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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
M/F/H/V

"GRANT-FUNDED"
PUBLIC HEALTH COORDINATOR - MATERNAL TOBACCO
14-845
HEALTH
7/1/2014
7/8/2014
Works under the direction of the Manager of Health Planning and Promotion and is responsible for educating women within Shelby County of the dangers of smoking during pregnancy.


SALARY:
Salary Commensurate with Experience


EEOC CODE: 20
GRADE: 51
1. Three (3) years experience in public health of which one (1) year of experience working with health promotion/ education, nutrition, or medical anthropology; and
2. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in public health, public administration, or a closely related degree; or
3. Equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
4. (Master's Degree in public health, public health administration, health care administration or communication preferred.)
5. (PROOF OF EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED)
1. Must possess a valid Tennessee Driver’s License or secure one upon date of employment.
2. Must have daily access to an operable automobile; and, meet County requirements for automobile insurance upon date of employment.
3. Work will require attendance at meetings and activities on weekends and/or after regular work hours.
4. Work will require travel to locations outside of the office.
1. Organizes and convenes a county-wide tobacco coalition.
2. Supports and/or implements Gold Sneaker Program in daycares and Head Start Programs.
3. Educates fathers at men's conferences/events on the benefits of not smoking around infants and young children.
4. Educates the Welcome Baby Coordinator of the dangerous effects of smoking while
pregnant.
5. Develops a mobile app for adults to increase awareness of smoking during pregnancy.
6. Develops and support employers' adoption of a tobacco-free workplace policy.
7. Publishes tobacco use prevention magazine.
8. Educates Pregnant mothers during significant tobacco observation days and months (e.g.
Kick Butts day, Healthy Choices Week, National Prevention Week, and Red Ribbon Week).
9. Encourages movie theater tobacco-free campus policy.
10. Provides smoking information to pregnant mothers during home visits.
11. Provides group cessation counseling for pregnant women or subsidize tobacco cessation enrollment fee.
12. Conducts training at Hospitals and other community organizations related to smoking while pregnant.
13. Attends Lamas and pregnancy fitness programs to educate women of the harmful effects of smoking while pregnant.
14. Performs other related duties as assigned.
1. Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of epidemiology as related to public health preparedness planning.
2. Ability to conduct statistical analysis of epidemiological data.
3. Knowledge of community resources including the organization of community health care systems and the local public health system.
4. Computer skills involving epidemiological database systems.
5. Ability to prepare detailed reports and work plans and to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
814 Jefferson Avenue, 4th Floor, Memphis, Tennessee 38105