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More information about Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System: Opioid STR Project Coordinator


Post Date 04/05/2017
Close Date
Grade 23
Location PHOENIX
Salary 55,000.00-70,000.00

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System
Accountability, Community, Innovation, Leadership, Passion, Quality, Respect, Teamwork

Opioid STR Project Coordinator

First Resume Review: 4/19/2017
This position will remain open until filled.

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), Arizona's Medicaid Agency, is driven by the passion to deliver comprehensive and cost effective health care to Arizonans in need. AHCCCS is nationally acclaimed as a model for other Medicaid programs and recipient of multiple awards for excellence in workplace effectiveness and flexibility. Visit our careers page to learn more about AHCCCS. Use your skills to benefit others; join the AHCCCS Team!

The Division of Health Care Management (DHCM) is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as an Opioid State Targeted Response (STR) Project Coordinator. This position will coordinate training, education and outreach activities; stakeholder involvement; fidelity monitoring; and assist with required grant deliverables and reporting requirements for the Arizona Opioid State Targeted Response project to reduce the number of individuals with OUDs and opioid-related deaths. Traveling throughout the state will be required. Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Administer, organize, plan, implement and monitor programs and projects relating to the Opioid STR grant

* Oversight and monitoring of performance measures and evaluation methodology

* Develop partnerships with statewide and community-level stakeholders to coordinate opioid treatment

* Provide training and technical assistance to providers, Managed Care Organizations (MCOs), and community stakeholders

* Report writing, including data analyses, packing and dissemination

Minimum Qualifications
* Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid AZ driver' license appropriate to the assignment

* Clinical experience with substance use disorders and substance abuse treatment; and basic knowledge of the opioid epidemic

* Proficient in strategic planning, work plan development, needs assessments and evaluation

* Strong negotiation and problem solving skills

* Skilled in translating research and science into practical implementation

* Effective oral and written communication; and ability to motivate groups of individuals to work cooperatively

* Demonstrated skills in Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other software programs

Preferred Qualifications
* Master's degree in Public Health, Social Science or closely related field

* Two-three years of work experience in grant implementation and monitoring

* Clinical experience with substance use disorders and substance abuse treatment

* Implementing public health or multi-systemic initiatives

At AHCCCS, we promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility and a variety of learning and career development opportunities. Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are 10 paid holidays per year, accrual of sick and annual leave, affordable medical benefits and participation in the Arizona State Retirement Plan. Click here to learn more about benefits.

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.
Click the APPLY NOW button to submit your application.
For technical assistance, email or call 602-542-4700.

Application Instructions
Please apply for this position by following the link provided below. A new window will open on your screen and you will be directed to the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) employment website.

More information about CDI NV: Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Environmental Health and Safety Manager
CDI NV - Reno, NV
$45,000 - $60,000 a year

The primary responsibility of the Environmental Health and Safety Manager is to ensure regulatory compliance (OSHA, EPA, and DOT), accident prevention and after injury management for the company facilities.


Position will oversee Reno NV locations as well as Seattle WA locations **some travel required**
Implement, execute, ensure compliance with Company EHS policies and procedures, and all federal, state, and local OSHA/EPA/DOT regulations (i.e. Lockout-Tagout, Haz Com, Machine Safety, SARA, RCRA, DOT, etc.)
Lead the development and implementation of the EHS Annual Operating Plans and EHS Action Plans for multiple locations
Achieve annual targets rates for lost time, recordable, severity, collision, and environmental
Develop, implement, execute, and manage strategies to prevent workplace injuries, environmental incidents, and vehicle accidents
Demonstrate solid employee relations experience, interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
Display strong problem solving, organizational and analytical skills
Conduct EHS activities such as training/auditing/risk assessments to ensure ongoing compliance with regulatory agency requirements and internal Company EHS procedures
Perform risk assessments and assist in the implementation of effective physical and/or behavioral control measures. Recognize and verify the effectiveness of in-place control measures
Identify unsafe equipment operations and conditions while demonstrating knowledge of appropriate corrective action for unsafe conditions or equipment use
Complete root cause analyses and develop corrective action plans
Revise and update Company IIPP Manual to ensure compliance with all state and federal OSHA regulations
All other job duties as assigned

Bachelor's Degree with 5 + years' work experience in EHS - to include experience in Cal OSHA compliance
Safety degree and/or related certification and successful completion of the 30 HR. OSHA training courses
Safety management experience in Construction, General and Stone Fabrication Safety, or similar industry
Knowledge and experience with EHS Management systems and their deployment
CSP and applicable certifications desirable
Knowledge and experience in air quality and respirator regulations
EHS auditing
Effective communication and interpersonal skills including public speaking skills and presence in meetings and training environments
Bilingual experience preferred, but not required (English/Spanish)
Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year

Job Location:

Reno, NV
Required experience:

Safety: 2 years

More information about Center for Healthy Aging

Development Coordinator VISTA
Center for Healthy Aging - Reno, NV
Full-time, Temporary

The Development Coordinator VISTA will identify and develop partnerships, advocacy programs, and financial sponsorships to support services promoting healthy, independent, active, and safe lifestyles.

Position Description:

The Development Coordinator VISTA will be an essential member of the team at the Center for Healthy Aging (CHA). Collaborating closely with the CEO of the CHA and the Reno Senior Citizen Advisory Committee, this person will identify and develop partnerships, health advocacy programs, and financial sponsorships to support the senior services that promote healthy, independent, active, and safe lifestyles as well as increase volunteer opportunities for education and advocacy.

The mission of the Center for Healthy Aging (CHA) is to develop and provide innovative, effective, and efficient programs that are easily accessible and designed to improve the quality of life for elders by helping them maintain independence within their community. We do this primarily by integrating public, private and philanthropic resources to help educate and train caregivers, enhance wellness, and provide models of care that demonstrate efficiencies and cost savings while improving the quality of life for elders. CHA is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that was incorporated in 2008.

Service Location: Reno, NV

Timeline for Service: August 22, 2017 - August 21, 2018

Primary Responsibilities:

Review use of current City facilities for maximum senior programming potential and identify other facilities in Reno that could be used for senior programming;
Assess Reno's and CHA's current fund development strategies and materials;
Research funding strategies of similar programs across the country;
Develop new fund development materials including grant proposals;
Develop information, education, and advocacy program funding;
Develop and implement a traditional and social media outreach plan;
Assess the Reno Senior Citizen Advisory Committee's (SCAC) current strategic plan and make recommendations to CHA and SCAC.

Passionate commitment to CHA's mission and vision;
Bachelor's degree;
Exceptional writing skills;
Strong communication skills;
Strong organizational and research skills;
High degree of initiative and spirit of service;
Experience in fund development strategies and materials;
Preferred: experience in working with the senior community;
Preferred: experience using social media and traditional media as tools for marketing and outreach.
AmeriCorps VISTA

Center for Healthy Aging's Development Coordinator VISTA is funded by the Corporations for National and Community Service and will serve within the AmeriCorps VISTA program. AmeriCorps VISTA is the national service program designed specifically to fight poverty. Each VISTA member makes a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency. To learn more about the AmeriCorps programs visit


In return for their service, AmeriCorps VISTA members receive a modest living allowance of $980/month and health benefits during their service and have the option of receiving a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $5,730.00 or post-service stipend of $1,500.00 after completing their service. A relocation travel allowance of no less than $550 may also apply if they are moving.

To Apply

Send a cover letter and resume to Dr. Larry J. Weiss at

Call CEO, Larry Weiss at 775.376.3210

Job Type: Temporary

Required education:


Research Technician III, Grade 21, Job #17080807

· Deborah S. Hasin, PhD- Clinical Phenomenology
· New York City, NY, USA
· $61,028.00 Plus $3,026.00 Location Pay
· Salary
· Full Time
· Full Benefits According to Percentage of Full Time
The Substance Dependence Research Group at New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University Department of Psychiatry has an opening for a Research Technician who will join a team of researchers conducting epidemiologic, clinical, and genetic research.

Design, conduct and interpret analyses of large-scale survey and clinical datasets. This work requires statistical knowledge and ability, as well as knowledge of the substance abuse and psychiatric literatures.

Apply epidemiologic principles in the refinement of research questions prior to and during analytic phases

Manage and clean data as needed.

Conduct structured and unstructured literature searches and reviews.

Author relevant. sections of manuscripts and reports.

Train, supervise and coordinate the work of research assistants and other junior scientists. This involves their tasks on literature searches, data cleaning and management, analyses, and interpretation of results .
Problem-solve as needed under supervision of Principal Investigators .

Assist with and coordinate the preparation of presentations, reports and aspects of grant proposals and/or renewals, as needed.

Masters degree in public health or related field.

Must be meticulous in carrying out research protocols and be able to maintain a high level of accuracy with minimal supervision.

Strong quantitative skills and programming experience in SAS and SUDAAN required. Careful, diligent work habits and ability to maintain focused attention is essential.

Previous experience training, supervising and coordinating the work of research assistants and other junior scientists in the areas outlined above is required.

Previous experience working with psychiatric or substance abuse data a plus. Working in Mplus and/or R also a plus. Candidates with a strong background in epidemiology or biostatistics are encouraged to apply.

The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran Employer. VEVRAA 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) compliant.

Depending on the physical work location and/or job duties, the successful candidate may be required to be screened through the NY State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs and/or screening through the New York State Central Child Abuse Register prior to assuming any duties that will involve contact with patients and/or children.

Applications will only be accepted through website at: then click on Employment Opportunities. Applications will be accepted only during the posting dates as listed at the top of the job announcement. Contact information:

More information about Family Ties: Program Manager

Program Manager
Family TIES of Nevada - Reno, NV
$35,000 a year
Family TIES of Nevada is a statewide nonprofit organization that provides training, information and emotional support for families with children or loved ones with special health care needs. Our agency works with a variety of other nonprofit agencies to serve our communities throughout the state to help families make informed decisions with regards to their loved ones overall care.

The Program Manager will be responsible for the management, supervision and evaluation of the organizations programs, in accordance with the standard set by grant requirements, Executive Director and the Board of Directors. The program manager will participate in strategic planning, funding and budgeting initiatives and must have strong communication and problem solving skills.

The Program Manager will play a vital role in the development and execution of programs for the organization.

The ideal candidate will have a family member or loved one with special health care needs, dynamic public speaking skills and the ability to form strong working relationships with internal and external partners. Bilingual a plus.

If you are looking for a rewarding career and are eager to work in highly team focused environment this may be the position for you.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $35,000.00 /year

Job Location:

Reno, NV 89502
Required education:

High school or equivalent
Required experience:

Community Outreach: 1 year
Required language:

Bilingual a plus

More information about Futures Without Violence: Campus Leadership Program

FUTURES' Campus Leaders Fellowship program convenes graduate-level students from across the country looking to make a difference on their campuses. Each year, a cohort of students from a diverse range of health care fields-including medicine, nursing, public health, social work, and more-are selected to participate in the program.

Campus leaders receive guidance from FUTURES staff, mentorship from previous cohorts, and support from fellow campus leaders across the country to help improve responses to gender-based violence at their schools. Campus leaders receive access to FUTURES' resources and materials, participate in regular knowledge-sharing among their peers, and interact with a vibrant learning community of campus activists.

The Campus Leaders Fellowship Program is a unique opportunity to change university policies, enhance curriculum, and help shift campus culture surrounding dating violence, domestic violence, and sexual assault. A call for applications for the Fellowship is announced in the Spring of every year.

The Campus Leaders Fellowship Program is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families. Learn more about other Futures Without Violence Health programs.

The Campus Leaders Fellowship application is now open for 2017-2018 program. Apply by June 30th

More information about Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada Child Care Devlopment Fund

ITCN CCDF Program Director
Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada Child Care Development Fund - Sparks, NV
$56,301 - $65,175 a year
JOB SUMMARY Under the immediate supervision, evaluation and direction of the Executive Director of the InterTribal Council of Nevada, administers the Child Care Development Fund Program following the guideline established by the Federal and/or State Agencies. ITCN CCDF Director provides overall management and administration for the ITCN CCDF Program. Strong communication and organizational skills are required.


Plans, organizes and directs the ITCN CCDF Program in providing childcare services.
Oversee compliance of the ITCN CCDF Program and ensure all activities meet the CCDF Rules and Regulations.
Maintain fingerprinting and background check information for all childcare providers, and ensure they comply with Public Law 101-630, or meet requirements described in the ITCN CCDF Plan.
Monitor State and Federal childcare regulations and standards to ensure the ITCN CCDF meet applicable standards.
Develop and update policies and procedures, as needed, for submission to the ITCN Board of Directors, State/Federal agencies, and staff.
Prepares and administers the established program budget. Monitors program operations, including fiscal detail, and assess proper year funding is utilized. In conjunction with the Finance Department, files timely appropriate reports as required.
Demonstrate an awareness and knowledge of ITCN's Personnel and Fiscal Policies and Procedures and adhere to the protocols, procedures, and regulations of the organization and funding agency.
Ensure that fair and consistent practices are carried out and all ITCN CCDF polices are uniformly enforced through ITCN CCDF offices and within the service areas.
Monitor program operations and makes changes to enhance program effectiveness and efficiency.
Conduct annual reviews of all program activities and evaluate and improve program quality and service delivery to ensure that the needs of tribes are addressed and met.
Develop and maintain familiarity with community resources and maintain relationships with other social service programs, tribal, local, state, federal agencies, including educational systems and institutions to enhance program services.
Lead the development and implementation of effective outreach efforts through advertising and public relation campaigns, social media, website, news, print, and radio. Manage development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic materials including, but not limited to; newsletters, brochures, calendars, flyers, etc.
Display strong advocacy for early childhood education and development, and clearly demonstrate consumer education efforts in all service areas. Page 2 of 3 - CCDF Program Director
Interprets and applies federal and other related program guidelines; ensures that program recipients meet program guidelines and eligibility criteria.
Develop and implement annual and long-term regional child care service plans to increase the quality, accessibility, and affordability of child care in accordance with ITCN CCDF Program goals, which enhance the education, social, cultural and emotional development.
Provide training to tribally operated center/program staff, as well as, support, guide and direct the center and afterschool program staff to ensure program quality and safety including; make hiring and firing recommendations to tribes, oversee monitoring activities; scheduling orientation training; evaluation of staff; and monitoring of compliance with policies and procedures .
Responsible for on-going supervision of staff, to include; oversight of scheduling of staff time and arrangements for coverage; reviewing/approving timecards, time-off requests, etc.; encourage training and attendance for professional development; conduct yearly evaluations, or as needed; mentor and coach staff through training, inspiration, motivation and encouragement; provide program goals and expectations; and enforce organization, agency, and program policies and procedures. Assist the Office and Field Office Supervisors in completing staff reviews, and overall office management.
Oversee new application, timesheets, acceptance letters, contracts, reimbursements and all correspondence needed for parents, providers and tribal programs. Effectively communicate overall program details and be responsible for creating and dispersing all documentation for ITCN CCDF Program.
Approve and authorize all provider/tribal reimbursements, supply orders, and payments for operating costs, and contractors for services provided, on a timely basis.
Responsible for apprising tribes of program activities, accomplishments, and expected to occasionally attend evening meetings or meetings which require travel during evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. · Develop and update eligibility, information and referral forms and procedures to be used by program staff and eligible clients.
Responsible for preparation of the ITCN CCDF Program Plan, annual application, program reports and budget submission to funding agency. Ensure that information for reporting requirements is submitted accurately and in a timely manner, within applicable grant guidelines.
Develop, modify (if necessary) and disseminate health and safety training/technical assistance, and/or quality materials to providers, parents and tribes.
Demonstrate a continued awareness and commitment to cultural diversity and sensitivity.
Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $56,301.44 to $65,174.72 /year

Smoking Cessation Program Coordinator
Job Summary:

This position will be primarily responsible for project development and implementation of activities in the defined market that will address the objectives of the Prominence Health Plan Smoking Cessation Program. The individual will possess the necessary skills and background to provide the overall management of the program. The position will have specific outcomes and results that will be delivered based on goals as outlined by Prominence Health Plan.


Effectively manage program partners and key stakeholders to accomplish the objectives of the Smoking Cessation Program.

Lead the development of the curriculum, registration process/forms and resource materials for the program.

Provide counseling interventions for members who want to quit tobacco use.

Serve as the expert on local and regional resources that are available to assist those individuals who want to quit.

Manage the intake of participant referrals as needed for members who want to participate in the Health Plan's Smoking Cessation Program.

Support and arrange for additional training or referrals on tobacco cessation to members as requested.

Represent Prominence Health Plan in the community by providing education, awareness, and prevention opportunities as they relate to smoking cessation and the dangers of second hand smoke.

Develop and administer tobacco cessation preventions, education, intervention programs, resources and materials as needed.

Oversee the evaluation process for the Prominence Health Plan Smoking Cessation Program and give reports on a timely basis to ensure appropriate outcomes and results are obtained and meet the requirements contracted to our members.

Coordinate class schedules and preparation in conjunction with other Health Plan departments/outreach events.

Provide oversight and mentorship to Smoking Cessation Health Coaches

Regulatory Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in Public Health or related Field

• 1-3 years' experience in project management with a focus on community health issues (smoking, obesity, or other wellness issue)

Language Skills:
• Ability to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
• Experience executing strategies and organizing and prioritizing multiple projects and relationships with key stakeholders and program implementers.
• Written and oral communication skills, including large and small group presentations, group facilitation and training.
• Ability to influence others and work collaboratively with key partners to achieve positive results.
• Ability to sell ideas and programs to key strategic alliances, professional volunteers, and funding partners.
• Ability to use relevant tools (e.g. word processing, spreadsheet, email and database programs and voicemail).

To apply visit Prominence Health Plan Career page at

$12- $15/hour DOE

SNJ is seeking a dynamic education professional to help expand the program base for Sierra Nevada Journeys in Reno, NV. This position requires a motivated individual with an engaging personality and an insistence on excellence who is passionate about building scientific literacy and critical thinking capacity through outdoor science education across classrooms that mirror the demographics in Northern Nevada. We are seeking someone prepared to teach in a variety of settings (classroom, outdoors, family science nights), develop curriculum, grade and analyze assessments and support the overall education operations of the Classrooms Unleashed program. The position requires an individual who is able to thrive independently and work well on a team, and who is committed to supporting a non-profit on the cutting edge of the Informal Education industry. Part-time Educators will report directly to SNJ's Reno Program Manager.

Teach SNJ programs in the classroom and field and lead Family Science Nights. Typical programs may include the following (85%):

-Classrooms Unleashed programs consist of four lesson units based on topics including Watershed, Earth Science and Life Science, and culminate with an outdoor field study at a local natural area.

-Outdoor field studies include leading trail groups of 12-20 students through a variety of field-based science activities during 1⁄2 day field trips to local natural areas.

-Family Science Night events hosted by SNJ at schools for parent engagement. Lead science stations and engineering challenges.

-Deliver and analyze student assessment and teacher program evaluations for program feedback and improvement (15%).

-Summers: Depends on applicant. Program development, curriculum writing, and/or supporting, teaching or observing other SNJ programs.
- 2 + years teaching experience (Substitute license or teaching credential required). Current licensure not required to apply, but if considered for the position must be actively pursuing or willing to do so. Hours may be reduced until the candidate is able to teach solo in the classroom with a current licensure (substitute or teaching credential).
Excellent written, phone and in-person professional communication skills Current Red Cross CPR and First Aid (or willing to fulfill this requirement prior to start date)
-Ability to pass background check Passionate commitment to providing opportunities for/working with kids of all backgrounds
-Ability to thrive in an environment that is fast-paced, creative, dynamic, and growing The ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative
-Ability to lift up to 30 pounds and hike 4-5 miles with a backpack
-Reliable vehicle (ability to drive to school and field sites in and around a large city)
-Motivated with a flexible "Go-to" attitude
-Comfortable and skilled at jumping in to teach new content on short notice (during training and while on the regular job)

-Higher education degree in related field
-Wilderness First Responder certification
Reno, Nevada
ID/Job Board Number
Job Function
Education/Teaching - K-12
Number of Openings
Approximate Hours Per Week
Salary Range
$12 - $15 per hour DOE
Desired Major(s)
College of Education/Secondary Education, College of Education/Elementary Education, Secondary Ed MA, Secondary Education, Sec Ed - Earth Science, Elementary Education BSEDU, Environmental Engineering, Integrated Elementary, EDU - Educ Leadership EDD, IET - English Sec Lang BSEDU, IET - Special Education BSEDU, IET - Early Childhood BSEDU, EDU - Special Education EDD, Sec Ed - Earth Science BS, Environmental Studies BS, Secondary Education BSEDU, Education PhD
Desired Start Date
May 1, 2017
Travel Percentage
< 30% Travel
Hourly Wage
Documents required apart from resume
Cover Letter, Other Documents

More information about Social & Scientific Systems (S-3): Summer Research Assistant


Social & Scientific Systems (SSS) works to improve public health worldwide by providing technical, research, and program management services to government, nonprofit, and commercial clients. The SSS team offers a synergy of expertise in clinical research services, epidemiology and public health studies, health data management and analysis, and health policy analysis. Please join our dedicated staff of employee-owners in an environment that values diversity and supports health, well-being, and professional growth.

Are you eager to learn with a passion for research? Social & Scientific Systems, Inc. (SSS), an employee-owned company, has supported public and private sector health research programs since 1978 in pursuit of our mission to make a difference while improving public health world- wide. We are currently seeking a Research Assistant to serve on a multi-disciplinary team that conducts, analyzes, and reports on findings from epidemiological and clinical studies on behalf of the federal government. Our clients include major federal agencies, such as the NIH, CDC and VA. The studies that we conduct focus on associations between genetic, occupation, lifestyle, and socioeconomic factors and adverse health outcomes. Candidates with prior experience in health research or related fields, inside and out of the classroom, are encouraged to apply. However, this position could be an excellent opportunity for a university student currently enrolled in a public health, social sciences, or related program who wants to jumpstart a career in public health in a unique collaborative culture that empowers our people to do their best work.


Maintaining task lists within and across projects
Collaborating with project managers to develop timelines, budgets, and technical plans
Scheduling internal and external meetings, setting agendas, writing minutes, and documenting action items
Assisting with the development and maintenance of both data management and study management systems
Providing data entry support for ongoing studies as needed
Participating in training of staff involved in data collection
Supporting the preparations of reports and presentations for internal leadership and clients
Maintaining central study files, including training records, study documents, and study data and programs
Participate in participant recruitment activities including questionnaire design, testing, and administration
Contribute to social media strategies to assist in recruitment and retention across studies
Performs additional duties as required


Currently enrolled in a public health, social sciences, or related program required. Excellent verbal communication and organization skills; ability to follow detailed work instructions; strong problem solving and decision making skills; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work collaboratively; basic experience using MS Word, Excel, and Power Point. Experience with social media development a plus.

More information about State of Nevada: HEALTH/HUMAN SERVICES PROFESSIONAL TRAINEE - Carson City or Las Vegas

State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY - $38,043.36 to $55,833.12 PAY GRADE: 30
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur Statewide.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Public and Behavioral Health
Job Class Code: 10.247
Announcement Number: 31560
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 05/30/2017
Close Date: 06/01/2017
Phone: (775)684-0107
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Under immediate supervision, incumbents perform duties below the journey level while receiving training for advancement to an entry-level professional health/human services class. This class may be used for entry into Child Care Facilities Surveyor, Health Facilities Inspector, Developmental Specialist, Health Program Specialist, Psychiatric Caseworker, Quality Assurance Specialist, Social Worker, or other professional health/human services series from the Medical, Health & Related Services or Social Services & Rehabilitation Occupational Groups, in any department of State government.
The Health/Human Services Professional Trainee serves as an underfill for the Health Program Specialist 1 position in the Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Office of Public Health Informatics and Epidemiology, located either in Carson City or Las Vegas, Nevada. This position will be trained in duties and be responsible for serving as the program coordinator for the Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) and Adult Viral Hepatitis (AVH) Prevention and Control Programs. The incumbent will be responsible for the daily programmatic and fiscal operations of the STD and AVH programs, as well as the long term direction of the programs. The incumbent will also provide technical assistance throughout Nevada for STD and AVH, as well as oversee collection and analysis of STD/AVH data and publications. Incumbents will have the ability to progress to the Health Program Specialist 1 (Grade 35) as soon as the individual meets the minimum qualifications and with the approval of the appointing authority. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***
To see full Class Specifications visit:

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in social work, early childhood development, psychology, public health, special education, nursing, or other discipline directly related to the field in which the applicant is to be trained; OR two years of journey level technical or paraprofessional experience in the field in which the applicant is to be trained. (NOTE: some jobs strictly require a bachelor's degree).
Special Requirements
A pre-employment criminal background and fingerprint check is required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Please describe in detail your work or volunteer experience with communicable diseases (especially, but not limited to, Sexually Transmitted Disease or Viral Hepatitis)? This may include clinical, epidemiologic, or programmatic work in nature.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
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Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
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Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Southern Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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More information about Tahoe Forest Hospital District: Community Health Advocate

Community Health Advocate
Tahoe Forest Hospital District 5 reviews - Truckee, CA
$17.48 an hour
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Wellness Neighborhood/Community Health Community Health Advocate-Promotora - Full Time - 5/16/17 Apply for this Job

Bargaining Unit: Non-Licensed Rate of Pay: $17.48+DOE

SUMMARY : Community Health Advocate/Promotoras help ensure that culturally diverse populations and underserved communities receive guidance to the proper medical attention including prevention and screening. They act as the Latino Community Liaison between Tahoe Forest Health System (TFHS) and the Truckee-Tahoe Latino Community to promote health and wellness, improve services, and promote cultural competency. Those served often include the uninsured, those with language barriers and undocumented immigrants. Promotoras conduct culturally appropriate outreach, lay health education, and assist with access to services in community based settings.


Conducts outreach in public and community settings in order to raise awareness of health services/activities and enroll individuals in need of health care services.

Assists potential clients with information and connect them to those that can provide eligibility screening for program enrollment (Covered California) and applications.

Maintains accurate daily activity logs regarding client activity and destinations.

Interprets, translates, or provides cultural mediation related to health services or information for community members and clients in whose preferred language is Spanish.

Reduces client access barriers by assisting assigned clients with navigating the healthcare system and educating clients about health system services and programs.

Works collaboratively with members of the Wellness Neighborhood, Community Health and PRIME teams in assisting clients, under staff direction, regarding selected chronic disease self-management programs.

Confers, as needed and on a timely basis, with health system clinicians regarding patient issues and concerns.

Collaborates with other Promotoras within the Family Resource Centers and the lay community to assist with transferring client referrals and assisting with community-based needs.

Assists medical providers and staff by providing cultural insight into client concerns and treatment plan.

Distributes flyers, brochures, or other informational or educational documents and ensures appropriate language translation.

Assists clients and/or community groups on issues related to needed diagnostic screenings, such as breast, colon and skin cancer screening that may indicate mammograms, pap smears and colonoscopies screening.

Assists with client education and outreach regarding preventative care programs that may include programs such as Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP), Smoking Cessation, Breastfeeding support, etc.

Assists clients (adolescents and adults) and/or community groups on issues related to improving general health, such as diet or exercise.

Assists clients (adolescents and adults) or community groups on issues related to risk or prevention of conditions such as suicide, prenatal substance use disorder, or domestic violence.

Assists clients or community groups on issues related to self-care, such as diabetes, gestational diabetes management, healthy pregnancy, pain management, and other health and wellness topics.

Assists with periodic "Community Needs Assessment" focus groups.

Assists clients or community groups on issues related to sanitation or hygiene, such as hand washing, and provides education and support for client problem solving.

Assists clients or community groups to ensure parental understanding of the importance of childhood immunizations and how to access immunization services.

Attends community meetings and/or health fairs to understand community issues or build relationships with community members.

Conducts home visits per healthcare request and under the direction of a Care Coordinator (usually high-risk individuals) to monitor their progress or assess their needs.

Contacts clients in person, by phone, or by home visit to ensure they have completed required or recommended actions.

Refers community members to needed health services.

Teaches classes or otherwise disseminates medical or dental health information to school groups, community groups, or targeted families or individuals, in a manner consistent with cultural norms.

Assists families to apply for social services, including Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), Truckee Healthy Families, etc.

Reports incidences of child or elder abuse, neglect, or threats of harm to authorities, as required.

Demonstrates System Values in performance and behavior.

Complies with System policies and procedures.

Performs other duties as required and assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS: Required: Driving License Preferred: Stanford Chronic Disease Management and/or self-management training.

OTHER EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS: Bilingual in English and Spanish. The Promotora should possess specific knowledge of the target area Latino community to be served. Strong ability to work with diverse low-income populations preferred.

Good communication skills; ability in bi-lingual speaking/translation (English and Spanish); well organized in order to track client encounters and progress; knowledge of the Truckee/North Tahoe area and health/social services agencies (preferred); ability to learn health content and ability to teach such to others; willingness to work collaboratively with other community agencies.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson Campus
Position Description

Position title: Assistant Director, MD-MPH Dual Degree Program-BUMC-Tucson

Position type: Professional (Year-to year) to start AY 2017/2018

Teaching Effort: 0.1 FTE

Reports to: Amy Waer, MD, Associate Dean and Director, Curricular Affairs, University Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson

Purpose of the position:

The role of the MD-MPH Dual Degree Program Assistant Director is to provide leadership for the ongoing implementation and direction of the MD-MPH Dual Degree Program-BUMC-Tucson. The MD-MPH Assistant Director works closely with MD-MPH Director, Associate Director, and professional staff in the Office of Curricular Affairs to ensure the course adheres to the University of Arizona COM and COPH established educational policies, incorporates best practices in education, and is coordinated with other activities and organizations in alignment with the goals of the curriculum.

The goals of the MD-MPH program are to recruit, and teach students the skill of the Masters in Public Health Degree concurrently with completion of the MD Degree at the Banner University Medical Center-Tucson. The emphasis of the MD-MPH Dual Degree program at the University of Arizona is on clinical leadership; graduates become leaders in a wide variety of clinical and public health venues. The program strives to give them an exposure to the different healthcare problems and issues they will face and provides a framework for problem-solving and program development. It is a dual-degree program because students must complete the requirements of both degrees in the College of Medicine and the College of Public Health.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Anticipate, facilitate, and respond to student needs, and assist in the administration of the MD-MPH program. Ensure that coursework and student progress is communicated and recorded accurately.
• Assist in student recruitment, publicize and promote the program, perform public presentations, and conduct out-reach to potential students.
• Assist in reviewing applications, interview applicants for the program, and prepare recommendations to COPH.
• Assist in designing and updating informational material and website, and with Biomedical Communications produce brochures to be distributed by COM Admissions office.
• Assist in convening meetings of the MD-MPH Executive Committee, prepare agendas, facilitate meetings, maintain minutes, and follow-up on actions needed.
• Assist in recruiting new faculty to expand and strengthen the teaching curriculum.
• Develop relationships with the local and state health departments, community health centers and other providers for underserved populations, including teaching opportunities for community healthcare professionals and public health internship possibilities for students.
• Assist in maintain relations between the Colleges of Medicine and Public Health Offices of Student Affairs. Represent MD-MPH on COPH Education Committee, Public Health/Policy Management (PHPM) Section, and other committees, as needed.
• Assist in advising MD-MPH students on internships, thesis projects, and student requirements for completion of MD-MPH degree. Supervise and assist students in their MPH internship experience, development of Institutional Review Board application, development of objectives and timeframes, and preparation of Internship Plan. Anticipate future course requirements for MD-MPH students and enroll students for courses as needed.

• Meet with students annually to assess and advise them on progress through the MD-MPH program. Mentor, guide and assist students as they progress through their public health training and coursework. Assist students in administrative activities and in locating appropriate information, counseling and courses as needed.
• Assist in directing, coordinating and teaching MD-MPH Dual Degree courses: (1) Issues and Trends in Public Health; (2) Clinical Leadership and Administration. Assist in instructing College of Medicine classes on public health principles and methods, epidemiology, health planning, program evaluation, community assessment, data analysis, among others. Grade papers and exams, and provide feedback to students.
• Research and obtain articles, book chapters, and other learning material annually. Create and update syllabi, readings, and other course material. Create online curriculum, including electronic copies of all learning materials, post online and maintain database.
• Assist in recruiting faculty, locate readings, prepare materials, design test questions, and prepare evaluations. Coordinate and participate in all classes and guide guest faculty in their sessions to follow the curriculum and address learning issues. Serve as the primary source of contact for faculty in the development and conduct of all MD-MPH classes.
• Other duties as assigned/requested.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Education and training: M.D. or D.O, and MPH
• Educational experience: Involvement in teaching medical students within the past 5 years
• Public Health experience: engagement in community, clinical and/or administrative leadership for at least 2 years.

Application Materials:
Please submit a current curriculum vitae and a letter of intent to Andrea Lopez at

More information about University of California San Francisico: Health Communications Specialist

Req Number 47339BR
Job Title Health Communications Specialist
Job Code and Payroll Title 4398 HEALTH EDUCATOR III
Location Richmond, CA
Department Name Global Health Sciences (Prevention & Public Health)
Work Days Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Shift Days
Shift Length 8 Hours
The Health Communications Specialist will work on a new statewide tuberculosis (TB) prevention initiative aimed at promoting prevention strategies to reduce the burden of TB disease in California. The Health Communications Specialist will use skills as an experienced communications and education professional to design, implement, coordinate and evaluate a statewide communication and training strategy focused on testing for and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) for patients at high risk for progression to active disease. The position will lead the communications strategy that engages community healthcare providers throughout the state on TB prevention.

Please note: This is a 100% career position, continuation based on year to year funding. The job is located in Richmond, CA.

UCSF Global Health Sciences (GHS) is dedicated to improving health and reducing the burden of disease in the world's most vulnerable populations. One of GHS's many partners is the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Tuberculosis Control Branch (TBCB). To protect and improve the health of all, the California TBCB provides leadership and resources to control and eliminate tuberculosis.

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
Required Qualifications • Bachelor's degree in related area and three to five years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience / training
• Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)
• Thorough knowledge of the health promotion and education field
• Thorough knowledge of communication strategy design and implementation
• Thorough knowledge of the design and delivery of related programs
• Skills associated with both the development and delivery of health education and communications programs and services
• Effective interpersonal skills to interact effectively with diverse client groups and stakeholders
• Effective organizational skills to engage with partners throughout the state and nationally
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
• Ability to analyze, interpret and respond to program needs from funders and from target groups
• Ability to act as project manager to track and adhere to project deliverables and timelines
• Ability to assess and employ appropriate social media outlets
• Ability to travel approximately 10% of the time

Note: Fingerprinting and background check required. Effective March 13, 2017, all final candidate(s) for employment are required to undergo a background check.
Preferred Qualifications • Master's degree in Health Education, Health Promotion or Health Communications from an accredited program
License/Certification n/a
Position Type Full Time
Percentage 100%
Equal Employment Opportunity The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

More information about US Air Force: Public Health Officer

Public Health Officer
U.S. Air Force 13,791 reviews - United States
Position Summary

It may seem like a small task to some, but keeping every Airman in peak health is key to the Air Force's ability to defend the nation. As an Air Force Public Health Officer, your mission will be to prevent, reduce and control the incidence of communicable diseases and occupational illnesses among Air Force personnel at home and abroad while working in garrison or deployed. You'll work with an elite medical team in state-of-the-art facilities, elevating your career to the next level.

Primary Responsibilities

Apply preventive and public health techniques to reduce and control the incidence of communicable diseases and occupational illnesses both in the United States and overseas.
Promote public health principles through a variety of methods to include monitoring of disease trends, enforcing food safety practices and sanitation standards in food service and public facilities.
Daily duties could include preventive medicine, communicable disease control, advising commanders on military public health issues, directing food programs and overseeing deployment medical screening programs.

The Air Force benefits package is unparalleled in the civilian world. Benefits include:

30 days of vacation with pay each year
Excellent healthcare coverage for you and your family
Food and housing assistance
A generous retirement program
Prestigious leadership, training and continuing education opportunities
Free or low-cost world travel opportunities
Excellent starting salary
Qualifications This is an active duty position as an Air Force Officer. To be considered, you must meet the following requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen age 18-42
Must be willing to relocate
Completion of five-and-a-half Commissioned Officer Training course
Must have obtained a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD), Master of Science in Public Health or Master of Public Health (MSPH/MPH) from an accredited institution
About the Air Force

Our mission is to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace. We live by three core values: integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do. The Air Force offers hundreds of careers, from healthcare to engineering, in order to serve the American people and provide precise and reliable global vigilance, reach and power for the nation.

Job Type: Full-time

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More information about Washoe County Health District: Health Educator I / II

Job Alert for Health Educator I / II
Job Alert - Health Educator I / II - Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment
Health Educator I / II
Annual Salary:
I - $54,308 - $70,553
II - $57,054 - $74,193
Do you have a passion for chronic disease prevention and public health education?
Are you a committed team player who enjoys working together on a shared purpose?
Do you have strong analytical skills and an interest in program planning?
Do you possess excellent written and verbal communication skills?
Are you able to successfully build collaborative professional relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds?
If you answered YES to all of these questions then Washoe County may have a new opportunity for you!
Position Information
These are Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitments being conducted to fill current full time vacancies in the Washoe County Health District. The list established from these recruitments may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.
I - Under general direction, assists in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating district-wide comprehensive health education programs; provides technical and in-service training; conducts community health assessments; and performs related work as required.
II - Under general direction, plans, develops, implements and evaluates district-wide comprehensive health education programs; provides technical and in-service training; conducts community health assessments; and performs related work as required.
Experience and Training Requirements
I - A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Health Education or Health Ecology OR a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in a field closely related to Health Education, plus one year of full time experience in health education; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.
II - A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in health education or a closely related field, plus two years of full time experience in health education; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.
License of Certificate
Current Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) is preferred.
These positions are in a flexibly staffed class series. The hiring department has the discretion to fill a vacancy at the Health Educator I or II level. Candidates interested in being considered for both levels must submit an application for each position. Eligible candidates who qualify for more than one level in the series must be considered from the highest level for which they qualify, unless they specifically request to be considered at a lower level in lieu of the higher level.
Conditions of Employment
Background checks will be conducted on selected applicants through the State of Nevada and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
I - The Washoe County Employees Association (WCEA) Non-Supervisory covers the Health Educator I position. The provisions of the prospective collective bargaining unit therefore cover this position.
II - The Washoe County Employees Association (WCEA) Supervisory covers the Health Educator II position. The provisions of the prospective collective bargaining unit therefore cover this position.
Selection Process
The examination process will consist of completion of the applicant's Training and Experience Evaluation weighted 100%. Failure to provide the required responses to the Training and Experience Evaluation questions with your application, at the time of submission, may result in disqualification from the selection process. Go to the Required Additional Information link to view instructions and exam for this position.
Those applicants who do not meet the qualifications will be notified by email and have five (5) working days to request a review of their qualifications.
For additional information and to apply for the position, visit
Deadline for Applying
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Contact Indu Moore, the Recruiting Analyst, at (775) 328-2095 or
HR Front Desk phone: 775-328-2081 fax: 775-328-6119