July 9, 2015 | Job Opportunities

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Position: Epidemiologist 3

Organization: Tennessee Department of Health
Posting date: July 6, 2015
Location: Nashville, TN
SUMMARY: This person will supervise a team working on the prescription drug overdose (PDO) problem in Tennessee. They will supervise other epidemiology and program staff, and mentor trainees working in the Department of Health. This person will have extensive interactions with other state and federal agencies, academic partners, and the CDC, representing Tennessee in state and national forums. They will be responsible for managing the CDC grants supporting this project, and working closely with partners to develop and oversee study protocols, grant and report writing, and presentation and publication of scientific study results. Activities will include performing and overseeing epidemiologic and statistical analyses of large datasets to assess risk factors and predictors of prescription opiate overdose, evaluating the effects of interventions to address the epidemic, and synthesizing and presenting results in professional settings.

QUALIFICATIONS: This position requires a PhD, MD, DVM or other
doctoral degree and work experience in public health epidemiology

How to apply: Send CV and cover letter to Ms. Donna Teasley, 5th Fl., AJT, 710 James Robertson Pkwy.
For Further Information: Please contact Donna Teasley at donna.teasley@tn.gov. Ph: 6157140304

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Position: Data Scientist/Computational Biologist
Organization: Lieber Institute for Brain Development
Posting date: July 2, 2015
Location: Baltimore, MD, USA
SUMMARY: The Lieber Institute is recruiting talented full-time data scientists, biostatisticians and computational biologists who have previous experience working in human genetics. These individuals will primarily analyze genomic and clinical data, as well as provide analytic support for our programs in clinical science and neuroimaging, molecular genetics, next generation sequencing and stem cell biology. Successful candidates will be committed to a common mission, a team effort, and collaborations across academia and industry.This position primarily involves performing statistical analyses across ongoing large-scale genomics, clinical genetics, neuroimaging, and stem cell biology at the Lieber Institute. The successful applicant will work closely with researchers at LIBD in designing experiments, analyzing data, and contributing to the writing of manuscripts as well as grants.

QUALIFICATIONS:
-Master’s degree in statistics, bioinformatics, engineering, computational biology, or a related quantitative field.
– Proficiency in R, particularly the Bioconductor software suite
– Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
– Proficiency in database management
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The Lieber Institute for Brain Development, a non-profit biomedical research organization in operation since 2010, is the only institution in the world focused exclusively on understanding the neurodevelopmental origins of schizophrenia and related complex behavioral disorders. The mission of the institute is translating this understanding into novel treatments that improve the lives of affected individuals. The Institute was conceived from the realization that a new approach is needed to fully exploit current and unprecedented opportunities to help affected individuals and their families. We aim to reshape the research landscape by providing new tools for scientific discovery and new approaches to building the partnerships essential for achieving our ambitious mission. The Lieber Institute is located in a brand new state-of-the-art facility on the medical campus of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, with which it is formally affiliated.
How to apply: interested applicants should submit a cover letter, their curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references. http://www.libd.org
For Further Information: Please contact andrew.jaffe@libd.org
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Position: Public Health Advisor – NCCDPHP/DPH 3002-098
Organization: Carter Consulting, Inc.
Posting date: July 2, 2015
Location: Atlanta, GA USA
SUMMARY: Carter Consulting, Inc. (CCI) seeks to identify a senior supervisory Public Health Advisor/Analyst to support CDC’s National Healthy Worksite Program, Work@Health Employer Training Program, Worksite Health ScoreCard and other initiatives intended to support the establishment of comprehensive workplace health program in small and large worksites. Be a part of the CDC’s mission to make the world a healthier place by saving lives and protecting people.
Primary Responsibilities:
Specific tasks may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Review and edit various project documents, curriculum, PowerPoints, promotional materials; support materials;
• Provide Worksite Health ScoreCard support and contribute to enhancements of system;
o Troubleshoot and assist with user issues (access, errors, etc.) o Provide technical assistance to users as well as provide training and information to interested groups considering the system;
• Serve as team liaison with the training/curriculum workgroup and the technical assistance workgroup;
o Provide support to these workgroups; o Ensure the workgroups are on target to meet the goals set forth in their proposal/contract; o Provide updates to program lead and the team;
• Manage the team’s SharePoint page;
• Create template for weekly team meeting agenda;
• Liaison for the worksite wellness to internal and external audiences through presentations, meetings, and other sharing opportunities;
• Serve as senior level program and project manager, coordinating and managing the work of other CCI staff to include planning, directing, coordinating and implementing related tasks and activities.

QUALIFICATIONS: • Master’s Degree with major study in an academic field relating to the health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position and experience working in a public health setting;
• An MPH degree is preferred;
• A minimum of 15+ years of management experience in a public health setting, holding positions of increasing size and difficulty;
• Experience in public health program implementation and management, to include evaluation;
• Experience collaborating with CDC external partner organizations;
• Programmatic experience in chronic disease, particularly specific to worksite wellness

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: Carter Consulting, Inc. (CCI) is a minority- owned business headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. CCI was established in 2005 to support the government and private sector for their professional staffing, management and technical assistance needs. Since our inception, CCI has grown to provide high quality professional services to various organizations, public and private, domestic and international, at the local, state and federal levels.
CCI possesses the knowledge, resources, abilities and capacity required to assist government and private institutions in completing high-level, mission critical, sensitive projects, meet goals and objectives, and carry out their overall mission. CCI’s professional, trained employees and consultants represent the full scope of management, scientific, and technical disciplines. We focus on the details so our clients can focus on the outcome. Visit our website at www.carterci.com for more information.
CCI employees enjoy a benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401k with match and paid time off. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.

How to apply: Please cut and paste this link into your browser to apply: http://carterci.squarespace.com/employment- application-for/
For Further Information: Please contact resumes@carterci.com
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Position: Research Scientist I
Organization: Health Research, Inc.
Posting date: July 2, 2015
Location: Albany, NY
SUMMARY: Responsibilities: The Research Scientist I will be responsible for training and assessing appropriate biosafety practices in clinical and public health laboratory settings to avoid potential hazards associated with the handling of biological materials, the spread of multi-drug resistant pathogens and threats of emerging pathogens, and acts of biological terrorism; assisting in the assessment and adherence of good laboratory biosafety programs; providing risk assessments pertaining to biosafety in public health and clinical laboratories, and assisting in improving current communications and emergency management and response practices. Other related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences or a related field and two years of professional research experience; OR a Master’s degree in biological sciences or a related field and one year of such experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences or a related field and two years of professional research experience; OR a Master’s degree in biological sciences or a related field and one year of such experience.

How to apply: Please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method): www.healthresearch.org/jobs or mail resume to: Health Research, Inc., 150 Broadway – Suite 560, Menands, NY 12204- 2719. Please include reference code 2015- 3027 on envelope.
For Further Information: Please contact tah02@healthresearch.org
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Position: Project Coordinator II
Organization: The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice
Posting date: July 2, 2015
Location: Lebanon, NH USA
SUMMARY: Clinical microsystems are the front-line units that provide most health care to most people. They are the places where patients, families and care teams meet, and include support staff, processes, technology and recurring patterns of information, behavior and results. The Microsystem Academy at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI) is a leader in Clinical Microsystem research and teaching, and our education programs offer exciting and rigorous action-learning curricula in this area of healthcare quality improvement. The Microsystem Academy is now looking to hire a dynamic multi-tasker to join our multi-talented department. This is an outstanding opportunity to become a crucial part of a team that is influencing healthcare design and transformation, and to interact with leaders in healthcare systems across the globe. As Project Coordinator II you will use your outstanding organizational and customer service skills to facilitate and support our traditional and online educational programs, overseeing program logistics and developing ways to improve the programs’ content and technology infrastructure. You will support interdisciplinary group meetings locally and online – networking with our partners in eight countries – and supporting evaluation methods and improvement for the programs. You will also fill a pivotal support role, managing communications, coordinating teaching schedules, providing logistical and informational support to program faculty and colleagues in health care systems around the world. You will partner with our team and provide direct support to the Co-Director.
QUALIFICATIONS: We are looking for an enthusiastic all-rounder who will be excited to join us in supporting all aspects of our programs. The ideal candidate will have one or two years’ relevant experience as a program manager, and a background in program development and project management within a complex organization. A relevant Master’s is a plus, but more important than a specific qualification is an enthusiasm for our organization and a set of talents that complement and build on ours. In particular, you must be have the personality and knowledge base to allow you to interact confidently with faculty, clinicians, and front line interprofessional improvement teams within TDI and Dartmouth nationally and internationally and have the skills necessary to administer the Academy programs, such as exceptional time management, strong problem-solving, and excellent presentation and customer service. If this description meshes with your skills and experience, and you are interested in engage in life-long learning, we look forward to receiving your application.
How to apply: To learn more or to apply for this position, please go to https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/31312. For information on the Microsystem Academy, please go to www.clinicalmicrosystem.org.
For Further Information: Please contact employee.recruitment@dartmouth.edu
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Position: Scientific Research Manager
Organization: SciMetrika, LLC
Posting date: July 2, 2015
Location: Atlanta, GA
SUMMARY: SciMetrika is a public health consulting firm whose mission is to provide innovative scientific, technical, and logistical solutions that advance human health. We serve federal, state, and local agencies, commercial companies, educational institutions and private research organizations. We are currently seeking a Scientific Research Manager who will support projects at the CDC in Atlanta, Georgia.
Job Responsibilities:
Develop and maintain a database (Microsoft Access, Excel, or similar) to record and track research activities, including research project budget data and research outputs. Perform as focal point for organizing and tracking reviews of research proposals in order to support the selection and funding of research projects. Perform routine budget analysis functions in assigned areas. Compile factual information and quantitative data to prepare regular and ad hoc reports that present information such as the status of funds, expenditures, and obligations. Contribute to the preparation of budget estimates and justifications by extracting and presenting current and historical data. Formulate budget projections (i.e., spend plans) and monitor budget obligations for all funded research projects. Originate the necessary forms and documents for the award of funds in support of funded research projects. Conduct processes to ensure compliance with all provisions and applicable regulations regarding the award of funds such as human subjects and institutional review board requirements. Provide analytical and operational assistance related to the division’s research program activities such as quantitative analysis of program data and literature synthesis or reviews. Assume responsibility for disseminating information and documents as needed. Maintain effective working relationships with CDC colleagues and officials and national and international partner agencies and institutions. Identify potential issues with reporting/tracking of research activities and provide recommendations to the supervisor for resolution of reporting/tracking problems. Prepare reoccurring and special reports and presentation materials that document and explain the status of research activities and funds. Contribute to larger, more complex reporting requirements including routine data call on the division research activities from the center office of the associate director for science or other similar requests for information on current and past GID research. Respond to important and urgent needs, as needed, inclusive of assisting with the development of technical briefings and reviewing documents. Display excellent organizational and problem-solving skills. Exercise excellent interpersonal skills and experience with, and ability to work with, a diverse range of domestic and international partners. Exercise strong verbal and written communication skills. Exercise excellent attention to detail.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of 2 years’ experience in public health program development and planning. Bachelor’s degree in business, management, biology, health, English, anthropology, psychology, chemistry, literature, or accounting. Skill in standard computer software applications (Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) with ability to develop or modify a database in Excel or Access. Knowledge of budgeting processes including budget planning, cost estimation, budget execution, tracking of expenditures, and budget reconciliation.
How to apply: Please apply on-line at www.scimetrika.com.
For Further Information: Please contact ebenzine@scimetrika.com
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Position: Health Data Analyst
Organization: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, PHPA
Posting date: July 1, 2015
Location: Baltimore, MD USA
SUMMARY: The successful candidate will serve as the Data System Manager for a new surveillance data system (PRISM) used to collect information on sexually transmitted infection (STI) case reports, field investigations and partner notifications. The Data System Manger will train end users on how to input data and will act as a help desk. Other duties will include creating and managing user accounts; coordinating with the IT department to issue VPN tokens to some users; performing administrator level data maintenance (e.g. merging and cleaning); and assisting with monitoring and improving data quality processes. This position will coordinate with the database administrator and application vendor to maintain the backend SQL database and ensure system backups.
QUALIFICATIONS: Requires Bachelor’s degree, and 2 years public health work experience. Master’s degree may be substituted for 2 years work experience. Proficient in MS Excel. Strong analytical, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills.
How to apply: http://www.careerbuilder.com/jobseeker/jobs/jobdet ails.aspx? APath=2.21.0.0.0&job_did=J8G0816GVJF2VNSJZWV&showN ewJDP=yes&IPath=JRKV0B
For Further Information: Please contact meghan.hearn@maryland.gov

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Position: Public Health Educator
Organization: San Joaquin County Public Health Services
Posting date: June 30, 2015
Location: Stockton, CA USA
SUMMARY: San Joaquin County Public Health Services is seeking dynamic and motivated individuals to provide program support for the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Unit, Child Health and Disability Prevention Program, and Community Services (HIV/STD) Program.
The Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Unit works to improve the public’s health through programs such as the Breastfeeding Initiative, Child Passenger Safety Program, Nutrition Education Obesity Prevention (NEOP) Program, Public Information and Communication, and the Smoking and Tobacco Outreach/Prevention Program (STOPP). Current and future positions will support chronic disease prevention (e.g., heart disease, stroke, and diabetes prevention) and STOPP (Tobacco Control Program). Each of these programs will focus on promoting changes at the policy, systems and environmental levels to reduce the burden of chronic disease and promote a healthy future in San Joaquin County.
The second position will be responsible for the health education component of the Child Health and Disability Prevention Program (CHDP). The CHDP program is a health promotion and disease prevention program serving infants, children, and teens. Comprehensive, periodic preventative health assessments are provided to eligible infants, children, and teens at no cost. For more information, please visit the Public Health Services website at www.sjcphs.org/familyhealth/chdp.
The third position will be in Disease Control and Prevention Division under the Community Services Department. This position will focus on HIV/AIDS/STD education, prevention, counseling, testing, investigations, managing databases, and program planning. This position requires to collaborate with community agencies on issues involving HIV/STD and coordinates program activities with health professionals.

QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Possession of a Master’s Degree in Public Health from an accredited university or college, with a specialization in a public or community health education program accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. License: Possession of a valid California driver’s license.
How to apply: Apply Online: www.sjgov.org/hr
By mail or in person: San Joaquin County Human Resources 44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330 Stockton, Ca 95202
Office hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays. Phone: (209) 468-3370
Job Line: For current employment opportunities please call our 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377.
When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. (The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division).

For Further Information: Please contact Marie Sneed at (209) 468-3370
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Position: Epidemiologist – Tuberculosis Control Coordinator
Organization: Augusta, ME USA
Posting date: June 30, 2015
Location: Augusta, ME USA
SUMMARY: As an Epidemiologist in the Infectious Disease Epidemiology Program within the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention this position will be responsible for tuberculosis case investigation, surveillance and analysis, coordination with public health nursing and development and implementation of program evaluation. Additionally, this person will be responsible for surveillance and analysis of statewide airborne diseases. This position assumes the role of the Tuberculosis Control Coordinator. This position provides collaboration and back-up to Epidemiologists in the Division’s Infectious Disease Epidemiology Program. The Epidemiologist will utilize SAS and GIS software to research and analyze data and provide the information needed to evaluate the effectiveness of the state’s tuberculosis program. This position will also be involved in drafting and reviewing disease investigation protocols and drafting operational policies and procedures.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Masters Degree in Epidemiology or closely related field – or – a Bachelors Degree in Epidemiology or closely related field – and – two (2) years professional experience in epidemiology. Equivalent related experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis. Preference will be given to applicants with education and/or experience in public health, especially in Tuberculosis.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is driven by its vision of Maine people living safe, healthy and productive lives. Its goal is to assist the people of Maine in meeting their own needs, as well as the developmental, health and safety needs of their children. It serves the public in an environment that reflects a caring, responsive and well-managed organization. The Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention, Infectious Disease Division, is charged with decreasing morbidity and mortality through the prevention and control of infectious disease. Program areas within the Division include Infectious Disease Epidemiology, the Maine Immunization Program and the HIV/STD/Viral Hepatitis program. This position is located in Augusta, Maine.
How to apply: To apply, please forward a completed State of Maine application form and cover letter. Direct hire applications are available at www.maine.gov/dhhs/jobs. Applications must be postmarked by the closing date. Please mail to: Department of Health and Human Services J. Wilson, Human Resources Asst. #11 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333-0011

For Further Information: Please contact jeremy.p.wilson@maine.gov
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Position: Public Health Officer
Organization: County of El Dorado
Posting date: June 30, 2015
Location: Placerville, CA, USA
SUMMARY: The County of El Dorado is conducting this recruitment to fill one full time vacancy in the Health and Human Services Agency located in Placerville, CA. It will also establish a list which may be used for up to three months to fill future full-time, part-time, and extra-help vacancies throughout the county.
A Training and Experience Evaluation will be utilized to determine applicant ranking and placement on the eligible list. Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant’s education, training and experience will be evaluated using a pre- determined formula.
This classification is scheduled for a 5% salary increase in the pay period that includes July 1, 2015.
DEFINITION
Under direction, provides expert professional assistance to County management staff for the medical component of the County public health programs and services.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS This class provides medical supervision for the El Dorado County Public Health Department. The incumbent coordinates public health care services with external agencies and health care providers and provides on- going communication with the local medical community. This class is distinguished from the Director of Public Health in that the latter has overall management responsibility for the Public Health Department’s programs and services.
•Disseminates and interprets policies, laws, regulations and state and federal directives regarding medical and public health issues to physicians, department staff and representatives of hospitals, nursing homes, medical clinics and schools by written and personal contacts; acts as medical epidemiologist for public health diseases. •Provides direct and indirect supervision of the department’s public health laboratories and clinics in the provision of medical and diagnostic services. •Consults and coordinates with federal and state officials and representatives of local public and private health agencies in the enforcement of health laws and the development of programs to meet public health needs. •Makes public presentations, and meets privately with physicians and administrators of health and social services agencies. •Participates in clinical and medical management decisions; provides medical direction for services provided by the County, including emergency medical services and consultation to medical/nursing staff. •Directs the selection, training and work evaluation of medical providers, such as physicians, mid-level practitioners, nurses and emergency services support staff. •Instructs medical providers in departmental policies and procedures; develops medical protocol for medical/mid-level practitioners. •Ensures implementation of clinical polices and adherence to current medical protocols and procedures. •Directs the issuance and recordation of birth and death certificates and provides vital statistics information to the State Public Health. •Attendance and punctuality that is observant of scheduled hours on a regular basis. •Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from a regionally accredited college or university. Courses from non-regionally accredited institutions will not be evaluated for this requirement.
In accordance with Section 454 of the California Health and Safety Code, must be a graduate of a medical school in good standing and repute. In addition, must possess three years of administrative or supervisory experience in providing public health services. A Master’s degree in Public Health and experience in working with community groups are desirable.
NOTE: The above qualifications are typically accepted ways of obtaining the required knowledge and skills. Other Requirements: Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must possess a valid license to practice medicine in the State of California issued by the Medical Board of California.

How to apply: To apply, visit www.edcgov.us
For Further Information: Please contact mitchell.applegarth@edcgov.us