PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATOR SENIOR Job Number: 00122430
Job Posting: Dec 4, 2018, 5:40:30 PM Closing Date: Dec 19, 2018, 5:59:00 AM Full-time Shift Start Time: 8:30 A.M. Shift End Time: 4:30 P.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit: AFSCME Health and Hospital Systems Posting Salary: $25.049 - HOURLY
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
DIVISION: Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion
LOCATION: Cook County Department of Public Health ( 15900 S. Cicero Avenue
Oak Forest, IL 60452)
SHIFT: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Under the strategic direction of the Program Manager for the Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Unit, the Public Health Educator Senior conducts outreach and education and implements health education strategies to reduce burden of chronic disease and promote health equity.
Must possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Must possess at least One (1) year of post-graduate practical experience working within a community-based setting.
Position requires moderate to heavy local travel for which the employee must possess a valid driver's license and insured vehicle or otherwise provide an acceptable and reliable means of transportation. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Understands principles to community organizing and program development.
Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds, communicate well both verbally and in writing; coordinate activities and projects; operate with minimal supervision, as well as within a team setting.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County. CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.