Public Health Transition Coordinator
CLASS TITLE: PUBLIC HEALTH TRANSITION COORDINATOR
DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC HEALTH
FLSA STATUS: E
REPORTS TO: PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR (WHEN FILLED)
Manages the coordination and completion of assigned projects on time and within budget and scope. This role oversees all aspects of the assigned projects: deadlines, task assignments, analysis, measurement, and summarization of the progress of the project(s).
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Essential functions may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Reasonable accommodations, as defined under the American with Disabilities Act, will be made when possible. Serves as Project Manager for the development of the La Plata County Public Health Department. Oversees project timeline, progress, resources, scope, and documentation. Works with staff assigned as leads on specific phases of the process, including the Administration Office, Human Resources, Human Services, Information Technology, Legal and Finance. Serves as lead support to the County’s Administration department and the Public Health Director to assist with coordination, development, and implementation of project planning activities. Provides leadership and oversight of continuous planning activities. Provides regular communication to Public Health Director, project teams and leadership teams. Tracks, records, and evaluates progress toward project goals. Assists with preparing material and reports to be presented to the Board of Health. Performs other duties as assigned. Regular and predictable attendance is required.
MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT USED: General Office Equipment
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities for this position would be:
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Public Health, Public Administration, or related field At least 5 years of relevant experience; or Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Licenses and Certifications: Valid Driver's License.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing to make educational and informational presentations, and to submit quality required documentation and reports. Requires regular communication with internal and external teams, elected officials and the Board of Health. Lead and motivate others through a planning and implementation process; prioritize actions, delegate responsibilities, clearly define tasks, and keep morale high. Facilitate meetings and discussions. Utilize organizational and time management skills to keep the processes moving forward in a timely and systematic way. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community. Knowledge of principles and practices or project management, analysis, report writing, progress review, public health standards, measures and requirements, quality improvement. Knowledge of Public health regulations, policies and statutes.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT The conditions listed below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Please direct all requests for accommodation to the Human Resources Department.
Work is performed in a standard office environment. Ability to tolerate and be productive in a quiet to moderate noise level in the work place. While performing the essential functions of the job the employee is frequently required to reach, grasp, finger, stand and/or sit for long periods of time, walk, talk and hear; occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. The job requires eye/hand coordination and manual dexterity to use office/medical equipment. The individual is exposed to hazards associated with a public health environment. The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles, body fluids, feces, bloodborne pathogens and other infectious materials in the course of duties. Employee will have periodic exposure to hazards in the field such as driving and inclement weather. May be exposed to communicable health conditions and angry, hostile, frustrated individuals and those with behavioral and/or cognitive challenges.
Full Time with medical, dental, vision, retirement, 38+ paid vacation/holiday days, 13+ paid sick days & paid parental leave benefits.
Salary $69,016- 86k/year DOE.
Will consider PT &/or remote work for the right candidate. Must reside in CO.
Application deadline 4 pm 3/27/23.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.