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DHMH Infectious Disease & Environmental Hlth Svcs
Baltimore
Maryland
Full-Time
Not Applicable
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The mission of the Prevention and Health Promotion Administration is to protect, promote and improve the health and well-being of all Marylanders and their families through provision of public health leadership and through community-based public health efforts in partnership with local health departments, providers, community based organizations, and public and private sector agencies, giving special attention to at-risk and vulnerable populations.

The mission of the Center for Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevention (CSTIP) is to prevent and reduce sexually transmitted infections in Maryland. Preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and their complications is essential for improving both sexual and reproductive health.

The Chief of the Center for STI Prevention (CSTIP) directs and coordinates all CSTIP activities to promote the unit's goal of reducing and preventing the transmission of STIs throughout Maryland. The position serves in a leadership role in the development of CSTIP goals, objectives, policies, procedures and standards and oversees implementation and evaluation. The position coordinates extensively with state-level HIV programs, including HIV Prevention, Ryan White HIV Care, and HIV Surveillance. The position coordinates extensively with local health departments (LHD) and partner agencies such as DHMH Family Health, DHMH State Laboratories Administration, DHMH Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Outbreak Bureau, MD Dept of Education, and MD Department of Public Safety and Corrections. This position organizes and supervises guidance to and coordination with private and public health care providers regarding STI prevention, control and surveillance. This position oversees STI/HIV Partner Services statewide. This position serves as the project manager for the DHMH/CDC STD Cooperative Agreement, and is responsible for related applications, communications, reports, and expenditure oversight. The position manages the personnel and financial resources of the program, including state and federal revenues, and monitors awards to local health departments and other state and regional agencies. This position oversees access to specialty medical clinical consultation for health care providers engaged in STI management and treatment. This position serves as the Maryland CDC STD Cooperative agreement full member to the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD).

DHMH Infectious Disease & Environmental Hlth Svcs
Baltimore
Maryland
Full-Time
Not Applicable
Friday, September 2, 2016

The mission of the Prevention and Health Promotion Administration (PHPA) is to protect, promote and improve the health and well-being of all Marylanders and their families through provision of public health leadership and through community-based public health efforts in partnership with local health departments, providers, community based organizations, and public and private sector agencies, giving special attention to at-risk and vulnerable populations. The mission of the Center for Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevention (CSTIP) is to prevent and reduce sexually transmitted infections in Maryland. This position serves as the Application Support Coordinator for a CSTIP's surveillance and case management database (PRISM). This system is used to collect information on STI case reports, and STI/HIV field investigations and partner notifications. The PRISM Application Support Coordinator trains end users on how to input data and will act as a help desk. Other duties include creating and managing user accounts; performing administrator level data maintenance,merging and cleaning; and assisting with monitoring and improving data quality processes.

Arkansas Department of Health
Little Rock
Arkansas
Full-Time
Not Applicable
Friday, August 26, 2016

Summary:
The Disease Intervention Specialist Supervisor is responsible for supervising investigative activities for the control of sexually-transmitted disease and positive Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Responsibilites:
Supervises a medium-sized professional staff by interviewing, recommending for hire, training new employees, reviewing work, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Reviews monthly caseload activity and progress reports prepared by investigative staff. Coordinates with other health professionals in the collection of medical data and provides advice on investigative methods, counseling techniques, and treatment for disease prevention and control. Provides assistance in the sexually-transmitted disease clinic by monitoring patients and exposed persons, interviewing, counseling, documenting investigations, and maintaining records. Reviews counseling, testing, investigative, and training techniques to identify areas needing improvement and recommends corrective action. Plans promotional efforts and coordinates with representatives from other agencies and civic groups in the promotion of sexually-transmitted disease control. Performs other duties as assigned.

Denver Public Health
Denver
Colorado
Full-Time
Not Applicable
Sunday, September 11, 2016

1. Administrator Health Program (req# 43897)

Job Summary:   This position supervises HIV and STI testing at outreach sites throughout the city. The health programs administrator will manage annual testing contracts and prepare monthly reports and budget updates, optimize testing at all current venues and seek out new venues for testing, supervise outreach testing staff, modify protocols as needed, and organize departmental participation in community events.

Under minimal supervision, serves as project coordinator and supervisor of staff assigned to respective clinic. Ensures program or project operates in compliance with departmental objectives, pertinent laws, rules and regulations. Establishes and achieves project/program goals and objectives. Develops and modifies work plans and sets priorities.

2. Health Programs Specialist (PH) (req# 44382)

Job Summary:   This position is grant-funded to implement a new program for HIV prevention that involves identifying individuals at high risk for HIV who seek care in the Denver Health STD clinic, offering them pre-exposure prophylaxis through participation in the “same day start program” or through the traditional referral pathway, and tracking outcomes for study participants.

Under general supervision provides content expertise and coordination for projects within Denver Public Health’s Health Promotion program. Assists with the day to day planning and implementation of program objectives. Ensures program and specific projects operate in compliance with grant and funding objectives. Establishes and achieves program/project goals and objectives. Develops and modifies work plans and sets priorities. Responsible for monitoring and implementation of subcontracts and select project activities.

3.  PrEP Services Coordinator (to be posted in next couple of days, job code not assigned yet)

Job Summary:   This position will coordinate activities related to the scale-up of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in the Denver Metro. The program coordinator will be responsible for running monthly PrEP work group meetings at Denver Public Health, working with the HIV outreach prevention team to promote PrEP through marketing and HIV testing, working with the Linkage to Care team to facilitate linkage of PrEP-interested individuals to PrEP providers, promoting retention in PrEP care at Denver Health, and supporting capacity building for PrEP care in Denver Health primary care clinics as well as other care sites throughout the Denver Metro. The position also involves tracking and reporting client-level data for individuals screened, linked, and started on PrEP, including completion of monthly reports to the funder. The coordinator will create a quarterly PrEP update newsletter and give presentations as needed to community partners.

Under general supervision serves as Coordinator of grant projects within the Health Prevention program at Denver Public Health (DPH).  Responsible for oversight of the implementation activities for the programs, communications with funding agencies, management of the program budgets, communication with community partners, development of future grant applications and activities, as well as facilitation of the work of the Health Prevention team members.  This position will not initially involve super

*Applicants can apply at: http://www.denverhealth.org/about-us/career-center (look for positions in the public health department)

amfAR
Washington
District Of Columbia
Full-Time
Two to Five Years
Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Develop and cultivate new and existing relationships with members of Congress and congressional staff.
Assist the Director and Deputy Director in developing effective communication and mobilization strategies to advance amfAR public policy priorities on Capitol Hill.
Represent amfAR on Capitol Hill and in domestic and global coalition meetings on issues related to funding for HIV/AIDS programs and legislative priorities.

Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI)
Jamaica Plain
Massachusetts
Full-Time
Not Applicable
Sunday, September 4, 2016

Staff Attorney Summary:
The Staff Attorney works with Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School’s (CHLPI) clinical instructors, staff attorneys and students to advocate for legal, regulatory, and policy reforms to improve the health of underserved populations, with a focus on the needs of low-income people living with chronic illnesses and disabilities. 

This position represents a unique opportunity to work within Harvard Law School’s clinical program, to join a dynamic public interest and clinical teaching health and public health law and policy clinic, and practice in burgeoning areas of state and national importance. Click here for more information. 

Clinical Fellow Summary:
The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) Clinical Fellow works under the supervision of CHLPI clinical instructors to advocate for legal, regulatory, and policy reforms to expand access to high-quality healthcare; to reduce health disparities; and to promote more equitable and effective health and public health systems.

This position represents a unique opportunity to work within Harvard Law School’s clinical program, to join a dynamic public interest and clinical teaching health and public health law and policy clinic, and practice in burgeoning areas of state and national importance. Click here for more information.

National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD)
Washington
District Of Columbia
Full-Time
Not Applicable
Sunday, September 4, 2016
30 for 30 Campaign
Other
Washington/ telecommute
Full-Time
Not Applicable
Friday, August 26, 2016

Are you interested in working in public health communications regarding HIV?  And being involved in a coalition of organizations working to raise awareness about issues faced by women living with HIV?  Apply to be the 30for30 Campaign summer communications intern.  Check out the job  description below and apply soon!  Email melissa30for30@gmail.com with any questions.

(This position may be telecommute)

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UCSF/ California Department of Public Health STD Control Branch
Other
Richmond
California
Full-Time
Two to Five Years
Friday, August 26, 2016

The STD Control Branch is recruiting to fill an Analyst IV-Supervisor position.  This position will act as the STD/HIV Service Integration Unit Chief.  The position is the lead California Department of Public Health (CDPH), STD Control Branch (STDCB) contact for Program Collaboration and Service Integration (PCSI) efforts, with a particular emphasis on fostering STD and HIV program collaboration at the state and local levels, and the integration of STD and HIV clinical and partner services and health promotion messaging for gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) statewide, ensuring that sexual health efforts for MSM are coordinated and represent best practices. This position is located in Richmond, CA. 

** Directions for applying to this position **

Candidates interested in applying for this position, please visit the UCSF website at: http://ucsfhr.ucsf.edu/careers/.  Click on ‘Search openings’ and enter in 45292 under ‘Req number’ to view the posting. Please submit your resume and cover letter electronically to the UCSF Careers website.

Job Summary
Under the supervision of the Health Promotion and Healthcare Quality Improvement (HPHQI) Section Chief, the STD/HIV Service Integration Unit Chief establishes and maintains effective consultative and collaborative relationships with state, local, and non-governmental partners to enhance and integrate STD/HIV prevention and control activities. This position is specifically responsible for fostering STD/HIV program collaboration efforts with the CDPH Office of AIDS (OA), including identifying opportunities to synergistically align data, programs, and communications. Within this role, the SHSI Unit Chief leads a team of public health professionals in planning, implementing, evaluating, and improving projects and interventions related to HIV partner services, HIV prevention among STD patients, and quality STD clinical care among HIV-infected persons.

Required Qualifications

• BA/BS degree with a major in a related field and four years of experience in public health program management; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Experience developing and maintaining collaborations with diverse partner groups
• Experience supervising staff
• Experience writing and/or managing grants, drafting formal progress reports, or similar
• Experience participating in a strategic planning and/or prioritization processes
• Experience with program evaluation, including planning, implementation, and monitoring, and the summarizing of results
• Proficiency with Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
• Basic content knowledge in STD epidemiology and prevention and control strategies, including knowledge of STD screening recommendations and other STD-related clinical interventions
• Knowledge of IRB and HIPAA guidelines associated with conducting public health evaluations and research
• Excellent and effective time management skills and ability to juggle multiple priorities and meet competing deadlines
• Leadership skills and independent initiative and drive
• Ability to know when to seek counsel on issues outside one’s abilities or knowledge
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including professionalism, diplomacy, and discretion in verbal and written communications, and ability to communicate professionally with multiple levels of staff

Preferred Qualifications
• Master’s degree in Public Health or related field and two or more years of public health work experience
• Experience working in the field of HIV Prevention, Care, or Surveillance 
• Experience crafting and negotiating contracts and budgets
• Knowledge of basic medical terminology

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