Health Equity Specialist
State Department of Health
11/29/2021 08:00:00 AM
12/6/2021 11:59:00 PM
Up to $60,000.00 based on education and experience.
Full or Part Time
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.
OSDH is seeking a full-time Health Equity Specialist providing support to Beaver, Custer, Harper, Texas, Woods and Woodward counties. This is an unclassified position in state government. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packet, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents. For more information about the benefit allowance [click here].The annual salary for this position is up to $60,000.00 based on education and experience.
The Health Equity Specialist roles & responsibilities are designed to provide professional level work that will involve assisting with the strategic design, implementation, and evaluation of health equity efforts. This position will assist with identifying and working with community-based organizations and leaders and engage with various organizations to focus on addressing COVID-19 public health disparities among populations at high-risk and underserved, including racial and ethnic minority populations, and rural communities.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•Knowledge of the principles of business or public administration; federal and state laws and regulations relating to grant administration, accounting, contracting, and purchasing; processes for the procurement of a variety of goods and services; maintenance of complex and confidential records; supervisory principles and practices; business communications including grammar, punctuation, and spelling; and business mathematics. Values diversity, equity and inclusion and articulates the value it brings to the organization.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate-controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, sit, walk, stoop, lift, bend, push and reach with hands and arms. This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone. Travel may include traveling during inclement weather. Ability to drive for hours at a time.
Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Health, Social Work, Public Health or other related fields and 3 years of years of experience focused on Health Equity, Social Determinants of Health, Community Health and/or Community Engagement.
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.
All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.
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