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Job Title: Health Promotion Strategist (Program Analyst 3)
Job Number: OHA17-0377
Organization: Oregon Health Authority - Public Health
Posted: 8/11/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Promotion
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Portland,  OR    USA
Compensation: $4,545.00 - $6,652.00 Monthly
Position Description: JOB CODE: OHA17-0377 CLOSING DATE/TIME: 08/23/17 11:59 PM SALARY: $4,545.00 - $6,652.00 Monthly JOB TYPE: Permanent LOCATION: Portland, Oregon AGENCY: Oregon Health Authority-Public Health This employment opportunity is with the Public Health Division (PHD), Center for Prevention and Health Promotion (CP&HP), Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention (HPCDP) section which is part of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). There is one full-time, permanent position located in Portland (800 NE Oregon Street). This position is classified and represented by a union.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The Health Promotion Strategist evaluates and recommends program priorities to achieve state program goals and to meet funding requirements and works in collaboration with colleagues and partners. This position determines statewide policies, procedures and priorities consistent with the mission and policies of the Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

The Health Promotion Strategist recommends legislative concepts and policy solutions to address chronic disease prevention and related chronic disease risk factors such as youth marijuana use, tobacco use and exposure, alcohol and other drug misuse, physical inactivity, and poor nutrition. This position provides strategic coordination and assistance to county health departments in enforcement of state policies and the development, implementation and enforcement of local policies to address chronic disease prevention, tobacco control and obesity prevention. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with members of local, state and national agencies, community organizations and various program stakeholders.

Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS A Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or a degree related to Public Health AND four years of experience coordinating or administering a program related to Public Health. OR Any combination of experience or education equivalent to seven years of experience coordinating or administering a program related to Public Health.

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES Knowledge of: • Principles and practices of policy, environmental and systems change. • Population-based public health assessment, policy development, intervention and evaluation. • Principles and practices of public health social marketing campaigns. Ability to: • Develop and implement promotional and communication plans. • Provide strategic coordination and assistance to Local Public Health Authorities and other grantees to develop, implement and enforce local policies to address youth marijuana use prevention, prevention of misuse of alcohol and other drugs, chronic disease prevention, tobacco control and obesity prevention. • Coordinate statewide interagency, multi-disciplinary task forces and work groups on public health initiatives related to alcohol, other drugs (including marijuana), tobacco, obesity and chronic disease prevention for the purposes of policy, rule, or special report development. • Evaluate and recommend program priorities and strategies to achieve state program goals or to meet funding requirements.

Organization Description: The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is the organization at the forefront of lowering and containing costs, improving quality and increasing access to health care in order to improve the lifelong health of Oregonians. OHA includes most of the state's health care programs, including Public Health, Health Policy and Analytics, Health Systems Division, and Oregon State Hospital.

Closing Date: 11/11/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Cyndi Phipps-Roman,  Health Promotion Strategist (Program Analyst 3)
Contact Location: 500 Summer Street NE

Salem   OR  97301
United States
Contact Location: 500 Summer Street NE
  Salem   OR  97301
  United States
Contact Phone: 503-945-6377 
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How to Apply: TO APPLY Please visit the following link to complete the online application:

Additional Information: CONTACT INFORMATION Cyndi Phipps-Roman 503-945-6377

Web Site Delete Date: 8/23/2017