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CAREER OPPORTUNITY: State of New Mexico Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program Health Educator

Thursday, January 11, 2018   (0 Comments)
SALARY: $15.28 - $26.59 Hourly
$31,782.40 - $55,307.20 Annually

JOB TYPE: Sponsored Term Funded Position
OPENING DATE: 01/10/18
CLOSING DATE: 02/12/1811:59 PM
DEPARTMENT: Department of Health
LOCATION: Albuquerque


NEOGOV is currently working on a system update for applicants who use screen readers. If you are applying with a screen reader and need assistance, please contact Andrea Rivera-Smith @ 505-695-5606.

Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience section of your application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience section 
prior to submitting your application. For more information please visit our website: Employment with the State of New Mexico

Purpose of Position:
The Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (HDSP) Program Health Educator assists in planning, developing, coordinating, implementing and evaluating evidence-based heart disease and stroke prevention initiatives, with a primary focus on achieving goals and objectives as required by federal and other funding agencies designed to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in the state. Additionally, the Health Educator develops and monitors professional services contracts and provides technical assistance, including: developing or linking people/organizations to resources and coordinating statewide activities.



This position is a Pay Band 65.


Health Educators Advanced


Bachelor's Degree in Public Health or Education and two (2) years of experience in a health related field. Any combination of education from an accredited college or university in a related field and/or direct experience in this occupation totalingsix (6)years may substitute for the required education and experience.

Employment Requirements:
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License. Must possess and maintain a current Defensive Driving Course Certificate from the State of New Mexico or must pass and receive Defensive Driving Course Certification as a condition of continued employment. Successful completion of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) course is required within 10 business days of employment.

Statutory Requirements:




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Working Conditions:
This position will perform work in an office setting with exposure to visual/video display terminal (VDT) and extensive personal computer and phone usage. Lifting up to thirty (30) pounds may be required. Some statewide and out-of-state travel using a state owned vehicle with the occasional overnight night stay is required.

Conditions of Employment:
Working Conditions for individual positions in this classification will vary based on each agency's utilization, essential functions, and the recruitment needs at the time a vacancy is posted. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Default FLSA Status:
Non-Exempt. FLSA status may be determined to be different at the agency level based on the agency's utilization of the position.

Bargaining Unit:
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement and all terms/conditions of that agreement apply and must be adhered to.
Agency Contact Information:
Julia Frisk, (505) 476-7614.
Link to Agency:

Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program Health Educator (DOH/PHD #23563) Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. Please indicate the highest level of education you have completed. If you have responded that you have an education higher than a high school diploma or GED, you must attach a copy of your official/unofficial transcript(s) that clearly state the type of degree and date awarded/conferred, institution name, applicant name and is in a format that cannot be modified (edited). Your application WILL NOT be considered for further review if you have failed to provide this information.
Eighth Grade
Tenth Grade
High School Diploma or GED
Associates Degree or Technical/Vocational Certificate
Juris Doctorate
Ph.D. / PsyD / Ed.D. / M.D. / D.O. / Doctorate
* 2. *How many years of experience do you have RELATED to the PURPOSE of this position? Please note that the purpose of this position is an extension of the minimum qualifications. Please review both the purpose of position and minimum qualifications before responding to this question. If you worked a part-time position (less than 40 hours a week) please be aware that your experience for this time period will be pro-rated. Additionally, if you have work experience that overlaps, you will only be credited for a maximum of 40 hours per week for that time period. Please note, that only related work experience will be considered.
3 months of experience
6 months of experience
1 year of experience
2 years of experience
3 years of experience
4 years of experience
5 years of experience
6 years of experience
7 years of experience
8 years of experience
9 years of experience
10 years of experience
* 3. Do you possess a valid Driver's License?
Not Applicable
* 4. Do you have professional experience in the development, implementation and/or evaluation of heart disease and stroke prevention programs or other chronic disease management activities?
* 5. Do you have experience providing educational presentations or workshops designed to teach the general public about evidence-based information on chronic disease prevention and control, such as for cardiovascular disease, cancer, obesity, diabetes or arthritis?
* 6. Have you worked on a team to address public health issues on a community wide level?
* 7. Have you had experience working with pueblos and tribes on health issues?
* 8. Have you worked with community health care providers, stakeholders, and coalitions?
* 9. Have you had experience facilitating meetings in a work or community setting?
* 10. Do you have experience providing training and technical assistance on best practices or evidence-based heart disease and stroke and chronic disease prevention and management programming?
* 11. Do you have experience with creating targeted educational materials such as pamphlets, presentations and curricula?
* 12. Do you have two (2) years of experience working with Microsoft Word and Excel?
* 13. Have you assisted with preparation, writing and monitoring of contracts?
* 14. I understand that I must attach transcripts if I have certified that I have an education higher than a High School Diploma or GED, which include the date and type of degree awarded, institution name, applicant name and is in a format that cannot be modified (edited).
PLEASE NOTE: Attachments are NOT automatically attached to your application. You will need to select which documents to attach to each application. (The last 15 attachments uploaded are available for selection).

I understand that my response to the experience question will be confirmed. I have included my related work experience in the Work Experience Section of my application.

I understand that I must complete the Certificates and Licenses section of my application or attach proof of this license/certificate to my application if this position has a statutory requirement.

I understand that my application will not be further considered if I fail to provide this required information and documentation at the time my application is submitted.
I understand
* Required Question

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