The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, Center for Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevention (CSTIP) is recruiting a full-time Data System Manager.
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.
Performs as a high functioning, self-directed Disease Intervention Specialist to enhance private clinic surveillance activity in Dallas County by developing professional relationships with private medical doctors, laboratories, hospitals, correctional facilities, and other key health care providers to gather critical statistics and ensure timely reporting of sexually transmitted diseases, and to receive new and changing program updates.
Serves as program liaison for private medical doctors, laboratories, hospitals, correctional facilities, and other key healthcare providers to ensure timely reporting of STDs and receipt of new and changing program updates. Develops written curriculums to inform providers of HIV/STD prevention and trends while ensuring clients’ confidentiality in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations, including HIPAA regulations. Conducts individual or group educational presentations for community based organizations, schools, and other agencies including, but not limited to, drug treatment centers, homeless shelters, and correctional facilities. Identifies, locates, and notifies infected patients and their partners of possible transmission of disease and ensures proper medical care is received. Performs other duties as assigned.
Manages and evaluates the Disease Intervention staff and operation, ensuring the timely follow-up of all reportable sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) occurring in the community.
Supervises and evaluates supervisory staff, to include developing interviewing, and counseling skills provides training, education and technical assistance. Establishes objectives for programs, develops protocols and appointment systems, as well as assists in planning, analyzing, developing and coordinating disease intervention services in the agency. Generates various reports as required by the local and state centers for Disease Control, and other applicable agencies, and develops budget proposals and recommendations. Administers quality assurance programs; conducts field audits; analyzes epidemiologic workload managed by subordinate supervisors; determines training needs; and provides guidance, and direction. Plans and participates in disease intervention related research projects and reviews current STD intervention literature. Monitors surveillance systems to ensure STDs are reported timely, ensures that policies relating to confidentiality and sensitivity of patient information are strictly followed, assesses problems, and recommends corrective actions. Oversees the daily supervision of the HIV testing and Counseling Clinic. Performs other duties as assigned.
The Manager, NASTAD Global, works with NASTAD Global resources to define areas of project focus, articulate objectives and support comprehensive and successful implementation via delivery of strong guidance, leadership, management and support in focus countries. The Manager ensures the progressive development of in-country staff (NASTAD or local partner) towards self-sufficiency and also ensure the complete and timely submission of programmatic, fiscal and other required reports. The Manager is the primary lead between in-country NASTAD projects and NASTAD headquarters. The Manager must be able to work proficiently (oral and written) in Spanish.
The Manager, NASTAD Global is expected to identify the most critical hurdles to scale-up and effective implementation of the defined activities, to refine priorities to address the hurdles and to maintain and strengthen the reputation of NASTAD as a highly capable organization whose agenda is primarily to partner with government and assist with its most pressing needs addressing the HIV epidemic.
This position provides specific support to NASTAD Global activities inCentral America, leveraging the Manager’s experience in Ministry of Health capacity building and surveillance and epidemiology and their ability to work in Spanish. The Manager engages in other project support as requested.
Under the supervision of the Manager, Finance and Accounting, the Staff Accountant I will perform general accounting and administrative duties, assisting as needed with the daily operations and functions of the Finance and Accounting department.
The Manager, NASTAD Global works with NASTAD Global resources to define areas of project focus, articulate objectives, and support comprehensive and successful implementation via delivery of strong guidance, leadership, management and support in focus countries. The Manager ensures the progressive development of in-country staff (NASTAD or local partner) towards self-sufficiency and also ensures the complete and timely submission of programmatic, fiscal, and other required reports. The Manager is the primary lead between in-country NASTAD projects and NASTAD headquarters. The Manager must also be able to work proficiently (oral and written) in Portuguese.
The Manager, NASTAD Global is expected to identify the most critical hurdles to scale-up and effective implementation of the defined activities, to refine priorities to address the hurdles, and to maintain and strengthen the reputation of NASTAD as a highly capable organization, whose agenda is primarily to partner with government and assist with its most pressing needs addressing the HIV epidemic.
This position provides specific support to NASTAD’s Global activities inMozambique, leveraging the Manager’s experience in Ministry of Health capacity building and organizational capacity development as well as their ability to work in Portuguese. The Manager engages in other project support as requested.
Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Director, Human Resources (HR) &
Administration, has responsibility for oversight of all HR and administrative
activities. The position plans and implements operational processes and policies in
all phases of HR and organizational administration activities and works crossfunctionally
and collaboratively to assess, anticipate and solve HR-related issues.
The position ensures the organization is in full compliance with applicable federal,
state and local laws and regulations and implements and evaluates ongoing HR
policies, programs, functions and activities in order to attract, retain and motivate
high performing employees. The position oversees all domestic facilities
management and logistics, corporate insurance, maintenance of information
technology (IT) systems, procurement and contracts, and meetings and travel. The
position also participates as an integral part of senior management teams in
reviewing, developing, implementing and evaluating objectives, philosophy and
strategic planning in relation to policies, procedures and trends in HR management.
The position also serves as principle advisor to the ED on HR and administrative
The STD/HIV Program is an integrated program that includes STD/HIV surveillance, prevention, regional operations, HIV care/services and STD treatment, data management/analysis, and program evaluation. The Deputy Director provides support to the SHP Administrative Director in the overall coordination of Program activities and responsibilities and acts as the primary contact and representative for SHP when the Administrative Director is unavailable. He/She assists in the development and implementation of long-term program plans, policies, and protocols for STD and HIV/AIDS services, surveillance, and prevention, assuring that planning conforms with relevant regulations, laws, agency mission, and program goals and objectives. The Deputy Director’s duties also includes the oversight of three critical units of the Program: Surveillance, Data Management/Analysis, and Program Evaluation, as well as supervising a Grants Coordinator, who is responsible for coordinating the writing and submission of all grant applications and progress reports. The Deputy Director of SHP provides overall supervision of more than 30 staff persons who are either employed by the Office of Public Health or contracted personnel who are assigned to work in the STD/HIV Program.
Position Number (50490354)
This is a highly responsible professional position reporting to the Communicable Disease Director. The incumbent is responsible for planning, budget and operations of the Sexually Transmitted Diseases Program, including partner services and surveillance, in a large urban county with high rates of new STD and HIV cases.
Develops and manages the program budget. Creates and implements policies and procedures.
Responsible for the performance excellence activities for the Sexually Transmitted Disease Program. Meet all targets for performance measures. Conducts QA/QI of surveillance and DIS performance including regular record review and case conferences.
This individual will be responsible for all supervisory duties including, but not limited to, recruitment and selection, developing performance plans, conducting performance appraisals, directing work, approving leave, and taking disciplinary action as appropriate. Ensures all staff completes required training and that ongoing staff development and cross training needs are met.
Supervises the STD Surveillance Supervisor, ensuring timely and accurate data collection, entry and reporting.
Supervises the Frontline Supervisors of the DIS Staff, ensuring timely and complete partner tracing, notification, testing and treatment.
Collaborates with other CHD leaders including the HIV Prevention Director, STD Consultant, Epidemiology Director and Perinatal Prevention Coordinator on the prevention of STDs, including the elimination of congenital syphilis. Serves on relevant community boards, taskforces and committees. Works closely with central office.
Perform all other duties as assigned
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