The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (MDHMH) is seeking to fill a Center Chief position for the Center of HIV Prevention and Health Services (Center) within the Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau (Bureau). The Bureau is responsible for the state of Maryland's HIV, STI, and viral hepatitis response efforts. Within the Bureau, the Center focuses on prevention and medical and supportive services related to HIV. The main responsibility of the Center Chief is to oversee the administration of HIV prevention and health services functions on behalf of the state of Maryland. This includes overseeing a staff of 30+ individuals, managing a budget of approximately $25 million, and maintaining alignment with all requirements of the federal grants within the Center's purview.
The Chief also has responsibility for administering Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration funding transferred from the Behavioral Health Administration. The Chief serves as a representative of the Bureau on behalf of HIV issues and maintains strong collaborative relationships with local health departments and other community partners. He or she also assists the Bureau Deputy Director in managing the internal operations of the Bureau including: personnel functions, trainings, and workforce development initiatives; budget development; grant application and reporting coordination and submission; procurement processes; policy and procedure development; and other operations-related functions within the Center. Lastly, the Chief is responsible for ensuring program collaboration and service integration within the Center and across the Bureau and other programs. The incumbent may act for the Deputy Director in the Deputy Director's absence.
The Quality Improvement (QI) Project Manager will coordinate and implement healthcare QI efforts and the evaluation of these efforts within Fresno County. Activities will be targeted to priority healthcare provider networks, including pediatric practices, federally-qualified health centers (FQHCs), and Medi-Cal Managed Care health plans.
Additionally, this position will support the expansion of accessible and quality sexual and reproductive health services for at-risk populations in the Central Valley through provider and community outreach, education, technical assistance and scale-up of clinical training opportunities.
This position will be assigned to CA Department of Public Health (CDPH) Sexually Transmitted Diseases Control Branch and will additionally partner closely with the California Family Health Council (CFHC) and the Fresno Department of Public Health. Frequent travel throughout Fresno County and the Central Valley will be required.
Candidates interested in applying for this position, please visit the UCSF website at: http://ucsfhr.ucsf.edu/careers/ and create a UCSF account. Click on ‘Search openings’ and enter in 42617under ‘Req number’ to view the posting.
The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is seeking to fill a Deputy Director position within the Prevention and Health Promotion Administration (PHPA). The incumbent will serve as the Deputy Director of the Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau (Bureau). The Bureau is responsible for the state of Maryland's HIV, STI and viral hepatitis response efforts. The Deputy Director assists the Director in managing the internal operations of the Bureau, including strategic and operational planning, fiscal and administrative oversight, personnel functions, and workforce development. This position supervises the Bureau leadership team, which includes the Chiefs of the Center of HIV Prevention and Health Services, the Maryland AIDS Drug Assistance Program (MADAP), and the Center of STI Prevention, as well as the Viral Hepatitis Program. The Infectious Disease Prevention and Health Services Bureau has approximately 90 employees and a budget of approximately $80 million. PHPA's mission is to protect, promote and improve the health and well-being of all Marylanders and their families through the 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 incumbent may also act for the Director at his direction and/or absence.
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.
The Associate/Senior Associate provides overall support to the NASTAD’s Domestic Prevention, Health Care Access, Health Systems Integration and Health Equity programs charged in advancing and asserting the role and authority of health department HIV and hepatitis prevention and care programs in the U.S. In particular, the Associate’s/Senior Associate’s core activities support NASTAD’s Domestic Programs effort to provide technical assistance and capacity building activities to health departments to advance the goals of the President’s National HIV/AIDS Strategy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s High-Impact Prevention and HIV Care Continuum. The Associate/Senior Associate will work closely with all Domestic Programs staff to advance communication and information dissemination through conference calls, webinars, newsletters, email, website and social networking site maintenance. The Associate/Senior Associate will participate in relevant programmatic meetings, coalition and networking activities, as assigned. Under the direction of Domestic Programs staff, the Associate/Senior Associate will work closely with NASTAD members to communicate relevant experiences of governmental public health to other health departments, federal and national partners.
General Job Description:
Technical, investigative and counseling work involving the field of epidemiology for the Department of Health. Duties involve interviewing and counseling persons diagnosed as having Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or a form of venereal disease (VD), plus tracking, interviewing and counseling those with whom there has been sexual contact. There is significant interaction with health care providers, other professionals in the human services field, potential family members, and the general public. Work is performed under the supervision of the HIV/AIDS, STD and Hepatitis C Care Chief. All employees of the Agency of Human Services perform their respective functions adhering to four key practices: customer service, holistic service, strengths-based relationships and results orientation
The Division of STD Prevention (DSTDP), Program Development and Quality Improvement Branch, is seeking a medical officer with clinical and research experience in sexually transmitted diseases and HIV. The position is located in the Program Development and Quality Improvement Branch.
Major Duties associated with this position include:
Assist in implementing Institute’s goals to ensure people living with HCV have access to quality and affordable health care and treatment.
Advocate for people with HCV, including those who are co-infected with HIV, before the Congress and the Executive agencies in support of CDC’s Division of Viral Hepatitis, and programs under the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, Medicare, and the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.
Work closely with state, regional, and national partner organizations and key stakeholders.
Work closely with other organization team members to ensure implementation and coordination of Hepatitis activities.
Provide issue based analysis and advocate with strong written and verbal communication skills.
Provide general policy and advocacy assistance and administrative support for the department and general office administrative tasks as needed, including preparing expense reports and payment requests;
Produce AIDS United’s Policy Update, including assisting in writing, editing, and layout of content, and distribution upon approval;
Maintain and update the AIDS United Policy Action Center website and perform other related tasks as needed;
Draft grassroots advocacy action alerts and distribute upon approval to community partners and to the general public;
Assist in scheduling, organizing, and documenting meetings with administration officials and congressional offices, and meetings of the Public Policy Committee, and other external meetings;
Provide logistics management and support for AIDSWatch in collaboration with AIDS United staff and community partners; and
Assist with drafting letters, policy-related documents and other written communication materials.
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