Health Educator for Hamilton County Public Health
Hamilton County Public Health is accepting applications for a Health Educator in the Department of Community Health Services. The Health Educator will serve as the Project Coordinator for the Hamilton County Ohio Equity Institute. Requirements include: BS in health education, public health, social services or related field. Master’s Degree and two (2) years experience which indicates a thorough knowledge of health education principles preferred. CHES/MCHES or other relevant certification preferred. Familiarity with maternal health and infant mortality preferred. Previous experience managing large programs and/or coalitions preferred. Community organizing experience preferred. Experience working with volunteers and people of diverse cultures & backgrounds. Some evening and weekend hours required. Must possess a valid driver’s license issued by the state of residency.
Job Duties include but are not limited to:
- Facilitate countywide mobilization for policy, systems and environmental (PSE) change related to maternal and child health and infant mortality.
- Develop and maintain effective working relationships with public, civic, professional and volunteer agencies engaged in maternal and child health activities.
- Participate in various community coalitions related to program activities and responsibilities; represent the agency and provide accurate information regarding maternal and child health and infant mortality.
- Identify social and environmental determinants of health that have the largest impact on maternal and child health and infant mortality.
- Work to understand support services and financial resources that are available to pregnant and post-partum women and their families; help to establish an infrastructure to enable successful linkages to the services and resources needed.
- Conduct various community outreach presentations, trainings, and/or activities.
- Report activities, progress and outcomes to funder and other key stakeholders in various formats depending on audience.
- Support grant development, assessment, planning and evaluation efforts related to maternal and child health PSE interventions.
- Other projects and duties as assigned by supervisor and/or division director.
- Provide support for public health emergencies.
This is an exempt position. Only non-tobacco users need apply. HCPH is committed to advancing health equity and encourages those with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. EOE.
**This position is grant funded.
Please send resume
by 4:00 p.m., Friday, December 23, 2016 to:
Stephanie Taylor, HR Officer
250 William Howard Taft Road, 2nd Floor, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219