Public Health Job Opportunities

Public Health Educator Positions w/Cherokee Nation

Job Summary

Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and organizes health promotion programs for group and community needs.

Job Duties

Routine duties shall include providing health care services to individuals eligible for services in accordance with the self-governance compact and funding agreement between the Cherokee Nation and United States executed under the authority of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act.

Assesses community needs for health education and health promotion.

Obtains health-related data about social and cultural environments, growth and development factors, needs and interests. Employs or develops appropriate data-gathering information. Applies survey techniques to acquire health data. Investigates physical, social, emotional and intellectual factors influencing health behaviors. Infers needs for health education on the basis of obtained data. Determines priority areas of needs for health promotion program development. Submits required program reports and maintains records.

Plans and conducts effective health education and health promotion programs for community.

Recruits community organizations, resource people and potential participants for support and assistance in program planning. Communicates need for the program to those whose cooperation will be essential. Seeks ideas and opinions of those that will affect or be affected by the program. Develops a logical scope and sequence plan for a health education program. Formulates appropriate and measurable program objectives. Designs educational programs consistent with specified program objectives. Selects strategies best suited to implementation of health promotion programs in a given setting. Formulates a wide range of educational techniques and methods. Determines the availability of information, personnel, time and equipment needed to implement the program for a given audience. Assesses the relevance of existing program objectives to current needs.

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