Public Health Job Opportunities

Population Health Planning and Improvement Coordinator

Deadline: 5/22/17

Come join the accredited Prince William Health District team as we support the state’s vision of making Virginia the healthiest state in the nation by promoting population health through leading the community and the Prince William Health District’s health planning and implementation efforts striving toward health equity for our residents.

This position will coordinate the Prince William Health District efforts in developing and implementing a Community Health Assessment (CHA) and Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). This position will facilitate efforts in the community to maximize the use of public/private partnerships to improve the health of the community by using evidenced–based practices to reach community health improvement goals. This position will facilitate the community in identifying and prioritizing community health needs, developing programs to address those needs, and evaluating progress by utilizing quality improvement techniques. This position will act as the Accreditation Coordinator for the district, engaging staff in the process as well as the development and submission of the Annual Reports to Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). This position will lead the Prince William Health District’s Strategic Planning process, participate in the district’s Quality Improvement planning, and Workforce Development efforts.

The PWHD is a growing, diverse and dynamic community located within commuting distance from Washington, D.C. in the Northern Virginia area. The District is seeking a skilled individual interested in furthering his/her career in public health in a friendly, team-oriented workplace. We offer 14 paid holidays; medical, dental, vision and life insurance; retirement plans including 401a Cash Match and 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, and sick, family/personal and annual leave.

Requirements:

• Leadership skills.
• Understanding community and population health as it relates to health-in-all policy and health equity.
• Ability to administer programs and initiatives such as strategic planning and CHACHIP.
• Ability to incorporate Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) processes into program administration.
• Analytic and problem solving skills.
• Facilitating coalitions and strengthening community partnerships.
• Effective verbal and oral communication skills.
• Team building experience.
• Detailed oriented.
• Good time management skills.

 

Preferred:

• Knowledge and experience in the Public Health Accreditation process.
• Experience in social marketing.
• Masters in Public Health or Masters in Health Education.
• Experience in program management.
• Ability to lead and motivate others.

 

View the full job description and apply online here. 

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