> STATE OF ALASKA
> DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES
> DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH
> EPIDEMIOLOGY SECTION
> STD/HIV PROGRAM
> POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: PUBLIC HEALTH SPECIALIST I
> (DISEASE INTERVENTION
> POSITION DESCRIPTION: Qualified candidates for this position must be able
> to: assure disease intervention and partner follow-up services for
> diagnosed and suspected cases of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) and
> HIV/AIDS; provide prevention counseling to infected individuals and those
> at high risk of infection according to program guidelines; provide
> professional consultation and technical assistance on STD and HIV to
> health care providers regarding issues such as diagnosis, treatment,
> medical case management, prevention, interventions, appropriated
> laboratory methods, and current research, techniques and technology;
> conduct STD/HIV evaluation and quality assurance activities, conduct site
> review. Must be willing and able to travel to remote locations.
> LOCATION: ANCHORAGE, ALASKA
> SALARY: $1811.50 (Semi-Monthly)
> Move to Alaska reimbursed.
> Application Deadline: February 1, 2001
> Contact Person: Donna J. Cecere, STD Program Manager
> E-Mail Address: donna_cecere@...
> Mailing Address: P.O. Box 240249, Anchorage, AK 99524-0249
> Fax Number: (907) 561-0453
> Phone Number: (907) 269-8056
> Website: http://notes.state.ak.us/wa/postapps.nsf/?open
> EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
> PUBLIC HEALTH FOUNDATION ENTERPRISES, INC.
> POSITION TITLE: Hepatitis C Coordinator
> CLOSING DATE: open
> LOCATION: Berkeley, California
> ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: $59,556 - $71,844 plus benefits
> POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
> Under the direction of California Department of
> Health Services (CDHS)/Division of Communicable Disease Control/Disease
> Investigation & Surveillance Branch, the Hepatitis C Coordinator manages
> the development, implementation, and evaluation of the California
> Hepatitis C Prevention Program. The incumbent has direct responsibility
> for managing all aspects of the Hepatitis C Prevention Program and is
> responsible for coordination of hepatitis C virus (HCV) prevention
> activities among the affected state departments and local agencies and
> with related federal agencies. The incumbent must have knowledge of, or
> experience in managing communicable disease prevention programs such as
> HIV/AIDS, STD, drug treatment or other similar programs related to
> reducing health risks.
> The Hepatitis C Coordinator specifically:
> Oversees hepatitis C virus prevention activities at the State level;
> coordinates HCV activities with the STD Branch and Office of AIDS,
> Department of Corrections, Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs,
> Department of Veterans Affairs, and other state agencies. Ensures that
> the direction and activities of the program are in line with national
> policy recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
> Acts as liaison between CDHS and local health departments and other sites
> for outreach, education, screening, counseling, and surveillance
> activities. Gives professional advice on important and complex issues
> such as HCV testing, counseling and treatment.
> Oversees the disbursement of funds to agencies through the Request for
> Proposals (RFP) competitive process, which could include applicants from
> local county health departments and community-based organizations serving
> high-risk populations. Funded agencies and organizations will provide
> outreach, education, screening, counseling services, and evaluation.
> Prepares, writes and edits materials used in the RFP process.
> Oversees the allocation of funds and the curriculum for education and
> training of community-based outreach workers, counselors, and service
> providers. This will include training of counselors working in STD, HIV,
> Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centers, Methadone Clinics, and Veterans
> services centers where staff provide screening, counseling, referral and
> follow-up services to high risk populations.
> Manages statewide educational campaigns in collaboration with private
> organizations interested in hepatitis C activities, e.g., the American
> Liver Foundation, Hepatitis C Coalition, pharmaceutical corporations,
> public health foundations.
> Serves as a resource for expertise and information on hepatitis C
> epidemiology, prevention, and control to physicians and other healthcare
> providers in public and private practice, other health agencies, other
> sections of CDHS, other state agencies, and agencies of the federal
> Provides oversight and leadership in summarizing information and making
> recommendations for the State in hepatitis C matters. Writes and presents
> reports to state, local and federal health officials; may testify before
> Legislative committees.
> Excellent writing, oral presentation and listening skills; proposal,
> grant-writing, and program development skills, particularly in the public
> health arena; experience in relating to diverse populations; adaptability
> to changing and challenging events; familiarity with word processing and
> related technology; superior leadership and communication skills; ability
> to travel extensively in California and periodically nationally.
> Education: Masters Degree from an accredited college or university in
> Public Health, Health Administration, Hospital Administration,
> Comprehensive Health Planning, Public Administration, or a closely related
> health professional field.
> Experience: Four years of progressively responsible experience in health
> program administration, at least two of which must have been with
> independent responsibility for a significant program such as is normally
> found in a complex or departmentalized medical care delivery setting or
> health institution or organization. This experience must include program
> planning or evaluation experience and the making of recommendations to
> management. Possession of a doctoral degree in these fields may be
> substituted for one year of work experience.
> HOW TO APPLY:
> Send Cover letter and resume via mail, fax or email to:
> Dyan Banuelos
> Staff Services Analyst
> PHONE: (510) 540-2566
> FAX: (510) 540-2570
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