Public Health Specialist II, CHAP
Job Details
Home Office - Oklahoma City, OK
Full Time
2 Year Degree
$17.31 - $24.04 Hourly
Up to 25%
Health Care
Public Health Specialist

The Public Health Specialist will perform a supportive role in the Southern Plains Tribal Health Board’s (SPTHB) Community Health Aide Program Tribal Assessment and Planning grant (CHAP TAP). CHAP is a multidisciplinary system of mid-level behavioral, community, and dental health professionals working alongside licensed providers to offer patients increased access to quality care. The CHAP TAP program aims to support the assessment and planning in determining the feasibility of implementing CHAP in tribal communities in the Oklahoma Area. Under the general direction of the Program Coordinator, the Public Health Specialist will work in collaboration with tribes, tribal programs, the Indian Health Service (IHS), and other stakeholders to develop and maintain data collection, entry, analysis, and interpretation to ensure comprehensive, quality data are reported for the feasibility of CHAP provider implementation. The Public Health Specialist is responsible for supporting the facilitation of CHAP education and training, data gathering activities, and meeting and event coordination between stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications

Mandatory Minimum Bachelor’s Degree or 2 years of tribal public health experience required.

  • Education: Bachelor’s in Public Health or closely related field preferred. 
  • Experience/Field: 3+ years experience in tribal public health preferred. 

Special Skills/Qualifications: Demonstrate knowledge and skills in medical informatics and the use of data sets in epidemiological methods. Must have and able to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills; presentation skills; decision making and time management skills; excellent problem solving skills; leadership and team building skills; ability to prioritize multiple projects; self-motivation skills; work effectively under pressure; ability to build positive work relationships with internal and external partners; ability to interact professionally with the public; maintain confidentiality; and computer skills and knowledge of technical and applicable software programs (Epi info, SAS, word processors, spreadsheets and presentation software) is required.

Competencies: Teamwork, effective communication, planning and organizing work, initiative, and problem solving.
Supervisory Authority: None
Travel: In and out of state travel may be required in the fulfillment of job requirements and training.
Equal Employment: Except for Indian Preference, consideration will be made without regard to any non-merit factors such as race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, politics, disabilities, marital status, age, membership or non-membership in any employee organization.
Reasonable Accommodations: Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualified applicants or employees with disabilities, except when so doing would impose an undue hardship on the SPTHB.
Conditions of Employment: 1. Full-time grant funded appointment (Subject to grant continuation); 2. Applicants must possess and maintain a current State Driver’s License; 3. Climbing, walking, standing, bending, and occasionally long hours. 4. In and/or Out-of-State travel required.