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OUTREACH WORKER (HEALTH)
Date Published: 09/20/2019
Open Competitive Examination #: NonePromotional Examination #: None
Application Deadline: 09/30/2019Application Filing Fee (Non-Refundable): $0.00
 


The Onondaga County Health Department Lead Poisoning Prevention Program is currently accepting applications for the position of:

Outreach Worker (Health) Full-Time Permanent

Location: 421 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, NY 13202

Salary: $33,990 per year

Hours of work: 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m., Monday Friday - Occasional night and weekends hours


The Onondaga County Health Department Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (LPPP) is seeking a qualified candidate for an Outreach Worker (Health) position. The Lead Poisoning Prevention Program monitors all blood lead testing results of children in Onondaga County and coordinates the delivery of follow-up services to children identified with elevated blood lead test results.

Typical Work Activities:
The Outreach Worker will assist program staff with the completion of necessary correspondence and data entry into electronic client and property records databases. The Outreach Worker will also conduct follow-up phone contact with clients, community agencies, and medical providers to promote care coordination and connect clients with beneficial resources in the community. The Outreach Worker will provide information about the LPPP via individual encounters and community outreach activities.

Minimum Qualifications:
None

Other Requirements:
- Working knowledge of local agencies or programs that provide transportation, day care or medical services.
- Ability to prepare simple narrative and numerical reports.
- Ability to establish effective working relationships with health professionals, nurses and program participants.
- Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
- Ability to understand and interpret written material.

Position Schedule:
Full-time / 35 hours per week / 5 day work week
Occasional weekend and evening hours

If interested, please mail, fax or e-mail your resume by September 30, 2019 to;

Debra Lewis, Program Coordinator

Onondaga County Health Department

421 Montgomery Street, 9th floor, Syracuse, NY 13202

FAX: 315-435-3720

Email: debralewis@ongov.net


"Onondaga County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer"