Title 86:97 Community Health Program Specialist
Categories Clerical/Office
Salary 18.00
Location Fremont
Job Information

Community Health Program Specialist – Temp to Hire position – Monday, Thursday 8am to 4:30pm Tuesday 7am – 4:30pm, Wednesday 7am – 7pm, Friday 7am-4pm.

This position will have the opportunity to perform a wide variety of duties including but not limited to engaging, supporting, advocating, and educating community members in overall health and wellness.  Additionally, this will include working as a interpret and providing translation services and facilitating community access and improving health outcomes.  Fluent Spanish/English language skills are required.

Community Health Program Specialist this position is responsible for providing support for COVID-19 activities within the health department. We are looking for someone who can work with individuals and groups and is a good problem solver. Experience in program implementation, office work, and working with minority communities is highly desired. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Bilingual English/Spanish communication skills are required.  Our ideal candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree in a public health-related field or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training and must be familiar with database and word processing programs, including Microsoft Word, and Excel.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop and implement strategies, initiatives, and activities for individuals, families, and
    population groups that promote health and prevent disease, injuries, and disabilities in
    settings including, but not limited to homes, community organizations, businesses, schools, and the community in general.
  • Prepare and disseminate health education materials and information that are accurate,
    culturally appropriate and educationally sound, including, but not limited to, brochures,
    press releases, media campaigns and postings on social media.
  • Gather, organize, interpret, and maintain data for program monitoring, reporting, evaluation, and improvement.
  • Plan and conduct workshops, presentations, and training programs for individuals and
  • Write and submit reports in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Develops strong ties within target communities in formulating and meeting health education needs.
  • This position assists with the development, implementation, and assessment of public health programs and activities.
  • Performs other duties as required.

 Employment Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Two (2) years of community health, public contact, customer, or administrative experience required.
  • Two (2) years of experience using MS Office Suite required.
  • A valid driver’s license and own mode of transportation at the time of hire and throughout employment required.
  • Proficient in speaking and translating the assigned minority population language required.
  • Knowledge of basic office equipment including copier, fax machine, and computer.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient and employee information
  • Fluent Bilingual English/Spanish communication skills are required.

Job Order 86:97

Position requires Pre-Employment Drug Screen.

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