Volunteer

Four Corners Health Department needs volunteers. We have a variety of projects and could work with groups and/or individuals. Please call 402.362.2621 or 877.337.3573, or e-mail us at info@fourcorners.ne.gov if you desire to help promote health.

You can also be added to our volunteer registry by visiting this website and clicking on “Register.”  A hard copy of this form is also available by calling our office.

Employment

DHHS Public Health is seeking a Temporary Quality Improvement and Performance Management Coordinator to support our Four Corners Health Department in York, Nebraska. 

Examples of Work
Provide additional capacity for pandemic response at Four Corners Health Department in York, NE. This position will be an instrumental partner in the public health team with increased quality improvement helping to complete key pandemic response duties. Main job duties of candidate are:
Work with program staff to design and implement quality improvement initiatives.
Develop and maintain a performance management system for public health services.
Promote and support continuous quality improvement across all public health functions.
Maintain knowledge of PHAB (Public Health Accreditation Board) accreditation standards and implement strategies as needed.
Provide documentation review, data review, trend analysis, and environmental scans as needed.
Assist with program evaluation plans as needed. 

Qualifications / Requirements
Minimum Requirements; Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent coursework/training, in public administration, social/behavioral sciences, healthcare, human services or other program related field. Professional experience working in a human/social service or health care agency with responsibility for planning or evaluation services, programs or operational policies and practices may substitute in lieu of the educational requirement.
Preferred Requirements: A Bachelors or Masters of Public Health with Certification in Public Health preferred. Equivalent education and Public Health Experience will be considered. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: the principles and practices of public administration; procedure and policy development; methods and techniques of program planning; federal and state laws, rules, regulations and procedures pertaining to health and human services programs; public funds and budgeting methods; the principles and techniques of adult learning; quality assurance mechanisms; principles and techniques of planning, monitoring and evaluating human services programs and service delivery systems.


Skills in: interpreting and/or clarifying policy to interested groups; conducting formal presentations to provide education and share information.
Ability to: plan, organize and direct a major program; work collaboratively in a team setting; analyze, develop and organize materials; establish and maintain positive relationships with agency staff, service providers/contractors, community organizations and clients; communicate electronically, on paper or in person to promote, explain, discuss, advise and interact with interested groups on various program issues and problems; prepare and review technical documents such as summaries of state and federal regulations, action plans, reports, contracts and grants; understand, interpret and apply instructions, laws, rules, policies and procedures pertinent to the program; exercise independent critical thinking skills; maintain liaison with community representatives and other governmental agencies. 

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