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Shawnee County Health Department Health Promotion Specialist in Topeka, Kansas

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Under general supervision, this position, in cooperation with Shawnee County Health Department (SCHD)personnel, volunteers and grant subcontractors; builds relationships and implements grant strategies withcommunity-based organizations, worksites, healthcare providers and policy makers based on SCHDstrategic principles and the Community Health Improvement Plan. This position assists in planning,organizing and implementing effective policy, systems and environmental change interventions; healthpromotion and education programs through grant initiatives such as the Chronic Disease Risk Reduction(CDRR) by providing education to related staff and partners while working cooperatively with CommunityHealth Outreach and Planning (CHOP) staff, local, state and federal officials. Performs other duties asrequired. This position is supervised by the Health Promotion Coordinator.


WORK PERFORMED60% Program Support. Provides program support with all agencies and subcontractors involved in theCDRR and other applicable grant initiatives. Assists in the development and implementation ofgrant work plans as directed by the CHOP Division Manager and Health Promotion Coordinator.Presents information and reports to community partners as required. Collaborates with other healthand social service agencies in the community in an effort to improve the overall health status of thecommunity. Assists in performing assessments to determine the effectiveness of health policystrategies. Assists with the maintenance and distribution of SCHD health information materials inthe community. Assists in the preparation and editing of health information materials. Assists withmaintaining library of printed and audiovisual materials. Assists with grant preparation andreporting as applicable.30% Outreach and Educational Activities. Plans and develops internal and external health andwellness presentations, educational displays and workshops for audiences of varied ages, educationand professional backgrounds. Conducts presentations and workshops for the community toeducate and inform on public health-related issues and SCHD programs and services. Includestraveling to offsite locations to conduct presentations, staff health fairs and workshops, as well asflexible scheduling of events to accommodate requests from the public.10% Program Analysis And Reporting. Ensures monthly and quarterly program and financial reportsare received from all subcontractors in accordance with grant guidelines. Analyzes these reportsfor accuracy and adherence to grant standards. Compiles and analyzes program and financialinformation and submits reports to KDHE according to an agreed upon schedule related to assignedgrant work plans. Establishes outcome measures and monitors compliance of assigned grant workplans.

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