C&TC Health Educator – Health Educator 1

Minnesota Department of Health
January 7, 2020
St. Paul, MN
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Job Details

Job Class: Health Educator 1

Working Title: C&TC Health Educator
Who May Apply: This vacancy is open for bids and for all qualified job seekers simultaneously. Bidders will be considered through 01/13/2020
Date Posted: 01/07/2020
Closing Date: 01/16/2020
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
Division/Unit: Child & Family Health / Child & Adolescent Health Unit
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift / 8:00am - 4:30pm
Days of Work: Monday - Friday
Travel Required: No
Salary Range: $19.90 - $28.78/hourly; $41,551 - $60,092/annually
Classified Status: Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - Professional Employees (MAPE)
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary
Job Summary
This position supports the Child and Teen Checkup (C&TC) program staff in the Child and Adolescent Health (CAH) Unit. Under general supervision, this position assists Child Health Consultants and the Health Educator 3 with communicating health educational information on children from infancy through adolescence for local public health professionals, and health care providers. Performs related work as required.

  • Assists with the planning, design, implementation and evaluation for the child and teen check-ups (C&TC) education materials so that accurate health information is communicated to health care providers, local public health professionals, and the public
  • Assist with development and editing of educational materials for C&TC screening components
  • Assist Health Educator 3 with C&TC website
  • Assist with editing of C&TC training materials that C&TC Consultants and Health Educator have developed

Minimum Qualifications
This position requires 2 or more years of technical/administrative experience in the following areas:

  • Drafting presentations and materials for local health care providers and local public health
  • Designing, writing, and editing of training or educational materials
  • Website development and maintenance sufficient for routine web communication
  • Written and oral communication with public health partners

A bachelor's degree in Health Education or Communications may substitute for 1 year of experience in the above
Preferred Qualifications
A bachelor's degree in Health Education and/or other Communication
Working knowledge of the C&TC (Child & Teen Checkups) Program
Knowledgeable about public health practice and core governmental public health functions
Ability to identify opportunities for improvement of public health services delivery related to health education
Conflict management, negotiation, meeting facilitation, and team process skills
Additional Requirements
This position requires successful completion of the following:
A background check

Application Details
Why Work For Us
Come work for one of the best public health systems in the nation and you will contribute to our mission to protect, maintain and improve the health of all Minnesotans. We are working hard to achieve our vision for health equity in Minnesota, where all communities are thriving and all people have what they need to be healthy. Our collaborative, mission-driven work environment is a major factor in promoting a high level of employee health awareness, employee longevity and job satisfaction.
We offer a competitive benefits package including employee and family health and dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, health promotion programs, pre-tax benefits, vacation leave, sick leave, paid holidays, deferred compensation, retirement benefits, and more!
How to Apply
Click "Apply" at the bottom of the page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.
For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.
If you have questions about the position, contact Rich Austin at rich.austin@state.mn.us or 651/201-5773.
If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate and the Job posting ID#/number to Rich Austin at rich.austin@state.mn.us by the position close date.
If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation for an interview, you may contact the Department of Health ADA Coordinator at Annie.Hanson@state.mn.us
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need.

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