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Classification Title : Public Health Advisor of Clinical Partnerships
Department : NC Center for Health and Wellness
Full-Time/Part-Time : Full-Time
Months per Year : 12 Months
The North Carolina Center for Health and Wellness (NCCHW) is hiring a Public Health Advisor of Clinical Partnerships.
The person in this position will be a key member of NCCHW's Healthy Aging NC initiative and work collaboratively with the team to coordinate engagement of healthcare organizations and clinicians statewide. The focus of this position is to engage healthcare providers in the utilization of the Exercise is Medicine model of physical activity assessment, physical activity counseling, and referrals to evidence-based physical activity programs. This includes supporting efforts to embed physical activity as a vital sign into electronic health record systems of healthcare organizations across the state. Key activities will include developing and delivering presentations for healthcare organizations and clinicians, monitoring and tracking results of outreach efforts, promoting healthcare provider referrals to evidence-based programs, conducting focus groups, and organizing meetings and maintaining relationships with healthcare partners.
The person will be an active member of the larger NCCHW team to ensure effective and efficient coordination between Healthy Aging NC and other NCCHW initiatives and will work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Association of Chronic Disease Directors to receive technical assistance and collaborate for the duration of the grant.
All NCCHW employees, including the person hired into this position, must demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism.
Minimum Education/Experience/Skill :
Master's degree in a related field. May also consider a Bachelor's degree with equivalent experience.
Preferred Education/Experience/Skill :
Master's degree in science in nursing, healthcare information management systems, healthcare management, or public health
Two or more years of experience in clinical/healthcare settings
High proficiency in data analysis and presentation of findings
Spanish language proficiency
Strong interpersonal skills, excels in building relationships with diverse stakeholders, and able to work with a team
Experience with developing tools and resources, facilitating meetings and conference calls, and giving presentations (strong facilitation skills and knowledge of adult learning principles and techniques)
Knowledge of and experience using evaluation/research design, methodology, and statistical analysis to draw conclusions and make recommendations for improvements
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UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.
About The University of North Carolina at Asheville
As the only dedicated liberal arts institution in the University of North Carolina system, UNC Asheville kindles learning by offering students an intellectually rigorous education that builds critical thinking and workforce skills to last a lifetime. Small class size, award-winning faculty and a nationally acclaimed undergraduate research program foster innovation as well as recognition.The cornerstone of a liberal arts education is the ability to explore the connections between many different subjects as well as the options available. So learning here expands well beyond the classroom walls. Focusing on undergraduate studies, we help students dig into learning, whether they participate in faculty-mentored research projects, undertake career-related internships, study abroad, or join service projects aimed at improving the quality of life at home and around the world. We encourage everyone to seek challenges, seize opportunities and become a doer as well as a thinker.At UNC Asheville, we’ve created an environment for exploring the world as well as more than 30 different majors. About 3,900 undergraduate students and about 330 full- and part-time faculty bring the campus alive with ...a genuine hunger to understand and contribute to the human experience. Amid the culturally rich setting of Asheville, North Carolina, in the Blue Ridge Mountains, it’s all designed to spark a lifelong quest to know more — a fire that will grow brighter in the future.