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Employer: Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH)
Located in: Wagoner, Oklahoma
Degree Required: Bachelors
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy.
OSDH is seeking a full time Health Educator providing support to Wagoner County Health Department. This is a classified position in state government, located in Wagoner County. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packet, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents. The annual salary for this position is up to $39,821.17 based on education and experience. This position maybe under filled as a Level I ($37,924.92).
Duties will include assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of health education/promotion programs in Wagoner County as well as team participation with other health educators in the region consisting of Rogers, Washington, Osage, and Creek Counties.
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of health education/promotion programs.
The Health Educator job family consists of three levels, which are distinguished by the complexity of the duties performed, the depth and breadth of accountability, and the level of expertise required for completion of assigned tasks.
This is the specialist level where incumbents are assigned advanced level responsibilities for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating health education programs such as serving as a team leader or lead worker on specific projects, programs, or activities.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree in Health Education, Health Promotion, Community Health, School Health Education, Health Studies, Nutrition, Health Behavior, or Nursing plus certification as a Certified Health Education (CHES) pursuant to the criteria established by the National Commission for the Health Education Credentiaor a bachelor’s or master’s degree in another field with documentation of eligibility to take the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) examination pursuant to the criteria established by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing.
Some positions may require that the education and/or experience or the certification may be in a specific area.
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.
All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.
Posted on 02/13/2019
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