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Health Inspector Sanitarian Job - Civil Service Exam Series
New York State Department of Health Do you have 30 credits of Science and a Bachelor Degree? NYS Civil Service is accepting applications to sit for the health inspector Sanitarian series. Apply by April 26, 2023. to be considered to sit for the Open Competitive and, if eligible, promotional exams. Titles include: Public Health Sanitarian Trainee, Sanitarian, Senior Sanitarian, Principal Sanitarian, and Chief Sanitarian (promotion only). Active lists are typically used for a number of years.
Top Duties As a Public Health Sanitarian or Sanitarian Trainee, you would conduct environmental health inspections to determine compliance with the Public Health Law, the State Sanitary Code, the Medical Facilities Code, and applicable sections of the Social Services Law and Regulations. You would have responsibility for documentation, citing deficiencies to facility operators, reviewing facility plans of correction for appropriateness and viability, and conducting follow-up visits to determine ongoing compliance. Areas of assignment may include, but are not limited to, food service establishments, camps, hotels, motels, campgrounds, mobile home parks, migrant farm worker housing, schools, swimming pools, bathing beaches, recreational aquatic spray grounds, indoor tanning establishments, on-site water supplies and sewage disposal systems, hospitals, long-team care facilities, adult homes, enriched housing, residences for adults, diagnostic and treatment centers, and residential settings. You may also assist in health-related investigations and responses to chemical exposures and emergencies.
As a Senior Sanitarian, you would independently perform duties of a more complex nature and may have responsibility for the supervision and/or training of Public Health Sanitarians, Sanitarian Trainees, and other staff.
As a Principal Sanitarian, you would supervise Senior Sanitarians and other professional staff in the conduct of environmental health inspections and/or health care facility surveys.
Community Health Worker
Tompkins County Whole Health Full time, 35 hrs/wk, $24.67 hire rate, apply by May 14, 2023
Join Tompkins County Whole Health as a Community Health Worker. Community Health Workers support underserved and historically minoritized populations to promote and ensure equitable access to public health resources and services.
*Conduct outreach activities within communities *Work directly with individuals and families *Collaborate with community partners
Areas of focus may include childhood and adult immunizations, chronic disease prevention and self-management education, prenatal care, early childhood intervention, and healthcare navigation.
This position is funded by the NYS PICHC (Perinatal and Infant Community Health Collaboratives) grant, with a focus on improving birth and health outcomes. Areas of focus may include prenatal, perinatal and postpartum care, healthcare navigation, education, and connection to community services and resources. Supporting clients in overcoming barriers may include providing transport with county vehicles. Training will be provided. Applicants should possess excellent listening and other interpersonal communication skills, a passion for public health equity, and a strong ability to build trusting relationships with community members and local community initiatives and coalitions. The position will advocate for and support individuals and families in their access and understanding of public health services.
Applicants should represent the diversity of cultures, backgrounds, generations, social identities, lived experiences, and neighborhoods in Tompkins County. Spanish speaking or other multilingual preferred but not required.
Tompkins County is committed to equity and inclusion. We encourage those with similar values to apply.
Read the full job description: https://www.tompkinscivilservice.org/civilservice/post/7884
Apply by 4:30pm on May 14, 2023: https://www.tompkinscivilservice.org/civilservice/vacancies
NYSPHC Fellowship- Multiple Positions
NYSPHC-NYSDOH In the 2021 State of the State, the Governor announced the establishment of the first and best in the nation New York State Public Health Corps (NYSPHC) that will build public health capacity to support COVID-19 vaccination operations and to increase preparedness for future public health emergencies. The Governor directed the NYS Department of Health (NYSDOH) to work with community partners to recruit and deploy up to 1,000 fellows to participate in the NYSPHC Program.
NYSPHC Fellows will use their talents and expertise to help advance our State’s public health agenda, while serving their communities.
The NYSPHC Fellowship Program provides full-time and part-time positions with placements at the NYSDOH, LHDs or other public health system partners. Candidates for the NYSPHC Fellowship Program include individuals with training or experience in nursing, allied health, healthcare, social services, communications, information technology, logistics, planning, education, data science, emergency health, and public health are encouraged to apply. Whatever your expertise, communities all over the state need your help and we encourage you to apply.
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Masters in Public Health, Tenure Track Faculty
Pace University Pace University’s College of Health Professions is seeking Faculty member to join the new Masters of Public Health Program. The program is located within the Health Science Department. This position will be appointed at either Assistant, Associate or Full professor rank depending on the qualifications and experience of the candidate. This position may be based at either the New York City Campus or Westchester Campus located in Pleasantville NY.
About the Master of Public Health: The MPH program is expected to launch its first cohort in fall 2024. Course delivery will be both online and in hybrid format. This interdisciplinary and interprofessional program includes faculty from CHP and the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences. The MPH program concentration will focus on global health inequities, specifically eliminating health inequities in a sustainable manner by addressing the social determinants of health in order to improve the health and wellbeing of local, national and global populations.
Health Science/Public Health Internship Coordinator
Pace University The Health Science Internship Coordinator is responsible for managing the fieldwork component of the health science Bachelor’s Degree program (BSHS), which is offered on both Pace University campuses. This includes finding suitable fieldwork sites, maintaining and cultivating relationships with existing sites, managing the student application process, overseeing successful completion of student fieldwork hours, advising and assisting students with their fieldwork, and working closely with the health science faculty, staff, and student advisors on all aspects of the fieldwork component of the degree program. The coordinator will perform similar duties for the internships required for the Masters in Public Health program once it launches in Fall 2024.
Regional Care Coordination Specialist
Adirondack Health Institute (AHI) Adirondack Health Institute (AHI) is an independent, non-profit organization that is leading the way in rural health care transformation across a nine-county region of the North Country. AHI supports hospitals, physician practices, behavioral health providers, community-based organizations, patients and others in our region to transform healthcare and improve population health. At AHI’s Care Management Agency, we understand that when you join our team, you’re not merely joining for work; and teamwork means more than being cooperative. The Care Management Agency at AHI prides itself on understanding who you are, preparing you well for the position, and matching your strengths to the position to help you work best. We focus on developing camaraderie, knowing that we depend on each other and seek to discover how we can grow together as a team and as an agency. We are seeking an additional Regional Care Coordination Specialist (Adult) to join our team. Regional Care Coordination Specialists will visit members in their home, in the community, and/or clinical settings as preferred by the client, assessing and collaboratively planning interventions to help clients manage social, emotional, medical, economic, and environmental concerns. This role will assist clients/families with identifying needs priorities and obtaining community assistance through referrals and coordination with appropriate local and regional resources. Regional Care Coordination Specialists will maintain a care management caseload, developing ongoing relationships with Health Home candidates and enrolled members to engage these clients in the service delivery process, documenting all care activities and known process outcomes for each client on the caseload.
Please contact HR Director, Katie Pustolka, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 518-480-0111 x111.
Part-time Director of Development and Communications
Columbia County Community Healthcare Consortium, Inc. The Healthcare Consortium is seeking a Part-Time Director of Development and Communications who will be directly responsible for all activities related to fundraising and brand recognition for the agency. The Director of Development and Communications will develop and execute strategies to secure philanthropic giving for the Healthcare Consortium through a multi-pronged approach to fundraising including, but not limited to, email, direct mail and social media campaigns, donor development, sponsorships and special events.
They will also develop and implement a communications plan that will enhance the Consortium’s visibility, grow public awareness of and recognition for its brand, and generate both referrals and support. This is a new position for the agency that will report directly to the Executive Director.
Applicants for this position must have previous development and communications experience and demonstrated success in a similar role. The ideal candidate will also have exceptional interpersonal skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and be able to think creatively, take initiative, and build effective relationships.
The candidate must also be able to work at alternate worksites, including his/her/their home, and on some evenings and weekends (with ample advance notice). The job entails local travel to a variety of settings using one’s own personal vehicle; mileage expenses will be reimbursed at the federal rate ($.655 in 2023).
The annualized wages will be up to $50,000 for a part-time, 25 hours per week, non-exempt position. The Consortium also offers a rich benefit package with ample paid time off, access to health, dental and vision insurance, and a retirement plan.
Community Engagement Coordinator
Columbia County Community Healthcare Consortium, Inc. Tobacco-Free Action of Columbia & Greene Counties, a program of the Healthcare Consortium, promotes policy changes that prevent teen smoking and vaping, reduce adult tobacco use, eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke, and change social norms around tobacco. The Program is seeking a self-assured, capable person to work collaboratively in its three-person team as the Community Engagement Coordinator.
The responsibilities of the Community Engagement Coordinator include: strategic planning; providing community education; forming alliances and partnerships with community leaders and organizations; and, advocating with decision-makers. Eligible candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree or 3 years of relevant experience. Public speaking and writing skills are essential. Experience in public health, teaching, community organizing, or corporate sales is helpful. Proficiency with social media is a plus.
The position requires some evening & weekend hours and infrequent overnight travel. Candidates must have a car & valid NYS driver’s license. The candidate must also have the ability to work at home when necessary. Starting wage for this full-time (35 hrs/wk) non-exempt position is $22.00/hr (firm) with a rich benefit package.
The Healthcare Consortium’s offices, where this individual will spend some of his/her/their time, are located in an ADA-compliant facility and observe COVID-related workplace health and safety protocols.
Health Insurance Navigator
Columbia County Community Healthcare Consortium, Inc. The Healthcare Consortium is seeking a full-time (35 hrs/wk) Navigator to provide in-person assistance to individuals and families in Columbia and Greene Counties applying for health insurance through the New York State of Health Marketplace.
Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma, basic computer skills, and a valid driver’s license; no knowledge of or previous experience with health insurance is required, as extensive training will be provided. The ideal candidate will be curious and willing to learn, be able to work both independently and as part of a team, and be motivated to provide excellent customer service, both in person and by phone. Preference will be given to individuals who speak Spanish and/or Bangla.
The Healthcare Consortium’s offices are located in an ADA-compliant facility. The candidate must also be able to work at alternate worksites and on some evenings and weekends (with ample advance notice). The job entails local travel to a variety of work settings (e.g. libraries, town halls, churches, etc.) using one’s own personal vehicle; mileage expenses will be reimbursed at the federal rate ($.655 in 2023).
The starting wage for this non-exempt position is $17.00/hour (firm), with a rich benefit package.
NYSARH Research and Policy Fellowship
NYSARH The New York State Association for Rural Health welcomes applicants for its Research and Policy (RaP) Fellowship program. This program introduces graduate students and early professionals to rural health issues and engages them in advocacy activities.
During their fellowship, RaP participants receive education about rural health equity, the legislative process in New York State, and effective advocacy practice. They have the opportunity to work with NYSARH mentors and to participate in NYSARH’s legislative action work during budget season.
Applicants should: -be committed to improving the health of all people residing in rural New York State -have a bachelor’s degree in a broadly health-related field be willing and able to commit to weekly virtual check-in meetings with NYSARH advisors and mentors -have access to the computer equipment needed to participate in video conferences, online discussion fora, and to produce written work
For information, or to Apply: -email email@example.com -attach a CV/Resume and a one-page letter of interest demonstrating knowledge of rural health issues and interest in working towards greater rural health equity
Public Health Nurse
Orange County Dept of Health As a Public Health Nurse, you would work with the residents of Orange County. You would provide community outreach & clinical services. This position offers a work/life balance & the ability to work both independently & with a team.
The Orange County Department of Health is seeking to fill two (2) Public Health Nurse positions. The work involves responsibility for the performance of public health nursing activities with individuals, families, clinics and community outreach in accordance with the planned program of the agency. This is a specialized area of professional nursing practiced within the outlines of organized community health. The public health nurse has the responsibility for assessing the health care needs of patients and families, providing professional nursing care where necessary, and teaching families health principles for prevention of disease and maintenance of health. Work is performed under the supervision of a Supervising Public Health Nurse. Does related work as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree or higher in Nursing as well as licensure and current registration to practice as a registered professional nurse in New York State. Note: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education. If your degree was awarded by an educational institution outside the United States and its territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency. A list of acceptable companies who provide this service can be found on the Internet at http://www.cs.ny.gov/jobseeker/degrees.cfm. You must pay the required evaluation fee. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possess and maintain a valid driver's license. NOTES: Incumbents must maintain registration to practice as a registered professional nurse in New York State.
Deputy Medical Examiner
Orange County Department of Health Orange County is hiring a Deputy Medical Examiner. We provide work/life balance and will have a brand new up-to-date ME's Office in 2024.
Resumes are now being accepted by the Orange County Department of Health for the anticipated vacancy of Deputy Medical Examiner. The Deputy Medical Examiner has the responsibility to assist with or perform, in the absence of the Medical Examiner, the investigation of the cause and manner of any death in Orange County occurring in suspicious cases, i.e., homicides, suicides, unexplained nature, disease of public health significance, etc., or occurring to persons confined to public institutions (other than a hospital, infirmary or nursing home) or persons unattended by a physician. The position also involves cooperation with local medical professionals, hospitals, law enforcement agencies, District Attorney’s office, etc. The Deputy Medical Examiner serves as a forensic pathologist for the County and must remain duly licensed to practice medicine. Work is performed under the direction of the Medical Examiner with wide leeway for the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out the details of the work. Supervision may be exercised over the work of professional, technical and clerical staff.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and current registration to practice medicine issued by the New York State Education Department and certification or board eligible in Forensic Pathology by the American Board of Pathology with Forensic Pathology board certification attained within two (2) years of employment and one(1) year of experience as a forensic pathologist.
Salary is negotiable. Competitive benefits package includes comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance, long term disability insurance, and NYS Retirement.
Registered Professional Nurse (Public Health)
Washington County Public Health Washington County Public Health has an anticipated vacancy for a Registered Professional Nurse. This is professional nursing work involving responsibility for providing skilled nursing care requiring substantial specialized judgment in accordance with a prescribed nursing care plan. The work is performed under the general supervision of a supervisory level or Public Health Nurse. Supervision may be exercised over Licensed Practical Nurses, Hospital Aides, Home Health Aides and other subordinate staff. Does related work as required. Evenings and weekends may be required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: License and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State.
RATE OF PAY: $29.35/hour (2023 rate) plus benefits and NYS retirement.
Employment application and Job Description can be found at:
Qualified applicants should submit an application BY MAIL OR EMAIL to: Washington County Public Health 383 Broadway, Fort Edward, NY 12828 Email: tmcdougall@WashingtonCountyNY.gov
Applications will be accepted until filled. Washington County is an equal opportunity employer.
Now Hiring Nurses Statewide – Higher Pay Approved
New York State Department of Health Governor Kathy Hochul recently announced a series of pay increases for nurse positions within New York State agencies to help improve recruitment and retention among the state’s health care workforce. The increases, which account for the rising complexity of nursing tasks and high credential requirements for nurses, will bring the starting salary of registered nurses working the day shift to nearly $90,000 upstate and $108,000 downstate when coupled with pay differentials. The pay increases will benefit approximately 6,500 New York State employees located across 15 state agencies.
Program Aide - $48881 to $59542
New York State Department of Health The incumbent will be the primary support staff for a busy regional office team, and in that role, will assist in tracking programmatic assignments and tasks to ensure deadlines are met; prepare and edit draft reports and correspondence; facilitate all regional programmatic responses to records requests; manage various administrative tasks as assigned, including coordination of travel where appropriate; train and supervise lower level administrative staff; and perform other duties as assigned.
This position may require remote supervision of team members in field offices. Positions located within the New York City metropolitan area, as well as Suffolk, Nassau, Rockland, and Westchester Counties, are also eligible to receive an additional $3,026 annual downstate adjustment. “Benefits of Working for NYS Generous benefits package, worth 65% of salary, including: Holiday & Paid Time Off • Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually • Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid vacation leave annually • Up to Five (5) days of paid personal leave annually • Up to Thirteen (13) days of paid sick leave annually for PEF/CSEA • Up to Eight (8) days of paid sick leave annually for M/C • Up to three (3) days of professional leave annually to participate in professional development Health Care Benefits • Eligible employees and dependents can pick from a variety of affordable health insurance programs • Family dental and vision benefits at no additional cost Additional Benefits • New York State Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Membership • NYS Deferred Compensation • Access to NY 529 and NY ABLE College Savings Programs, as well as U.S. Savings Bonds • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
Registered Nurse 3 Infection Control - NYS Veterans Home at Montrose - $123298 to $133418
New York State Department of Health Minimum Quals: Possession of a NYS license and currently be registered to practice as a Registered Nurse in NYS AND a Bachelors degree in Nursing AND two (2) years of professional clinical nursing experience in a hospital setting or health care facility. Please Note: For appointment to the Dept. of Health Veterans’ Home locations candidates are required to present a current National Certificate in Infection Control issued by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc., within the first six (6) months of appointment. Provisional Appointments may be considered to those qualified candidates. Provisional appointment candidate will be required to pass a qualifying Civil Service exam in the future and be immediately reachable for appointment on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment.
The ICN reports to the Director of Nursing and partners with the Medical Director for Antimicrobial Stewardship, the Quality Officer, and other stakeholders to develop a system of care to promote sound and scientific infection prevention principles and practices. The ICN is accountable for decreasing the incidence and transmission of infectious diseases between patients, staff, visitors and the community. Through strategic planning, leadership and consultation, the ICN leads and directs a robust team in the identification and implementation of infection prevention goals and objectives throughout the facility. Responsibilities include but not limited to: oversees the operation of the infection prevention, epidemiology, industrial hygiene, and relevant safety programs; manages goal setting process for system, unit and physician goals related to healthcare acquired infections and conditions;
Health Care Surveyor 2 (Nursing) $112,029 to $121,140 Annually
New York State Department of Health Office of Aging and Long Term Care, NYC
Non-Competitive Minimum Qualifications: Currently licensed and registered as a professional nurse in NYS; AND a minimum of two years of post-licensure health care, public health, community health, or other nursing experience in an appropriate facility setting. “Excellent written and oral communication skills Good customer service skills and interpersonal skills Strong computer skills, including experience using databases” Preferred Qualifications:
“Responsible for investigating complaints and developing an investigative plan for cases involving violations of NYS Public Health Law, Section 230. Conduct telephone interviews of complainants and physicians. Draft correspondence to subjects of investigation in compliance with NYS PHL Section 230. Obtain and review confidential data which may be necessary to locate subjects of investigation. Review and summarize all previous OPMC investigations of the subject physician. Document all investigative actions using the established OPMC protocol and maintain the OPMC database for case management. Prepare investigative summary of all actions including recommendation for disposition of cases. Prepare correspondence to complainant and licensee advising of disposition of case, as appropriate. Respond to telephone calls from the public with questions concerning Section 230. Obtain and evaluate documentary evidence and medical/QA records as appropriate.”
This position requires proof of vaccination from COVID-19 Frequent travel, including overnights and travel to areas that may not be served by public transportation is required. *Maintaining licensure and registration is a condition of continued employment. *Posted salary range includes the statutory hiring rate at step 4 and job rate for PS&T Grade 20 ($77,029 - $86140) and an additional Geographic Pay Differential of $35,000
SNAP-Ed bilingual Nutrition Educator
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County The Education and Obesity Prevention (SNAP-Ed) Nutrition Educator will primarily be responsible for delivering established SNAP-Ed public education programming to improve healthy food and lifestyle choices among families and individuals of all age groups throughout the Long Island SNAP-Ed Region. This position will also assist with marketing efforts for SNAP-Ed programming in collaboration with other nutrition educators in the SNAP-Ed region. Given the geographic location of this position, many of the constituents will be Spanish-speaking individuals, so bilingual skills are required.
This position is a 1.0 FTE grant-funded position. Funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program is through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and administered by the Federal Food and Nutrition Services (FNS).
Long Term Care Surveyor (RN, LPN, LSW) - $2,065 weekly w Lodging
Prolink !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Hotel, Flight, Rental Car Included !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Participates in onsite complaint investigations and surveillance activities in the field when requested.
Performs onsite survey activities in accordance with federal policies and procedures and at the direction of the team leader.
Assures that all information gathered during survey is based on thorough interviews, observations, and clinical and other pertinent document reviews.
Participates in interdisciplinary survey discussions, arriving at decisions through team consensus.
Conducts investigations of resident and facility complaints at direction of the team leader and program managers.
Provides direction in the appropriate interpretation and application of federal and state regulations at the discretion of the program director, program manager and team leader.
Assists other surveyors in clarifying resident/patient medical issues and identifying standards of nursing and medical care to ensure facility compliance with state and federal regulations while working collaboratively with the Complaint Team Manager and survey team members to ensure that surveys are conducted in accordance with Long Term Care Program standards and CMS survey process.
Engages in daily activities to maintain quality assurance for the nursing home and complaint team surveillance programs.
Assists in pre-survey review of complaint investigations.
Organizes abbreviated survey case files, opens, and closes abbreviated survey files utilizing the ASPEN/Complaints/Incidents Tracking System, ASPEN and ASE-Q as well as Microsoft Word.
Join DOH with 68 Public Job Openings
New York State Department of Health Click the link to view all openings, available to the public and safe for future reference. About NYSDOH Employment Opportunities
If you are interested in a career with the New York State Department of Health, the information in this section lists employment opportunities that are available to the public.
The New York State Department of Health directly employs over 5,000 people and more opportunities exist through Health Research Incorporated (HRI), an independent 501 (c)3 corporation established to seek and obtain grant money for the benefit of the Department. While most positions are located in Albany, many are located in regional and district offices throughout the state. The Department also directs and oversees patient care and research at five health care facilities:
Helen Hayes Hospital, located in West Haverstraw, specializing in physical rehabilitation; New York State Veteran’s Homes, long term care facilities for veterans and their dependents, located at: Oxford St. Albans Batavia and Montrose The section on job announcements lists positions for which the Department is recruiting that are available to the general public. These announcements outline minimum qualifications, salary range, location and filing deadlines for positions to be filled and for which applications are being accepted.
Questions or comments: firstname.lastname@example.org or you may contact the Bureau of Personnel Management at (518) 486-1812 or by fax at (518) 473-3395.
The Department of Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Common Ground Health Data Analyst
Common Ground Health The Data Analyst leverages a combination of technical and analytic skills to develop and implement solutions to make a wide variety of data easily accessible for analysis and reporting. Responsibilities/Accountabilities: • Identify and implement database structure and table enhancements that support the organization’s analytic and reporting needs • Provide ad hoc data and query support to R&A team • Create and maintain library of SQL scripts to support standard needs of R&A team • Build systematic reporting for community health metrics • Identify and implement opportunities to leverage current and new • Deep expertise writing SQL queries and stored procedures (preferably in MS SQL Server environment) • Investigative orientation and critical thinking skills to identify and troubleshoot issues with reporting accuracy, data quality, and underlying data structures. • Ability to partner with technical and non-technical colleagues to identify improvement opportunities (e.g., data accessibility, reporting, quality) • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Minimum Qualifications: • At least 5 years of experience in a similar position managing and analyzing very large data sets in SQL environment. • BA/BS in relevant discipline such as computer science, data science, or business analytics. A combination of experience and education will be considered in lieu of a degree. • Experience with SSIS and ETL processes using Microsoft SQL tools and technologies. • Experience with MS SQL Server 2014/2019, Tableau, ArcGIS and MS Office. • Development experience in Python, R, or Java desired. • Experience with Microsoft Azure or AWS database and storage . • Experience using web based video conferencing systems. • Must be able to work remotely.
Public Health Education Specialist
ROCKLAND COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH The Rockland County Department of Health is seeking a candidate to perform professional public health education and promotion work of a moderately complex nature involving responsibility for overseeing and participating in public health education programs and for overseeing the assessment, development and implementation of health education and promotion designed to advance policies, practices and environmental supports to encourage individuals, families and communities to adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles. Candidates must possess good knowledge of the principles and practices of public health education; good knowledge of the methods of collecting and/or disseminating information, developing community support and cooperation; the ability to analyze and evaluate community health needs and resources; the ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with others and with members of the public; and the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Duties include analyzing the knowledge, interests and practices of people in the community to determine barriers and opportunities within the health education process and developing and conducting community outreach programs as well as the development of information for the issuance of press releases, teaching tools and public relation materials. A Master’s degree in Public Health Education, or comparable curriculum, and two years of professional experience in health education. Additional years of work experience in health education may be substituted for a Master’s degree on a year-for-year basis, up to two years. CHES Certification (Certified Health Education Specialist) may be substituted for one year of the professional experience in health education. Applications may be sent to DOHPersonnel@co.rockland.ny.us and can be found at: http://rocklandgov.com/departments/personnel/guidelines-and-forms/