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Women's Health Check Program Manager

Health Program Manager

Health and Welfare

Open for Recruitment: January 8, 2018 - January 22, 2018
Announcement # 07640073340
Salary Range: $24.00 - $26.42 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is recruiting for a Women’s Health Check Health Program Manager. This position is located in the Division of Public Health in the Bureau of Community and Environmental Health and provides program oversight and management. The purpose of Women’s Health Check Program is to facilitate free breast and cervical cancer screenings to eligible women and implement evidence-based interventions to increase population level breast and cervical cancer screening rates.

This position may require some in-state and out-of-state travel to facilitate local/statewide meetings and trainings and conduct site reviews.

If you have previously applied for Health Program Manager and wish to be considered for the current vacancy, you must reapply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used.


  • Plans, develops and implements Women’s Health Check program goals and objectives
  • Develops and negotiates grants and prepares program and grant reports
  • Participates in program evaluation, conducts literature reviews, designs methods, and analyzes data to evaluate program progress
  • Provides technical assistance and liaisons with other agencies and organizations
  • Develops and monitors program budgets and reporting instruments and systems
  • Participates on stakeholder workgroups and advisory committees
  • Translates program information and analytic findings into user-friendly materials for providers, patients and the public in Idaho
  • Provides public health expertise to community partners and the public
  • Develop and negotiate subgrants and contracts with state and local agencies to advance and implement program goals and objectives
  • Coordinate activities with other cancer control programs

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Considerable knowledge of health program needs assessment and program development, implementation, and evaluation
  • Experience developing and implementing and managing public health programs
  • Experience coordinating health services or public health programs with various agencies and organizations
  • Experience providing health program consultation to organizations and programs
  • Experience evaluating health related educational materials
  • Experience writing grant proposals

Additional Qualifications: Are not required; however, having the minimum qualifications and the education and/or experience below will increase your score.

  1. Experience managing budgets. Typically gained by at least two years of experience managing budgets from different sources, including budget development and justification.
  2. Experience managing grants or subgrants. Typically gained by at least two years of experience managing grants or subgrants with government, public and private healthcare agencies.
  3. Experience in data collection and evaluation. Typically gained by completing at least one upper-division college class (or higher) in data collection and evaluation methods, or at least one year of experience in a job where data collection and evaluation were a substantial amount of the job duties.
  4. Good knowledge of health care industry. Typically gained by at least one year of health care experience or licensure as a health care professional.
  5. Good knowledge of cancer screening processes. Typically gained by at least one year of experience working with medical providers performing or referring patients to cancer screening.


There is an exam for this position to determine an applicant's eligibility. Click the "Preview Exam" button below to review the exam. You must receive a score of 63 to pass this exam. If at any time during the screening/testing process your responses or resume do not support the answers you provided, your name will be removed from the register.

How to Apply:

Click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position. When updating your online application information, please select Health and Welfare under "Agencies," full-time under "Job Type/Shift" and Boise under "Cities."


Preview Exam

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.