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Public Health Coordinator - COVID (Health Services) (Open Positions: 1)

Closes On: October 22, 2021 at 11:59 PM CST

Department: Health Services
Job Status: Full-Time
Rate of Pay: Salary Commensurate with Experience and Education -
Status: Grant-Funded
Details: Requisition #21-85609
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Position Summary

This position works under the supervision of the Manager to provide outreach and education regarding COVID-19 pandemic and other public health issues.


Pay Grade: 51

Minimum Qualifications

100% -

1. Three (3) years of experience performing professional level analytical work in assessing and investigating government program participants for program compliance; and

2. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in management, public or business administration, healthcare, health promotion or related field; OR

3. An equivalent combination of related education and/or experience.


Duties and Responsibilities

1. Contacts and engages community leaders, stakeholders, nursing homes, senior citizens, homeless and other vulnerable population on awareness of COVID-19.

2. Receives and responds to calls from the COVID-19 hotline.

3. Educates the community and individuals on the prevention and mitigation of COVID-19.

4. Provides COVID-19 educational pamphlets, flyers and brochures throughout the community.

5. Assists with electronic data entry for the COVID-19 pandemic.

6. Provides outreach and educational functions related to COVID-19 and any other reportable diseases.

7. Participates in preparedness and response activities as assigned to support vulnerable populations and COVID-19 mitigation and activities.

8. Assists in improving community health outcomes related to COVID-19.

9. Responds to Health Department Operation Center (HDOC) as needed.

10. Performs other related duties as required or directed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

KSAs -

1. Ability to make presentations.

2. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

3. Ability to deal with the public and co-workers in a courteous and professional manner.

4. Ability to exercise sound judgement in decision making situations.

5. Excellent organizational skills.

6. Proficient knowledge of computer applications to include databases, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Special Requirements

1. Must possess a valid Tennessee driver license or secure one by date of employment.

2. Must have access to an operable automobile and meet County requirements for automobile insurance upon date of employment.

3. Must be available to be on-call.


This position is subject to a background check for any convictions that have a substantial relationship to potential job duties. Only convictions that are substantially related to potential job duties will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.