|Department||State Department of Health|
|Date Opened||8/21/2019 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||2/21/2020 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||Up to $43,321.17 based on education and experience.|
|Full or Part Time||
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens.The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.
OSDH is seeking a full time Health Educator II providing support to the Carter, Johnston, and Pontotoc County Health Department. This is a classified position in state government. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents. For more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $43,321.17 based on education and experience.
This position will implement health education and health promotion programs that address child health, obesity, teen pregnancy and tobacco usage in the Carter, Johnston, and Pontotoc Counties.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Combination of office, vehicle, and public establishments with a climate controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. Occasionally, outdoor work in varying weather conditions is required. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. This position requires long period of sitting, standing, and daily use of computer and phone.
In state travel and after hours is required to attend local community meetings and schools. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position.
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of health education/promotion programs.
The Health Educator job family consists of three levels, which are distinguished by the complexity of the duties performed, the depth and breadth of accountability, and the level of expertise required for completion of assigned tasks.
This is the specialist level where incumbents are assigned advanced level responsibilities for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating health education programs such as serving as a team leader or lead worker on specific projects, programs, or activities.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree in Health Education, Health Promotion, Community Health, School Health Education, Health Studies, Nutrition, Health Behavior, or Nursing PLUS one year of experience in public health education or community development.
Some positions may require that the education and/or experience or the certification may be in a specific area.
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.