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CommunicateHealth, Inc.

This Is You

You are an experienced health communicator with a proven interest in message and product development. You are able to synthesize audience research, health education and behavior change theories, and plain language writing to create meaningful, accessible, and actionable communication tools for clients and consumers. You enjoy working independently and collaboratively, have experience giving and receiving feedback and have outstanding organization skills and attention to detail. You are passionate about making health information easier to understand and use. Responsibilities • Lead the development of communication products with a multi-disciplinary team and ensure products are delivered on time and in budget • Keep project teams and clients focused by advocating for end users • Develop product requirements and specifications and adjust as necessary based on client feedback and user research • Develop research protocols, including screeners and moderator’s guides • Conduct formative research with consumers and professionals • Integrate user research studies into message and product development - Work with research staff to communicate findings and recommendations to internal team (writers, designers, and developers) - Write clear, concise reports (from top-level summaries to detailed technical reports) for delivery to clients • Research a variety of health- and wellness-related topics and distill the most relevant actions and recommendations • Gather and review feedback on content from editors, usability professionals, and subject matter experts, and revise content appropriately • Work with design, content, and usability staff on information architecture, content strategy, and content layout • Oversee and inform post-production quality control (QC) processes • Act as a connector across project teams to integrate project-level lessons learned across the organization

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Deadline: June 16, 2017
Posted: 3 days 8 hours ago

Town of Marshfield

The position reports to the Board of Health and assists the Director of Public Health in the enforcement of codes, regulations, policies, laws and bylaws as set forth by federal, state and local government agencies in all areas of public health including: housing and dwellings, septage and garbage, nuisance investigations, food, pools and beaches, camps, motels and mobile home parks, Title 5 and other relevant job duties. 

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Deadline: June 14, 2017
Posted: 4 days 7 hours ago

Epic Systems

As a project manager, you'll work side by side with our customers to install our software, help them to lead and manage change, and ultimately transform the way they provide healthcare for over 50% of Americans. Project managers develop creative strategies to achieve a common end goal while collaborating with smart and innovative colleagues from all roles. Customers will see you as the face of Epic, and you'll form long-lasting relationships with your teams. No two days are the same - you'll never stop learning and growing. You'll have the autonomy to make important decisions while receiving support and guidance along the way. You bring your intelligence, creativity and curiosity; we'll teach you the rest. Are you looking for a client-facing role that’s more technical? Check out our Technical Problem Solver team. More than just important work. Epic is located in Madison, Wisconsin, a city regularly ranked as one of America's best places to live. You'll earn competitive wages and receive benefits befitting a leading software company (401k match, great health insurance, life insurance, performance bonuses and stock appreciation rights). Epic's environment is one of continuous learning; you'll have access to opportunities to expand your skill set and share your knowledge with others.

  • Bachelor's degree (any major) 
  • Top-notch academics 
  • Willingness to travel more than 50% of the time 
  • Eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship 
  • Software experience is not required; we will train you to be an expert. 
  • Relocation to Madison, WI (reimbursed) 

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Deadline: July 19, 2017
Posted: 5 days 8 hours ago

Metropolitan Area Planning Council

• Design and conduct research and studies on topics related to improving public health outcomes in Metro Boston, such as active transportation, healthy food access, local food systems, smoke-free housing, impacts of climate change on vulnerable populations, and displacement of low-income households

• Analyze both traditional and non-traditional data sources to inform project and policy discussions. Use advanced quantitative methods, statistical modeling, and data visualizations to generate information and insight relevant to project and policy work.

• Produce accessible, policy-oriented products that communicate public health-related findings and recommendations to a various audiences (e.g., local health departments, state and local elected officials, community based organizations, municipal planners, and the business community). Where applicable, produce technical documentation and papers suitable for publication.

• Develop new research initiatives and respond to requests from MAPC staff, state agencies, member municipalities, and other partners and allies. • Work with the Public Health Director and department staff to ensure the sustained funding of the public health work plan through successful resource development, including both grant funding and fee-for-service contracts.

• Oversee the execution of individual research projects, including responsibility for designing project goals and structure, budgeting, analysis, recommendations, documentation and reporting, public release and media, and partner relationships.

• Foster relationships between MAPC and the public health and health care community in Metro Boston, across the US, and in other countries; identify best practices, emerging trends, new analytical methods, and new approaches; find ways to apply those in MAPC's work.

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Deadline: June 27, 2017
Posted: 1 month 5 hours ago

New York New Jersey High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area

The posted Epidemiologist position will serve to complement the HIDTA Heroin Response Strategy by adding additional resources dedicated to addressing the opioid epidemic by summarizing and analyzing drug death-related data sets, program implementation and policy recommendations. The position will be supervised by the NY/NJ HIDTA but will report directly to the First Deputy Chief Medical Examiner, NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner.

Duties will include: - Database management and file creation - Data analysis and reporting - Identification and presentation of trends - Preparation and dissemination of statistical briefs - Statistical modeling of substance abuse-related (alcohol and drug) morbidity and mortality focusing on postmortem data obtained primarily by the NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner - Identification of early morbidity and mortality indicators to better define and implement more effective prevention and treatment programs - Facilitation of the collaboration between public health and public safety entities in New York and on the RxStat Work Group, including data sharing, joint initiatives, and policy options or considerations - Gathering, organization, maintenance, and analysis of indicators of illicit and prescription drug use from public health and public safety sources such as hospital encounters, drug treatment records, birth records, survey data, emergency medical services files, Syringe Access Program data, death records and youth incarceration information.

Interested applicants may apply via email to Annette Caunedo at acaunedo@nynjhidta.org. A complete application requires a resume/CV, cover letter, and three references.

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Deadline: June 11, 2017
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago

Fund for Public Health NYC

The Fund recruits staff for its central office as well as for positions on grant-funded public health projects that are implemented in partnership with the NYC Health Department.

Deadline: August 31, 2017
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is looking for an exceptional candidate for a unique Research Associate position. This position affords the exciting opportunity to be part of a research effort at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute aiming to delineate genomic aberrations in cancer biology and discover novel therapeutic targets. He/she will use modern next generation sequencing techniques to characterize genomic aberrations and modern functional perturbation techniques including lentiviral knockdown and genome editing tools. He/she will test the model systems in immuno-compromised mice for their ability to form tumors and to test for drug responses. He/she will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that evaluates new technologies and approaches to discover and validate novel systemic cancer biology.

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 4 months 1 week ago

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is looking for an exceptional candidate for a unique Research Associate position. This position affords the exciting opportunity to be part of a research effort at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute aiming to delineate epigenomic aberrations in cancer and discover novel therapeutic targets. The candidate will assist in the development of cancer models from primary human tumors and human cell lines that represent different cellular lineages and drug-resistant states. He/she will use modern next generation sequencing techniques to characterize the chromatin state of these tumors and modern functional perturbation techniques including lentiviral knockdown and genome editing tools. He/she will test the model systems in immuno-compromised mice for their ability to form tumors and to test for drug responses. He/she will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that evaluates new technologies and approaches to discover and validate novel systemic cancer biology.

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 4 months 1 week ago

MassMutual

MassMutual’s Data Science group is seeking an exceptional, highly motivated and self-directed senior data scientist. In this role, you will perform data-driven research, problem solving, and algorithm development through the systematic application of mathematics, statistics and computer science as well as cutting edge data technologies. Results of this work manifest themselves in a variety of ways, including interactive visualizations, presentations, publications, web applications, predictive algorithms, and APIs.

This is an opportunity to join a small but growing high performing team with diverse backgrounds in applied math, computer science and physics that have been tasked with developing, maintaining and extracting knowledge from a strategic data asset. Our work revolves around studying fundamental and high impact business questions that directly impact the direction of the company and industry at large.

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 6 months 5 hours ago

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

This position will report to the Central Regional Health Office in West Boylston, however it will cover different regions within the state.
The Human Services Coordinator (C) works with families, medical, and health care providers, schools, and providers of community and state agency-based services to assure that children with special health care needs (CSHCN) and their families receive high-quality, family-centered, and community-based, coordinated services grounded in the Medical Home Partnership (MHP) approach. Core activity areas include:
* Assessment of medical practice service delivery systems, and CSHCN and their families.
* Education, training, and care coordination services with families and providers of CSHCN.
* Direction and ongoing program development in support of the concepts of a Medical Home with health and medical care providers and their staff, community-based organizations, and state agency staff.
* Advocacy at the family, practice, and community levels.

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 6 months 5 days ago

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

The Director of Local Public Health Initiatives located at the DPH Northampton site (DLPHI – Northampton) provides direction and leadership for Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) Office of Local and Regional Health (OLRH) initiatives to strengthen local public health capacity with particular attention to rural communities throughout Massachusetts. The DLPHI-Northampton establishes and maintains effective relationships with 1) local boards of health, local public health officials, and other municipal government leaders in rural communities; 2) OLRH and other DPH staff in a team environment; and 3) external stakeholder groups in support of the achievement of DPH objectives to strengthen the capacity of the local public health system in rural communities to provide core public health services.

Responsibilities include 1) development and implementation of local public health workforce development initiatives; 2) technical assistance in collaboration with municipalities, public health trade associations, and others to promote cross-jurisdictional sharing, 3) contributing to regular communication between DPH and local public health officials and other partners; and 4) development of tools and other resources that improve the effectiveness and efficiency of public health service delivery at the local level. The DLPHI-Northampton also 1) provides direct supervision to OLRH staff located in the DPH Northampton Office and 2) manages day-to-day operations at the Northampton site including maintenance of building and equipment, car pool management, standard operating procedures, security, utilities, and service contracts.

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 6 months 6 days ago

Fellowships

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The NBBTP is a partnership between the Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health. This is a rare opportunity for individuals seeking work in high containment facilities to receive professional training in biosafety and biocontainment at one of the foremost biomedical research centers in the world. Additional information regarding the Fellowships and Professional Development courses is online at www.nbbtp.org; Application packages are due July 5, 2017; fellowships begin January 9, 2018 at the NIH Bethesda campus.

The NBBTP Fellowship is designed specifically for people interested in careers in high-containment. This is an intensive two years, immersive experience where Fellows are introduced to all elements of biosafety. The program includes traditional lectures, reading assignments, mentoring projects and travel to off-site conferences and training sessions.

Program Eligibility:
NBBTP Fellowships are available only to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or Nationals of the United States who meet all federal regulations and policies necessary for working with select agents. Fellows must be willing to relocate to the Bethesda, MD area for two years and be able to travel to participate in multi-week assignments. Additional eligibility guidelines, including information on English proficiency, are posted online at: http://www.nbbtp.org/policies-and-guidelines/#ProgramEligibility.

How to Apply: Interested applicants must complete the Fellowship Application online at https://nbbtpapplication.org/application/. Resumes/CV’s are required components of the application package. However, applicants who submit resumes/CVs without the additional required application materials will not be considered. All application materials are due by the close of business on July 5, 2017 including, resume/CV, official transcripts from the university of highest degree and references forms (http://www.nbbtp.org/reference-form/).

The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.

Stipend amounts are based on the NIH IRTA scale.

Deadline: July 5, 2017
Posted: 2 months 3 weeks ago

University of Colorado – School of Medicine

This position is within the ACCORDS (Adult and Child Consortium for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Science) Dissemination and Implementation (D & I) Program and is supported by ACCORDS, the Center on Aging, and an AHRQ-funded research grant. The D & I Program team includes several D&I scientists with a variety of interests and expertise and the successful candidate will work actively with this team. This position reports directly to Dr. Jodi Holtrop, Senior Implementation Scientist, with assistance from Dr. Russell Glasgow, the Program Co-Director and other core team members. The academic home for the position is within the Department of Family Medicine, but the post-doc will spend the majority of time working at ACCORDS. This is a 1-year fellowship with the opportunity for a second-year renewal. This position is immediately available and open until filled.

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 6 months 5 hours ago

Volunteers

Muscular Dystrophy Association

As part of MDA’s mission to improve the lives of kids with muscular dystrophy and related life-threatening diseases, MDA’s summer camp program for kids ages 6-17 is offered at no cost to families. MDA relies on the support and dedication of volunteer counselors who stay by campers’ sides so that they can do all the fun and fully accessible activities that MDA summer camp offers.

Application is online. Please email Katie Macomber for the link to apply.

Deadline: July 1, 2017
Posted: 4 months 1 week ago