Health Education and Promotion Professional II (Pinal County, AZ)

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Health Education and Promotion Professional II (Pinal County, AZ)
Pinal County, AZ, United States
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Health Education and Promotion Professional II (Pinal County, AZ)
Posting Number req13162
Department Gila County Office
Department Website Link
Location Outside of Tucson
Address Pinal County, AZ USA
Position Highlights

Child Care Health Consultants (CCHC) work with child care providers (center and home-based) to improve the health and well-being of children in the provider’s care as part of the First Things First initiative to improve the quality of child care through the Quality First program. This position works with providers in Pinal County and is under the direction of the Family, Consumer & Health Science Agent.

The CCHC will receive training so they can provide expert guidance to child care providers on topics such as safety and injury prevention, policies and procedures that reduce the spread of illness, caring for children with special health care needs and more. They also work with other CCHC staff to develop education materials, conduct health and safety assessments and connect with child care providers on-site, by telephone or through email. This position requires frequent travel to child care sites throughout Pinal County and working from home 1 to 2 days per week to complete reporting, paperwork and other tasks.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Coordinates, develops and/or facilitates local trainings, workshops, meetings, or conferences for early care and education staff and stakeholders; and develops, compiles, and distributes communications and promotional literature.
  • Document activities in on-line data management system and assist with preparation of reports and program records for management or outside agencies as needed.
  • Collaborate with local community partners on local health and safety concerns by attending meeting and events in the community; provide community presentations; and serve as a community resource to other local stakeholders serving early care and education programs.
  • Participate in or attend Child Care Health Consultation and/or Quality First continuing education events or statewide meetings; participate in collaboration meetings, First Things First regional council meetings if requested by the regional council, and other events as appropriate.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a health-related field.
  • Experience as a pediatrician, pediatric nurse practitioner, pediatric or community health nurse, or a health professional with expertise in mental health, nutrition, health educations, oral health, and /or emergency management.
  • Experience providing expert guidance and technical assistance to child care providers on a wide range of health and safety topics.
  • Proven experience in collecting, synthesizing, and disseminating research-based information to appropriate audience.
  • Experience in childcare settings.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office and computer-based reporting systems.
  • Bilingual English and Spanish.
FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job FTE 1.0
Work Calendar Fiscal
Job Category Outreach and Community Engagement
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Rate of Pay $43,729 - $45,200 DOE
Compensation Type salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)
Grade 6
Career Stream and Level PC2
Job Family Cmty & Health Systems
Job Function Outreach & Community Engage
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)
Number of Vacancies 1
Target Hire Date
Expected End Date
Contact Information for Candidates Ashley Dixon
Open Date 1/6/2023
Open Until Filled Yes
Documents Needed to Apply Resume and Cover Letter
Special Instructions to Applicant
Diversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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