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CommunicateHealth

You are an experienced project manager with a proven ability to manage the development of complex websites and digital products with multidisciplinary teams of researchers, writers, designers, and developers. You enjoy working independently and collaboratively, have experience giving and receiving feedback, and have outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail. You are committed to making health information easier to understand and use.

Responsibilities
• Lead the development of digital products with a multi-disciplinary team
• Ensure products are delivered following user-centered design best practices, on time and within scope and budget
• Maintain positive client relationships and provide clients with clear recommendations in plain language
• Keep project teams and clients focused by advocating for end users
• Develop user and technical requirements and specifications and adjust asnecessary based on client feedback and user research
•Integrate findings from user research studies into message and product development
• Oversee and inform post-production quality control (QC) processes
• Act as a connector across project teams to integrate project-level lessonslearned across the organization

Required Qualifications
• 3-7 years of experience in a project management role overseeing complex development projects, preferably for or within the federal government
• Degree in business, communication, computer sciences, program administrationor other related field (Masters preferred)
• Familiarity with the nuances of federal clearance processes and security standards
• Experience overseeing website redesigns using an open source CMS like Drupal or WordPress
• Familiarity with federal plain language guidelines, Section 508 compliance, and best practices in usability and UX design
• Ability to “think on your feet” and come up with creative and appropriate solutions
• Ability to work well in teams with other highly-qualified professionals in arelaxed, culturally-diverse environment Preferred Qualifications
• Successful management of federal contracts — including building relationships with clients, managing subcontractors, supporting a project team, tracking actual costs, developing budgets, preparing cost estimates, and forecasting
• Experience with user-centered design, usability standards, and best practices to develop digital products in a health context
• Familiarity with federal plain language guidelines, Section 508 compliance, and best practices in usability and UX design

Please send cover letter and resume to admin@communicatehealth.com by July 6, 2018. This is a full-time, salaried position located in either our Northampton, MA or Rockville, MD office. We are not considering remote staff for this position. We offer highly competitive salaries and full benefits.

Deadline: July 6, 2018
Posted: 1 day 22 hours ago

CommunicateHealth

We are looking for a communication researcher with a strong, proven interest in health
communication and public health. As a researcher, you have worked with diverse
audiences using a number of research methods. You have supported complex
research projects from beginning to end. You are a talented moderator and interviewer
who is passionate about understanding your audiences. You are a critical thinker and
get excited about teasing out themes from unstructured data or programming a survey.
You excel at translating research findings into meaningful recommendations. You enjoy
working independently and collaboratively, have experience giving and receiving
feedback, and have outstanding problem-solving skills and attention to detail. You are
passionate about making health information easier to understand and use.

Responsibilities
• Conduct communication research (ranging from audience research to materials
testing) with consumers and professionals, including in-depth interviews, focus
groups, surveys, and usability methods
• Draft research deliverables (such as protocols and reports) under the supervision of
senior research staff
• Conduct literature reviews and environmental scans
• Oversee research logistics and coordination – which may include identifying creative
recruitment strategies
• Take organized and detailed notes during interviews, focus groups, usability testing
and other research activities
• Conduct data analysis (qualitative and/or quantitative) and summarize themes and
findings under the supervision of senior research staff
• Translate findings into actionable recommendations for clients
• Work with staff to communicate findings and recommendations to internal team
(writers, designers, and developers) and to the client
• Write clear, concise reports (from top-level summaries to detailed technical reports)
for delivery to clients

Required Qualifications
• Master’s degree in a related field such as communication, public health, psychology,
or other related social science
• Minimum 3 years professional experience
• Experience conducting qualitative communication research using a variety of
methods with diverse audiences
• Demonstrated effectiveness in a research support role, with an ability to lead
moderately sized research tasks
• Strong understanding of communication and health behavior models, theories and
principles
• Experience drafting client-facing reports and deliverables
• Ability to “think on your feet” and come up with creative and appropriate solutions
• Ability to work well in teams with other highly-qualified professionals in a relaxed,
culturally-diverse environment

 

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience conducting communication research in the health care or public
health sector
• Experience conducting usability tests to inform recommendations for digital health
products
• Experience conducting research on behalf of the federal government
• Familiar with IRB, Office of Management and Budget Paperwork Reduction Act, and
nuances of research clearance processes
• Experience translating technical/medical information into plain language

 

How to Apply
Please send cover letter and resume to admin@communicatehealth.com by June 22,
2018.
This is for a full-time salaried position. We offer highly competitive salaries and full
benefits.

To learn more about the company, click here

Deadline: June 22, 2018
Posted: 2 days 1 hour ago

CommunicateHealth

The primary responsibility of the Controller/Finance Manager is to manage our accounting and finance processes – including our financial software, liaising with specialty accountants, supporting GSA paperwork and GSA audits, maintaining company budgets, analyzing financial information, supporting the full financial life-cycle of bids, contract, and subcontract management and supervising finance staff including bookkeepers, and support staff.

Responsibilities:
• Support company financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and carrying out policies and procedures
• Ensure contracts, subcontracts, and other agreements are managed in accordance with company policies, laws and regulations, and contract requirements (especially GSA)
• Serve as compliance officer and manage companywide Conflict of Interest process and maintain COI records
• Coordinate and participate in supporting proposals, bids, and business development activities, such as preparing cost and price analysis
• Maintain and meticulously organize finance files and records
• Make recommendations for improving policies and procedures and assist in implementing them
• Oversees finance deadlines and management of bookkeepers and support staff.

Required Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree in business, contract management, or finance
• Minimum of 5 years of professional finance experience, including experience with GSA contracts
• Supervisory experience
• Experience using QuickBooks
• Experience interfacing with high-profile clients

Preferred Qualifications
• Master’s degree in business, contract management, or finance
• Experience as a compliance officer or advisor
• Experience working with government contracts, including time and materials, firmfixed price, fixed-price, and IDIQ contracts, and interfacing with national and federal government clients
• Experience using BillQuick time and billing software
 

For more information and how to apply, click here

Deadline: June 22, 2018
Posted: 2 days 4 hours ago

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst is seeking applicants for an Academic Advisor position. For a complete position announcement including required qualifications and application instructions, please visit: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=98244

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. 

Deadline: July 9, 2018
Posted: 1 week 5 days ago

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Working under the supervision of the Trauma Program Nurse Director and Burn Program Nurse Manager, the Injury Prevention/Outreach Coordinator (IPOC) works to reduce the burden of injury, improve the health of diverse populations, reduce or eliminate health disparities, and improve trauma education through collaboration with trauma systems’ partners (public health agencies, schools, community agencies, pre-hospital/EMS providers, Fire and police agencies, and other health care professionals). 

The IPOC is responsible for promoting BWH as a quaternary referral center by establishing and maintaining relationships with referring agencies and community members throughout the region. The IPOC manages material and other resources in a cost-effective manner. Increasing prevention effectiveness (impact) per dollar invested. 

The Coordinator works an average of 40 hours per week. The work schedule is defined by program needs (e.g. community outreach education) and may include evening and weekends.

View the full job listing on the Brigham and Women's Hospital website, search #3057337.

Deadline: July 15, 2018
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

Research Assistant

Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC)

Interested in helping enhance the health and care of our United States Veterans? Looking for meaningful work in a collaborative environment that produces innovative and effective solutions to Veteran and national healthcare problems through multi-site cooperative research studies? The Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC), a component of the Veterans Affairs (VA) Cooperative Studies Program (CSP), is hiring a full-time research assistant. The position will support the Service and Health Among Deployed Veterans Study (SHADE Study, CSP #595), a 5-year multi-site observational study. Key responsibilities for the position include the following:

  • Provide operational and administrative support to meet research objectives
  • Serve as liaison with investigators, site personnel, consultants, and contractors
  • Assist with development and implementation of standard operating procedures and study materials
  • Assist with maintenance of study databases and files, including data entry and data management
  • Assist with preparation and tracking of IRB submissions and other regulatory documents 
  • Conduct quality assurance/quality control procedures, including consent form audits and data reconciliation 
  • Monitor participant recruitment and data collection activities and prepare reports and presentations
  • Coordinate and facilitate local and national meetings and trainings
  • Track progress and productivity of studies and projects

Ideal candidates for the position will have the following attributes:

  • Must be US citizen 
  • BA/BS or higher degree in a scientific research-related field
  • Experience in clinical, epidemiological, or health services research
  • Experience with research compliance and regulations
  • Strong organizational and analytic skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Experience with MS SharePoint and Access
  • Experience with Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) or other survey application

Salary will be based on the candidate’s experience and education. Salaries for this position range from grades GS-5 through GS-7. For more information about the Center’s research, please visit the Seattle ERIC website, http://www.seattle.eric.research.va.gov. For more information about the VA Office of Research and Development and CSP, visit the CSP website, http://www.research.va.gov/programs/csp/default.cfm

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to SeattleCSPEC@va.gov. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, materials received by May 23, 2018 will be considered first.

Deadline: August 8, 2018
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

Internships

San Mateo County Health System

The San Mateo County Health System is seeking a dedicated and hardworking Civic Engagement and Health Intern to join the Health Policy and Planning (HPP) team, a program within the Public Health, Policy and Planning Division. The HPP Internship Program is designed to provide work opportunities and practical learning experiences in public health, policy, planning, and research, with an emphasis in health equity and place-based primary prevention. Internship position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as they arrive. 
 

HPP Framework: Primary Prevention & Health Equity
There is a growing recognition that where we live, work, play, and go to school shape our health. HPP focuses on building healthy, equitable communities that prevent people from getting sick in the first place. HPP works to ensure all people have the opportunity for health and wellbeing and seeks to build health equity by addressing the root causes of poor health, such as the social, economic, and physical conditions around us. To achieve this goal, HPP employs expertise in policy, planning, research, equity, epidemiology, communications, and advocacy. HPP has a particular focus on supporting populations with higher rates of preventable health issues and in places with the fewest opportunities for health.

HPP is currently focused on four areas of work:
 

  1. Stable and affordable housing: protects health and provides the ability to engage in healthy opportunities.
  2. Complete neighborhoods: make it easy for residents to be healthy every day in their own communities.
  3. High quality education: creates pathways to better health.
  4. Strong local economy: builds household financial security for all.

To learn more about HPP's work visit www.gethealthysmc.org. 
To learn more about this internship, click here

Deadline: June 29, 2018
Posted: 2 days 1 hour ago

Caring Health Center

The role of the intern would be to pick a public health project of their liking that fits within the work of a Community Health Center's Emergency Operations Plan. This internship is open to any undergraduate or graduate student interested in the emergency management discipline. The selected candidate would gain an overall understanding of Community Health Center Emergency Planning and have the opportunity to work with other public health entities in the city of Springfield, as well as the staff here at CHC. Candidates would be responsible for joining CHC's team in overall strategic planning for Emergency Operations, attending each monthly meeting, and presenting at several medical and dental provider meetings with the outcomes from the emergency planning meetings. Candidates must be available to work at least 10-15 hours per week. I am a fun supervisor and am looking for someone who enjoys policy and planning :)

 

If this is something that is of interest to you, please email Jacqueline Johnson  directly at jjohnson@caringhealth.org

Deadline: August 30, 2018
Posted: 2 days 2 hours ago