Government Operations Consultant II – 64003323

Florida Department of Transportation
Published
January 24, 2023
Location
Jacksonville, FL
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Requisition No: 792922

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT II - 64003323

Position Number: 64003323

Salary: $53000 to $58000

Posting Closing Date: 01/31/2023

Open Competitive Opportunity

Your Specific Responsibilities:

The incumbent will work with Office of Performance Improvement staff to coordinate and evaluate performance improvement activities at the Florida Department of Health in Duval County (DOH- Duval), including PHAB reaccreditation, community health assessment/community health improvement plan, quality Improvement, strategic plan, Florida Healthy Babies, Tobacco Free Moms and Babies, and Healthiest Weight Florida initiatives. The incumbent is required to possess knowledge of evaluation techniques, health indicators, and public health principles to perform varied work assignments. The incumbent should also possess a strong ability to foster team collaboration, and subject matter knowledge related to performance improvement and local health department partnerships.

Public Health Competency Domain 1: Analytica Assessment skills

Conducts data analysis to understand factors affecting the health needs of the community.

* Provides analysis and participates in the development of community health reports that contribute to identification of strategic health priorities, health improvement goal setting, and creation and monitoring to improve health outcomes.
* Identifies qualitative and quantitative data that can be used for assessing the health of the community and the impact of performance improvement activities.
* Completes health assessments and develops data collection tools, surveys, and protocols.
* Effectively uses data to inform decision making.
* Conveys data and information to professionals and the public using a variety of approaches (e.g., reports, presentations, email, factsheets).

Public Health Competency Domain 3: Communication skills

Collaborates with interdisciplinary teams to coordinate the development, implementation, and monitoring of the Community Health Assessment (CHA), Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP), Florida Healthy Babies, Tobacco Free Moms and Babies, and Healthiest Weight Florida (HWF) initiatives.

* Constructively engages internal and external stakeholders to develop, implement, and monitor Duval County's CHA and CHIP cycles.
* Revises Duval County's CHA and CHIP on annual basis based on stakeholder feedback.
* Assists with the development of action plans to reach strategic objectives. Ensures that healthy equity and access to care are cross cutting strategies addressed through all CHIP priority areas.
* Works effectively with stakeholders to coordinate quarterly and annual reporting.
* Oversees implementation of the Florida Healthy Babies, Tobacco Free Moms and Babies, HWF initiative at DOH-Duval.
* Coordinates development, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of action plans.
* Participates in committees such as the Fetal and Infant Mortality Review, the Child Abuse Death Review, and Tobacco Free Jacksonville.

Public Health Competency Domain 6: Public Health Science skills

Works collaboratively to develop and submit documents to meet PHAB Reaccreditation standards.

* Maintains a knowledge base of evidence-based practices to inform the development of Duval County's CHIP, DOH-Duval's Strategic Plan, DOH-Duval's Quality Improvement Plan, and DOH- Duval's Workforce Development Plan.
* Ensures alignment with the Agency Strategic Plan. the State Health Improvement Plan, DOH-Duval's Strategic Plan, and Duval County's CHIP, wherever possible.
* Assists with the submission of documents for PHAB Reaccreditation, including the PHAB annual report.
* Participates in Regional PMQI Consortia meetings and additional training opportunities related to PHAB Reacceleration.
* Submits annual reports to the Bureau prior to annual deadlines and ensures reports meet PHAB Reaccreditation standards.

Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. This may include supporting the organization in disaster and emergency management functions.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of methods of data collection.

Knowledge of the principles and techniques of evaluation and analysis. Ability to collect and analyze data.

Knowledge of accreditation and certification requirements and standards. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to write reports containing technical information. Word processing and/or data entry skills.

Ability to make evaluative judgments. Ability to work independently.

Knowledge of community health improvement planning.

Ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions. Ability to engage community partners.

Qualifications:

Minimum:

Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Community Health, Health Planning, Health Administration, Psychology, or a related field from an accredited college or university or at least 2 years of equivalent work experience.

1 year of experience writing reports containing technical information (e.g., action plans, health assessments, accreditation reporting).

1 year of experience communicating information in a professional manner (e.g., engaging community partners, presentations, public speaking).

Preferred:

Master's degree in Public Health, Community Health, Health Planning, Health Administration, Psychology, or a related field from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience.

1 year of experience collecting and analyzing data.

Florida Department of Health Mission, Vision, and Values:

Mission:

To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county & community efforts.

Vision:

To be the Healthiest State in the Nation.

Values:

I nnovation: We search for creative solutions and manage resources wisely.

C ollaboration: We use teamwork to achieve common goals & solve problems.

A ccountability: We perform with integrity & respect.

R esponsiveness: We achieve our mission by serving our customers & engaging our partners.

E xcellence: We promote quality outcomes through learning & continuous performance improvement.

Where You Will Work:

North Davis Street Jacksonville, FL 32209

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

* Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
* Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;
* State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
* Retirement plan options, including employer contributions

(For more information, please click www.myfrs.com);

* Flexible Spending Accounts;
* Tuition waivers;
* And more!

For a more complete list of benefits, including monthly costs, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

Please be advised:

Your responses to qualifying questions for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided through the electronic application process.

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. Note: You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment for safety-sensitive positions.

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

Incumbents may be required to perform emergency duty before, during, and/or beyond normal work hours or days.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Florida has the third largest population of veterans in the nation with more than 1.5 million service men and women. The Florida Department of Health (department) is committed to serving members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families by encouraging them to apply for vacancies that fit their area of knowledge and/or expertise. Through the Department's VALOR program, which expedites licensing for military veterans, the Department also waives initial licensing and application fees for military veterans who apply for a health care professional license within 60 months of an honorable discharge. These initiatives help ensure that the transition from military service into the workforce is as smooth as possible and reflects our appreciation for the dedication devoted to protecting our country.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

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