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Job Title Health Promotion Technician
Company Summary All opportunities posted are ongoing.

The Research Participation Program for the Army Public Health Center (APHC) (Provisional) provides opportunities to participate in APHC (Prov) on-going applied research projects in the areas of environmental health engineering, entomological sciences, ionizing and nonionizing radiation, occupational and environmental health, industrial hygiene and worksite hazards, environmental sanitation and hygiene, and laboratory services worldwide.


BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING IN THE ORISE PROGRAM

Selected Fellows/Researchers will have the opportunity to perform research on topics of interest to the U.S. Government and to interact with leading scientists performing research and/or advising at the sponsor. The extensive partnering relationships with universities and other government agencies will expose participants to a broad research community. Program participants will have the opportunity to meet government decision-makers and learn directly from them about the role of scientific research in addressing complex, real-world (i.e., operational) needs. Furthermore, fellows have the opportunity to learn how research products transition from the proof-of-concept stage to integrated production systems. Other benefits may include the following:
• Stipend Payments

• Health Insurance

• Inbound Relocation/Dislocation ( approved on a case-by-case basis)

• Training & Travel


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants should have recently completed a degree within five years of the desired starting date in or related discipline, or will be able to complete of all requirements for the degree within six months of the starting date. Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.


APPLICATION

Applications are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis. Selections are made as openings occur throughout the year. A complete application includes: profile, two references, and transcripts for all degrees earned and/or currently attending.


GENERAL INFORMATION

The participants will be selected based on academic records, recommendations, applied research interests and compatibility of background with applied research programs and projects at the host Installation. The initial appointment is typically for one year and may be renewed for up to four additional years based upon recommendation of the host installation and subject to availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend which is determined based upon level of education, training, and experience. Inbound travel and moving expenses are reimbursed according to established policies and are granted on a case-by-case basis. Travel and other costs will also be reimbursed for training related to the project and approved by ORAU and the host installation. The participant must show proof of health and medical insurance. Health plans are available through the ORAU for Postgraduate Internship participants.
Location Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA
Country USA
Position Id APHC-6157705165
Job Description

This appointment includes but is not limited to: 

- The participant assists the Army Wellness Center (AWC) with the delivery of six core programs (i.e., health assessment review, physical fitness, healthy nutrition, stress management, general wellness education, and tobacco education). 

- Assist the operation with tasks such as coordination of community events, scheduling appointments, supply management, equipment maintenance,  This position provides support for the Health and Nurse Educator and AWC Director. 

-Must possess above average organization skills, ability to plan, coordinate, and manage complex requests to that support the AWC and community. 

- Must have excellent customer service skills, capable of taking direction for others and the ability to function well in a fast paced team environment.   

Number of Openings 1
Degree Specialization Public Health, Health Care Administration, Business Management or Allied Health (i.e. Exercise Science, Health Education, Health Promotion, Psychology Wellness, etc.)
Degree Required Associate Degree Graduate, Bachelor Degree Graduate

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