Friday, December 30, 2011

Rural Health Specialist Position

Role Title: Prog Admin Specialist II - 19212
Job Open Date: 12-28-2011
Job Close Date: Jobs close at 5pm EST. 01-13-2012
Job Type Detail: Definition Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
  • Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
  • Hiring Range - negotiable to $50,000
  • Agency: Dept of Health (601)
  • Agency Website:

Job Description

Supports the Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) with its efforts to promote health equity and social justice, particularly as it relates to rural areas in Virginia. Provides the day-to-day management and oversight of the processes related to promoting, monitoring and updating of the State Rural Health Plan. Identifies, tracks and recommends policies, policy alternatives, legislation and regulations that will address rural health needs in Virginia. Develops and sustains partnerships and leverages existing resources to support rural health in Virginia. Responsible for grants management to include the day-to-day administrative, budgeting, planning, contracting, scheduling, operational and programmatic activities. Provides consultation, technical assistance, and training about model programs, best practices, and emerging and promising approaches in rural health care to local health departments, rural health clinics, community health centers, and other rural health care providers and stakeholders. Assists rural communities with networking, program development, planning and implementation.

Minimum Qualifications

Must have a working knowledge of model programs, best practices, and emerging and promising approaches to improving the health of rural Virginians. Must have the ability to read and synthesize data and research findings and formulate practical applications in the real world setting. Must have experience with strategic planning, program/project management and grants management. Must have supervisory experience/skills and strong organizational skills. Must be able to attend to detail. Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to establish effective working relationships with health care providers, organizations and community representatives. Must have demonstrated ability to successfully communicate, both orally and in writing with culturally diverse populations. Must be self-motivated and be able to work independently & proactively as well as be able to interact and work effectively with groups to achieve program goals. Must be able to review, analyze, and interpret laws/regulations and other policy and guidance documents. Must be able and willing to travel periodically. Masters degree strongly preferred in health, hospital, public or business administration or related field or equivalent work experience and training.

Special Requirements

For additional information, including screening criteria please go to the http://jobs. web site. Criminal/background investigation required of successful candidate. Those seeking sponsorship need not apply.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Interested candidates must submit an on-line application through the Virginia jobs web site, for Position #OC055. Fax, e-mail or mail applications will not be accepted. Your on-line application must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 13, 2012. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Optional Applicant Documents
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Required Applicant Documents
Contact Information

Shakema Sanders, MSA, VCO
Business Manager
Office of the Commissioner &
Office of Minority Health & Health

No comments:

Post a Comment

The Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) encourages you to add a comment to this discussion. All comments will be moderated and reviewed by OMHHE staff. You may not post any unlawful, threatening, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or other material that would violate the law. All comments should be relevant to the topic and remain respectful of other authors and commenters. By submitting your comment, you hereby give the OMHHE the right to reproduce or republish comments.

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.