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HEALTH EDUCATOR 3

$ 20.31-$ 29.79 hourly, $ 42,407-$ 62,202 annually

Date Posted:   03/07/2014
Closing Date:   03/17/2014
Hiring Agency:   Health Department
Division/Bureau:   HP/Health Care Homes
Location:   Golden Rule Bldg, St Paul
Who May Apply:   Open to all qualified job seekers
Posting Number:   14HEAL000090
Employment Conditions:   Permanent, Full-time
Work Shift:   Day Shift
Days of Work:   Monday-Friday , 08:00 AM-04:30 PM
Travel Required:   no
Job Grouping:   Health Care & Human Services
Classified Status:   Classified
 
Job Description:   This position is located in the Health Care Homes (HCH) section of the Health Policy (HP) Division of the Minnesota Department of Health.

The purpose of this position is to lead the development and implementation of the Statewide Learning Collaborative as part of the HCH component of the Health Care Reform legislation passed during the 2008 legislative session. This position is responsible for curriculum planning, program development and implemention for the HCH Learning Collaborative (LC) and Learning Coummunities. The position will work closely with the HCH, State Innovation Model (SIM) grant team and stakeholders to implement and evaluate the training and educational components of the LC for HCH and SIM populations.
Minimum Qualifications:   Three years of advanced professional experience implementing and coordinating a regional or statewide health promotion/education project with responsibility for budgeting, setting objectives, selecting methodology, designing content and evaluating effectiveness.

A Master's degree in Health Education, Adult Education, Mass Communication, Journalism or closely related field will count as one year of professional experience, a Bachelor's degree will count as six months.
Requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes and heavy hand tools or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. Even though the weights being lifted may only be a negligible amount, a job is in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with a degree of pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls.
Preferred Qualifications:   A Master's degree in public health, nursing, health education or related
field.

Knowledge of, or experience with the operations of HCH, primary care clinics and patient/family centered care.

Experience in program planning, facilitation and curriculum development.

Knowledge of adult learning principles.

Knowledge of quality improvement measurement and change strategy techniques, especially related to educational programming.

Experience facilitating workgroups and multi-disciplinary task forces.

Experience leading development of a comprehensive educational project.

Experience executing and monitoring contracts and grants.

Familiarity with design and use of online survey tools.
Selection Process:   The selection process is a resume-based, skill-matching process. All applicants who apply to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum Qualifications stated above. If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you.

Recently Separated Veterans (RSV) - Effective July 1, 2009, legislation provides that the top five RSV applicants who apply and meet the qualifications for a vacancy be granted an interview. To qualify as a RSV, you must meet all of the following criteria: 1) have separated under honorable conditions from any branch of the armed forces of the United States; 2) have served on active duty for 181 consecutive days or more or for the full period ordered to active duty or have separated by reason of disability incurred while serving on active duty; 3) be a United States citizen or resident alien; and 4) have served in active military service at any time on or after September 11, 2001, as shown on your DD-214 form. To be considered under this legislation, you must: 1) meet all of the Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting; 2) meet all of the above RSV criteria; and 3) submit a copy of your DD-214 form by the closing date to health.jobs@state.mn.us or fax to 651-201-5779. Failure to submit your DD-214 form will affect your consideration for an interview under the terms of this legislation. Note that all vacancies will be filled in accordance with applicable union contract (OR PLAN) provisions.

Certain Disabled Veterans - Effective August 1, 2012, legislations provides state agencies with the option to appoint certain disabled veterans on a noncompetitive basis if you meet the following criteria: 1) meet service requirements and has verified service-connected disability rating of at least 30%; 2) provide qualifying documentation verifying the disability; and, 3) meet all of the Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting. To be considered under this legislation you must submit all documentation by the closing date to health.jobs@state.mn.us or fax to 651-201-5779.
How to Apply:   This position is open for bids and for all qualified job seekers simultaneously. This vacancy will be filled in accordance with applicable union contract provisions. Current employees of the Minnesota Department of Health who are currently in a Health Educator 3 position and who are eligible to bid will be considered prior to filling the position via other means.

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please do one of the following by the closing date:

1) Submit your resume through the on-line Resume Builder at http://www.careers.state.mn.us/. You may copy and paste your existing resume or let the software create a resume for you. After you've completed your on-line resume, apply directly to this job posting (#14HEAL000090) by checking the "Apply for This Job" box and then clicking the "Apply to Selected Jobs" box at the bottom of the posting.

2) If you are unable to apply on-line via Resume Builder, submit your resume and a completed State of Minnesota Employment Application form to: Minnesota Management & Budget (MMB), 200 Centennial Office Building, 658 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN 55155. Please include this job posting number (#14HEAL000090) on your application. The paper application is available on the MMB website at http://www.careers.state.mn.us/ or by calling 651-259-3637.

Current State Employees: Please note that employment provisions (including but not limited to seniority and leave accrual) vary among the three branches of Minnesota State government. When considering a job with another branch of state government, you are highly encouraged to explore these differences. For assistance, please direct questions to your current or anticipated Human Resources office.
Contact for More Information:   Marcia Carlson, 651-201-5930/marcia.carlson@state.mn.us.