July 30, 2015 | Job Opportunities

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Position:  Epidemiologist

Posting date:  July 26, 2015

Organization:  The Cloudburst Group

Location:  Atlanta, GA    USA

SUMMARY:  The Cloudburst Group seeks qualified applicants for the Epidemiologist position to provide on-site management consultation and technical assistance in the management and implementation of the Office of Environmental Health Emergencies/ Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services (DEEHS) program efforts and activities. Upon contract award, this is a full-time position located in Atlanta, GA.

RESPONSIBILITIES • Analyze, evaluate and support reporting requirements for the Performance Measurement and Evaluation (PME) reports. • Facilitate the preparation and submittal of performance measures to achieve efficiency, effectiveness, planning and address environmental public health emergencies and toxic substances priorities as well as environmental health program reporting requirements. • Provide technical consultations and assistance in submission to the environmental public health portfolio management (EHPM) system. • Provide ad hoc task-specific operational assistance and support. • Analyze and monitor the report submission for other agency funded projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Completion of a Ph.D. degree or equivalent doctoral degree in Public Health or related field • Experience in environmental health emergencies coordination, gathering and analyzing data and putting the data into reporting format, • Experience tracking, monitoring, analyzing data, and putting data into reports, • Experience in the development of a variety of documents to carry out broad intramural and extramural agendas, • Subject matter expertise in developing and evaluating communication/education • Experience providing communication support and training to state/local health agencies • Available to travel when required.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The Cloudburst Group is a small consulting business with its main office in Landover, MD. Cloudburst is considered a leader in optimizing the effectiveness and sustainability of public/private programs that target underserved populations and support communities domestically and internationally our services include research, evaluation, planning, management consulting and technical assistance, communications and performance measurement.

The Cloudburst Group is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Cloudburst will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. For our EEO Policy Statement and information on your EEO rights under the law, please email hr@cloudburstgroup.com.

How to apply:  Please apply online with a copy of your resume, writing sample (if requested), and a cover letter with desired salary and history. Indicate reference number CB-2015-20.

For Further Information: Please contact hr@cloudburstgroup.com

 

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Position:  Project Management Specialist

Posting date: July 26, 2015

Organization:  The Cloudburst Group

Location:  Atlanta, GA    USA

SUMMARY:  The Cloudburst Group seeks qualified applicants for the Project Management Specialist position to provide on-site management consultation and technical assistance in the management and implementation of the Office of Environmental Health Emergencies/ Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services (DEEHS) program efforts and activities. Upon contract award, this is a full-time position located in Atlanta, GA.

RESPONSIBILITIES • Prepare written reports and materials to support capacity building within OEHE, DEEHS,CDC, state health agencies, local health departments, and internationally for ministries and secretaries of health in environmental public health and toxic substances emergency preparedness and response. • Provide support in capabilities/objective based planning, disaster exercise development and preparedness for NCEH/ATSDR/CDC in the field of environmental public health and toxic substances. • Develop and maintain readiness and emergency preparedness and response skills for OEHE/DEEHS staff to support NCEH/ATSDR during an environmental public health and toxic substances public health threat and/or emergency. • Engage in development, collaboration and support of global capacity to respond to environmental health emergencies through use of integrated preparedness and response planning with federal, state, tribal, and local partners. • Provide consultation support to increase internal NCEH/ATSDR/OEHE/DEEHS capacity. • Provide logistical support for meetings and/or conferences, facilitation and related support services for OEHE/DEEHS, and/or applicable partner organizations engaged in collaboration efforts. • Provide logistical requirements for various type of emergency response exercises. • Involved in the NCEH/ATSDR/OEHE/DEEHS fiscal allocation process development and proposal submissions. • Serve as the OEHE/DEEHS point of contact for manuscript inquiries, clearance and submission to the eClearance system. • Manage and update the OEHE/DEEHS emergency call roster. • Schedule official travel for staff. • Coordinate NCEH/DEEHS internal staff schedules and response rosters. • Provide other administrative program support as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s degree in Public Health or related field. • Experience in organization development, project management, or strategic planning. • Experience in environmental health emergencies coordination, gathering and analyzing data and putting the data into reporting format. • Experience tracking, monitoring, analyzing data, and putting data into reports. • Experience in the development of a variety of documents to carry out broad intramural and extramural agendas. • Experience providing communication support and training to state/local health agencies. • Expertise in time and program management. • Experience in calendar coordination. • Proficient in Microsoft Office, and data management software. • Ability to learn new programs and software. • Able to travel when needed.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The Cloudburst Group is a small consulting business with its main office in Landover, MD. Cloudburst is considered a leader in optimizing the effectiveness and sustainability of public/private programs that target underserved populations and support communities domestically and internationally our services include research, evaluation, planning, management consulting and technical assistance, communications and performance measurement.

The Cloudburst Group is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Cloudburst will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. For our EEO Policy Statement and information on your EEO rights under the law, please email hr@cloudburstgroup.com.

How to apply:  Please apply online with a copy of your resume, writing sample (if requested), and a cover letter with desired salary and history. Indicate reference number CB-2015-21.

For Further Information: Please contact hr@cloudburstgroup.com

 

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Position:  Public Health Advisor

Posting date: July 26, 2015

Organization:  The Cloudburst Group

Location:  Atlanta, GA    USA

SUMMARY:  The Cloudburst Group seeks qualified applicants for the Public Health Advisor/Analyst position to provide on-site management consultation and technical assistance in the management and implementation of the Office of Environmental Health Emergencies/ Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services (DEEHS) program efforts and activities. Upon contract award, this is a full-time position located in Atlanta, GA.

RESPONSIBILITIES • Promote, supported and facilitate training and education to CDC, state health agencies, local health departments, and internally for ministries and secretaries of health staff. • Assist with planning, development and execution of health communications, and marketing mission. • Revise and maintain training curriculum in emergency response and environmental health. • Market advocacy for the inclusion of public health in emergency management of natural and technological disasters. • Assist with planning intervention strategies in order to prioritize work in the targeted jurisdictions. • Provide logistical requirements for various type of emergency response exercises. • Provide support to the CDC incident management system, as required, for the CDC EOC during emergency response to public health threats and emergencies. • Provide support in developing and organizing internal operating practices, procedures, and policies, including overall strategies for emergency planning support on continuity of operations, domestic and international issues. • Revise and maintain emergency management tools for planning and assessment. • Act as a spokesperson for OEHE/DEEHS in the area of emergency management or environmental health investigations. • Research, develop, and field test emergency operations plans and evaluation tools for CDC, state health agencies, local health departments, and internationally for ministries and secretaries of health. These tools will also be specific for national, state and community based planning initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s Degree and preferably a MPH or MBA with major study in an academic field relating to the health sciences or applied sciences • Experience in project management, administration and logistical support • Experience in environmental health emergencies management • Experience in the development of a variety of documents to carry out broad intramural and extramural agendas • Expertise in developing and executing communication approach • Expertise in time and program management • Proficient in Microsoft Office, and data management software • Ability to learn new programs and software • Able to travel when needed.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The Cloudburst Group is a small consulting business with its main office in Landover, MD. Cloudburst is considered a leader in optimizing the effectiveness and sustainability of public/private programs that target underserved populations and support communities domestically and internationally our services include research, evaluation, planning, management consulting and technical assistance, communications and performance measurement.

The Cloudburst Group is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Cloudburst will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. For our EEO Policy Statement and information on your EEO rights under the law, please email hr@cloudburstgroup.com.

How to apply:  Please apply online with a copy of your resume, writing sample (if requested), and a cover letter with desired salary and history. Indicate reference number CB-2015-22.

For Further Information: For Further Information: Please contact hr@cloudburstgroup.com

 

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Position:  Epidemiologist

Posting date: July 24, 2015

Organization:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Location:  Atlanta, GA

SUMMARY:  The Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has an opening for an Epidemiologist. This person will lead the development of communication materials related to the control and prevention of rickettsial diseases. This person will be involved with communication activities, ongoing rickettsial and Q fever surveillance, epidemiologic research, and prevention activities. This position may provide technical consultation and support for branch needs related to the epidemiology of rickettsial infections. This position also supports team emergency response activities and field work, and may include travel to off-site projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:  The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in public health, a master’s degree in communications with applied public health experience, or a master’s degree in epidemiology and will have graduated within 5 years of the desired start date of this position. Candidates with MDs, DVMs, or PhDs will not be considered. The individual will also have excellent communication skills with experience preparing written documents and giving oral presentations. The individual will have excellent interpersonal skills, time management and organizational skills, the ability to comfortably multi-task, and the ability to interpret and summarize scientific data. The individual will also be proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; familiarity with SAS or Microsoft Access would be ideal. This is a full-time one-year fellowship position with the possibility of extending for additional years. It is located at the Clifton Road Campus of the CDC in Atlanta, GA. United States citizenship or permanent residency is also required.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

How to apply:  Please email cover letter and curriculum vitae to Kristen Nichols Heitman.

For Further Information: Please contact knicholsheitman@cdc.gov

 

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Position:  Data Governance Project Manager, Bureau of Epidemiology Services (CRS-III)

Posting date: July 24, 2015

Organization:  NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Location:  Epidemiology

SUMMARY:  The Bureau of Epidemiology Services (BES), within the Division of Epidemiology, is dedicated to collecting, analyzing and communicating data to monitor and improve the health of New Yorkers. BES will support Agency activities to enhance child health surveillance and well-being through the development and implementation of systems to facilitate the sharing of administrative data for program, research and surveillance purposes.

The Data Governance Project Manager in the Bureau of Epidemiology Services will be part of a team working on intra- and inter-agency data sharing activities, with a focus on child health data. The Data Governance Project Manager will engage stakeholders within DOHMH to obtain buy-in and develop governance policies and procedures that facilitate and support data sharing, particularly with regard to data on children, within DOHMH and between DOHMH and external partners including the Mayor’s office of Innovation through Data Intelligence (CIDI).This person will also manage and administer data use agreements between BES and other internal and external entities.

Duties will include: • Research data integration activities being carried out nationwide to understand the state of the field and identify modals for addressing governance and technical issues.

  • Convene and staff committees to address governance and technical issues pertaining to the creation and ongoing operation of an agency-wide linked child health data system, and a data users committee to inform the development of a common analytic dataset that programs can use in combination with proprietary data.
  • Specific functions include scheduling, setting agendas, taking minutes, conducting and disseminating research about how governance and technical issues have been addressed in other jurisdictions, developing draft policies and procedures for discussion and other activities to move the project forward.
  • Identify resources and manage process for creating and maintaining an on-going child registry and encounter database.
  • Develop data use and distribution policies and procedures.
  • Manage data use applications and agreements between BES and other entities including IRB submissions, agency approvals, and data user authorizations.
  • Participate in developing and carrying out a research agenda.

QUALIFICATIONS:  1. For Assignment Level I (only physical, biological and environmental sciences and public health) A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological or environmental science or in public health. To be appointed to Assignment Level II and above, candidates must have: 1. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or 2. A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization; or 3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least a master’s degree in an appropriate field of specialization and at least two years of experience described in “2” above. Two years as a City Research Scientist Level I can be substituted for the experience required in “1” and “2” above.

NOTE: Probationary Period Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.

How to apply:  Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 198855. We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

For Further Information: Please contact cpope@health.nyc.gov

 

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Position:  Lead Evaluation Researcher/CRS-4A

Posting date: July 24, 2015

Organization:  New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Location:  Long Island City, NY    USA

SUMMARY:  The Bureau of Epidemiology Services collects, analyzes and communicates data to monitor and improve the health of New Yorkers. The Bureau conducts public health program evaluations, disseminates findings through publications and presentations, serves as a resource to other units in DOHMH that need help with program evaluations, and trains DOHMH staff in program evaluation. The Bureau is skilled at inter- and intra- agency collaboration on evaluation projects, including acquiring data, developing study designs and methodologies, analyzing data, and disseminating findings.

The Bureau of Epidemiology Services has a vacancy for an Evaluation Specialist to lead evaluation activities. The duties will include:

  • Lead the design and implementation of program evaluations for priority agency and city initiatives, such as an evaluation of a supportive housing program for people who are at risk of homelessness, and the impact of sick leave policies in NYC on the ability of employees to take time off to take care of their own health and the health of their family members.
  • Work with data analysts, informatics and program staff to meet evaluation objectives including: o Managing data sharing agreements.

o Supervising data linkages.

o Supervising data analyses.

o Supervising the collection of new data.

o Disseminating results through peer- reviewed papers, reports, and presentations.

o Leading inter- and intra-agency meetings about the evaluation.

o Provide consultation to programs throughout the agency that need assistance in developing and implementing evaluations of priority agency initiatives.

o Support the development and implementation of Program Evaluation trainings for DOHMH staff.

QUALIFICATIONS:  1. For Assignment Level I (only physical, biological and environmental sciences and public health) A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological or environmental science or in public health. To be appointed to Assignment Level II and above, candidates must have: 1. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or 2. A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization; or 3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least a master’s degree in an appropriate field of specialization and at least two years of experience described in “2” above. Two years as a City Research Scientist Level I can be substituted for the experience required in “1” and “2” above.

NOTE: Probationary Period Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.

Preferred Skills

  • Leadership skills in bringing multiple stakeholders together for complex projects;
  • managerial skills, including implementing quality control processes, finding opportunities for staff advancement, and fostering collaboration within and beyond the unit.;
  • experience in program evaluation or other relevant fields;
  • excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong scientific writing ability.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

How to apply:  Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 198535.

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

For Further Information: Please contact cpope@health.nyc.gov

  

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Position:  Senior Research Analyst, Bureau of Maternal Infant and Reproductive Health

Posting date: July 24, 2015

Organization:  NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Location:  Long Island City, NY    USA

SUMMARY:  The Bureau of Maternal, Infant and Child Health seeks a Senior Research Analyst. Under the direction of the Research and Evaluation Director and in close collaboration with other Program Unit Directors, the Senior Research Advisor will be responsible for conducting independent research and analysis and in advising the Bureau on research methods and quantitative analysis. The ideal candidate should have experience conducting large scale research and evaluation studies, managing large data sets and conducting high level statistical analysis.

RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

  • Perform data analyses for routine reports, data requests, evaluation projects, and other special epidemiologic analyses.
  • Lead research and evaluation studies and translate findings for effective decision making.
  • Produce reports, other documents, and articles for peer reviewed journals based on Bureau research and present findings at conferences and meetings.
  • Respond promptly to data queries and requests from the offices of Communications, the Commissioner, FCH Deputy Commissioner’s office, BMIRH Assistant Commissioner, and Program Directors.
  • Contribute to Bureau- wide research agenda.
  • Liaise with the Division of Epidemiology and Office of Vital Statistics regarding BMIRH data needs and collaborative efforts.
  • Collaborate closely with other BMIRH units to assure that data analyses are appropriate, and that they inform and/or are responsive to program and policy directions and recommendations.
  • Stay abreast of latest research developments in maternal, infant and reproductive health.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  1. For Assignment Level I (only physical, biological and environmental sciences and public health) A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological or environmental science or in public health. To be appointed to Assignment Level II and above, candidates must have: 1. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or 2. A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization; or 3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least a master’s degree in an appropriate field of specialization and at least two years of experience described in “2” above. Two years as a City Research Scientist Level I can be substituted for the experience required in “1” and “2” above.

NOTE: Probationary Period Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.

How to apply:  Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number #191435.

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

For Further Information: Please contact cpope@health.nyc.gov

 

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Position:  Research Analyst, Office of the Executive Deputy Commissioner

Posting date: July 24, 2015

Organization:  NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Location:  Queens, NY

SUMMARY:  The Division seeks a Research Scientist who will report to the Statistician in the Office of the Executive Deputy Commissioner (OEDC) to perform analyses on a range of mental hygiene topics to support surveillance, programmatic, planning, and research activities.

You will:

-Design and conduct analyses of mental health treatment datasets to describe characteristics of persons receiving treatment services.

-Perform spatial analysis to identify patterns of mental health-related services.

-Design and conduct analyses of survey data on a range of mental hygiene areas such as trends in non-specific psychological distress and physical health.

-Author reports for senior managers and stakeholders and both agency- and peer- reviewed publications based on findings from analyses.

-Work closely with Bureau leadership and staff to collaborate on and coordinate analysis and research

QUALIFICATIONS:  For Assignment Level I (only physical, biological and environmental sciences and public health) A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological or environmental science or in public health. To be appointed to Assignment Level II and above, candidates must have: 1. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or 2. A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization; or 3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least a master’s degree in an appropriate field of specialization and at least two years of experience described in “2” above. Two years as a City Research Scientist Level I can be substituted for the experience required in “1” and “2” above.

 ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The Mental Hygiene Division of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is responsible for policy, programs, and provider oversight related to mental health; alcohol and drug use; developmental delays and disabilities; and early intervention services. The work of the Division is informed by the goals of improving clinical and rehabilitative services; integrating mental health, substance use, and primary care; promoting healthy childhood development; reducing racial/ethnic and socioeconomic health inequalities; and promoting recovery. The Office of the Executive Deputy Commissioner provides leadership and coordination across all bureaus and offices in the Division.

How to apply:  Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 196987. We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Work Location

42-09 28th Street, Queens, NY 11101

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview. The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Additional Information: NOTE: Probationary Period Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.

Preferred Skills

-Experience conducting analyses of complex datasets -Experience conducting spatial analyses or GIS work -Proficiency with SAS, SUDAAN, SQL and other statistical analysis software -Graduate level work in data analytic techniques, mathematics, statistics, measures of association

For Further Information: Please contact MPIGGOTT@HEALTH.NYC.GOV

 

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Position:  Health Scientist – III

Posting date: July 24, 2015

Organization:  IHRC Inc

Location:  Chamblee, GA    USA

SUMMARY:  IHRC, Inc. provides scientific, information management and administrative program support to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The successful candidate will be a full-time employee of IHRC, Inc. and will be assigned to the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP) in the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) at CDC, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Chamblee Campus, Building I02, Atlanta, GA 30341.

In your role as a Health Scientist, you will be identifying and analyzing public health issues and developing innovative methodologies and techniques that are critical to the successful implementation of the WISEWOMAN Program’s state-based efforts. You will work collaboratively with staff in the WISEWOMAN Program and across the Program Development and Services Branch to analyze public health issues and to develop innovative methodologies and techniques that are critical to the translation and dissemination of evidenced-based findings as it relates to the implementation of the WISEWOMAN Program.

Performance Tasks:

In order to achieve successful delivery of services you will collaboratively perform the following roles and activities:

Serving as a primary resource to WISEWOMAN programmatic staff, providing subject matter expertise to programmatic staff and leading high visibility projects that support the WISEWOMAN program’s public health efforts.

  • Collaborating with national public and private sector partners to plan, direct and coordinate research translation activities to address risk factors and reduce disease, deaths, and disparities associated with heart disease and stroke.
  • Reviewing and analyzing studies and projects to assess major and/or sensitive public health issues in order to make recommendations for processes, procedures and/or policies related to programs, practices and research.
  • Identifying the science base that underlines prevention strategies and conducting evidence-based reviews related to the implementation of WISEWOMAN programmatic efforts.
  • Supporting the work of the WISEWOMAN program by facilitating planning sessions, partner meetings, leadership meetings, and resources for leadership briefings.
  • Identifying best and promising practices through conducting partner interviews and literature reviews and through developing products for dissemination.
  • Developing tools for partners and public health practitioners that translate known science into guides, manuals, or technical reports to facilitate the adoption identified strategies.
  • Collaborating with staff to augment the development of manuscripts or other professional publications highlighting the public health impact of the WISEWOMAN program’s public health efforts.
  • Presenting project updates or summaries at CDC briefings, or presentations to CDC staff as appropriate.
  • Working closely with senior leadership within the branch to keep them apprised of progress and to evaluate the need for additional or varying approaches to ensure successful implementation and to support the WISEWOMAN program

QUALIFICATIONS:  The Health Scientist must have an advanced degree in a relevant field with at least three years of experience in a relevant public health field. Additional specific experience related to heart disease and stroke prevention, or management of chronic conditions is preferred.

REQUIREMENT: Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident or have authorization for employment in the United States

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

How to applyTo apply for this position visit www.ihrc.com/careers . If already on the IHRC website, click on the job you are interested in and click on the apply button at the bottom of the page.

For Further Information: Please contact resume@ihrc.com

  

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Position:  Manager, Prevention/Health Systems Integration

Posting date: July 23, 2015

Organization:  National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD)

Location:  Washington, DC    USA

SUMMARY:  The Manager, Prevention/Health Systems Integration, as part of NASTAD’s Prevention and Health Systems Integration teams, plays a key role in expanding the organization’s capacity to support health departments’ implementation of High Impact Prevention programs. The position recommends and facilitates action steps in order to execute NASTAD’s Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) program to modernize health department programming in order to implement several of the required elements of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) PS12- 1201 Comprehensive HIV Prevention for Health Departments as well as the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.

The position will be responsible for managing activities related to prevention with HIV-positive persons; Data to Care; and coordinating CBA efforts across NASTAD’s Prevention and Health Systems Integration teams. The ideal candidate will also possess a working knowledge of health care systems, including public and private insurance coverage, health policy, and health care finance and have experience providing technical assistance to health departments in these areas.

The Manager, Prevention/Health Systems Integration will be a self-starter with excellent writing, presentation, and training/facilitation skills, and will be able to develop and execute new projects working with minimal direction in a timely manner. The position falls within a matrix management structure, and the Manager, Prevention/Health Systems Integration, must demonstrate flexibility and ability to work across teams and effectively communicate with multiple program leads.

Essential Functions • Manage, with input from the Associate Director, CBA and the Director, Health Systems Integration, key activities under NASTAD’s Cooperative Agreements with CDC/Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP) • Develop and implement, with input from the Associate Director, CBA, a comprehensive CBA program for health departments which supports them in modernizing their programs related to HIV- positive persons, Data to Care, and new financing opportunities for HIV prevention services • Coordinate aspects of NASTAD’s distance learning environment using Blackboard • Represent NASTAD in various meetings with federal and national partners and other stakeholders • Attend and represent NASTAD at conferences and participate in relevant external meetings • Interact with, and respond in a timely manner to, the needs of health department staff members • Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Requirements Skills/Knowledge • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in health department HIV prevention programming, particularly HIV testing in clinical/non-clinical settings, partner services, interventions for prevention with positive persons, structural/policy level interventions, Data to Care, etc. • Demonstrated expertise in public health (or a related field) • Demonstrated knowledge of the Affordable Care Act and impact of health reform on health department HIV and hepatitis programs, including integration of third party billing and reimbursement • Demonstrated experience in curricula development and facilitation • Demonstrated experience using Blackboard or other distance learning platforms • Excellent written, training and oral communication skills • Ability to lead and work in teamsExperience/Education • Bachelor degree or higher in public health, public policy or related fields or qualifying experience • Minimum of three years of progressively responsible work related to health department HIV prevention programs and policiesVisual Acuity, Hearing and Speaking • Excellent verbal and written command of the English language • Ability to speak and write Spanish preferred, but not required

Environment and Scheduling • Interest in working in an HIV and hepatitis public health organization • Interest in working within a diverse work environment • Willing to travel as needed (approximately 15% of time)

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: NASTAD’s mission is to strengthen state and territory-based and global leadership, expertise and advocacy and bring them to bear in reducing the incidence of HIV and viral hepatitis infections and on providing care and support to all who live with HIV and viral hepatitis.

NASTAD’s vision is a world free of HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis. Founded in 1992, NASTAD is a non-profit national association representing the chief state health agency staff in all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the U.S. Pacific Islands. NASTAD members have programmatic responsibility for administering state health department HIV and viral hepatitis healthcare, prevention, education and supportive service programs funded by state and federal governments. As a national leader in health department mobilization, NASTAD encourages the use of applied scientific knowledge and community engagement as a method of reducing the incidence of HIV and viral hepatitis infections in the U.S., its territories, and around the world. Each of NASTAD’s five programmatic teams—Health Care Access, Policy & Legislative Affairs, Viral Hepatitis, Health Equity & Prevention and Global—interpret and influence policies, conduct trainings, offer technical assistance and provide advocacy mobilization for U.S. health departments and ministries of health around the world to improve health outcomes for people living with HIV and viral hepatitis.

How to apply:  Qualified candidates should apply by email to HumanResources@NASTAD.org. The subject line must read “Manager, Prevention/HSI” only; a cover letter and résumé should be attached (Word or PDF). Submissions which do not follow the above instructions will not be considered as applicants.

Due to the high volume of résumés submitted, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS in reference to this position will be accepted.

For Further Information: Please contact humanresources@NASTAD.org