HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST 2
- DPBH - CFCW Health Systems Manager
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 37
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Health Program Specialists plan, develop, implement and evaluate health services and activities; develop goals, objectives, program requirements and procedures; provide technical information regarding specialized health related conditions; and participate and provide support to various committees, advisory boards and other work groups.
This is a Health Program Specialist 2 position within the Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion Section in the Bureau of Child, Family and Community Wellness (CFCW). The overall purpose of the position is to manage all Health Systems Unit functions including: grants, reports, evaluation of program activities, community collaborations, and programmatic budget activities. This position is responsible for the Diabetes Prevention and Control Program and Heart and Stroke Prevention Program. This position oversees all activities pertaining to program grants including data analysis, reporting and evaluation related to wellness efforts by promoting reporting of hypertension and diabetes screenings; initiating activities that promote clinical innovations and team-based care; promoting awareness of evidence based wellness initiatives among high-risk populations; and increasing implementation of quality improvement processes in health systems by increasing the adoption of electronic health records and the use of health information technology to improve performance and standardized quality measures at the provider and systems level. This position leads communication efforts with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention assigned project officers, assists in writing continuation grants and progress reports and speaks and presents to stakeholders. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a health science, behavioral science or closely related field applicable to the program area and three years of health-related experience which included at least two of the following areas: researching, collecting and analyzing data and statistics, developing objectives, protocols and procedures; providing health education services to target groups or the general public; evaluating program effectiveness and accomplishment of desired outcomes to meet agency, federal or other standards and guidelines; providing prevention, identification or treatment services to individuals or populations who have been diagnosed or are at risk of contracting life and health threatening diseases and/or conditions; preparing grant applications and budgets and developing, preparing and administering contracts and reports related to health services; and/or investigation and prevention of communicable or chronic diseases; OR one year of experience as a Health Program Specialist I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Some positions require a valid driver's license at time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.