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MA Department of Public Health

The Population Health Information Tool (PHIT) Epidemiologist I is an essential member of the team and will act as a Data Steward within the PHIT system. The Epidemiologist I will work with other data stewards and data owners across the Department and with the PHIT data Visualization Specialist to ensure that data included in PHIT from DPH programs is accurately presented. The Epidemiologist is also responsible for ensuring the presentation of the data are responsive to the needs of DPH stakeholders and partners, and that technical requirements are met for data and messaging preparation and data uploading and presentation. 

The Epidemiologist I’s main responsibilities are to maintain and update the data dictionary and data use agreements; work with data stewards across the Department to prepare their data for PHIT (pre-calculated, aggregated, or record-level datasets for in-system calculation) in accordance with PHIT requirements; perform quality control of the datasets received, as necessary; and implement PHIT’s statistical dataset. The Epidemiologist I’s secondary responsibilities are to evaluate the system’s efficacy. This individual will obtain feedback on data utilization and utility, and will inform the PHIT team of any emergent trends or data needs of stakeholders. This will include providing technical assistance to local health partners and users of the PHIT tool in the areas of querying the system for information as well as interpretation of the results. This role includes administrative responsibilities, such as setting up work group meetings with data stewards and PHIT leadership, and providing clear written and verbal reports on the status of all stages of tool development, data processing and management, and outreach activities.

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Deadline: September 30, 2018
Posted: 6 days 2 hours ago

MA Department of Public Health

The Population Health Information Tool (PHIT) Data Visualization Specialist is an essential member of the Office of Population Health. The specialist will work with data stewards, data owners, and content experts across the Department to develop and maintain publicly accessible data visualization applications. The specialist will support the Office of Population Health’s data initiatives. The primary responsibility of the specialist will be to support the PHIT initiative in its effort to serve as the primary hub for public health data available within the Department. Secondarily, the Data Visualization Specialist will support other initiatives within the Office of Population Health and across the Department. The specialist will be responsible for assisting with overseeing internal Departmental processes related to updating, creating, and controlling the quality of presentations and content development for the publicly accessible data products. This individual will also be responsible for providing guidance to programs throughout the Department on what data visualization tools are available and support for using them. This individual will be responsible for ensuring quality representation of the evidence base and data in order to maintain the highest quality of products. This will involve consulting with the PHIT Epidemiologist, dataset-specific data stewards and content experts department-wide.  

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Deadline: September 30, 2018
Posted: 6 days 2 hours ago

Collaborative for Educational Services

The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is looking for a full-time Social Justice Education Specialist to join our Professional Development (PD) Department. The PD Department includes a team of accomplished consultants who facilitate a range of PD courses at CES and a variety of services in schools. This individual will be responsible for designing and delivering professional development for administrators, teachers, paraprofessionals, and other licensed educators in content areas including but not limited to: race, class, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ability/disability, and age. We are committed to building capacity to support and assist schools, and districts responding to their educators' and students' needs with an increased and intentional focus on matters of bias, social justice, and equity. This is important work that makes a difference in the lives of youth and educators and the Social Justice Education Specialist will be a critical contributor to our efforts. Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For best consideration please submit ASAP or by October 1, 2018. 

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Deadline: October 1, 2018
Posted: 6 days 2 hours ago

New York Department of Health

The incumbent will participate in evaluating public health risks from exposure to chemical contaminants in environmental media (water, air, soil, food), or exposure to other agents such as environmental noise, using available scientific data. These evaluations will use qualitative and quantitative risk assessment concepts and methods to evaluate risk, set exposure standards or guidelines, and recommend approaches to reduce risk. The incumbent will be responsible for developing or contributing to a variety of written reports describing the risk analyses in a timely manner, and will respond to public inquiries on a variety of environmental health subjects.

Deadline: September 21, 2018
Posted: 6 days 2 hours ago

People’s Medicine Project

The People’s Medicine Project (https://www.peoplesmedicineproject.com/) is seeking a part-time (18-20 hour/wk) Operations and Development Manager to address People’s Medicine Project’s organizational and fund development goals.  Anticipated hourly rate is $18-$20/hour depending on experience.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating fundraising efforts (grant writing, donor relationships, event planning, grant follow up/ benchmarks and deliverables).
  • Working with Project Director to evaluate the program and manage/oversee budget.
  • Managing communications and community engagement (maintain social medial, update website, update, create, and manage outreach materials).
  • Working with Project Director to develop and manage Advisory Committee. 
  • Working with Project Director and Advisory Board to clarify, manage and communicate policies and procedures.
  • Maintaining and/or improving current organizational systems; and documenting procedures and policies to build an “organizational memory” that reinforces our replicable model of bringing alternative medicine to the people.

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Deadline: September 28, 2018
Posted: 6 days 2 hours ago

Epic

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.

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Deadline: October 7, 2018
Posted: 6 days 2 hours ago

Epic

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 70% 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.

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Deadline: October 7, 2018
Posted: 6 days 2 hours ago

MA Department of Public Health

The Senior Coordinator, Local Health Communication and Resources coordinates the organization and dissemination of communication for the Office of Local and Regional Health (OLRH) about its mission, goals, and initiatives. The Senior Coordinator provides strategic direction for the OLRH communication platform that includes OLRH pages on the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) web site, monthly electronic newsletters, quarterly Commissioner-led webinars/conference calls, other webinars in collaboration with internal and external local public health stakeholders, and print and electronic resources developed in response to identified needs and messaging. The Senior Coordinator collaborates with the DPH Communications Office in developing strategies to promote the OLRH and local public health mission within DPH and with external stakeholders. The Senior Coordinator coordinates responses to requests from OLRH staff, local public health officials, and other external stakeholders for relevant and actionable public health data and translates data or information into plain, clear language. The Senior Coordinator assists the OLRH team in implementing plans to enhance local public health’s ability to communicate their relevancy through the use of data and other sources.  The Senior Coordinator takes local public health topics, issues, trends, and data and creates informative, relevant, and useful resources for a diverse audience and through a variety of communication methods.   Internally, the Senior Coordinator maintains a collaborative relationship with representatives from the DPH Intra-agency Local Public Health Working Group, the Communications Office, the Office of Population Health, the Office of Data Management and Outcomes Assessment, and local public health stakeholder organizations and other relevant external groups.  The Senior Coordinator also serves as the Site Coordinator for the DPH site in Canton (about 15% of time is dedicated to this function.)

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Deadline: September 30, 2018
Posted: 6 days 3 hours ago

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Brigham and Women’s Hospital is dedicated to:

  • serving the needs of our local and global community
  • providing the highest quality health care to patients and their families
  • expanding the boundaries of medicine through research
  • educating the next generation of health care professional

Brigham and Women’s Hospital is committed to putting every Patient First. Every employee plays a role in providing a positive impact on patients and the care they receive at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Your work will be distinguished by the delivery of high-quality and safe patient care, respect and dignity in all interactions with patients, families and colleagues and by customer service excellence.

All employees are expected to embrace this commitment and demonstrate behavioral competencies in the following areas:

  • People: Focus on serving the community through collaboration and respect
  • Self Management: Accountability, professionalism and commitment to growth and development
  • Organization: A commitment to quality, service and exceptional performance
  • Meeting these expectations is key to the success of your department and the organization.

This job description includes:​

  • Perform duties under moderate supervision with intermediate to advanced proficiency in administrative skills.
  • Act as a super user for scheduling, registration, and billing systems. Provide training and assistance to others in these areas.
  • May perform more complex or specialized functions (i.e. surgical scheduling) at highest competency level.
  • Utilize knowledge of HMO’s, managed care and other thirst party insurers, and troubleshoots insurance issues as appropriate.
  • Assist with training and orienting staff as needed.
  • Provide cross coverage as needed.
  • Assist with special projects as directed.
  • Follow HIPAA guidelines for the management of patient privacy and confidentiality.
  • Other duties, as assigned

Interested applicants can email crkaplan@bwh.harvard.edu or click here for more information.

Deadline: September 28, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

ServiceNet

Are you ready to help people and make a difference? Then consider what career opportunities ServiceNet has to offer!

Relief Counselors are the backbone of our organization and assist our Developmental/Brain Injury Services (DBIS) clients with their day to day needs, in comfortably furnished residential homes. This opportunity is a flexible position that allows you to work across multiple programs and locations. This is a great opportunity for students pursuing a degree in human services or a related field, to gain experience and exposure. Or just make some extra cash! Relief counselors will be reliable and empathetic individuals, who are willing to jump in and help out where ever they are needed. Must be able to work 20 hours per week. 

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Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 2 months 3 weeks ago

Internships

Viability, Inc.

Viability believes that individuals with disabilities and other societal disadvantages are an essential resource for our country’s future. Our mission is to help build a world in which individuals with disabilities and other disadvantages realize their full potential.

We are seeking a responsible, goal oriented intern to join our growing organization. In this position, the Research Intern will work under the direction of the Senior Vice President of Business Development and is responsible for conducting research on state funding and documenting their process for conducting state funding research.

Read the full internship description here.

Deadline: October 31, 2018
Posted: 6 days 2 hours ago

Generalist Public Health Intern

Springfield Department of Health and Human Services

The Generalist Public Health Intern provides administrative and programmatic support to the Department of Health and Human Services; which focuses on   has a broad mandate to provide population based care, health education and preventive programs and environmental health services. The programs of the department are: Citizens with Disabilities; Community Health Nursing; Environmental; Health Education; Health Services for the Homeless; Maternal, Infant and Child Health; Mediation; Tobacco Control; Oral Health; and Office of Preparedness and Response , Substance Abuse Prevention Services, Mass in Motion, 1422.

Work is performed under supervision from the Deputy Commissioner and program staff. No supervision is exercised over other employees. The intern will work between 10-15 hours a week. This is an unpaid internship that will begin in the fall academic semester.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with training exercises and drills.
  • Assist the office director with preparedness research.
  • Work with the staff to provide health and human services.
  • Research current and updated protocols.
  • Assist with the development of policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the evaluation of programs and new curricula.
  • Assist with other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to work in community oriented organizations, especially the ability to work with diverse, ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic groups.
  • General knowledge of public health and human studies.
  • Willingness to take a leadership role within training settings.
  • General knowledge of evaluating the effectiveness of programs and curricula.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to work in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and oral communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.

Education

  •  Student currently pursuing a Graduate degree in public health, health policy health education, or a related field.
  • Undergraduate senior pursuing a Bachelor's degree in public health, health education, or a related field.

To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to Soloe Dennis at SDennis@springfieldcityhall.com.

Deadline: October 31, 2018
Posted: 6 days 3 hours ago

Epidemiology & Biostatistics Internship

Springfield Department of Health and Human Services

Students will comprehensively work with data information in topics including, but not limited to, health education, preventive programs and environmental health services. The programs of the department are: Community Health Nursing; Environmental Health, Health Services for the Homeless; Maternal, Infant and Child Health; Mediation; Tobacco Control; Oral Health; and Office of Preparedness and Response, Substance Abuse Prevention Services, and Mass in Motion.

All work will be performed under supervision from the Deputy Commissioner and program staff. No supervision is exercised over other employees. The intern will work between 10-15 hours a week.  This is an unpaid internship and will begin when a candidate is chosen.  

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with data collection and survey development
  • Assist with data cleaning and management, SQL software
  • Summarize findings and communicate effectively via presentation or written assignment
  • Maintain confidentiality of data information and abide by University HIPAA/Human subjects policies and procedures

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of at least one data software (ex. R, STATA, SAS, SPSS)
  • Ability to work in community-oriented organizations, especially the ability to work with diverse, ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic groups.
  • General knowledge of public health and human studies.
  • Ability to work in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and oral communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.

Education

  • Students currently pursuing a Graduate degree in public health, epidemiology, or biostatistics
  • Undergraduate seniors in a 4+1 program pursuing a graduate degree in epidemiology or biostatistics

To apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to Soloe Dennis at SDennis@springfieldcityhall.com.

Deadline: October 31, 2018
Posted: 6 days 3 hours ago

Umass Amherst

The UMass tobacco free policy aims to achieve compliance through education, cessation support, and community engagement. Empowering students, staff, and faculty to remind faculty to remind violators of the policy and to encourage their compliance, enables and sustains policy success. All members of the campus community are asked to encourage policy compliance for a collective benefit for us all.

Program Vision:
A campus environment in which to learn, work, live, and play free from tobacco’s impact.
Position Description
Tobacco Free Umass seeks student’s interns to assist with programmatic efforts in educating the campus community of tobacco harm, encourage policy compliance, and evaluating tobacco use. The student intern will champion health promotion efforts and seek to develop new avenues for delivery in order to further engage the campus community.

Primary Objectives for interns:

  • Conduct an deliver health promotion and campus outreach initiatives
  • Develop educational interventions
  • Promote Tobacco-Free UMass through social media platforms
  • Review evidence-based interventions and best practices for tobacco prevention
  • Develop collaborations and new avenues for outreach and education efforts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student enrolled in a degree program in public health, or other closely related social science.
  • Strong communications skills
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills (empathy, respect, inclusion, diversity of opinions)
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse population of students, staff and campus community members


Application Process:
Please provide a cover letter and current resume to sdupont@umass.edu

Deadline: November 1, 2018
Posted: 1 week 1 day ago

Springfield Healthy Homes Collaborative

The Healthy Homes intern will work with the Springfield Healthy Homes Collaborative to support the pilot of the Springfield Healthy Homes Pay for Success program.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about healthy homes strategies, services and health/home repair interventions.
  • Learn how data management and analysis are used in program management.
  • Learn how to use the Efforts to Outcomes online case management program.
  • Assist in tracking and analyzing data from the Springfield Healthy Homes Asthma Pilot.
  • Assist in updating website on local resources for healthy homes.
  • Assist in communications – newsletter, facebook, etc –around healthy homes.

Requirements:

  • Experience in MS Office required; experience with web editing and database preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred.
  • College juniors and seniors with a 3.0 GPA or better. Master’s students preferred.
  • Ability to dedicate 6-10 hours per week to internship.
  • Ability to follow directions and eager to learn.

Pioneer Valley Asthma Coalition (PVAC) The Pioneer Valley Asthma Coalition (PVAC) is a coalition of health professionals and institutions, community groups and residents, public health organizations, municipal and state agencies, academic institutions, schools, day care, housing and environmental groups committed to improving asthma and environmental conditions that affect health in Western MA. PVAC engages in a variety of activities to improve the quality of life of those with asthma, including promoting best practice asthma care in schools and homes through systems and policy change and promoting reduced exposure to environmental asthma triggers in homes schools, and public buildings through improved indoor air and environmental quality.

For more details, visit www.PVAsthmaCoalition.org. PVAC is convened by the Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts (PHIWM).

How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to info@PublicHealthWM.org for consideration.

Deadline: September 28, 2018
Posted: 1 month 7 hours ago