MIECHV Program Evaluator I, II or III

Recruitment #220705-X27C-04

Introduction

   

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 MIECHV Program Evaluator I, II or III providing support to Family Support & Prevention Services. This is a state employee position PIN 34002040 governed by the Civil Service Rules, in state government located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 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 based on education and experience.

Level I - up to $56,000.00 based on education and experience.
Level II - up to $66,000.00 based on education and experience.
Level III - up to $76,000.00 based on education and experience.

Position Summary:
Position will conduct cross-system evaluation for the Federal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Grant and state-funded home visiting programs aimed at improving parent and child health, child development, family safety, and the economic well-being of Oklahoma children and families.

Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions:
• Prepares technical reports and scientific articles and participates in grant writing activities.
• Collaborate with designated staff from the Family Support and Prevention Services to evaluate and support the home visiting programs such as Parents as Teachers, SafeCare, Healthy Families America, and Children First programs.
• Manage the home visiting programs’ Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) database used by county health departments and local implementing agencies across the state.
• Provide epidemiologic, evaluative and technical support and conduct monthly trainings for staff utilizing the ETO database.
• Produce annual data reports for the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) grant, Children First program and Parents as Teachers affiliates.
• Use basic and advanced statistical analysis of data from the ETO database to prepare technical reports for peer reviewed publications and dissemination to programmatic staff, Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) leadership and funders.
• Collaborate with evaluation teams at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center to collect, analyze, and disseminate program data on the MIECHV grant.
• Develop screening forms and satisfaction surveys to acquire reliable.
• Design, assess and improve evaluation, screening tools, methods and procedures for data collection and analysis on clients enrolled in home visiting programs.
• Analysis of individuals with specific health behaviors as they relate to home visiting program outcomes.
• Trend analysis of birth outcomes and other health factors among prevention programs
• Assist with Continuous Quality Improvement projects by manipulating large databases to develop and implement intervention and prevention strategies for home visiting programs.
• Assist with the development of manuscripts, professional presentations, grant applications and informational materials.
• Report and disseminate outcomes and demographic data internally and externally as requested.
• Monitor national data, trends and research regarding maternal and child health outcomes

Valued Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Level I: required at this level include knowledge of epidemiology methods, human biology, laboratory methods, environmental analyses interpretation, parasitology, toxicology, immunology and pathology; of medical terminology; of statistical analysis, biometry, and demography; of epidemiological or statistical software; of social and economic conditions; and of current epidemiological developments and techniques.  Ability is required to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to meet with the public and conduct public information programs; to write technical and non-technical information material; and to use a personal computer and applicable software.
Level II: required at this level include those identified in Level I plus knowledge of environmental toxicology, intervention strategies, diagnostic laboratory methods, and medical microbiology.  Ability is required to manipulate large databases.
Level III: required at this level include those identified in Level II plus knowledge of grant writing, and quality assurance methods for data collection and analysis.  Ability is required to develop and implement intervention and prevention strategies as identified through data analysis.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Work is performed in an office setting with climate controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to stand, talk, walk, lift, and reach with hands and arms. This position requires long periods of sitting and daily computer-based work.  Travel may be required as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I: requirements at this level consist of a master’s degree in public health, biological, medical, or health science which includes 6 semester hours in epidemiological methods and 6 semester hours of other epidemiological coursework and 9 semester hours in statistical methods and analysis.

Level II: requirements at this level consist of a master’s degree in Epidemiology and one year of experience in a field involving the use of epidemiological research, investigation, and analysis or a doctorate in epidemiology.

Level III: requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level II and three years of experience in a field involving the use of epidemiological techniques and analysis; or a doctorate in epidemiology and one year of qualifying experience.

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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