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Requisition Number: 17-4936
Job Title: Health Educator - Spanish Required (Temporary)
Salary: $14.30 hourly
Salary Grade: 0
Opening Date: 01/27/2017
Closing Date: 03/10/2017
Position Type: Temporary
Work Hours: 20
Department: Human Services
Division: Public Health-2150004043
Section:
Work Location: South Redwood Public Health Center - 7971 S 1825 W, West Jordan UT, 84088
Important Information:
**Ability to speak Spanish required** 
 
This Health Educator is for the Be Wise program grant from the Utah Department of Health.
  • A valid Driver’s License, insurance, and access to a private vehicle is required.
  • It is mandatory that all new hires receive the Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis) vaccine before beginning employment or provide a copy of their immunization record prior to starting employment. The immunization record must show the vaccine name and date received.
    Upon hire, a two-step Tuberculosis skin test will be required. The first will need to be placed prior to starting employment.
  • May be required to be respiratory fit tested.
  • Must adhere to OSHA blood-borne pathogens and respiratory precaution standards.    
  • Learn more about the Salt Lake County Health Department.

 

TEMPORARY POSITIONS:

An “At Will”, FLSA non-exempt employee who is not eligible for County benefits and who must work an average of 29 hours or less per week or an average of 129 hours or less per month. 

  • Must work an average of 29 hours or less per week or an average of 129 hours or less per month.
  • Are not eligible for County benefits except as otherwise provided for by policy.
  • Are not considered merit employees.
  • Are "at will" employees who may be terminated for any reason, without notice, and without a pre-termination hearing.
 
Position Description:
JOB SUMMARY

Assesses, develops, promotes, implements, and evaluates health promotion, risk reduction, and outreach programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 
 
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Health Education, Health Science, Public Health, Community Health, Early Childhood Education or Behavioral Science and Health with an emphasis in Health Education, or other closely related degree; OR an equivalent combination of related education and experience.

Possession of a valid driver’s license at the time of hire and reliable means of transportation.

It is mandatory that all new hires receive the Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis) vaccine before beginning employment or provide a copy of their immunization record prior to starting employment. The immunization record must show the vaccine name and date received.
Upon hire, a two-step Tuberculosis skin test will be required. The first will need to be placed prior to starting employment.

Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) preferred.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 
  • Develops and implements health promotion, risk reduction, and outreach programs.
  • Assesses health education needs and priorities of various populations using appropriate assessment tools.
  • Collects data and evaluates the effectiveness and impact of health education programs.
  • Creates marketing and educational materials, and promotes events through various communication methods.
  • Conducts training and/or presentations for individuals and the general public. Provides linkages to community resources.
  • Develops and prepares required reports and documents.
  • Collaborates with internal and community agencies to accomplish stated objectives.
  • Acts as a representative of the agency and program.
  • May recruit and train volunteers.
   
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Salt Lake County is an Equal Opportunity employer