Days / Hours: Monday – Friday 40 hours per week
Salary/Benefits: $17.88 to $20.69 DOE
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Coordinator is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Plan as well as various other programs as necessary.
- The PHEP Coordinator assesses public health emergency preparedness educational needs, and plans, develops and implements education/training programs.
- The PHEP Coordinator has frequent interaction with Emergency Management Services personnel, the hospital, medical providers, law enforcement, fire personnel, pharmacists, veterinarians, coroners and community-based organizations. Coordination with other program directors is essential.
- The PHEP Coordinator may lead the work of others on various assigned projects and tasks.
- Coordinates with other agencies, local and regional, on public health preparedness and response activities.
- Activates Health and Medical Area Command to direct, coordinate, and mobilize health and medical resources, information, and personnel during emergencies and disasters.
- Ensures timely and accurate submission of Oregon Health Authority Deliverables for fulfillment of Harney County’s obligations under the PHEP Grant Program.
- Participates in the design of planning exercises to test the efficiency of Public Health emergency preparedness plans.
- Helps with investigations regarding communicable and infectious disease
- Conducts human disease surveillance.
- Develops training materials to educate the public and facilitate compliance with public health emergency preparedness programs.
- Collects and performs analysis on relevant data necessary for the preparation of various reports
- Serves as the County’s Public Health Emergency Preparedness representative on the Local Public Health Administrators Group and other related committees and/or organizations.
- Prepares press releases and articles for submission to the press as directed.
- Generates written communications as directed in a timely and competent manner.
- Ability to travel out of town and to overnight meetings.
- Excellent computer and writing skills.
- Ability to work in teams as well as independently.
- Strong background in community outreach, organization, and public health.
- Possession of a valid driver’s license.
DESIRABLE, BUT NOT REQUIRED:
Application Closing Date and Time: Until filled. Obtain an employment application and full job description from Human Resources, by email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-413-3110, The application is also available on the Harney County website under the Human Resource Department.
Harney County is an AA/EEOE.
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