ASSISTANT PROGRAM COORDINATOR DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH - EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS & RESPONSE UNIT GRANT FUNDED POSITION
:Jul 13, 2017, 1:00:00 AM
:Aug 11, 2017, 12:59:00 AMFull-timeA.M.P.M.
:Health and Hospital Systems
Under the general supervision of the Project Director V, the Assistant Program Coordinator - Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Coordinator is a professional employee responsible for developing agency plans and policies. This position will be responsible for the oversight of surge capacity public health preparedness and response planning from the county level to the community level including activation, mobilization, response and demobilization; writing the plan and facilitating implementation, which may include direct oversight of education and training development for volunteers, planning partners, and CCDPH employees. This position will coordinate and lead, as appropriate, activities to respond to public health threats and emergencies, as well as provide leadership and project management for major preparedness initiatives supported by the agency and/or its partners.
Master's Degree in Public Health, Public Health Administration, Disaster Management, Emergency Management, or other related health science, medical, or emergency response field (official transcripts must be provided at time of interview)
Three (3) years of experience in public health, environmental health, emergency medical services planning or infectious disease control
Two (2) years of experience in emergency planning, emergency response, or emergency management
Experience with plan writing or policy writing
Must obtain certifications in IS 100, 200, 700, and 800 within six months, and certifications in ICS 300 and 400 within a year of employment
Must participate in Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program trainings within a year of employment
Duties involve local travel; employee must possess a valid driver's license and an insured vehicle
Must be able to construct written documents in a clear, concise manner
Must be available for "on-call" duty
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Outstanding partnership development and planning skills, including strategic planning and community-based development theory and methods
Superior coordination, facilitation, organizational, and communication (both written and verbal) skills
Ability to construct written documents in a clear, concise manner
Ability to consistently exercise discretion and excellent judgment
Strong skills and working knowledge with preparedness theory and planning.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, Are you a Military Veteran?
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U. S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents bust be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictlyprohibitedfromconditioning,basingorknowinglyprejudicingoraffectinganytermoraspectofCountyemploymentorhiringuponorbecauseofanypoliticalreasonorfactor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Cook County Health & Hospitals System is a public worldwide leader in medical care, research and education. Mission-driven. Patient-focused. Team-based. At CCHHS, nearly 6,000 dedicated professionals — working in every medical and surgical specialty — collaborate to provide health and hope and healing to people from all walks of life.Respect — Whether on the front lines of patient care or support...ing the efforts of your colleagues and co-workers, the work you do at Cook County Health and Hospitals System will help to save lives. You are a valued member of the team.Growth — At Cook County Health & Hospitals System you’re encouraged to build on your strengths and career goals.Diversity — County Health & Hospitals System actively seeks to bring together individuals with diverse thoughts, ideas and backgrounds and to promote an inclusive environment that will generate innovation, greater job satisfaction and, most importantly, continually improved patient care.
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