Education & Science
Program Specialist/Health Educator (HealthySteps)
Program Specialist/Health Educator (HealthySteps) This position is considered fu
Position: Health Educator
Salary: $18.00-22.00 per hour
Type: Full Time
This position is considered full-time, but at 32 hours per week.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
The Program Specialist/Health Educator (HealthySteps): Develop and sustain relationships with organizations, health
centers and community centers, maintaining a consistent presence in the community and collaborating to identify
potentially useful resources for families with children 0-5 years. Manage the data entry duties and monitor documentation
of service delivery, program processes and other documentation related duties. Community referrals and follow-up
activities. Facilitate play groups and teach classes to families and staff. Perform developmental and sensory assessments.
Coordinate Healthy Steps service delivery. The specialist will work closely with the pediatric provider team in both Navajo
and Apache County, serving as the link between the medical provider and families with children 0-5 years old. The
specialist will support the primary medical provider by bringing specialized knowledge to non-medical problems in the
area of child development and behavior and all other duties required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * In conjunction with the Program/Project Manager, create long-range and
short-range goals and objectives for the assigned program.
Monitor and oversee operating results of program service assignment and take steps to correct problems.
Prepare and recommend program services operation to management. Compile, review and analyze operations reports.
Make recommendations for management evaluation.
Identify and interpret needs for community and/or program development. Provide leadership in coordinating activities of
agencies, groups and individuals to meet identified needs. Study and assess strengths and weaknesses of existing
resources. Maintain contact with representatives of community groups, of other agencies, or public officials, and of
community-based organizations to exchange and update information on resources and services available.
Write proposals or assist in the writing of proposals to obtain government or private funding for projects to meet
Supervise activities of the assigned program and ensure the best program delivery as possible.
Participate as a member of the regional management team in regional and agency planning, monitoring and evaluation.
Keep up-to-date and knowledgeable of programmatic issues, ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations,
funding requirement, assurances, policies and procedures.
Attend required staff meetings, training and conferences.
Regular and predictable attendance.
Continuous learning in both personal and professional development.
Consistent review, comprehension and reply of company email and related correspondence.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS * Bachelor’s degreepreferred.
Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
Three year’s experience in early child development.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Must be able to work independently and manage multiple priorities.
Cultural competence with Native American and Hispanic cultures.
Current Arizona driver’s license.
Travel required (Must provide own transportation/mileage reimbursed at the state rate, which is currently $.445 per mile).
$18.00 to 22.00/HR DOE