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HEALTH PROGRAM SPECIALIST II

Date:  Apr 6, 2021
Req ID:  5852
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Category:  AR DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $40339

Arkansas Department of Health

4815 W Markham Street

Little Rock, AR  72205

 

Position Number: 22125548

County: Pulaski      City: Little Rock

Posting End Date: 04/19/21 
Center for Public Health Practice – Cancer Registry

 

Additional Preferences:

 

Prefer master's degree in Health Education or Public Health with experience/education in medical coding (ICD-9 or ICD-10) or CTR.

 

Some in-state and out-of-state travel to facilities and meetings and conferences may be required.

 

Hiring Official: M. Riddle

Recruitment Contact: Sheila.Smith@arkansas.gov - 501-661-2268

The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and well-being of all Arkansans.

Position Information

Class Code: L048C

Grade: GS07

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $40,340.00 - $58,493.00

Summary

The Health Program Specialist II is responsible for acting as the lead program specialist in planning, developing, initiating, and maintaining public health programs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Trains, supervises, and coordinates work schedules of public health program staff. Determines health program goals and objectives based on state and agency directives, and existing laws and regulations. Monitors program effectiveness and cost analyses, forecasts program service needs and budget, writes grants, obtains program funding, and prepares supporting financial reports and documents. Maintains consistent contact with federal, state, and local officials, and members of the community served by the public health program. Communicates goals and policies of the health program in meetings, committees, conferences, and workgroups. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of principles and practices of public health program administration. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Ability to monitor the effectiveness of programs and services. Ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written formats. Ability to analyze data and prepare reports. Ability to supervise and evaluate personnel and program performance. Ability to review and analyze financial data and develop budgets.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a master’s degree in public health, public health administration, public administration or related field; plus one year of experience in health program administration or operations, including six months in a supervisory or leadership capacity. OR The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public health, public health administration, public administration or related field; plus two years of experience in health program administration or operations, including six months in a supervisory or leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

None

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock