Open Contract Opportunity – Community Public Health Liaison Officer
The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council is offering a new contract to one eligible person. It will start immediately and run until the end of September 2023. Compensation is based on expected hours capped at $6,000 per month. No perks.
The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council (FDDC) ensures that a variety of services and programs are created and delivered to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Florida. If you enjoy interacting with different people in order to fulfill your mission and meet the requirements of this role, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.
Reporting to the Program and Research Director at the FDDC, successful candidates will serve Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties and will receive community emergency medical and other public health funding funded by the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council. Provide community outreach and support within Central Florida to promote the initiative. The goal is to link individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to community resources that promote health and well-being due to the difficulty in finding community providers with developmental disability expertise and training.
Obligatory Obligations and Responsibilities
Promotional materials to health care providers, community agencies, partner agencies, and target populations about health issues affecting individuals with I/DD, community paramedicine programs and other public health programs offered by the Florida Council on Developmental Disabilities educate and provide
Supporting individuals with I/DD through the referral process to receive community paramedicine program services
Coordinate and facilitate local public health events with partner agencies to provide education to individuals with I/DD and their families
Participate in various community events that address public health issues and initiatives that affect individuals with I/DD and their caregivers
Actively participate in task forces, workgroups, and/or alliances to achieve the goal of improving the health and well-being of individuals with I/DD and educate community resources about other available community resources To do
Collect and provide data to the FDDC to analyze the effectiveness of community emergency care projects, including satisfaction with I/DD individual and caregiver programs
*This position is open to individuals with a wide range of educational backgrounds, but requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Five years of relevant experience in public health and/or developmental disability work is also required.
Knowledge of a wide range of intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and community resources for individuals with I/DD
Excellent written and verbal communication skills Bilingual ability (English/Spanish) preferred
Communicate effectively with individuals with I/DD
Interested in working with a wide range of people, including individuals with I/DD, families, first-hand professionals, service providers, agents, and healthcare professionals
Self-sufficient, capable of independently planning, organizing and coordinating work activities
A track record of using discretion and good judgment when dealing with sensitive/confidential situations and information
Ability to self-move within a designated geographic area and move/carry objects weighing up to 25 pounds
*Non-limiting examples of professionals (as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) who qualify for this position include social support specialists, support coordinators, community health workers, community paramedics, public health nurses, epidemiologists, Includes program manager, communications. Professional, policy expert.
How to apply
To apply: Submit your resume to https://www.fddc.org/employment-opportunities/. It will be reviewed immediately. We will contact you within 2 weeks if you are accepted. We regret that we cannot reply to everyone who has applied.
Please note that all inquiries will be treated confidentially. Equal Employment Opportunity.
Keywords: developmental disabilities; intellectual disability; community outreach; emergency care; public health, institutions; I/DD; experts; policy experts;
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