Agency: The mission of the Georgia Department of Public Health is: To prevent disease, injury and disability; promote health and wellbeing; and prepare for and respond to disasters.
Program Mission: To protect State of Georgia employees by preventing disease, injury and disability through the promotion of health and wellbeing.
The Georgia Department of Public Health is seeking Resource Coordinators to support the Department of Public Health and Local Boards of Health to perform COVID-19 resource coordination.
Identify patient health needs, screen for barriers to care, provide education on treatment, make referrals for needed services such as mental health services among others in order to increase and facilitate client self-sustainability
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
- Receives additional training, as required, to gain full proficiency and experience in all areas
- Establishes and maintains relationships with other agencies and organizations in the community in order to meet community needs and prevent duplication of services
- Evaluates the provision and quality of recommended services to assure compliance with program requirements and policies
- Guides and oversees the distribution of resources
- Identifies and/or manages grants, contracts, and other facets associated with the programs
- Implements, coordinates, monitor and evaluate social services programs
- Organizes community stakeholders and resources to identify proactive and effective solutions
- Participates in the determination of organizational policies regarding such issues as participant eligibility, program requirements and program benefits
- Provides policy and/or management guidance to representatives of the programs
- Participates in presentations to venues and events frequented by targeted populations
- Develops and maintains cooperation between public, civic, professional, and voluntary agencies
- Plans and provides educational opportunities for health personnel
- Prepares and disseminates educational and informational materials
- Promotes health discussions in schools, industry, and community agencies
Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university.
Master’s degree in public health education from an accredited college or university OR Bachelor’s degree in education, social, behavioral or biological sciences or a directly related field from an accredited college or university.
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