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9/18/2019
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Health Educator
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Yamhill County | McMinnville, OR
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Job Description

Health Educator (Management Analyst)

Public Health

Salary: $4209 - $4800 /month ( DOE) with Excellent Benefits

Yamhill County

Job # PH19-069

 

Our Community

Yamhill County has approximately 102,000 residents and is a very desirable place to live in the heart of the Willamette Valley wine country. Yamhill County is home to Linfield College and Chemeketa Community College in McMinnville and George Fox University and Portland Community College in Newberg. Yamhill County is centrally located in the Willamette Valley, within close proximity to the Oregon Coast, the Portland and Salem metropolitan areas, and the Oregon Cascade Mountains. Wide varieties of indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities are available. We have the benefits,

appeal and superior quality of life found in a small town community, while enjoying active social and cultural lifestyles found in larger metropolitan areas.

 

The Health Educator

This is a regular full-time position for a Tobacco Prevention & Education Program coordinator. Duties will include performing technical and professional-level health promotion functions including data collection & analysis; developing quality improvement strategies on performance management issues; preparing reports & printed materials; developing policies; designing, organizing, implementing, and providing advice on, and evaluation of, the effect of health promotion programs and strategies designed to support and modify health-related behaviors of individuals, families, organizations, and communities. The TPEP coordinator will participate in Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response activities as needed and will work with community and regional health equity coalitions to prevent and reduce tobacco related deaths. Please see the attached job description for full details.

 

The Qualifications

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in health education or related field required. A Master’s degree in public health or related field is preferred. CHES or MCHES is preferred. Bi-lingual and bi-cultural proficiency in interpreting and translating in Spanish language is preferred. Other requirements include a valid Oregon driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and an acceptable driving record. Skills in social marketing, grant writing, and administration are desired.

 

 

The Benefits

Health coverage - Group medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage for the entire family. For the 2019-20 plan year, the County pays 99% of the monthly premium and employees pay 1% ($15.90 per month) for the Base Plan. With this plan, employees are eligible for a $100 a month contribution into an HRA VEBA account. Buy-up plans are also available.

Retirement - PERS (Public Employee Retirement System) contribution is 100% employer funded, which includes both contribution to PERS pension and IAP accounts (IAP contribution is 6% of salary).

Short-Term Disability – 100% County paid

Life insurance - $6,000 for employee/$2,000 for spouse and children – 100% County Paid.

Vacation/Sick Leave - Flexible Earned Time (FET) is a combination of vacation and sick leave. To start, you will earn 12.38 hours per month and future accruals increase based on years of service. After a year of service and depending on FET balance, employees may sell-back up to 40 hours of FET per year.

 

 

Yamhill County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and values diversity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply


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