The Delaware Public Health District seeks a fulltime Community Health Specialist (CHS 1 or CHS 2) to perform duties related to assessment/planning/improvement, community engagement and health education within the Community Health Division. The CHS promotes individual and population health through health promotion and education initiatives and health behavior-change programs in a variety of settings and populations represented in Delaware County. Responsibilities include developing, implementing, and evaluating programs and public health initiatives, policy development, establishing, leading and maintaining community partnerships, managing work plans and timelines, health education outreach and conducting speaking engagements. Work will involve multiple initiatives and projects at any given time and will change as the initiatives and projects evolve. This position may assist with various strategies within the Community Health Improvement Plan related to Addiction, Mental Health, Chronic Disease, and Social Determinants of Health.
CHS 1: Bachelor's degree in public health, education, health promotion, social work, nutrition and dietetics, nursing or other related field preferred. Less than one year of relevant experience required.
CHS 2: Bachelor's degree in public health, education, health promotion, social work, nutrition and dietetics, nursing or other related field preferred. One to three years’ of relevant experience required.
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Applicants may apply via agency website at www.delawarehealth.org/careers/