government, located in Okmulgee, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packetincluding a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependentsFor more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $49,417.00 based on education and experience.

Position Description:  
This position educates the community, business, religious organizations, and schools on tobacco control, nutrition and fitness and other wellness initiatives.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Coordinate and facilitate resources for coalition meetings.
• Provide and coordinate training and technical assistance to the coalition and local partners. 
• Plan, coordinate, and conduct on-site educational and training activities and provide technical assistance on various tobacco controls, nutrition and fitness, and other wellness related topics.

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in a health related, behavioral health related, or social science related field. Substitution for the education and work experience require a minimum of two years of college WITH four years of experience working within communities on community development and mobilization and/or the implementation of preventive health programs or education.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Requirements include knowledge of programmatic components of public health or social services program implementation and analytical skills with programmatic processes for improving health outcomes.
Ability is required to be organizes, proactive, work independently and be a self-starter; to mult-task, managing multiple projects and priorities with various deadlines and tasks; to design and implement effective workflow processes and procedures; and to show cultural competence in working with diverse populations.

Physical Demands
Varied activities including sitting, standing, walking, stooping, bending, pushing and reaching; lifting up to 25 pounds; and the ability to travel 25% of the time.

Work Environment
This position will work in the office environment using a computer and other office equipment and with partners in the community.

NOTES

REQUIREMENTS:
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.
 

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

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Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.



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