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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Health Services
Job Title: Community Liaison Coordinator
Salary: $42149.67 Annually


Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.


Job Description:

 

Usual working days/hours:

Monday- Thursday | 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Location of work:

1900 E. 9th St | Wichita, KS

Job Objectives:
The Healthy Babies Community Liaison Coordinator provides for the day-to-day supervision of the Healthy Babies Community Liaison staff. The program’s focus is on reduction of infant mortality, low birth weight and prematurity among high risk moms. Performs administrative work to assist the Healthy Babies Program Manager. Participates in the planning and direction of the Healthy Babies Program, including personnel management, budget preparation and grant writing. Reviews complex or difficult office and field procedures and the development of procedural improvements.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Utilizing and managing daily/weekly/monthly data reports to track timely and accurate completion and submission of program-required documents and tasks
  • Personnel management and evaluation
  • Assists with quality assurance of documentation. This includes chart audits
  • Supervision of daily provider activities
  • Partnership building and maintenance (local & state) including Community outreach and education
  • Supports caseloads as necessary which could include completing home visits and or assessments
  • Attends all required trainings and meetings
  • Will Respond to a Public Health Emergency or Disaster situation as directed by supervisor
  • Employees who are required to wear respirators in Emergency Situations for emergency response will be enrolled in the program and have annual fittings
  • Complete ICS 100 and 700 (Incident Command System) training within 30 days of employment with results provided to designated Public Health Emergency Management Staff
  • Participation in the Blood borne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan that includes training, proof of Hepatitis B immunity or vaccine, or vaccine taken within 10 days of employment
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Supervisory Responsibility for 7 Community Liaisons


Job Standards:

  • This position requires a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Social Service with current license from Kansas Behavioral Regulatory Service Board, plus 2 years’ in case management and home visitation. Experience shall also include supervisory experience or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the positions.
  • Requires experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Requires experience with Public Speaking and presentation development.
  • Requires experience with Data Management.
  • Offers of employment will be made contingent upon passing a drug screen, and upon satisfactory evaluation of background and reference checks.
  • Physical Demands May require lifting up <20lbs, bending, stooping or kneeling.
  • Ability to work with people of diverse socio-economic backgrounds, cultures, lifestyles, and values.
  • Must have or be willing to acquire a thorough working knowledge of the public health aspects of maternal, infant, and child services as they relate to the nursing model utilized by the field nursing program.
  • Ability to demonstrate effective teaching and supervision strategies as required by individual staff needs.
  • Ability to plan, organize and direct the work of others.
  • Ability to develop and install administrative procedures and operations and to evaluate their efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in applying and interpreting departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative officials, employees and the public.
  • All Health Department positions require valid Driver’s License and proof of Liability Insurance.
  • Knowledge of core public health functions and essential standards
  • Working knowledge in designing health education programs for culturally diverse communities.
  • Working knowledge of community coalition development.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Completed ICS 100 and 700 (Incident Command System) training within 30 days of employment with results provided to designated Public Health Emergency Management staff.


Testing/Screening Requested:

  • Background and DMV checks
  • Pre-employment drug screen


Equipment:

  • Standard Office Equipment
  • Computer with Microsoft Office software


Work Environment:
The Community Liaison Coordinator for the Healthy Babies program is primarily office-based, with occasional field based work. This position also attends a variety of meetings off-site. May be required to work evenings and weekends to meet provider needs, client needs and or attend events/meetings outside of normal work hours
 

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.
Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.
Immediate family and family of the employee’s spouse shall be considered husband, wife, son, step-son, son-in-law, daughter, step-daughter, daughter-in law, brother, step-brother, brother-in law, sister, step-sister, sister-in-law, mother, step-mother, mother-in law, father, step-father, father-in-law, grandchildren, grandparents and grandparents-in-law.


Vacancy Number: 20002651

Open Date: 7/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 8/11/2017 11:59:59 PM