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Prevention Education Specialist

position type: full-time salary range: Dependent upon experience- Hourly. Excellent benefits available. department: Community Health and Wellness county: Humboldt County, Del Norte County location: Arcata, Elk Valley
open date: October 9th 2018 closing date: Open Until Filled notes: In accordance with 42 CFR 136.42 American Indian Preference will be given. See also PL 93-638. All are welcome to apply. attachment: Please download this PDF

Job Description

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The Prevention Education Specialist position is located within the Health Promotion & Education section and it is reliant on grant funding. The purpose of this position is to bring awareness of youth suicide and suicidal ideation to the community within the United Indian Health Services service delivery area; and to assist with standardizing UIHS’ response and referral procedures for suicidal youth. This position will assist in developing and distributing educational information to the community, staff and Board.

To Apply For This Position You -Must- Meet The Following;

Level I: Five years specialized experience, training and/or certification along with a High School diploma or equivalent.

Level II: Associate’s degree (AA) in health or education with specialized training/certification.

Level III: Bachelor’s Degree in Health or education with specialized training/certification.


• Must have or be able to obtain CPR certification within six months of hire and maintain such. • Shall possess a valid driver's license. • Must be able to be covered by agency's vehicle insurance and provide proof of valid private vehicle coverage.

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