PESTICIDE EDUCATION COORDINATOR FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS
October 12, 2018
$52,400 - $107,200/Year; salar
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
Pesticide Education Coordinator for Medical Professionals
This position will collaborate closely with the National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC), so location is at Oregon State University in CORVALLIS, OREGON.
Under the general direction of the Program Director, serve as Coordinator/Program Manager for a 5-year federal grant to help educate medical professionals across the United States on how to prevent, recognize, and treat pesticide-related health conditions. Act as lead implementer of the project and serve as a subject matter expert in this area. Provide curriculum coordination and technical assistance to medical professionals on the use of curriculum and tools. Responsible for conducting thorough and ongoing assessments of program and constituency needs; evaluating program activities and functions; collaborations and partnerships with other agencies. Serve as primary liaison with project teams and contractors in the creation and dissemination of education and outreach materials. Conduct in-person or web-based trainings and/or coordinate the delivery by others as identified in needs assessment. Work closely with the Public Education Specialist I (PES1) and Academic Coordinator 2 (AC2) in all aspects. Serve as an administrator and convener of the project's Advisory Board. Responsible for planning, hosting, and documenting quarterly meetings of the Advisory Board and any annual in-person gatherings; oversight of travel expense reimbursements, and negotiating with leaders with stakeholder groups and collaborators to coordinate agendas and meeting space; preparing and submitting quarterly, annual, and other reports as needed; assist in selection and monitoring of contractors or sub-awards; house and disseminate printed or electronic materials; coordinate timely delivery of project outputs; create and update content of program website; copy-editing of printed materials; travel to selected conferences/symposia to represent project and/or deliver curriculum.
Experience working in the healthcare or healthcare education field.
Experience translating technical information into educational content.
Knowledge related to occupational or environmental health.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Skills to manage multiple concurrent projects in various stages of development/completion.
Experience in assessing project needs, developing implementation plans, monitoring projects through completion and making necessary adjustments to ensure successful outcomes.
Interpersonal skills to work effectively with a diverse constituency of medical professionals and allied professions and internal clients.
Experience working independently, organizing own work, establishing priorities, developing a course of action, monitoring the plan, evaluating and communicating results.
Experience using MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), databases and business tracking systems.
Vocational license (e.g. MD, LVN, PA, RN, etc.) or Master's Degree in public health, environmental toxicology, biology or related field, or equivalent experience/training.
Extensive knowledge of pesticide related health conditions.
Ability to plan, implement processes, and lead others through these efforts.
Experience searching/analyzing the medical literature using a variety of databases (i.e. PubMed)
Experience analyzing and/or writing technical articles dealing with human health exposures to pesticides.
Knowledge of healthcare challenges in rural and agricultural communities.
Experience in persuasive report writing, articles, and marketing materials.
Experience in drafting and monitoring large complex project budgets.
Ability to speak and read Spanish.
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