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Regional Health Consultant

Recruitment #130130-UNCX-11

Introduction

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To apply, please follow the directions below:   

 

How to Apply:
By closing time/date of the job posting, all applicants must ensure delivery of the required documentation (as specified below) to demonstrate they meet the minimum qualifications.

Proof of education, certification, or licensure: Provide copies of an official diploma or transcript in order to demonstrate possession of the expressed education from applicant’s resume or the required education for the position; provide a copy of required certification and/or licensure.

Applicants with current or previous state service submit the following:
•         a letter of interest that must include the title and PIN of the position;
•         a resume;
•         a copy of the last two completed performance evaluations (If you cannot meet this requirement, please provide an explanation with your application.); and
•         proof of education, certification, or licensure required for the position before the closing time/date.

E-Mail: PersonnelServices92A@health.ok.gov
Fax:  “Attn: Applications” at (405) 271-4994
Mail: Office of Human Resources
        Oklahoma State Department of Health
        1000 NE 10th St
        Oklahoma City, OK 73117

Applicants with no prior state service submit the following:
•         a letter of interest that must include the title and PIN of the position;
•         a resume; and
•         proof of education, certification, or licensure required for the position.

E-Mail: PersonnelServices92A@health.ok.gov
Fax: “Attn: Applications” at (405) 271-4994
Mail: Office of Human Resources
        Oklahoma State Department of Health
        1000 NE 10th St
        Oklahoma City, OK 73117

 

Effective January 1, 2011 new employees to the Oklahoma State Department of Health will be placed on a bi-weekly payroll system.

Reference PIN #34000158 - Regional Health Consultant (Emergency Preparedness & Response Planner)

Salary:
The bi-weekly hiring rate established for this position is $1,842.96.

Description:
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is recruiting to fill a position in the Emergency Preparedness & Response Service (EPRS).  This position will serve as the Regional Public Health Response Planner for Homeland Security Region 5.  This person is part of a regional team (up to three members) responsible for the enhancement of public health preparedness and response through development and exercise of plans; evaluation of existing systems; and assistance to local health organizations developing various types of integrated response plans in a multi-county region.  The duty station will be located within Homeland Security Region 5 and will be determined upon hiring.  Travel is required (up to 70% of the time).  Flexibility (work schedule, fast-paced duties, and short deadlines) and dependable attendance are essential functions of this position.  Position will be a member of a Public Health Response Team.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
Serve as part of the regional team (up to three members) for Emergency Preparedness and Response. Serve as an integral team member charged to respond to public health emergencies including, but not limited to terrorist events, natural disasters or disease outbreaks anywhere in the state or the nation (when requested). Assisting in the planning, development, delivery and evaluation of preparedness and response training including, but not limited to incident command system, emergency management, mass medication sites, and emergency responses. Development of emergency response plans in cooperation with central office and the respective county health department administrator(s). Assist in the planning, conduct and evaluation of exercise, working closely with the Drill & Exercise Coordinator to assist local jurisdictions in emergency planning and management in response to any disaster and/or manmade emergencies. Assist in organizing, planning, revising, and updating city, county, and state Emergency Operations Plans (EOPs) for public health and medical disaster response. Assist local communities in planning, organizing, and coordinating programs related to disaster recovery operations that involve a public health and medical response. Prepare written and verbal reports relating to preparedness activities within the region. Maintain up-to-date reference file of information, including local official contact information, pertaining to public health response plans and policies for the region. Attend all required meetings (local, regional, state and national).      

Education and Work Experience:
Applicants must have a minimum of five years experience in emergency preparedness planning, emergency management operations, or public assistance or disaster recovery operations at the local, state or federal level OR a Bachelor's Degree in public administration, urban planning, public/environmental health, or closely related field and at least three years experience in emergency preparedness planning, emergency management operations, or public assistance or disaster recovery operations at the local, state, or federal level. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
Requirements include demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the functions and operations of the local public health system; of state, federal, military, and/or civilian emergency response resources, or local and county concerns in emergency planning; of principles and practices for effective supervision, program planning and project implementation.  Serving on and leading a regional response team is a must as is knowledge of and experience with NIMS/ICS. Demonstrated computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Ability to communicate and direct emergency response and planning activities as a project or team leader.  Demonstrated ability to coordinate with multiple jurisdictions on a statewide basis, evaluate emergency situations, adopt effective courses of action, analyze and communicate emergency response advice to local officials. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, including health department administrators, emergency managers, law enforcement officials, and local government officers and officials; assemble, summarize, interpret and present complex information to professional and lay audiences; work independently as well as part of a team; prioritize duties to ensure proper initiation, completion and delivery of excellent work projects; to work on multiple projects simultaneously; exercise sound judgment; work discreetly and maintain confidentiality; and to maintain fitness for duty.
      
Other:
Position requires possible response to public health emergencies including, but not limited to, natural disasters, disease outbreaks, or catastrophic events.  The Oklahoma State Department of Health is tobacco free.  Employees are prohibited from using tobacco products throughout all indoor and outdoor areas of premises under the control of the Oklahoma State Department of Health, in all vehicles on those premises, and in state vehicles in use for OSDH business anywhere.  Applicants may be subject to a background check.

Title 74, 840-5.5. (A)(4) - Persons employed with one-time, limited duration, federal or other grant funding that is not continuing or indefinitely renewable.  The length of the unclassified employment shall not exceed the period of time for which that specific federal funding is provided.

Conclusion

Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.



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