Health Program Specialist - Rural Health

Company Name:
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is seeking a Health Program Specialist to provide program assistance for multiple state and federal programs in the Bureau of Rural Health & Primary Care. This position is responsible for developing, implementing, and assessing statewide programs and services that will improve access to healthcare in rural and underserved areas of Idaho.
This announcement will be used to fill the current vacancy in Boise only. If you have previously applied for Health Program Specialist and wish to be considered for the current vacancy, you must reapply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used.
Responsibilities:
Provide technical assistance to rural health clinics, rural hospitals, and communities
Develop and implement performance measures to monitor progress and outcomes of sub-grantees
Develop project goals, objectives, and strategies
Conduct site visits to rural clinics and hospitals to provide technical assistance
Develop and write federal grant applications
Prepare and submit grant progress reports, including outcome measures
Create and monitor multiple health-related contracts
Prepare program budgets, monitor program expenditures, and assure compliance with funding allocation and reporting requirements
Develop and implement website updates
Minimum Qualifications:
Some knowledge of public health practices
Some knowledge of survey methodology and statistical procedures used to collect, analyze, and interpret data
Experience managing health-related projects
Additional Qualifications: Are not required; however, having the minimum qualifications and the education and/or experience below will increase your score.
1. Good knowledge of rural health system issues, including health workforce shortages. Typically gained through one or more years of professional experience or completion of a college-level course.
2. Experience providing technical assistance to rural hospitals, rural clinics, or communities. Typically gained through six months or more of professional experience.
3. Experience developing project performance objectives and measuring project performance. Typically gained through six months or more of professional experience or completion of a college-level course.
Exam:
There is an exam for this position to determine an applicant's eligibility. Click the "" button below to review the exam. You must receive a score of 63 to pass this exam. If at any time during the screening/testing process your responses or resume do not support the answers you provided, your name will be removed from the register.
How to Apply:
Click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position. When updating your online application information, please select _Health and Welfare_ under "Agencies", _full-time_ under "Job Type/Shift", and _Boise_ under "Cities".
Open for Recruitment: December 23, 2014 - January 2, 2015
Announcement #: 0
Location(s): Boise
Salary Range: $21.39 - $24.04 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

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