Job ID: IRC15051
Company Name: Clark County
Location: Vancouver, WA
First Review: 04/2017, then Open until filled
HEALTH ASSESSMENT & EVALUATION PROGRAM MANAGER II
CLARK COUNTY’S, Public Health, located in Vancouver, WA, is seeking a Health Assessment & Evaluation Program Manager II that provides overall leadership and management of the Public Health Department’s Health Assessment and Evaluation (HAE) team.
HOW TO APPLY:
For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at: www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/before-you-apply IRC15051
This position provides overall leadership and management of the Public Health Department’s Health Assessment and Evaluation (HAE) team, which includes cross-department and community supporting functions of epidemiology, health assessment, community engagement, Public Health accreditation, and program evaluation. The position is intended to engage internal and external partners in developing data-driven programs and policy decisions regarding community health. This is also a hands-on position providing epidemiology research and program evaluation support, technical assistance, and science-based theory to the HAE team and agency staff for the purpose of public health surveillance, health assessment, community engagement, research, and epidemiological activities. Work will be accomplished both independently, in coordination with HAE team members, and as a member of interdisciplinary teams and community groups in the planning, development, and implementation of community health assessment, evaluation, and research activities for both routine and special short-term purposes. Coordinates epidemiological investigations and proposes and/or initiates potential interventions based on findings. Routinely analyzes and interprets qualitative and quantitative data on issues of public health importance. Writes reports and presents data for a variety of audiences.
The focus of this position is to:
- Develop strategic plans and set priorities for the HAE team;
- Supervise the work of assigned staff and assist them in obtaining necessary resources to accomplish their work goals and objectives;
- Coordinate and perform professional epidemiology work by analyzing, interpreting and presenting epidemiological data;
- Facilitate the design, implementation, and evaluation of epidemiological research, public health surveillance systems, and public health prevention programming;
- Serve as technical resource for health assessment, evaluation, community engagement, Public Health accreditation, and research and epidemiological activities.
Organizational responsibilities include understanding and promoting the public health mission of the department; providing courteous, respectful, efficient customer service to all department clients; honoring diversity of all department employees and constituents; participating in department training; and striving for personal excellence in public health work.
$6,214 - $8,779 per month
BENEFITS AND SALARY INFORMATION
Clark County offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
- Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
- Paid Days Off
- Deferred Compensation (457 Plan)
- Retirement Options
- Employee Assistance Program
- 10 Paid Holidays
- Flexible Spending
- Life Insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance
- Long-Term Disability
It is the general policy of the County to start employees in the lower or middle sections of the salary range.
Clark County is located in the southwestern part of the State of Washington, across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon. With almost 600 programs serving nearly 436,000 residents, the county provides a wide variety of employment opportunities for about 1600 people. Clark County’s structure is complex, with 18 elected officials, 13 regional councils and districts, and numerous appointed boards. Although the county seat is in downtown Vancouver, county employees provide services to all of its residents, from urban cities and towns, to the hundreds of miles of beautiful countryside. Clark County offers excellent livability and a relatively low cost of living. There is no state income tax.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Clark County is committed to increasing the ethnic, cultural and social diversity of its workforce and ensuring that diversity is a key priority of our organization. We are committed to providing equal opportunity and access regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a disabled person, sexual orientation/gender identity, veteran status or any other status protected by law. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Clark County’s Equal Employment Opportunity Plan is available at http://www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/documents
If you are in need of ADA/Section 504 assistance for accommodations, please contact Human Resources at (360) 397-2456; Relay (800) 833-6388.