The Jessamine County Health Department is accepting applications for contractual employment of a full time Population Health Strategist.
General Duties include: Responsibilities of this position include, but not limited to; serve as Jessamine County Healthy and Safe Communities Coalition Coordinator; facilitate coalition workgroup meetings established by the community health assessment that include health and safety priority areas related to mental health, substance use/drug overdose, safety, and chronic disease prevention; develop meeting agendas, minutes and other related materials for workgroups; facilitate the strategic planning process to develop goals/objectives/activities for the Healthy and Safe Communities Coalition initiatives; assist in the development of a 5-year Community Health Improvement Plan; monitor and report progress on Community Health Improvement Plan initiatives; promote the coalition through a variety of media outlets; provide health education presentations related to health and safety priority areas; research, organize, participate in and facilitate appropriate coalition development trainings and evidence-based programs; facilitate the process to identify and recruit a community champion(s) and community stakeholders for workgroup subcommittees; facilitate partnerships to advance coalition work; serve as maternal and child health coordinator to support activities for program packages; provide health education prevention programs/activities in the schools and to the general public; participate in reaccreditation and other internal planning processes; represent Health Department at community events; assist with grant writing and grant application process; perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education, Training or Experience:
EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree in the field of public health, health and human services, public safety or other related field that may be applicable.
EXPERIENCE: Must have two (2) years of health, human services or public safety experience.
SUBSTITUTION FOR EXPERIENCE: Master’s degree in related services fields will substitute for one (1) year experience required. A professional license in the health or human services fields will substitute for an additional year of experience.
Special Requirements: (Age, Licensure, Regulation, Etc.) Must have a current driver’s license, reliable transportation, and current vehicle insurance.
Starting Salary: $15/hr - May be adjusted at agency’s discretion based upon additional education, experience, licensure, certifications, etc. Agency Benefits provided.
Applications may be obtained at the Jessamine County Health Department, 210 E Walnut St, Nicholasville, KY 40356 or https://www.jessaminehealth.org/jobs/
Completed application and transcript must be returned by close of business June 25, 2021 to Attn: Personnel, Jessamine County Health Department, 210 E Walnut St, Nicholasville, Ky 40356
Resume will not substitute for completed application.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Applicants and employees in this classification will be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.