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									CS-214                                                                                       1. Position Code
REV 1/2006
                                                                                                 PBHLCSTA
                                                        State of Michigan
                                                    Department of Civil Service
                                                Capitol Commons Center, P.O. Box 30002
                                                          Lansing, MI 48909
Federal privacy laws and/or state
confidentiality requirements protect            POSITIO N DESCRI PT ION
a portion of this information.



This form is to be completed by the person that occupies the position being described and reviewed by the
supervisor and appointing authority to ensure its accuracy. It is important that each of the parties sign and
date the form. If the position is vacant, the supervisor and appointing authority should complete the form.
This form will serve as the official classification document of record for this position. Please take the time to
complete this form as accurately as you can since the information in this form is used to determine the proper
classification of the position. THE SUPERVISOR AND/OR APPOINTING AUTHORITY SHOULD
COMPLETE THIS PAGE.
  2. Employee’s Name (Last, First, M.I.)                              8. Department/Agency
                                                                          Michigan Department of Community Health

  3. Employee Identification Number                                   9. Bureau (Institution, Board, or Commission)
                                                                          Family, Maternal and Child Health

  4. Civil Service Classification of Position                        10. Division
      Public Health Consultant A                                          Family and Community Health

  5. Working Title of Position (What the agency titles the           11. Section
     position)                                                            Women, Infant and Family Health
      Community Development Consultant

  6. Name and Classification of Direct Supervisor                    12. Unit
      Public Health Consultant Manager 2A-Vacant                          Maternal and Infant Health

  7. Name and Classification of Next Higher Level Supervisor         13. Work Location (City and Address)/Hours of Work
      Paulette Dobynes Dunbar, SAM 1                                      109 E. Michigan Avenue, 3rd floor
                                                                          Lansing, MI 48913 Monday-Friday 40 hours per week
14. General Summary of Function/Purpose of Position
      This position provides consultation and technical assistance to community hospitals, early interventionists, and health care
      providers in the public and private sector to develop and operationalize a local system of early hearing detection, follow-up
      and intervention. This consultant serves as an expert in the field of newborn hearing screening statewide, analyzing hospital
      and health care service data for program development and health standards, guidelines, policies and protocols to improve the
      rate and quality of newborn hearing screening in Michigan. Functions include training and technical assistance to early
      interventionists and stakeholders on the unique effects hearing loss has on language, communication, socio-emotional
      growth, and speech development; providing consultation to local providers, developing protocols for screening, diagnostics,
      and intervention with other agencies and assisting in assessing the effectiveness of follow-up strategies on the local level and
      quality assurance on the state level. This position is also responsible for performing the project management tasks related to
      the HRSA Universal Newborn Hearing Screening grant.


For Civil Service Use Only




15. Please describe your assigned duties, percent of time spent performing each duty, and explain what is done
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     to complete each duty.
     List your duties in the order of importance, from most important to least important. The total percentage
     of all duties performed must equal 100 percent.
Duty 1
General Summary of Duty 1                       % of Time         50
Provide consultation and technical assistance to facilitate implementation of universal newborn hearing screening and intervention
programs statewide.
Provide consultation to all state local birthing hospitals related to newborn hearing screening
Provide consultation to the division relative to hearing loss, amplification, language assessment, intervention, family-centered
practices, speech and language development.


Individual tasks related to the duty.
 Develop goals and objectives for state and local newborn hearing screening and intervention programs.
 Monitor and evaluate the performance of state and local programs.
 Prepare budget detail, contract/agreement standards of work and reporting requirements, and other agreement activities for the
    universal newborn hearing screening program.
 Provide reports to state and federal program managers justifying program continuation or needed changes.
 Maintain contact with hospital representatives and maintain hospital contact list for newborn hearing screening programs.
 Provide on site review of hospital-based newborn hearing screening programs according to prescribed standards.
 Evaluate hospital protocols and consultation planning and development of newborn hearing protocols.
 Provide technical assistance to hospitals to implement protocols for newborn hearing screening.
 Provide clinical training and technical assistance to local providers, developing protocols for screening, diagnostics, and
    intervention with other agencies and assisting in assessing the effectiveness of follow-up strategies on the local level to
    communities, health care providers and other state and local agencies to promote the early identification, diagnosis, and
    intervention for infants and young children who are deaf and hard of hearing for the State of Michigan
 Prepare and present presentations on deaf and hard of hearing community services.
 Participate in the professional staff support to the EHDI advisory committee.
 Update protocols developed for newborn hearing screening guidelines.
Duty 2
General Summary of Duty 2                     % of Time         35
Coordinate community development activities to provide statewide outreach to facilitate implementation of universal newborn
hearing screening and intervention programs.
Consult and participate in the development of education and training programs, materials for Early On Coordinators, Intermediate
School District personnel, local service providers, and parents
.

Individual tasks related to the duty.
 Promote access to newborn hearing screening and early intervention through health promotion and education
 Provide training programs to stakeholders in the deaf and hard of hearing field (local interagency Coordinating Councils, local
    agencies supporting families with children 0-3) to promote a comprehensive system of early intervention services for infants
    and children who are deaf and hard of hearing.
 Consult and provide education to interventionists and professionals from other agencies in the following areas: hearing loss,
    amplification, language assessment, intervention, family-centered practices, speech and language development for infants and
    young children who are deaf and hard of hearing.
 Provide trainings and conference programming targeting interventionists and professionals working with infants and young
    children who are deaf and hard of hearing.
 Develop EHDI physician education materials including annual revision of physician CD-ROM.
 Attend physician education events (AAP and ENT annual conferences) promoting coordination related to early hearing
    detection and intervention.
 Assist in developing and implementing conferences and workshops for education of all related professionals and parents.
 Provide technical assistance for the development of community brochures.
 Develop and provide educational materials for counties to distribute to community.

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   Participate in planning and implementation of training workshops.
   Assist with implementation of parent programs.
   Serve as a telephone resource person for families of newborns who are deaf or hard of hearing.
   Monitor diffusion of community development resources and provide consultation and technical assistance as needed.
   Promote early education interventions for deaf and hard of hearing infants and young children.




Duty 3
General Summary of Duty 3                     % of Time         5
Assist in assessing and monitoring the effectiveness of follow-up strategies on the local level and quality assurance on the state
level.


Individual tasks related to the duty.
 Develop and analyze quarterly reports for hospitals and stakeholders.
 Review hospital reports and quarterly reports to evaluate localized program implementation.
 Draft quarterly reports narrative.
 Collaborate with follow-up consultant, data analyst, and epidemiologist on program data analyses.




Duty 4
General Summary of Duty 4               % of Time           5
Manage the federal HRSA grant implementation according to federal grant application work plans and agreement deliverables.



Individual tasks related to the duty.
 Participate in the development of federal grant application.
 Monitor grant implementation.
 Write quarterly and annual progress reports.
 Prepare communication for federal grantor.
 Assist in monitoring the budget for the grant.
 Participate in CDC/HRSA teleconferences and meetings.
 Monitor and plan responses to meet conditions and requirements to grant award.


Duty 5
General Summary of Duty 5                     % of Time          5
Other duties as assigned.



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Individual tasks related to the duty.
 Participate in program and division staffing meetings.
 Prepare response letters regarding infant hearing.




Duty 6
General Summary of Duty 6                     % of Time


Individual tasks related to the duty.
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16. Describe the types of decisions you make independently in your position and tell who and/or what is affected by those decisions.
    Use additional sheets, if necessary.
     Examples of independent decisions are made on issues relating to public health practice, technical assistance, setting up of
     meetings and trainings.

17. Describe the types of decisions that require your supervisor’s review.
     Program policy and strategy changes, approvals for new grant applications and budgeting decisions.


18. What kind of physical effort do you use in your position? What environmental conditions are you physically exposed to in your
    position? Indicate the amount of time and intensity of each activity and condition. Refer to instructions on page 2.
     Requires travel across the state and some out of state with periodic overnight travel.
     Some lifting and transporting education materials and displays.

19. List the names and classification titles of classified employees whom you immediately supervise or oversee on a full-time, on-going
    basis. (If more than 10, list only classification titles and the number of employees in each classification.)

           NAME                           CLASS TITLE                            NAME                           CLASS TITLE




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20. My responsibility for the above-listed employees includes the following (check as many as apply):

          Complete and sign service ratings.                              Assign work.
          Provide formal written counseling.                              Approve work.
          Approve leave requests.                                         Review work.
          Approve time and attendance.                                    Provide guidance on work methods.
          Orally reprimand.                                               Train employees in the work.



21.   I certify that the above answers are my own and are accurate and complete.




                                      Signature                                                             Date

                                      NOTE: Make a copy of this form for your records.
                                        TO BE COMPLETED BY DIRECT SUPERVISOR
22. Do you agree with the responses from the employee for Items 1 through 20? If not, which items do you disagree with and why?
      Not applicable; new position.



23. What are the essential duties of this position?
      Duties 1-4


24. Indicate specifically how the position’s duties and responsibilities have changed since the position was last reviewed.
      Not applicable; new position.


25. What is the function of the work area and how does this position fit into that function?
      The Maternal and Infant Health Unit is responsible for the department's efforts to address the health and service needs of the
      maternal/perinatal and infant population. The goals are to reduce infant morbidity, reduce infant mortality and eliminate
      infant mortality disparity. One focus area within the unit is the promotion of universal newborn hearing screening, with
      subsequent diagnosis and early intervention for infants identified with a hearing loss. This community development
      consultant position provides the leadership for the community development efforts for this focus. The unit is the
      department's focal point for addressing state goals and objectives related to promoting early hearing detection and
      intervention.


26. In your opinion, what are the minimum education and experience qualifications needed to perform the essential functions of this
    position.

EDUCATION:
      Possession of a master's degree in public health, nursing, or a closely related health field, such as audiology, speech/language
      pathology or a masters degree in special education with specialization in deaf education.

EXPERIENCE:
      Three years of professional, post-master’s experience as a consultant in a field of public health equivalent to a Public Health
      Consultant, including one year equivalent to a Public Health Consultant P11




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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
      Knowledge of hearing loss, amplification, language assessment, intervention, family-centered practices, speech and language
      development.
      Knowledge of specialized techniques of early intervention related to deaf and hard of hearing infants and children.
      Knowledge of the scope, objectives, functions and principles of local consultation and health care.
      Knowledge of community organization.
      Knowledge of the activities of educational and social agencies as related to local health care.
      Knowledge of local health department practices and their relationships to state government.
      Ability to evaluate health care programs and facilities according to prescribed standards.
      Ability to analyze health care needs, and to plan, develop, and promote nursing care or health care programs.
      Ability to analyze and interpret complex health care related data.
      Ability to provide leadership to other professionals in health care and related fields.
      Ability to identify training needs, plan and conduct training workshops and meetings.
      Ability to maintain records, and prepare reports and correspondence related to the work.
      Ability to communicate effectively with others.
      Ability to maintain favorable public relations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
      Certificate, registration, or license required for profession such as possession of a Certificate of Clinical Competency in
      Audiology (CCC-A), Certificate of Clinical Speech/Language Pathology (CCC-SLP), Michigan Nurse Registration, valid
      Teacher Certification from the Michigan Department of Education, etc.
      Possession of a valid driver's license.
NOTE: Civil Service approval of this position does not constitute agreement with or acceptance of the desirable qualifications for this position.
27.   I certify that the information presented in this position description provides a complete and accurate depiction
      of the duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.




                                Supervisor’s Signature                                                                 Date
                                  TO BE FILLED OUT BY APPOINTING AUTHORITY
28. Indicate any exceptions or additions to the statements of the employee(s) or supervisor.




29. I certify that the entries on these pages are accurate and complete.




                         Appointing Authority’s Signature                                                              Date




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ee(s) or supervisor.




29. I certify that the entries on these pages are accurate and complete.



                          Appointing Authority’s Signature                                                             Date




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