JOB SUMMARY: Plans, implements and evaluates the COVID-19 community outreach and engagement programs in Salt Lake County’s. Ensures programs meet the COVID-19 response objectives by improving knowledge and health behaviors through screening, risk reduction interventions and prevention education. Works closely with schools and related community agencies and leaders countywide.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Health Education, Health Science, Public Health, Early Childhood Education, Community Health, or Behavioral Science and Health with an emphasis in Health Education; OR an equivalent combination of related education and experience.
A valid Driver’s License issued by the State of Utah and reliable means of transportation is required at the time of hire.
It is mandatory that all new hires receive the Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Acellular Pertussis) vaccine before beginning employment or provide a copy of their immunization record prior to starting employment. The immunization record must show the vaccine name and date received.
Upon hire, a two-step Tuberculosis skin test will be required. The first will need to be placed prior to starting employment.
Conducts contract tracing jointly with schools to reduce disease transmission
Develops, plans and implements health education, behavior risk reduction, and outreach programs.
Assesses health education needs and priorities of various populations using appropriate assessment tools.
Develops, conducts and evaluates the effectiveness of health education/health promotion programs.
Creates marketing and educational materials; promotes events through various marketing methods.
Develops and implements COVID-19 related policy that is focused on population-based behavior change.
Develops and prepares required reports and documents for Salt Lake County Health Department.
Collaborates with internal and community agencies to accomplish stated objectives.
Date Opened: Aug 4, 2020
Date Closed: Sep 8, 2020