The Health District of Northern Larimer County is seeking a seasoned policy analyst/strategist who is interested in health and is knowledgeable of the policy-making process at the local, state and national level to coordinate our public policy work. The responsibilities of the Policy Coordinator include researching and writing reports, analyzing and monitoring policy proposals and their impact on the health of our community, and communicating the Board’s position as directed.
This is a fully benefited position with variable hours (30 hrs/wk from June-November, increasing to 40 hrs/wk from December-May for the state legislative session).
For full consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter by 5 pm on 9/15/17 to: Search Coordinator, Health District of Northern Larimer County, 120 Bristlecone Dr., Ft. Collins, CO 80524, by FAX to 970-221-7165, or email to email@example.com. Position will remain open until filled. EOE
A Master’s degree in public health, public policy, or other related field and three years’ experience as professional in public health, public policy or related field is required. Please see healthdistrict.org/jobs for the full list of requirements and duties.
The Health District is a public health agency that provides residents of northern Larimer County with dental, mental health and preventive health services, in addition to connecting people to more affordable prescription and health insurance options.
Products and services:
• Sliding-fee and Medicaid dental services
• Prescription Assistance
• Sliding-fee mental health counseling ...and mental health referrals
• Low-cholesterol screening
• Quit tobacco counseling
• Assistance with low-cost health insurance options
• Online health information resource
Divisions and departments:
• Family Dental Clinic
• Dental Connections
• Mental Health Connections
• Health Promotions
• Healthy Mind Matters
• Larimer Health Connect
• Integrated Primary Care/Mental Health Program
The Health District is viewed as a cutting-edge, model public health agency in many areas, from its collection and use of local health statistics to its commitment to collaborative community problem solving around mental health and dental care.
In 2014, the Health District was designated a silver-level Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists.
Future of company:
Health District strategic priorities are determined by a publicly elected board of directors based on a variety of information, including data from a triennial community health survey.
The Health District is a gap-filling agency that is not in competition with other organizations. However, it does partner with many other local entities, including the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment, Poudre Valley Hospital/University of Colorado Health, SummitStone Health Partners and others.