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Public Health Education Specialist - Maternal & Child Health
Monday, April 4, 2022 at 9:06pm
Under basic supervision, provides leadership to improve equitable outcomes in maternal and child health in McLennan County. Engages and maintains partnerships with community members and local organizations to promote wellness, strengthen innovative collaboration, and drive policy and systems changes to optimize maternal and infant outcomes.
Provides leadership, coordination of efforts, and facilitation of the Healthy Women & Children Coalition.
Works with Healthy Women and Children Coalition partners to develop annual goals and objectives using evidenced-based public health frameworks, and within the scope of available resources and funding.
Provides regular updates on a consistent basis to internal and external stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, progress, and budget.
Fosters and develops new relationships with community partners to maximize participation and engagement in meetings and implementation of Healthy Women and Children Coalition strategies.
Works with coalition steering committee and Health District leadership to guide the direction of the coalition, and move coalition initiatives toward sustainability.
Compiles data and monthly/quarterly reports describing coalition efforts and other program deliverables.
Plans and presents community outreach programs to promote maternal and child health, risk reduction and healthy behaviors; informs community of services available through Public Health District (PHD) and other community resources; prepares and delivers presentations on assigned health topics as needed.
Prepares educational materials; coordinates and presents training and public education programs; collects, compiles and maintains data on PHD health education activities.
Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
Prepares grant proposals

Qualifications
Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Social Work, Health Science, Human Services, Business, Public Administration, or a related field is required.
One year experience in training programs; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s license.
Preferred: Master’s Degree in Public Health
Contact Info:
City of Waco / Health District
careers@wacotx.gov
Waco, TX 76707
(254) 750-5740
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