Community Prevention Coordinator

Panhandle Public Health District   Hemingford, NE   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on July 30, 2022
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Position Title: Community Prevention Coordinator

Panhandle Public Health District

Agency Unit: Health Promotion
Reports to: Deputy Director of Health Promotions and Preparedness

Employment Status: Full-Time
Pay Grade: $33,280-$52,000 Bachelor Dependent on experience
$45,000-$60,000 Master Dependent on experience
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

This position will work to complete the strategic objectives of the department. Key strategies include collaboration with partners and the community, a commitment to Community Health Improvement, and dedication to implementing evidence-based best practices.

The Community Prevention Coordinator promotes evidence-based strategies at community, organizational and individual levels to promote health and is responsible for planning, implementing, evaluating, and reporting for ongoing and new projects.

Essential Duties:

The Community Prevention Coordinator will perform the following essential functions within the framework of Panhandle Public Health District's provision of the core functions and essential services of public health:
" Coordinate the Panhandle Prevention Coalition (PPC).
" Manage projects and provide technical assistance, training, and education to staff, service providers, and partners in the community.
" Complete self-motivated tasks and collaborate with teams while prioritizing workload and meeting deadlines.
" Collaborate with partners to enhance workplans and achieve goals.
" Comply with all reporting requirements.
" Actively participate in Performance Management and Quality Improvement activities.
" Participates in PPHD and community emergency response training and drills in support of public health emergency and disaster preparedness.
" Contribute to implementation of PPHD Strategic Plan.
" Contribute to development of program goals and objectives.
" Assumes responsibility for own professional growth and development by pursuing education, participating in professional committees and work groups and contributing to a work environment where continual improvements in practice are pursued.
" Performs other duties as assigned.
" Compliance with all PPHD personnel policies and procedures.
" Follow and adhere to all HIPAA and PPHD confidentiality and privacy policies and practices.

Behavior Expectations:
Treats others with courtesy and respect in all interactions and abides by PPHD's Guiding Principles.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in public health, health sciences, emergency preparedness, social work, human services, psychology, criminal justice, nursing, or related field. Considerations will be given to candidates with experience in these or a related field.

Exceptional writing and interpersonal communication skills, computer skills, and demonstrated cultural competence are essential.

Valid driver's license, current certificate of vehicle insurance, and access to reliable transportation to all assigned work locations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
This position will require the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
" Program planning, implementation, and evaluation.
" Project management.
" Apply the principles, practices and theories of public health assessment and planning to health promotion, policy development, and health improvement.
" Communicate effectively and work collaboratively with individuals and groups from a wide variety of backgrounds, interests, and experiences.
" An energetic self-starter who can function comfortably in a team environment and independently and relates well to the public.
" Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
" Delivery of services and education in a culturally sensitive manner.
" Effective presentation of data to address scientific, political, ethical, and social public health issues.
" Flexibility and the ability to manage time and multiple tasks with little supervision.
" Program planning, implementation, and evaluation.
" Demonstrate ability to facilitate processes with diverse groups.
" Computer Skills.

Work Environment: General office setting in the PPHD office sites, as well as community sites. Equipment used to perform functions is computer, fax, copier, personal or PPHD vehicle, and public health equipment and supplies. This job may encompass light lifting, standing, walking, being seated for periods of time, possible overtime, driving, some overnight travel, and infrequently working nights and weekends.