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Director-Community Health & Education

Company: Poarch Band Of Creek Indians
Location: Atmore
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Job Announcement: HR2024:74Position Title: Director-Community Health & EducationAdvertising: PubliclyDepartment: HealthDivision: Health & Human ServicesImmediate Supervisor: Director-NursingDepartment Director: Director-HealthEmployment Status: ExemptPosition Type: Regular Full-TimeMandatory Reporter: YesBackground Check Required: Yes (child-sensitive) Opening Date: Monday, May 6, 2024Closing Date: Monday, May 20, 2024 by 5:00 p.m.Preference shall be given in accordance with the Title 33 (Tribal Employment Rights) of the Tribal Code/DFWP.Overall Objectives of PositionThe Director-Community Health & Education maintains a comprehensive Community Health and Education Program which includes, but is not limited to, supervision of WIC Coordinator/Nutrition Specialist, Community Health Clerk, Community Health Representatives, Registered Dietitian, and the Health Educator, oversight of home visit services, patient/family care planning, safety and infection control, communicable disease investigation, WIC program, coordination of immunization program and follow-up, and screening clinics. This job description is not an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of this position. The Director-Community Health & Education is expected to perform all duties and responsibilities necessary to meet the goals and objectives of applicable program.The Director-Community Health & Education is expected to live the Purpose and Values of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians and will go beyond the call of duty.Primary Responsibilities of the Director-Community Health & EducationMaintains, evaluates and recommends revision of a comprehensive community health program which includes, but is not limited to:a. Home visit services via approved, current protocols.b. Patient/family care plans based upon a holistic approach.c. Coordination of care/needs in home or community settings, involving alternate resources and other providers when applicable.d. Safety and infection control in the home/community, employee setting.e. Educational activities for patients, family and community.f. Discharge planning to assure continuity of care.g. Community screening and health assessment activities.h. Active monitoring and participation in communicable disease control, maternal and child health, chronic diseases, mental health, alcohol/substance abuse.i. Manages and coordinates the Immunization Program, Employee Health.Provides patient services within the clinic setting for specialty clinics, ensuring coordination with home/community health needs.Develops new programs in the Community Health field.Participates in the GPRA measures as it relates to community health and immunizations.Schedules, monitors, and evaluates daily assignments for WIC Program and Community Health Program staff.Assures timely and accurate documentation of needs and services.Actively proposes and participates in Health Promotion/Disease and Injury Prevention activities.Participates in clinic huddles as needed.Maintains yearly competency and continuing education requirements.Performs other duties as assigned appropriate person(s).Day-to-day ResponsibilitiesManages and supervises the appropriate staff, including but not limited to general supervision, performance evaluations, disciplinary procedures, leave approvals, timesheets, etc., with applicable approval when necessary.Manages and coordinates the Immunization program via CDC, IHS, and State guidelines.Administers immunizations according to CDC and State recommendations.Education/License/Certification and Experience RequirementsBachelor's Degree in Nursing required.Possession of a certificate of registration to practice professional nursing as issued by the Alabama Board of Nursing.Possession of a certificate of registration to practice professional nursing as issued by the Florida Board of Nursing within ninety (90) days of hire date.Two (2) years of employment experience in ambulatory care nursing required.Two (2) years of employment experience in community health and/or public health nursing required.Two (2) years of supervisory experience in monitoring and coordinating the activities of subordinates, including general supervision, performance evaluations, disciplinary procedures, leave approvals, timesheets, etc. required.Previous experience with managing or coordinating an Immunization Program via CDC, IHS and state guidelines preferred.Previous experience with heath care in the home setting preferred.Must maintain current professional licensure in Basic Life Support (BLS) or obtain licensure within ninety (90) days of official date of hire in this position.Must possess certification of 'Mandatory Reporter Training' or obtain certification during the first week of employment.Skills RequiredAbsolute confidentiality, adhering to HIPAA guidelines and the Privacy Act.Must have a working knowledge of computers and electronic health records, with the ability to work in a Windows environment with various software programs such as Microsoft Office software and etc.Ability to work in a high-performance, fast-paced, high-pressure environment.Must be able to work in a team environment and independently.Must possess good eyesight (with or without corrective lenses), good manual dexterity, ability to bend, lift, and stand for periods of time.Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing.Must be people oriented and relate well to people from diverse backgrounds.Additional RequirementsAbility to work odd and irregular hours, as needed; flexible in regards to accommodating emergency visits as needed.Must possess a valid state driver's license and insurable driving record according the Tribal insurance guidelines.Must successfully pass the required criminal and character background check.Ability to travel and participate in required training, leadership development, and other events.Ability to adequately and successfully perform all duties and responsibilities of this position.Every applicant must complete an application provided by Human Resources. A resume will not be accepted in the place of an application. Please note ALL individuals selected for employment are required to complete a background investigation. Individuals being placed in positions designed as child-sensitive or data-sensitive must successfully complete a background check prior to employment.INDIAN PREFERENCE, SPOUSAL PREFERENCE, OR FIRST GENERATION:In the event more than one applicant meets the requirements, as stated in a job description, preference shall be given in the following order: (1) Tribal Member (2) First Generation Descendant of a Tribal Member (3) Spouse of Tribal Member (4) Indian (5) Non-IndianIn the event that a position of employment is funded in whole or in part my any federal grant and/or contract or other public funding, preference shall be given in the following order: (1) Indian (2) Non-IndianIn order to receive preference, the appropriate documentation must be submitted.LZF0Rbt6ugby Jobble

Keywords: Poarch Band Of Creek Indians, Mobile , Director-Community Health & Education, Executive , Atmore, Alabama

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