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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 1 hour ago

BERKSHIRE INTERFAITH ORGANIZING (BIO)

We bring together people of faith and values by sharing our stories to:
 Increase our power to act for justice
 Develop skills to be more effective in the public arena
 Take action on issues of common concern for our member groups
 Ensure that those affected by the issues craft the solutions
By doing this, we build relationships and strengthen community, identify and develop diverse local leaders, and achieve systemic solutions.

Job Responsibilities:
 Accountable to Lead Organizer.
 Develop and maintain relationships with leaders of current and potential member organizations.
 Recruit and develop leaders in member groups, through 1:1 conversations, house meetings, and action campaigns.
 Conduct research and power analyses related to issues of social and economic justice.
 Staff organizing campaigns on social justice issues including, but not limited to transportation, immigrant justice, racial justice and addiction/opioid epidemic.
 Support leaders to staff sub-committees and campaign teams of Berkshire Interfaith Organizing.
 Work with BIO organizers and leaders to help the organization achieve its fundraising goals. This may include assisting with local grassroots fundraising campaigns, membership dues collection, grant research and proposal writing when needed.
 Assist with maintaining up-to-date contact list, organizational data base, and social media presence.
 Participate in staff and leadership development.
 Attend InterValley Project (IVP) Organizer Meetings and IVP Leadership Institutes. IVP is the New England-based organizing network to which we belong.
 Assist in planning and implementation of local leadership institutes, especially in support of leaders engaging in research and relationship building around the current new issues of racial justice and addiction/opioid epidemic.
 Other duties assigned by Lead Organizer.

Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s degree, and/or some training or work experience as a community, congregation-based or labor organizer preferred.
 Interest in exploring community organizing as a vocation.
 Passion for social and economic justice, and strong commitment to faith- and values-based organizing.
 Appreciation for and ability to work with a broad range of religious and cultural traditions.
 Excellent team-building and communication skills (written and oral).
 Strong interpersonal skills.
 Some experience in both grassroots and grant fund-raising.
 Ability to handle a variety of administrative and management tasks.
 Experience working with diverse communities; bilingual ability in Spanish preferred.
 Working hours must be flexible, including some evenings or weekends.
Currently, the position is 20 hours per week. Competitive compensation, commensurate with experience. Commitment for one year, with likelihood of extension, contingent on funding. Currently accepting applications through July 15, 2018.

TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to
Wendy Krom, Lead Organizer
Berkshire Interfaith Organizing
P.O. Box 1133
Pittsfield, MA 01201
More info: wendy@biorganizing.org or 413-464-1804.

Deadline: July 15, 2018
Posted: 1 day 6 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

Playworks

Apply today to change the lives of kids in our community during the 2018-2019 school year- expected start date of August 2018!

Do you believe in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid? If you are motivated and you possess leadership experience, we want you to join our team to bring your passion for play to a school near you. Playworks is the leading national nonprofit leveraging the power of play to get kids physically active and transform children’s social and emotional health. We believe in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid and are changing school climates by leveraging the power of safe, fun, and healthy play at school every day. As a Playworks AmeriCorps Member (aka Recess Coach), you will improve the school climate at a local elementary school by ensuring that every kid gets to play every day. You’ll be on-site, every school day, making a difference on the playground and in the school community.

Read the full post here.

Deadline: August 1, 2018
Posted: 2 weeks 2 days ago

Epic Systems

As a Project Manager on our Implementation Services (IS) team, 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 about 57% 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.

Read the full post here.

Deadline: July 11, 2018
Posted: 4 weeks 3 hours ago

Epic Systems

As a Software Tester on our Quality Assurance (QA) team at Epic, you'll play a critical role in ensuring that our software lives up to its world-class reputation. These detail-oriented perfectionists test our software from a medical professional's perspective to make sure it's efficient and intuitive. As a part of our testing team, you'll use your creativity to push our software to the limit. First we use it right, and then we use it wrong. Thinking outside the box, you'll work side by side with our developers to create high quality healthcare software. Kick your career into high gear - break our code. You bring your intelligence, creativity and curiosity; we'll teach you the rest.

Read the full post here.

Deadline: July 10, 2018
Posted: 4 weeks 3 hours ago

ServiceNet

ServiceNet is seeking a recovery counselor to work in a residential program. Recovery Counselors play an integral role in our client’s recovery. In this position you will provide and assist program participants with information, and strategies to support the client with their recovery goals. You will be part of a team promoting a recovery-based model of care.

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Deadline: June 30, 2018
Posted: 4 weeks 3 hours 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

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: 1 day 5 hours ago