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Virginia Department of Health
Disease Intervention Specialist
Mount Rogers & New River
Virginia
Full-Time
Not Applicable
Wednesday, July 5, 2017

The Virginia Department of Health is recruiting for two additional Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) to work out of the Mount Rogers (EP290) and New River (EP296) Health Districts.  Both of these DIS will be located in the beautiful Appalachian region of southwestern Virginia. The positions are responsible for independently identifying and contacting persons known or suspected of spreading or being exposed to communicable diseases such as syphilis, HIV/AIDS, gonorrhea and other conditions, including hepatitis, in a culturally sensitive manner. Duties include: 1) confidentially locating and notifying persons of their positive test results, exposure and health risks; 2) providing client-centered counseling and education; 3) referring at risk persons for testing, clinical evaluation, treatment and/or other available disease prevention services, which may include providing on-site resources and methods to diagnose and/or treat infections; and 4) interviewing infected and non-infected patients to identify partners and others (i.e. social contacts) associated with the infection in order to stop transmission and prevent adverse health outcomes. The positions manage STD/HIV cases to ensure that all partners and social contacts exposed, or at risk, receive adequate clinical management (testing, evaluation and treatment) and education to modify behavior to reduce health risks, and actively refer and track clients to other available resources needed for engagement and retention in care.

For additional information or to apply, please refer to https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ and search for position numbers EP290 and EP296.

Virginia Department of Health
Richmond
Virginia
Full-Time
Not Applicable
Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Oversees statewide harm reduction services, including syringe services programs (SSPs) and other initiatives, to improve health outcomes and reduce opioid overdoses, HIV, and Hepatitis among people who inject drugs. Serves as the Division of Disease Prevention subject matter expert on these issues; develops and revises VDH standards and protocols for SSPs; develops and analyzes policy related to drug user health and provides policy analysis for proposed legislation; initiates the appropriate procurement process for both competitive and noncompetitive agreements for provision of SSPs; oversees quality assurance and monitoring activities for SSPs approved by VDH; provides or arranges for technical assistance and training for contractors and other stakeholders; monitors budgets to ensure that funds are available to cover approved expenses and that contractors are adhering to federal and state regulations/requirements for SSPs; seeks out funding opportunities and leads grant writing efforts around harm reduction and the prevention of HIV and Hepatitis among persons who inject drugs; assists in the development of annual reports due to the Governor and the General Assembly; responds to media inquiries; participates on the agency’s Incident Management Team, including interactions with public safety and agencies in other secretariats; and educates/briefs elected officials, community stakeholders, etc.

For additional information or to apply, please go to https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ and search for the position number.

Position #: EP294

President/CEO
Cardea Services
Oakland
California
Full-Time
Not Applicable
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Cardea is seeking an experienced health and human services executive with at least 7-10 years of experience as a leader of a $5-10 million service provider or substantial consulting practice and a national reputation for exceptional leadership. The successful candidate must demonstrate expertise in at least one key area for Cardea, including public health, sexual and reproductive health, or health and human services for those who are underserved. The successful candidate will also have strong credentials in one of the following functional areas: training, organizational development, or program evaluation; a demonstrated track record of securing public grant funding, fee for service revenue and support from the private sector; aptitude for managing the finances and bottom line of an organization of comparable size, including budgeting, financial analysis and fiscal integrity; strong marketing focus with experience and skill in cultivating and maintaining robust relationships with funders, community partners and key stakeholders; strong communications and public speaking skills; advanced degree in Public Health, Health Policy, Health Services Administration, Public Administration or a relevant field or the equivalent work experience; a vision for Cardea’s future, solid professional networks and strong interpersonal skills.

Full listing available here.

National Coalition of STD Directors
Washington
District Of Columbia
Full-Time
Not Applicable
Sunday, July 16, 2017

Reporting to the Director of Operations & Member Services and providing administrative assistant support the Executive Director, the Senior Administrative Assistant assists with managing and successfully implementing the day-to-day operations of NCSD. These duties include but are not limited to: maintaining the Executive Director's calendar and travel; organizing the Board of Directors meetings schedule and background material; writing minutes; and creating or modifying NCSD documents and materials across divisions; assisting with organizational finances, and general administrative tasks across the organization.

Full listing available here.

National Coalition of STD Directors
Washington
District Of Columbia
Full-Time
Two to Five Years
Saturday, July 15, 2017

The Director of Communications will lead the organization’s overall communications strategy and activities. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Communications will work collaboratively with the senior team to develop and implement a communications plan to broaden the impact of NCSD’s program, public policy and legislative advocacy work. As a new position with NCSD, the Director of Communications will have the responsibility of implementing new communications initiatives, tools and formats, and will play a major role in helping the organization speak with one voice in a compelling and persuasive style – helping NCSD meet an overall strategic goal of shifting the national narrative about STDs to one of urgency for policy-makers, the public, and the larger public health field.  

Full listing available here.

National QI Center at the California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center
Not Applicable
Full-Time
Not Applicable
Friday, July 14, 2017

The National QI Center at the California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center in partnership with Population Health Improvement Partners is now recruiting for our second cohort of fellows to participate in the Adolescent Sexual Health Quality Improvement (ASH QI) Fellowship program. The ASH QI fellowship, fuses QI and adolescent sexual healthcare and policy subject matter expertise within a robust training program that aims to build STD public health capacity for facilitating ASH QI interventions in partnership with local healthcare settings.  

CDC Division of STD Prevention-funded state and city STD programs and Prevention Training Centers with interested public health staff are encouraged to apply for this exciting FREE training opportunity.

For more information and to apply, visit this link.

Questions? Contact Lindsey Clopp (lindsey.clopp@cdph.ca.gov) at the National QI Center.

County of Orange Health Care Agency
Disease Intervention Specialist
Orange County
California
Full-Time
Not Applicable
Thursday, July 6, 2017

The Public Health Investigator Trainee (PHIT) is a health professional who is being mentored to practice communicable disease intervention at the individual level with patients, sex partners, and others suspected of having an STD, HIV, or other communicable disease. The PHIT will learn to provide responsive, high quality services to the local health jurisdiction, representatives of outside agencies, and members of the public by providing accurate, complete, and up-to-date information in a courteous, efficient, and timely manner. The main objective of the activities are to prevent and control disease transmission by ensuring that people who have been diagnosed or exposed to a communicable disease are promptly examined and adequately treated.

Listing document available here. 

Tennessee Department of Health
Disease Intervention Specialist
Nashville
Tennessee
Full-Time
Five to Seven Years
Friday, June 30, 2017
  • This position serves as STD Program Consultant to the public health regions of the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH).
  • This position requires regular travel to assigned public health regions, and statewide as directed; 25% of time or greater.
  • This position will be the single point of contact, and source for programmatic technical assistance between the TDH Central Office and the public health regions.
  • The primary function of this position is to serve as the liaison between, and provide technical assistance and guidance to Regional Directors, Health Officers, Communicable Disease Supervisors and STD Program Supervisors working in the Tennessee Department of Health regional offices and Metropolitan Health Departments.
  • This position serves as the contract liaison between the TDH Central Office and the Metropolitan regions.
  • The Consultant must competently demonstrate methods, procedures, and techniques for effective STD counseling, interviewing, field investigation, and STD case management to improve the knowledge, skills, abilities, and capacity of regional staff.
  • This position conducts regional and county health department STD Program assessments across all public health regions.
  • This position will provide consultation on programmatic Patient Reporting Investigating Surveillance Manager (PRISM) issues on individual cases, situations and/or circumstances to regional staff.
  • This position monitors CDC STD Cooperative Agreement outcomes data documented in the STD surveillance database (PRISM).
  • This position will identify current knowledge, skills and abilities (education or practice) that would improve performance in regional programs and their staff relative to STD/HIV issues.
  • This position will develop or secure training to meet identified needs, and coordinate delivery of training with regional supervisors/managers.
  • This position will participate on committees, internal and external planning bodies, and outreach events as assigned.
  • This position participates in, and provides leadership to Disease Intervention Specialists during a STD/HIV/Viral Hepatitis outbreak as assigned.

For full listing, click here.

The State of Hawaii, Department of Health,
Island of Oahu
Hawaii
Full-Time
Not Applicable
Monday, July 31, 2017

Available positions:

  1. Epidemiologist Coordinator
  2. Informatician
  3. Outreach Field Nurse
  4. Disease Intervention Specialist
  5. Disease Intervention Specialist
  6. Clerk

Please respond with one email reply per application to DOH.spp@doh.hawaii.gov with subject line beginning “Hawaii GC application”.  

For pdf of listings click here.

Florida Department of Health
Epidemiologist
Tallahassee
Florida
Full-Time
Not Applicable
Friday, June 30, 2017

This is a professional position within the Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) & Viral Hepatitis Section. The position is responsible for in-depth epidemiological analysis of sexually transmitted disease data sets, available related data sources from various public health programs, and data from non-Department of Health sources that are aligned with the functions of the STD & Viral Hepatitis Section. The position will be responsible for the design, development, and distribution of user friendly reports and disease trend summaries in response to requests or as a matter of routine reporting of current relevant surveillance information. The individual will require excellent customer service, organizational, technical writing, and problem solving skills as part of the routine expectation of surveillance and epidemiological analysis, which serves to inform policy and guide operational decisions in the Section's efforts to prevent and control the spread of STDs in Florida.

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