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SPECIAL PROJECTS COORDINATOR

  • 506479
  • PHOENIX
  • 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.

HOSPITAL PREPAREDNESS COORDINATOR

DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES

Job Location:

Address:  150 North 18th Avenue

         Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $53,696.45 

Grade: 21

Job Summary:

- This position will monitor the current emergency preparedness plans and budgets/redirections submitted by the State's coalition and contracted HPP sub-recipients, and they will provide technical assistance as needed to assure the contracted sub-recipients are able to carry out the terms of grants, address regional surge capacity, and work with regional committees to assure coordination between facilities and other partners (county health departments, emergency management). This position will provide oversight of contracted sub-recipient mid and end-of-year reporting and quarterly expense updates. The contracted sub-recipients include AZHHA, AZCHER, SILC, AHCA, ADE, Coyote Crisis Collaborative, Poison Control, and Valleywise Health. Subrecipient activities will be monitored through reporting, one-on-one meetings, and attendance of program meetings/conferences. This position is responsible for developing and updating contract amendments scope of work for HPP sub-recipients. They will also assist with writing and compiling the narrative on the HPP work plan to meet the grant required submissions to ASPR.

Job Duties:

- This position will monitor the current emergency preparedness plans and budgets/redirections submitted by the State's coalition and contracted HPP sub-recipients. Provide technical assistance as needed to assure the contracted sub-recipients are able to carry out the terms of grants.
- Address regional surge capacity, and work with regional committees to assure coordination between facilities and other partners (county health departments, emergency management).
- Provide oversight of contracted sub-recipient mid and end-of-year reporting and quarterly expense updates. The contracted sub-recipients include AZHHA, AZCHER, SILC, AHCA, ADE, Coyote Crisis Collaborative, Poison Control, and Valleywise Health. Subrecipient activities will be monitored through reporting, one-on-one meetings, and attendance of program meetings/conferences.
- This position is responsible for developing and updating contract amendments scope of work for HPP sub-recipients. They will also assist with writing and compiling the narrative on the HPP work plan to meet the grant required submissions to ASPR.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Grant oversight and monitoring.
- Healthcare system, stakeholders, and coalition roles and responsibilities.
- Disaster preparedness in public health.
- Application of federal preparedness grant for disaster preparedness planning.
- federal grant requirements.
- federal guidance documents at the sub-recipient level.
- Performance Management (PM), Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), and Lean methodologies.

Skill in:
- Problem-solving.
- Public speaking.
- Facilitation.
- Work with financial spreadsheets.

Ability to:
- Work well with partners in stressful situations.
- 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):

- Associate's degree with 3 years work experience in public health emergency preparedness or related field or 5 years of work-related experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

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 make a contribution 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.