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Health Education Consultant - req# 6968

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 1/21/2019
Job Reference #: 6968

Job Description

Health Education Consultant

Requisition IDreq6968
Working TitleHealth Education Consultant
Position Grade12
Position Summary

The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Health Education Consultant Quality Improvement Coach to work in a fast-paced professional office located in downtown Albuquerque with the program, "Envision New Mexico: The Initiative for Child Healthcare Quality." Envision New Mexico (ENM) is a statewide provider training and community outreach collaborative that work to improve health outcomes for children and adolescents across the state. ENM is under the Division of Adolescent Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics.

The Health Education Consultant Quality Improvement (QI) Coach will work directly with the Quality Improvement Managers to develop and implement quality improvement activities in a variety of healthcare settings in New Mexico. Our best applicant will:

  • Utilize best-practice clinical guidelines to help providers identify gaps in current states of care.
  • Guide quality improvement activities across health care settings.
  • Provide technical assistance and train improvement teams in such concepts as change-management methodologies, team work and using data to improve healthcare delivery.
  • Coordinate data collection activities.
  • Prepare data summary and QI outcome reports for participating sites and others as required.

We are looking for someone who enjoys working in a collaborative team environment with excellent communication and organizational skills and an ability to establish priorities. Applicant will work on several projects concurrently, and meet specific contract deliverable deadlines. The applicant must be detailed oriented while keeping an eye on long-term goals.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • May require discipline-specific licensure and/or professional certification, as specified by the department in the preferences.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience building successful collaborative relationships with community stakeholders;
  • Experience coordinating with state and community level programs and resources;
  • Experience with or understanding of healthcare delivery systems;
  • Experience developing and providing training and technical assistance;
  • Knowledge in quality improvement methodologies.
  • Master’s degree in public health
Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentPediatrics School Based Health (997K5)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2019
Pay$2,986.30 -$4,478.93(Monthly)
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check Required
For Best Consideration Date11/9/2018
Application InstructionsA complete application includes a resume, cover letter that describes your experience with the preferred qualifications, and a list of three (3) previous supervisors for references with contact information.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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