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EPIDEMIOLOGY PROGRAM MANAGER-RYAN WHITE

  • 514347
  • PHOENIX
  • REMOTE OPTIONS
  • DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES
  • Full-time

DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES

The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults. Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona. We strive to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership. ADHS promotes alternative work schedules, flexible hours. We have positions that can fit any stage in your career, from entry to senior level. We offer a robust benefit package, including the ADHS Student Loan Assistance Program, where eligible employees can receive up to $437.50 per month for their outstanding student loans. Come check us out and see how you can make a difference in the lives of all Arizonans.

Ryan White Part B Program Manage

DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES

Job Location:

 150 N. 18th Ave Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $82,500 

Grade: 24

Closing Date: 

Job Summary:

This position manages the programmatic, clinical quality management, and epidemiology activities of the Ryan White Part B (RWPB) in the Office of HIV & Hepatitis C Services. Under the oversight of the Office Chief, the Ryan White Part B Program Manager is responsible for overseeing the activities of sub-recipients providing Ryan White Part B funded services, coordinating service delivery with community partners, managing program revenue, and managing procurement and budget actions related to the program. This position is responsible for oversight and monitoring of all RWPB contracts, including initiating, implementing, monitoring, and tracking of all contracts. The Ryan White Part B Program Manager is responsible for maintaining relationships with community members, partners, and community stakeholders in addition to Ryan White Part B sub-recipients. They are expected to participate in Ending the HIV Epidemic planning activities in the state of Arizona. They will also need to work with state partner agencies including but not limited to the Arizona Healthcare Cost Containment System, the Arizona Department of Housing, the Department of Economic Security, and the Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation, and Reentry. The Ryan White Part B Program Manager serves as a professional epidemiology program manager responsible for managing a broad and complex range of investigative and analytical epidemiologic activities related to the surveillance, detection, and prevention of diseases and injuries in the Ryan White Part B Program. They work independently and as part of an experienced team, providing epidemiologic expertise for specific programs or more complex individual epidemiologic analyses. This level of epidemiologic work includes developing and designing methods of collecting, analyzing, and disseminating data and requires general, and in some cases specific, understanding of program processes and methods for prevention, intervention, and control of public health problems. Plans and conducts epidemiologic studies and urgent outbreak investigations. Coordinates and communicates evidence-based interventions and/or control measures in response to epidemiologic findings. Identifies and evaluates a wide range of health conditions within an assigned program. Provides scientific advice and technical assistance to communities and outside partners. Designs manipulate and use data. Performs statistical analyses related to complex analytical investigations involving highly specialized scientific data. In addition to using known techniques for analyzing epidemiologic investigation data, adapts or combines a variety of existing statistical methods to fulfill specific project needs. Participates in the design, management, and use of surveillance systems. Provides consultative services on large and difficult programs or projects. Conduct oral presentations to diverse audiences. Conducts literature reviews for program planning, preparation of publications, and for evaluation. Participates in after-hours activities including partner meetings, investigation, outbreak, and emergency response as needed. Participates in writing grants and other funding proposals. May provide technical leadership and guidance and coordinate work of epidemiologists, other professional staff, or technical and administrative staff, as assigned. Employees will be expected to make independent decisions and judgments based on their professional education, programmatic experience, and training; this position maintains and shares information and data of a very confidential nature. Other duties include monitoring budgets/expenditures of sub-recipients, including documentation submission review and annual site visits; initiating budget and other fiscal transactions and adjustments; and ensuring compliance with applicable policies and procedures related to fiscal activities, state and federal

Job Duties:

- Conduct epidemiologic investigations used in the prevention and control of communicable or chronic diseases, injuries, and other health conditions and in the planning of health programs. Identify, analyze, and report public health issues and problems. Participates in the planning of epidemiologic investigations.
- Designs, manipulates, and uses databases for analysis of health problems to assess the potential public health impact.
- Performs statistical analyses related to complex analytical investigations involving highly specialized scientific data. In addition to using known techniques for analyzing epidemiologic investigation data, adapts or combines a variety of existing statistical methods to fulfill specific project needs.
- Provides scientific advice and technical assistance to communities and outside partners. Conduct oral presentations to diverse audiences.
- Provides consultative services on large and difficult programs or projects.
- Conducts literature reviews for program planning, for preparation of publications, and for evaluation. Design and prepare reports from analyses of surveillance data, literature reviews.
- Participates in writing grants and other funding proposals. Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Considerable independent judgment and
advanced knowledge of applied
epidemiology for public health practice.
- Managerial techniques and personnel
policies and procedures.
- Contemporary principles and practices of
epidemiology.
- Principles and practices applicable to the
control and prevention of diseases.
- Methods, procedures and techniques used
in developing, implementing, and maintaining
disease surveillance and control programs.
- Contemporary medical methods and
practices used in the control of a variety of
diseases.
- Program planning and fiscal monitoring
practices and procedures.
- Performance Management (PM), and
Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and
Lean methodologies.
Knowledge of the performance management
(PM) model and continuous quality
improvement (CQI) methods in a public
health setting.

Skills in:
- Working management and work leadership.
- Oral and written communication.
- Interpersonal relations, as applied to
contracts with representatives of other
governmental and private organizations,
physicians, and the public.
- Conducting scientific studies and
investigations required to identify and isolate
various diseases.
- Supervision, program planning and
administration, contract/budget monitoring,
and grant writing.
- Public health surveillance, computerized
database management, data analysis,
program evaluation, literature search,
effective verbal and written communication,
and interpersonal skills.

Ability to:
- Work with a wide variety of individuals and
organizations.
- Develop and maintain spreadsheets and
financial documents.
- Perform assigned tasks in a timely,
responsive and accurate manner.
- Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce
that reflects the community, promotes equal
opportunity at all levels of public
employment, and creates an inclusive work
environment that enables all individuals to
perform to their fullest potential free from
discrimination.

Selective Preference(s):

Master of public health in Epidemiology and two years of professional experience in a public health agency. One year of management/supervisory duties. The ideal candidate will have experience using statistical software, working with the different levels of the US health care system and public health system, governing Ryan White programs, and experience managing finances of Ryan White-funded programs.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.11).
 

Benefits:

The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
− Affordable medical and dental insurance plans
− Paid vacation and sick time
− 10 paid holidays per year
− Wellness program and plans
− Life insurance
− Short/long-term disability insurance
− Defined retirement plan
− Award winning Infant at Work program
− Credit union membership
− Transit subsidy
− ADHS Student Assistance Pilot Program

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

To help you build a financially secure future, the State makes monthly contributions to finance your retirement benefit. The State will contribute to the ASRS in an amount equal to your contribution. In other words, you and the State will each pay 50% of the total cost of the benefit. New State employees have a 27-week wait period for contributions to begin.

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.