Chenega Corporation Health Education Spec-CPTS in United States
CHENEGA PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL SERVICES, LLC
Company Job Title: Health Education Specialist
Chenega Job Title: Coordinator V, Training
Location: Multiple Locations
Reports To: Program Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular
Prepared Date: 08-13-2019
Approved Date: 08-13-2019
Chenega Professional and Technical Services, LLC is seeking an Health Education Specialist work with CDC CE developers, CDC subject matter experts, and other key stakeholders to accredit CDC’s educational activities (e.g., classroom-based courses, e-learning, conferences, journal articles) in accordance with the requirements of the accrediting organizations and following CDC’s unique accreditation process. CDC accredits approximately 125 total educational activities each year.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)
reviewing process documentation and participating in orientation sessions with experienced CDC continuing education (CE) contractors and staff.
Provide accreditation consultation and technical assistance for multiple CE accreditation standards and adult education principles.
Work with CDC CE developers, CDC subject matter experts, and other key stakeholders to accredit CDC’s educational activities (e.g., classroom-based courses, e-learning, conferences, journal articles) in accordance with the requirements of the accrediting organizations and following CDC’s unique accreditation process. CDC accredits approximately 125 total educational activities each year. It is estimated that each contractor staff member shall be responsible for accrediting an estimated 25 activities, but the contractor is responsible for determining the staffing resources to meet the anticipated requirement. As part of the accreditation process, each contractor staff (i.e., Continuing Education Consultant) will conduct a paper document review of all the educational activities they accredit. The paper documents are currently maintained in Atlanta. For any contractor staff not based in Atlanta, this may require travel to CDC’s offices in Atlanta; travel that will not be reimbursed by the U.S. government.
Support the CDC CE developers through the accreditation process. Requests may be complex and expedited (e.g., 20 business days vs. 70 business days). Provide written and verbal feedback to CDC CE developers regarding recommended changes.
ensure educational activities incorporate best practices in adult learning and adhere to CDC’s established quality learning standards
Work with CDC CE developers to ensure that a training needs assessment supports the identified practice gap for the education and training needs of target audience and that educational activities are designed for the training needs of the target audience.
Work with CDC CE developers to ensure educational activities include SMART learning objectives (e.g. using Bloom’s Taxonomy to assist in developing action verbs at the right level for the target audiences).
Work with CDC CE developers to ensure that educational activities are aligned with established competencies (e.g. using the Institute of Medicine or other existing competency sets as a framework).
Work with CDC CE developers to evaluate programmatic activities to ensure effectiveness in the development, management, and implementation of the education to meet each activity’s defined outcomes. This includes paper document review of all educational activities, as well as in-person attendance (site visits) at an estimated 8 total accredited educational activities in the metro Atlanta area annually. Shall provide written and verbal feedback to CE developers regarding recommendations for program improvements.
Prepare final accreditation packages in accordance with the requirements of the accrediting organizations and submit complete documentation to ETSB’s Training and Continuing Education Online (TCEO) group according to established program timelines (Task 4).
Maintain all files and records according to Federal records retention guidelines, as well as guidelines required by the accrediting organizations.
Input data into established custom-built data tracking systems and Excel spreadsheets, generate reports related to the number of activities accredited and the status of activities in process to be accredited, and provide reports to ETSB leadership and other CDC stakeholders as requested.
Actively participate in quality improvement (QI) initiatives for ETSB’s accreditation group to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of the day-to-day accreditation process. This may include reviewing and assessing internal CDC accreditation procedures and practices to ensure accreditation standards are being followed. It may also include identifying areas for continued CDC accreditation program improvement, as well as areas where the CDC accreditation program may be at risk of non-compliance with accreditation requirements. This may also include the development and implementation of tools (e.g., checklists and standardized forms) and processes to ensure continued compliance with accreditation standards.
Work with CDC programs to create and complete a CE proposal for accreditation, ensuring accuracy and integrity of the accreditation standards.
Coordinate with CDC programs to understand the intent and background on their training activity, to include meeting regularly with CDC staff and possibly traveling to other CDC campuses.
Provide accreditation consultation and technical assistance to CDC programs on multiple accreditation requests, advising on standards and requirements, and providing recommendations for communication and marketing of accredited educational activities.
Fill out and submit the required documentation for accreditation of educational tools and materials for health care workers on a traditional or accelerated timeline. (Traditional timeline is 70 business days while an accelerated timeline is 20 business days.)
Coordinate with other accreditation and compliance team members to navigate the accreditation process.
Upload and maintain these accredited educational activities in the appropriate system (e.g., TCEO) on a traditional or accelerated timeline. (Traditional timeline for TCEO is 15 business days while an accelerated timeline is 5 business days.)
- Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
BA/BS in education or similar degree with a minimum of six or more years
Current Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification or Master Certified Health desired
Education Specialist (MCHES) accreditation requirements preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Software skills in Lectora and Captivate.
- Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.
- Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.
Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Native preference under PL 93-638.
We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.
Primary Location: United States
Organization: Chenega Professional %26 Technical Services
Strategic Business Unit: Professional Services
Security Requirements: Public Trust/NACI
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Melanie Anderson
Req ID: 1900003238
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