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  • Bell, Elizabeth
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 6, 2001
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      > 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
      > SPECIALIST)
      >
      > 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
      > government.
      >
      > 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.
      > QUALIFICATIONS:
      >
      > 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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