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LINCOLN COUNTY PHEP Congregate Living Coordinator in LIBBY, Montana

POSITION SUMMARYProvide a variety of professional and administrative services within the local health department to promote and maintain individual, group, and community health, primarily related to senior services and long-term care, schools and other group settings. Essential Functions (Major Duties or Responsibilities): These duties are the essential functions and are not all-inclusive of all duties that the incumbent performs.Stays current on COVID-19 to appropriately answer questions to parents, students, faculty and staff and the public. Educate on infection control measures. Collaborate with the communicable disease program, including surveillance, to follow-up on communicable diseases in congregate settings.Provide education, data collection, training, and compliance education to congregate settings. Coordinates participation in community health activities and provides presentations on health topics. Work requires visits to long-term care facilities, and may involve contentious situations. Contact with individuals in healthcare situations may involve exposure to illness and disease. Develop and present health education and promotion programs, such as training workshops, conferences and school or community presentations. Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with agencies and organizations interested in public health care. Prepare and distribute health education materials, such as reports, bulletins, and visual aids, to address COVID-19 and other communicable diseases in congregate settingsMaintain databases, mailing lists, telephone networks, and other information to facilitate the functioning of health education programs. Assist with public health emergency preparedness act ivies and deliverables. Document activities and record information, such as the numbers of applications completed, presentations conducted, and persons assisted. Performs other related duties as required and licensed to do so including community COVID-19 testing, education and contact tracingSCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITYEvaluation of this position will be based primarily upon the preceding job description requirements and duties. Examples of job performance criteria include, but are not limited to, the following:Performs assigned duties Maintains accurate and timely records and filesDisplays tact, consideration, and cooperation when dealing with the publicProvides guidance, education and referral to appropriate resourcesMaintains knowledge of new developments in public healthRevises policies and procedures in accordance with changing State and Federal regulationsAssists congregate settings in health education needsObserves work hoursDemonstrates punctualityMaintains confidentialityEstablishes and maintains effective working relationships with fellow employees, supervisor, other organizations and the publicJOB SPECIFICATIONSEducation & Experience:a combination of education and experience equivalent to a college degree in public or community health, nursing, emergency preparedness or a closely related field. Experience in nursing, prevention, community or health education preferred. Must have a valid Montana driver?S license. .For Full Job Description contact Job Service Libby 406-293-6282 or E-Mail LibbyJSC@mt.gov

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