Public Health Representative III
Albany, NY - Posted on: Monday 09/19/16
Oversee and coordinate all HIV/AIDS surveillance activities in the MARO Long Island and New Rochelle region, including the comprehensive supervision and training of staff in the region. Conduct epidemiological surveillance through interviews of health care professionals and medical record review towards the goal of complete reporting of HIV/AIDS cases. Conduct provider education regarding reporting requirements and conduct Security and Confidentiality trainings for NYSDOH, County and other staff in the region. Coordinate Medical Monitoring Project (MMP) activities in the region, including participant interviews, participant recruitment and medical record review. Prepare written reports and perform other duties related to epidemiologic studies, communicable disease outbreaks and special projects as directed by Central Office and the Region.
Minimum Qualifications :
A Bachelor's degree and two years of experience providing direct patient/client services in a health, human service or community-based organization, or institutional setting, OR an Associate's degree and four years of such experience, OR HS diploma and six years of such experience. A Master's degree in a relevant field may substitute for one year of experience.
Qualifying experience may include communicable disease, mental health, or alcohol/substance abuse counseling. School health offices are considered an institutional setting and health care providers, such as private physician’s offices are considered health care settings; AND/OR performing oversight activities in a health regulatory organization to determine compliance with appropriate laws, rules or regulations; AND/OR conducting epidemiological research including assisting in data collection, conducting patient interviews, abstracting medical records, participating in study design, and developing questionnaires and/or data analysis; AND/OR performing responsibilities as a registered nurse. Research must have involved the study of the incidence, spread, and/or control of communicable or chronic diseases. Laboratory bench research will not be considered qualifying experience.
Preferred Qualifications :
Experience with the daily supervision of staff. Knowledge of HIV/AIDS. Experience with surveillance activities, data collection and medical record review, interviewing, interacting with health care professionals and conducting trainings/presentations. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, LAN-based environment, Health Commerce System.
Conditions of Employment :
Grant funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables, is required.
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